Reflecting on the Past 10 Years

A Letter from our CEO and President, Ron Carter

I started working for Children Incorporated in February of 2003 as the Assistant Director of Appalachian Programs after having spent a dozen years working for another international child sponsorship organization. Then, in 2005, I oversaw the start of a new division offering assistance to urban and inner city schools, and for several years, I was the director of that work. When the Inner Cities and Appalachian Programs were consolidated into one United States Division a […]

Facts About Child Hunger and Poverty

What you should know about how child hunger affects children’s well-being

Hunger is a problem that most often affects low-income families, because living in poverty means that people are often going without basic needs such as food, clothing, and adequate shelter. In order for a child to have a chance at a bright future, they need to eat healthy meals every day. When they’re hungry, children are more likely to be hospitalized, and they face a higher risk of health conditions because they have weakened immune […]

6 Years Later: The Best of On the Road

Our blog series has shown our donors the impact of our work — and the best is yet to come

It’s hard to believe that almost exactly 6 years ago we launched our On the Road blog series with this introduction: “Today, Children Incorporated announced the launch of its inaugural blogging series — On the Road. Starting this week, the international child sponsorship organization will take readers on a real time, virtual journey to actual sites as far as Bolivia and Kenya and as close to home as Kentucky.” We are getting close to announcing our […]

Our Vision for the Future

Our 2020-2021 Annual Report

As we always strive to do, I am pleased to share with you highlights of our work around the world over the past two years. In this report, you will find information about our programs, lists of our board members and staff, testimonials from our volunteer coordinators, and other information about the effectiveness of our work and how it truly changes the lives of children in need. It is our goal to always stay and […]

Helping Kids on Their Journey to Become the Best Versions of Themselves

Banter by Piercing Pagoda donates $50,000 to Children Incorporated

In December of 2021, our partner, Banter by Piercing Pagoda, supported our work through a fundraiser in which they donated $1 for  every item purchased through their website to Children Incorporated for the entire month—all to go towards helping children in through our Hope In Action Fund. In early November 2021, to announce the partnership, our Director of Development, Shelley Callahan, wrote: “We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with Banter™ by Piercing Pagoda®. Starting this […]

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 […]