The UN system works to help children rebuild their lives and their communities, but there are lots of ways you can help children in need - directly and indirectly. 
One obvious way is to make a donation, which will go straight to helping field operations around the world, but there are other useful actions you can take including staying informed and spreading the word.
Take a look at these pages from around the UN System for inspiration.

UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)
World Food Programme
UNICEF

Related post: Find out how the UN maintains efforts against Lord’s Resistance Army
See also: UNICEF says more than 100,000 children have been released from armed forces & armed groups since 1998

The UN system works to help children rebuild their lives and their communities, but there are lots of ways you can help children in need - directly and indirectly. 

One obvious way is to make a donation, which will go straight to helping field operations around the world, but there are other useful actions you can take including staying informed and spreading the word.

Take a look at these pages from around the UN System for inspiration.

UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR)

World Food Programme

UNICEF

Related post: Find out how the UN maintains efforts against Lord’s Resistance Army

See also: UNICEF says more than 100,000 children have been released from armed forces & armed groups since 1998

Update from UN News Centre: Senior peacekeeping and political affairs officials explain how the UN maintains efforts against Lord’s Resistance Army
The Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict answers questions about UN work to address LRA operations. We hope this conversation will encourage people to learn all of the facts about the hundreds of thousands of children affected by conflict around the world.

How does the LRA recruit children and what is their role? 
Where is the LRA operating?
What are the aspirations of the LRA? 
What are other violations are committed against children by the LRA? 
What has the United Nations done to address the violations committed against children by the LRA? 
Why is a military action against the LRA risky? 
What can I do for the children affected by the LRA?

Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Lord’s Resistance Army-affected areas (November 2011, S/2011/693)
New: Factsheet on how UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are addressing the LRA threat
UNICEF has been working for decades to protect children from violence/abuse. But there’s still much to be done.

UNICEF: Video on The Paris Principles: agreement to end the use of children in war
UNICEF: More on child soliders

International Criminal Court on the Situation in Uganda
Find out if your country has signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in armed conflict.
Statement from Special Representative Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy:

I am pleased to see such a lively discussion on an issue that is often under-reported. If people want to help, they can support programs for children—-who have escaped the LRA—-to rebuild their lives and their communities throughout Central Africa. Any military action against LRA should pay heed to the fact that Kony’s army is largely comprised of children.

Update from UN News Centre: Senior peacekeeping and political affairs officials explain how the UN maintains efforts against Lord’s Resistance Army

The Office of the UN Special Representative of the Secretary-General for Children and Armed Conflict answers questions about UN work to address LRA operations. We hope this conversation will encourage people to learn all of the facts about the hundreds of thousands of children affected by conflict around the world.

How does the LRA recruit children and what is their role?

Where is the LRA operating?

What are the aspirations of the LRA?

What are other violations are committed against children by the LRA?

What has the United Nations done to address the violations committed against children by the LRA?

Why is a military action against the LRA risky?

What can I do for the children affected by the LRA?

Report of the UN Secretary-General on the Lord’s Resistance Army-affected areas (November 2011, S/2011/693)

New: Factsheet on how UN peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo are addressing the LRA threat

UNICEF has been working for decades to protect children from violence/abuse. But there’s still much to be done.

UNICEF: Video on The Paris Principles: agreement to end the use of children in war

UNICEF: More on child soliders

International Criminal Court on the Situation in Uganda

Find out if your country has signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the Involvement of Children in armed conflict.

Statement from Special Representative Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy:

I am pleased to see such a lively discussion on an issue that is often under-reported. If people want to help, they can support programs for children—-who have escaped the LRA—-to rebuild their lives and their communities throughout Central Africa. Any military action against LRA should pay heed to the fact that Kony’s army is largely comprised of children.