Children International and Danny Gokey

working together to CHANGE CHILDREN’S LIVES

Change can’t happen without each person doing their part – choosing to make a difference in their corner of the world. It can have a ripple effect that spreads like wild fire.”

Children International is working alongside Danny Gokey to help children in poverty.

Danny received worldwide acclaim as the third-place finalist on the eighth season of American Idol. Since then he’s become an award-winning contemporary Christian music artist whose top songs include “Haven’t Seen It Yet,” “Tell Your Heart to Beat Again” and “Hope in Front of Me.”

We are grateful that Danny supports our mission to invest in the lives of children and youth. By connecting his audiences to Children International and the opportunity to sponsor a child, he is helping children around the world build the healthy environments they need to thrive.

Danny wants to inspire change through his music and ministry. To learn more about him and his music, visit

Your monthly gift of $39 ensures that kids living in poverty have access to life-changing benefits like medical care, educational support, life skills and job-training before they graduate.

About Children International

Headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri, Children International is a toprated humanitarian organization focused on helping children break the cycle of poverty.

Our data-driven approach measures the outcomes of our programs aimed at helping kids graduate healthy, educated, empowered and employed.

  • More than 35 years of child sponsorship programs
  • Serving 200,000 children in 10 countries
  • 67 community centers across the world
  • Thousands of local volunteers helping children

Give with confidence

81% of CI donations go directly to the field

We take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions seriously.

In FY 2023, 82% of our total operating expenses supported programs for children and youth.

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