How Red Nose Day Helps: Rising Above Poverty in Atlanta

In Atlanta, 30% of children live in poverty, and only 4% will make it out. L.E.A.D, a program funded by Red Nose Day, uses the power of sport to empower young ambassadors and help them overcome crime, poverty, and racism.

You can help raise money to support programs like these through the Red Nose Day Joke-Ha-Thon.

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Money raised goes to keep children living in poverty safe, healthy and educated, in the U.S. and around the world. Even a few dollars can help.

  • $1.00 can provide nutritious food for a child in need.

  • $5.00 can provide a child in need with after-school homework help and mentoring.

  • $3.00 can buy a warm, clean, comforting blanket for a homeless young person coming in from the cold.

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