Jennifer Garner Hops on Board Save the Children Board of Trustees

Posted Wednesday March 19, 2014 2:15 PM GMT

Bringing more focus onto those in need, Jennifer Garner joined the global board of trustees for Save the Children.

The “13 Going on 30” star’s involvement in the campaign will assist little ones in America and all around the world.

Per a release from the non-profit organization, Jennifer is committed to a six-year term as one of 30 members of the organization's board and joins former ABC News president David Westin, former chairman of the Xerox Corporation Anne Mulcahy and ABC News political commentator Cokie Roberts.

"In my new role with Save the Children, I hope to make an even bigger difference in the lives of children right here in America and around the world," Jennifer said in a statement. All children, whether they are born into poverty or affluence, have the right to grow up healthy, learn and make something of their lives."

"Jennifer Garner brings not only star power but also a wealth of knowledge, experience and unmatched compassion to our organization," Carolyn Miles, president and CEO of Save the Children, explained.

"She is an avid advocate for early childhood education programs in the United States and we look forward to expanding her role within our organization."

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