Favorite Moments From Our Volunteer Coordinators

Letters from our affiliated projects in the United States express immense gratitude for our sponsors

At the end of each school year, we receive letters from our volunteer coordinators who share stories of the impact that our sponsors have on the children in our program. Thanks to your support, especially through the COVID-19 pandemic, children in the United States, and around the world, have continued to receive basic needs that have given their families much-needed relief during difficult times. As a way to say ‘thank you’, we would like to […]

A Large Space with Ample Supplies

Letcher Elementary School’s massive resource center is stocked with items for children in need

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Blackey, Kentucky is proud of its distinction as […]

The Challenges of Home Life

Wolfe County Middle and High School students face difficult circumstances in their households

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Nestled in the picturesque Appalachian Mountains and steeped […]

High Rents in Jackson City

Many residents in Breathitt County, Kentucky pay more than half of their income in rent

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Jackson City is located in rural and mountainous […]

Caring for a Generation of Students

Our long-time coordinator at Marie Roberts Elementary School in Kentucky has been helping kids for decades

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Marie Roberts Elementary School is located in the […]

Young Parents Struggling to Get By

Our sponsorship program provides food and other basic needs for impoverished families in Blackey, Kentucky

* Note: This blog was written prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although much has changed regarding our sponsored children’s learning experience in the past months, our On the Road stories remain relevant in regards to our volunteer coordinator’s work and the impact of sponsorship on children in our program thanks to our sponsors. We are pleased to continue to share stories with you about our work. *** Located in rural and mountainous Letcher County, the […]