These videos will help students understand the effects of poverty on children and inspire them to make a difference. Videos can be paired with our lesson plans or used as standalone teaching tools. Check back often – we'll be adding more videos soon.

Learn how poverty impacts children in the U.S. and around the world:

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  • Paul Rudd explores child poverty in America Paul Rudd explores child poverty in America Paul Rudd explores child poverty in America

    Exploring child poverty in the United States

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    Follow along as Paul Rudd and Julia Roberts visit some schools in the United States, where children in need do not have access to healthy meals or good medical care.

  • Ludacris looks at child hunger Ludacris looks at child hunger Ludacris looks at child hunger

    Ludacris looks at
    child hunger

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    Ludacris heads to a school in Atlanta where he meets with a young boy who benefits from the BackPack program.

  • Watch Ed Sheeran's exclusive video for his song "What Do I know?" shot in Liberia on his trip for Red Nose Day Watch Ed Sheeran's exclusive video for his song "What Do I know?" shot in Liberia on his trip for Red Nose Day Watch Ed Sheeran's exclusive video for his song "What Do I know?" shot in Liberia on his trip for Red Nose Day

    Ed Sheeran's exclusive video for Red Nose Day

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    What Do I Know? An Ed Sheeran video for Red Nose Day documenting his time in Liberia.

  • Ed Sheeran Peaches Ed Sheeran Peaches Ed Sheeran Peaches

    Ed Sheeran sings with Peaches in Liberia

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    In this video, Ed meets Peaches, a young girl affected by the Ebola crisis.

  • Jack Black meets Felix, a street child in Uganda Jack Black meets Felix, a street child in Uganda Jack Black meets Felix, a street child in Uganda

    Jack Black meets Felix, a street child, in Uganda

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    In 2015's Red Nose Day Special, Jack Black met a street kid from Uganda named Felix. One year later, your Red Nose Day donations changed his life.

  • Michelle Rodriguez learns about child labor in Peru Michelle Rodriguez learns about child labor in Peru Michelle Rodriguez learns about child labor in Peru

    Michelle Rodriguez visits child laborers in Peru

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    In 2015, Michelle Rodriguez travelled to Peru for Red Nose Day. There, she met several children who do back-breaking labor.

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  • In Atlanta, L.E.A.D is using baseball as a form of empowerment. In Atlanta, L.E.A.D is using baseball as a form of empowerment. In Atlanta, L.E.A.D is using baseball as a form of empowerment.

    Baseball, Leadership, and Empowerment in Atlanta

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    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.

  • Red Nose Day helps bring healthcare to children in need Red Nose Day helps bring healthcare to children in need Red Nose Day helps bring healthcare to children in need

    Bringing Healthcare to the Source in Trenton

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    1 in 4 children living in the rural U.S. grows up in poverty. As a result, it keeps them from getting the health care that they need.