A Special Thank You to Sharon

Our volunteer coordinator at Broad Rock Elementary School expresses her gratitude to a sponsor

All of our sponsors are incredibly important to us and the children they support, and we are delighted every time we receive a letter from one of our volunteer coordinators about how a sponsor went above and beyond to make a difference for children in need. Today, we hear from Rachel at Broad Rock Elementary School in Virginia, who wrote to one of our sponsors, Sharon, after she donated toys and educational games to the […]

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 […]

Help Save Children In India

Facts about child poverty in India and how Children Incorporated is helping

From the snowcapped Himalayans to tropical beaches, India is truly a nation of contrasts. It boasts a rich history spanning tens of thousands of years. In fact, the earliest known civilization in South Asia once called India’s fertile Indus Valley home. Today, with the world’s second-largest population, India includes a staggering variety of ethnicities, languages, religions, and cultures. Its wealth of natural resources and vibrant cultures, however, belie the abject poverty in which so many […]

Child Poverty and Education

Facts about how child poverty effects children’s education and how Children Incorporated is helping

When children are living in poverty, they have fewer resources than children who come from more affluent households. Resources missing from impoverished homes include nutritious food, adequate clothes, and hygiene items — but also educational resources such as school supplies, computers,  books, homework activities and learning games — which help equip young children for success in school. Additionally, families that live in poverty also often have parents that work long hours at multiple jobs, leaving […]

The Simple and Ordinary Things Helping the Most

Our volunteer coordinator, Scott, at Duff-Allen Central Elementary in Kentucky expresses his appreciation for our programs

As a part of our 2022 “Virtual Visit” series, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, takes us to Duff-Allen Central Elementary in Floyd County, Kentucky where she “meets” with Scott, our volunteer coordinator, at the school. “Duff-Allen Central Elementary is a large elementary school also located in the community of Eastern. It serves about 626 students from pre-kindergarten to 8th grade. It was formerly two separate schools on the same campus – James A. […]

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 […]