Make a gift in honor of someone special

Send a gift that is profound and enduring. In honor or in loving memory, a donation that helps children is one that echoes into the future. (Gifts are 100% tax-deductible.)

Choose to support the centers, fund scholarships or consider the ultimate gift: sponsor a child and change a life. Learn more.


About Children International

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

  • More than 35 years of child sponsorship programs
  • Serving nearly 200,000 kids in 10 countries
  • 67 community centers across the world
  • 9,000 local volunteers help kids

Give with confidence

84% of CI donations go directly to the field

We take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions seriously.

We're proud that 84% of our total operating expenses support programs for children and youth.

how your donation

helps kids in poverty

Healthy: Developing healthy habits and connecting them with services when they need medical assistance

Educated: Helping them complete secondary school by breaking down their greatest barriers to a good education

Empowered: Teaching leadership and teamwork, building their confidence and empowering them to change in their communities

Employed: Developing workplace and technical skills to help them find a good job and leave poverty behind

Need help? Call us at 1-800-888-3089,
or find more ways to connect here.

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