Our Impact Report: September 2022

Thanks to you, we have provided children and families around the world with support

As a part of our ongoing Stories of Hope blog series, we want to share with you our monthly Impact Report as a way to say “thank you” to all our supporters who make our work possible. Beyond what you already provide to children through our sponsorship program, your donations to our Special Funds and Special Projects allow us to have a help families and communities as well, often in times of crisis. Your Impact […]

Our Special Funds at Work in Eastern Kentucky

At Betsy Lane High School, multiple Children Incorporated funds are supporting children in need

As our Floyd County, Kentucky virtual visit series comes to a close, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, tells us about our newest affiliated site in the area, Betsy Lane High School, and how valuable so many of our programs are to its Family Resource Center coordinator, Anita. “Betsy Lane High School officially began partnering with Children Incorporated October 2020, with a few kids transferring in from other affiliated schools. Our Volunteer Coordinator, Anita, […]

Our Shared Hope Fund is Life-Changing For Children In Need

A letter from our CEO and President, Ron Carter

Dear Friends, Whenever Children Incorporated adds a new affiliated site to the list of schools and community centers we serve, we also enroll children right away, who are ready and waiting for their sponsorship experience to start. Inevitably, there is a period of time when the children must wait for assistance as we work hard to find caring sponsors to support them. It sometimes takes us weeks and even months to locate individual sponsors who […]

Child Poverty and Education

Facts about how child poverty effects children’s education and how Children Incorporated is helping

When children are living in poverty, they have fewer resources than children who come from more affluent households. Resources missing from impoverished homes include nutritious food, adequate clothes, and hygiene items — but also educational resources such as school supplies, computers,  books, homework activities and learning games — which help equip young children for success in school. Additionally, families that live in poverty also often have parents that work long hours at multiple jobs, leaving […]

Squeezed to The Breaking Point in Eastern Kentucky

Our sponsors and donors offered life-changing support for parents to students at John Stumbo Elementary School

As a part of our “Virtual Tour” of our Floyd County, Kentucky affiliated sites, our Director of U.S. Programs, Renée Kube, tells us about her “visit” to John Stumbo Elementary School. “This is a small school in the community of Grethel, which is in a very rural area about 20 miles south-southeast of the county seat, Prestonsburg. The community is on Kentucky Route 979, and besides the school, there is a small post office and […]

Help Save Children in the United States

Facts about child poverty in the United States and how Children Incorporated is helping

Poverty means more than a lack of income for families. It also means a lack of resources to ensure sustainable livelihoods, such as food, clothing, clean water and proper shelter, and this has detrimental outcomes for children in the United States. Children living in poverty in the U.S. often suffer from hunger and malnutrition, ill-health, and limited or no access to education and other basic services. When children are raised in impoverished households, they often […]