How do you sponsor a child with Children Incorporated?

We offer three simple ways to become a sponsor

You can sponsor a child in one of three ways: call our office at 1-800-538-5381 and speak with one of our staff members; email us at; or go online to our sponsorship portal, create an account, and search for a child that is available for sponsorship. SPONSOR A CHILD What is Children Incorporated? Children Incorporated provides basic necessities such as food, clothing, healthcare and educational support to children living in poverty in […]

How do I pay for monthly sponsorship?

There are a few easy ways to make your contribution

Sponsorship contributions may be made by check, money order, credit/debit card or ACH transfer (debit from a checking or savings account). Checks or money orders may be mailed to Children Incorporated at PO Box 72848 North Chesterfield, VA 23235. Contributions via credit/debit card or ACH transfer are accepted online or over the phone. The current sponsorship rate is $35 a month. Contributions may be made on a monthly ($35 a month), quarterly ($90 every three […]

Will I receive updated information on the child I sponsor?

Correspondence is an important part of our sponsorship program

Yes. We will send you updated information and an updated photo about once a year, although the frequency may vary depending upon the child’s location. The typical progress report includes information on the child’s grade level in school, hobbies, and interests. You will also receive additional information about your sponsored child through letters that they will write to you throughout the year. Typically, a child writes twice a year, but the frequency can increase when […]

What if I need to cancel my sponsorship?

We can process your cancelation at any time

Sponsorship is not a binding agreement, and you may cancel your child sponsorship at any time. We recognize that circumstances change and you may be unable to continue your regular contributions. We simply ask that you notify us of your decision so that we may find a new sponsor for the child you sponsor. If you would like to continue supporting Children Incorporated, there are many ways you can help that do not require a […]

How long can I sponsor a particular child?

You can sponsor a child living in poverty for many years

We hope that you will assist your sponsored child until he or she leaves our program. This may occur when a child graduates from high school, moves out of our service area, or for a variety of other reasons. Due to the transient state of many families and the difficult circumstances of the regions where they reside, we cannot predict or guarantee how long a child will remain enrolled in the Children Incorporated sponsorship program, although we make every […]

What is sponsorship and why is it important?

Sponsoring a child is life-changing for children living in poverty

The sponsorship relationship enables a donor to help support a child by means of monthly contributions, and through the exchange of correspondence with a sponsored child, if the donor so desires. A sponsor’s friendship and encouragement are priceless to a child in such circumstances. Indeed, many children value the relationships they establish with their sponsors as much as they value the financial support they receive. There is an opportunity to build a relationship between sponsor […]