A Letter from Lindsay

Our volunteer coordinator at Westover Hills Elementary writes about how sponsorship as helped her students

In today’s edition of On the Road, our volunteer coordinator, Lindsay, at Westover Hills Elementary School in Richmond, Virginia, shares her story of the impact that sponsorship has on the children at her school over the last year: Experiencing the impact “Dear Children Incorporated Staff and Sponsors, I have only been at Westover Hills (and with Communities in Schools) for two months, but I have already experienced the impact that Children Incorporated has on our […]

Themes From Childhood

Please join us for a very special fundraising event

We are pleased to invite you to a very special fundraising event to be held virtually on September 12, 2020 at 3:30 p.m. EST. Themes from Childhood: A Classic Concert for All Ages will feature Children Incorporated Board Member Theresa P. Steward along with special guests and will benefit our COVID-19 Response Fund. We hear from Children Incorporated President and CEO, Ronald H. Carter, who discusses more about the event: “Theresa P. Steward is a member […]

A Meaningful Gift for Ms. Wilson

A story from our President and CEO Ronald H. Carter

This story was originally written before the COVID-19 outbreak and has been updated for publication.  In late February, I had the pleasure of not only attending the concert of one of our sponsors, Mary Wilson (of the legendary Supremes), but she also let me set up a table at the venue to let her fans know about Children Incorporated’s work. As concertgoers entered the building, they passed right by me, and many stopped to pick […]

A Conversation with Mary Wilson

Our CEO and President, Ron Carter, catches up with our award-winning sponsor

My mother’s sister operated a record store in our small hometown of Reidsville, North Carolina. During my childhood in the 1960s, I spent a great deal of time there. While other little boys were outside climbing trees, swinging bats and getting into mischief, I was inside spinning records. Music was everything to me, and while I was a huge Beatlemaniac, my favorite music of all was that of The Supremes — Diana Ross, Florence Ballard […]

A Magical Time of Year

Our CEO, Ron Carter, reflects this Christmas season on the impact our programs are having

A few years back, my younger daughter, who was in grade school and believed wholeheartedly in Santa Claus at the time, asked me a couple of questions that I have since replayed in my mind time and time again. She had heard me talk about the fact that many children go without presents at Christmas, and she knew that Children Incorporated works with various organizations, companies, and individuals to provide gifts to many such youngsters […]

The Impact of Generosity

A donation from International Student Exchange has helped hundreds of children in the U.S.

When we received a very significant donation from our partner International Student Exchange (ISE) last year, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, wasted no time in working to ensure that the donated funds would make a positive impact on the lives of as many children as possible in the United States. Thanks to this important partnership with ISE and to Renee’s wonderful efforts in working with our domestic affiliated projects to support children in […]