Never Forgetting Where She Came From

An interview with sponsor Norah Quinn McCormick

When new sponsor Norah reached out to us in the New Year about sponsoring a child with Children Incorporated, she told us a heartfelt story about how her grandmother first got involved with our work many years ago, largely due to the fact that she grew up in Appalachia and “never forgot where she came from,” and why Norah now wants to carry on the legacy of helping children in need. To hear more about […]

Bringing Joy to Children All Over the World

Thanks to our sponsors, children in need had a reason to celebrate the 2020 holiday season

Our sponsors and donors are often the only reason children in our program receive holiday gifts and for that, we are incredibly grateful — especially after an exceptionally difficult year for kids around the world. After receiving photos and stories from our volunteer coordinators about how much the Christmas gifts you provided meant to children living in poverty, we wanted to share with you some of their heartfelt thanks for the gratitude you show through […]

A Year-End Thank You to All Our Sponsors and Donors

Our volunteer coordinators express their thanks for all the support they received in 2020

As a very difficult year comes to an end, we couldn’t be more grateful to our amazing sponsors and donors who ensure that children in our program continued to be supported through school closures as their families struggled to make ends meet during a global pandemic. It is not a simple task to put into words what your support does for children in our program, so we want to share with you success stories sent […]

Sharing in the Hope for the Future

Assistance for unsponsored children is incredibly important to our program — especially this past year

*Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** As our sponsors and donors know, everything they do […]

At Children Incorporated, We Look Forward to How Much We Will Accomplish Together in 2021

A message from our President and Chief Executive Officer Ronald H. Carter

Dear Friends, We all know that 2020 has been an extremely difficult year. Natural disasters and protests, rioting, and unrest in the streets were rampant all around the world, and in the U.S., we endured an especially contentious election. On top of all that, there was a COVID-19 outbreak. We were all tested to our limits this year, and I have heard more than a few folks express their hope that 2021 will be quite […]

Professionals Giving Back in Ethiopia

Many of our graduating sponsored children in the Rainbow Center continue to help other sponsored children

Our affiliated project, the Rainbow ‘Erdata’ Center, or simply the Rainbow Center, operates from a small office in the Bole area of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital.  The Center’s administrators, including our volunteer coordinator, Wini, work with children from slums in and around the city. Today, we hear from our Director of International Programs, Luis Bourdet, about how sponsorship support has helped kids who attend the Rainbow Center during their school years — and into adulthood. […]