Our U.S. Feeding Program

Children in the United States need food to take home after school and on the weekends

Our U.S. Feeding Program provides children food to take home on the weekends and during summer break when they otherwise might not receive regular meals. We support children at our affiliated projects in Kentucky, Washington, D.C., Arizona, New Mexico, Virginia, and New Orleans. What is backpack feeding? Twenty-two million children receive free or reduced-price meals through the National School Lunch Program and the National School Breakfast Program. Although free and reduced breakfast and lunch programs […]

Five Questions with Shelley Callahan, Director of Development with Children Incorporated

An interview with the Phil VA

The following is an interview conducted in June 2021 with the Phil VA which also can be found here. *** Did you ever have to worry about going to school on an empty stomach, without a backpack of supplies or shoes? Shelley Callahan, Director of Development at Children Incorporated, explains how many children living in poverty in Richmond, in other parts of the U.S. and around the world face these situations every single day and how it affects […]

Charity Talks with Ron Carter

The podcast that connects people to worthy causes through interviews and inspirational stories

Ronald Carter, the President and CEO of Children Incorporated, joins Charity Talks and discusses Children Incorporated’s mission to help impoverished children in the United States and 22 countries around the world. Children Incorporated does this in two key ways: through child sponsorship and special funds. Sponsorship ensures that children in poverty get the basic necessities, such as food, clothing and school supplies. Special funds take one-time donations and use them to support feeding programs, skill […]

Helping Create a Level Playing Field for Kids in Poverty

An Interview with Great.com

It’s often said that a good education grants the best odds of social mobility. But even the simplest things can keep the poorest kids away from school: lack of new clothes, new shoes or basic books and stationery. Karim Bukhadurov from Great.com interviewed Children Incorporated as part of their ‘Great.com Talks With…’ podcast. This series aims to shed light on organizations and experts whose work is making a positive impact on the world. Breaking the […]

Our Spring 2021 Newsletter

On the Road with Children Incorporated

We are happy to share with you our Spring 2021 Newsletter, highlighting our work around the world thanks to our sponsors and donors and their generosity and dedication in helping children in need. Enjoy! Tablets Are Bringing Education to Children Around the World Many children in our sponsorship program are experiencing exceptional difficulties during the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic, as schools have had to shift to virtual learning. These adjustments have been hard on parents, teachers […]

Creating a Positive Impact in the Lives of Children Worldwide

Our partnership with the Jeunesse Kids Foundation

When I first spoke with Lynn McGovern, Public and Community Relations Manager with Jeunesse Global, about a potential partnership, I knew right away why the philanthropic arm of her company, the Jeunesse Kids Foundation, matched perfectly with Children Incorporated’s mission and vision. Jeunesse Kids is dedicated to creating a positive impact in the lives of children worldwide, and the foundation is funded and supported by a vast community of caring individuals who are passionate about […]