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 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.

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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