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 […]

New Updates for an Old Home

The Maria Reyna Home in Honduras is being repaired thanks to support from our donors

Beyond what we are able to do through our sponsorship program for children living in poverty, we are also able to help make improvements to the affiliated sites, thanks to our sponsors and donors. At Children Incorporated, we feel that it is just as valuable to support infrastructure projects, such as building repairs, as it is to help our children and their families — largely because without our affiliated sites, we wouldn’t have access to […]

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 […]

A Message of Encouragement from Miss Kentucky

Miss Kentucky, Haley Wheeler, visits and speaks with sponsored children at Sebastian Elementary School

When children living in poverty are facing difficulties in life on a regular basis, they not only need help with basic necessities, but they also need words of encouragement, so they can realize their worth and value in the world. Recently, our volunteer coordinator, Genevieve, at Sebastian Elementary School, sent us a letter and photos after a visit from Haley Wheeler, the current Miss Kentucky. Ms. Wheeler came by the school to meet with students […]

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 […]