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Celebrating 40 Years of Hope

2024 marks the 40th anniversary of NCMEC. That's 40 years of helping make sure that every child around the world has a safe childhood. But we can't do this critical work without you!

We're looking for every one of NCMEC's friends to donate $40 or more in honor of our 40th anniversary. Please give today and join us in the fight to protect children.

Every Child Deserves a Safe Childhood đź’›

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The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We'll send it to you upon successful completion of your donation.

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The NCMEC Heroes’ Circle is a very special and exclusive group of supporters who go above and beyond in their commitment to helping protect children and keep them safe. Join today with a recurring gift and become one of the strongest fighters for safe childhood.

Frequently asked questions

The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is a private, non-profit 501(c)(3) accredited by numerous organizations across America.

Over 92 cents of every dollar raised goes directly towards NCMEC's programs and services.

NCMEC holds a perfect 100% four star rating on Charity Navigator, a gold seal of excellence from America's Best Charities and a top charity rating from the Better Business Bureau, among several other awards and recognitions.

When you give to NCMEC, you can rest assured that your donation helps to find missing children, reduce child sexual exploitation, and prevent child victimization. Every child deserves a safe childhood.