Stories written by Shelley Callahan

Helping Displaced Families in Morgan County

A Note from our U.S. Programs Director, Renée Kube

Today, we hear from our U.S. Programs Director, Renée Kube, about how a Hope In Action Fund request from one of our volunteer coordinators is providing much-needed resources to one of the many impoverished families in Kentucky whose situation was worsened by devastating flooding to the region last year. Renée’s letter “Our amazing Volunteer Coordinator, Angie, at Morgan County Middle School, contacted me recently about a family who has been struggling, and she asked for […]

Spotlight on Sponsorship

We want to highlight some special children in our program - and ask for your help

Our sponsors and donors know just as well as we do how powerful sponsorship is, and how life-changing it is for children in need. Through our blog series, Stories of Hope, we share the many different ways in which we help children all around the world all thanks to you. Your donations have allowed us to continue to offer vital resources to more and more children each and every year.  No matter how we grow […]

A School Garden Brings Joy for Students and Staff Alike

Our volunteer coordinator at G.H. Reid Elementary School in Virginia sends her thanks

Children Incorporated’s Hope In Action Fund supports our affiliated sites in a variety of ways, from emergency relief to construction projects and beyond. As one of our oldest and most valuable funds helping children and families living in poverty, it is amazing how this special fund touches lives in so many positive ways. Today, we hear from our volunteer coordinator, Sydney, at G.H. Reid Elementary School, about how our Hope In Action Fund allowed her […]

Our Impact Report: November 2022

Thanks to you, we have provided children and families around the world with support

As a part of our ongoing Stories of Hope blog series, we want to share with you our monthly Impact Report as a way to say “thank you” to all our supporters who make our work possible. Beyond what you already provide to children through our sponsorship program, your donations to our Special Funds and Special Projects help families and communities as well, often in times of crisis. YOUR IMPACT AROUND THE WORLD In just […]

Feeling Seen and Cared For in Their Community

A Letter from Katalina at Cardinal Elementary School

Today we hear from Katalina, who writes to us from Richmond, Virginia, about how simple gifts are making a huge impact on children in our program. Understanding Cardinal Elementary School “The Children Incorporated program has been so incredibly helpful in assisting the children this year with their needs here at Cardinal Elementary School.” “Cardinal Elementary School is a Title I school, meaning that most of the children attending are from low-income families; as a result, […]

Getting to Know Steve Mitchell

An interview with Children Incorporated's Sponsorship Director

As a sponsor or donor with Children Incorporated, it is likely that at some time you have communicated with our Sponsorship Director, Steve Mitchell, whether by email, on the phone, or even by mail. Steve is an incredibly dedicated member of the Children Incorporated family, who plays a crucial role in making sure our sponsors feel a personal connection to our organization and the children they support. I spoke with Steve recently to ask him […]