Our Special Funds at Work in Eastern Kentucky

At Betsy Lane High School, multiple Children Incorporated funds are supporting children in need

As our Floyd County, Kentucky virtual visit series comes to a close, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, tells us about our newest affiliated site in the area, Betsy Lane High School, and how valuable so many of our programs are to its Family Resource Center coordinator, Anita. “Betsy Lane High School officially began partnering with Children Incorporated October 2020, with a few kids transferring in from other affiliated schools. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Anita, […]

Working Together to Help Kids in Kentucky

Our volunteer coordinator at James D. Adams Middle School is proud of her community’s efforts to support her students

This week’s edition of Stories of Hope continues with our “virtual tour” of Floyd County, Kentucky. Our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, visits with our volunteer coordinator, Michelle, at James D. Adams Middle School, to tell us more about their school, community, and the power of working together to help children and their families. Renée’s visit “Adams Middle School is a rather small school located in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. It has the capacity to accommodate […]

Squeezed to The Breaking Point in Eastern Kentucky

Our sponsors and donors offered life-changing support for parents to students at John Stumbo Elementary School

As a part of our “Virtual Tour” of our Floyd County, Kentucky affiliated sites, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, tells us about her “visit” to John Stumbo Elementary School. “This is a small school in the community of Grethel, which is in a very rural area about 20 miles south-southeast of the county seat, Prestonsburg. The community is on Kentucky Route 979, and besides the school, there is a small post office and […]

Clean Up and Recovery in Eastern Kentucky

Our Director of U.S. Programs receives updates about disaster response efforts

As we begin to receive updates from our affiliated sites in Eastern Kentucky, we want to share with our sponsors and donors how clean up and recovery efforts are coming along in areas in which our sponsored children and their families have been greatly impacted. At Letcher County and Jenkins Independent Schools, the opening for the new school year, which had originally been scheduled for the week of August 8th, has been postponed indefinitely because of […]

Children Incorporated Responds to Major Flooding in Eastern Kentucky

An Update from our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube

Historic thunderstorms struck southeastern Kentucky from the late evening of Wednesday, July 27th through Thursday, July 28th. The storms produced at least 6″ of rain within a 24-hour period. More rain fell the following Friday and Saturday, bringing the total to 14″-16″ of rainfall within a five-day period. The storms triggered both flash flooding of creeks and severe river flooding. The flooding also caused mudslides, and torrents of water and mud washed away small bridges, […]

Family Bonding in Eastern Kentucky

At Floyd Central High School, Family Fun Nights bring students and parents together

As a part of our 2022 “Virtual Visit” series, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, takes us to Floyd Central High School on a visit to hear about our sponsorship program and other outreach services conducted by our volunteer coordinator, Teresa. Renée Virtual Visit “Floyd Central High is a relatively new school located in the community of Eastern. It was built in 2017 as a consolidation of the old Allen Central High and South […]