Our Back to School Fund Offers More Than Just School Supplies to Children in Need

A Letter From our CEO and President, Ron Carter

My mom and dad were hard-working, lower middle class people, and they did everything in their power to provide for my brother and me. Though their financial situation had improved greatly by the time I reached my teen years, they endured some very difficult times early on. At one point, when I was a small child, my dad lost his job, and with no income being generated, he was unable to pay his bills. His […]

While Waiting for a Sponsor, Children in Need are Not Forgotten

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

Dear Friends, People often ask me how the Children Incorporated sponsorship program works. I love having the opportunity to share with them, for it’s my belief that our operation is one of the best. For more than half a century, we have been addressing the most basic and immediate needs of children in the United States and in numerous other countries, and our work has been honored with superb ratings from all of the major charitable monitoring groups […]

Our Volunteer Coordinators on the Frontline of the COVID-19 Outbreak

A note from our President and CEO

Each and every day, we receive photos from our volunteer coordinators as they continue to provide for children in our sponsorship program. These coordinators ensure that children have access to basic needs, including food and educational assistance, throughout the COVID-19 crisis. We are incredibly grateful for these amazing individuals as they work tirelessly to make sure that your contributions are supporting some of the most vulnerable children in the world. Although the updates we receive offer hope, […]

For Children Living in Poverty, Food Insecurity is a Year-Round Crisis — But Together, We Can Help

Our International Feeding Program is more important than ever now

Dear Friends, Today, as many as 800 million people worldwide are food insecure — and the effects are devastating. Lack of adequate nutrition can result in serious health complications, and children who are hungry often struggle to learn and thrive in educational settings. Their focus and ability to learn may be severely lessened due to poor nutrition, and even their physical growth may be stunted when they go without the food their bodies need. Children […]

Does Sponsoring a Child Really Help?

Answering questions about the impact of sponsorship

Child sponsorship is one of the most effective ways to help end child poverty. When you sponsor a child for $30 a month, you are not only immediately meeting the most basic needs of that child, but you are providing them with an education that will allow them to go on to higher education or obtain employment in the future. WHAT IS THE SPONSORSHIP EXPERIENCE LIKE WITH CHILDREN INCORPORATED? The sponsorship relationship enables a sponsor […]

Together, We Can Change Lives — One Child at a Time

A Hope In Action Fund message from our our President and Chief Executive Office Ronald H. Carter

Dear Friends, I want to tell you a story about a special young lady named Anna.* Anna lives in Kentucky and is a senior in high school. She is an ambitious girl who has always dreamed of a better life for herself — better than the life she had become so accustomed to as she was growing up. As one in a family with seven children, Anna’s home was chaotic. She had no personal space, […]