Why do you rely on volunteers to implement your programs?

We work primarily with volunteers for two reasons: First, we have found that volunteers are in the best position to meet the unique needs of each child.  All of our volunteers are teachers, social workers, guidance counselors, school principals, or other childcare professionals.  They work with the children enrolled in our sponsorship program on a daily basis, and they observe firsthand the circumstances of each child’s life. Second, working with volunteers allows us to keep […]

How many staff members do you employ?

Children Incorporated employs sixteen paid staff members at our Richmond, Virginia office.  We also employ one regional coordinator in South Korea. In addition to our paid staff, we work with volunteers at nearly 300 project sites, comprising schools, orphanages, and community centers. At least one staff member at each of these sites volunteers to administer our services to children in their care.

Do you have a religious or political affiliation?

No.  Children Incorporated is an independent charity.  We have no religious or political agenda.  Our goal is to assist as many impoverished children as possible, and we respect each child’s religious and cultural heritage. That being said, the projects with which we partner are existing NGOs, and, in some countries, these include childcare facilities that are managed by religious organizations.  For example, we support children who live at the Puente Piedra Girl’s Home, an orphanage […]

How many children do you serve?

Our sponsorship program serves over 10,000 children each year, and Children Incorporated has assisted more than 250,000 children since the founding of our organization in 1964.  In addition, thousands of additional children receive aid each year as a result of contributions from our donors, which allow us to provide feeding programs, aid in educational efforts, and meet health needs as they arise.  Such funds have also enabled us to build a housing development and dormitory […]

Where are you located?

Our administrative office is located in Richmond, Virginia.  We maintain nearly 300 program sites in 12 U.S. states and 22 foreign countries.

What is Children Incorporated?

Children Incorporated is an international nonprofit organization assisting impoverished children in the U.S. and abroad through already established schools, orphanages, and child care centers since 1964. We facilitate sponsorships, maintain several special funds, and manage special projects on an as-needed basis. Children Incorporated provides resources for children in need in the United States and abroad, because we passionately believe that children everywhere deserve education, hope and opportunity.