Children International and MercyMe

working together to CHANGE CHILDREN’S LIVES

Helping people is a core part of our beliefs. We are called to love those around us and give to those in need.”

Children International is working alongside MercyMe to help children in poverty

MercyMe is an award-winning contemporary Christian music band best known for its crossover hit, “I Can Only Imagine.” For over 25 years, they’ve been inspiring fans with songs of faith and hope.

We are grateful that MercyMe supports our mission to invest in the lives of children and youth, build the healthy environments they need to thrive, and empower them to create lasting change in their own lives and communities.

MercyMe wants to inspire change around the world through their music and ministry. To learn more about the band and their 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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