With Immense Gratitude During These Past Few Years

A letter from our CEO, Ron Carter, expressing his thanks to all our supporters

When the COVID-19 pandemic initially hit in early 2020, I admit that I was greatly concerned about the negative impact it might have on our ability to raise the funds so badly needed to provide services to the thousands upon thousands of children and families that rely on us for help. I was fearful that our donors might be overwhelmed by their individual burdens and concerns and find themselves unable to continue to support our […]

As 2021 Comes to an End, Your Help is Still Greatly Needed

A Letter From our CEO and President, Ron Carter

 Dear Friends, The years 2020 and 2021 have been among the strangest and perhaps most difficult years in recent history. With the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, our world was severely shaken. Most of what we considered normal behaviors and activities were suddenly stopped, and we found ourselves isolated and dealing with issues totally new to us. The changes that came about as the result of the pandemic were especially hard on […]

Banter™ by Piercing Pagoda® with Children Incorporated for Giving Tuesday

$1 will be donated from any purchase from the Kids Collection through December 19th

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Banter™ by Piercing Pagoda®. Starting this upcoming Giving Tuesday, $1 will be donated to Children Incorporated from any item purchased from Banter by Piercing Pagoda’s Kids Collection through December 19th, up to $50,000. All proceeds will go to our Hope In Action Fund which supports children and families in emergency situations, such as natural disasters, extreme hardship due to health challenges, and when families are unable to pay for […]

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 […]

At Children Incorporated, the Little Things Make a Big Difference

A Letter From our CEO and President, Ron Carter

 Dear Friends, One of the most oft-asked questions for the staff of Children Incorporated is,“How can so little do so much?” People truly want to know how their dollars can change the lives of the children they sponsor. For us, that answer is simple. For decades, our wonderful volunteer coordinators have shared incredible stories of how your donations can have life-changing effects on children in our programs. From offering children a pair of socks and […]