Help overwhelmed families in times of crisis

give emergency help as coronavirus impacts communities in need

How Children International supports families during the pandemic

Cover costs related to medical emergencies, including COVID-19

Provide food assistance and financial support when income is lost

Connect families with local resources to access critical aid

Help stabilize families so we can get back to supporting children directly through holistic programming.

The Emergency Community Fund is one of our special interventions and, together with our holistic child development program, it allows children to escape the crippling effects of poverty. When you make a gift to Emergency Community Fund, funds will directly help children who need it most — children living in poverty. Give today and change a life forever.


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
  • 9,000 local volunteers help children

Give with confidence

84% of CI donations go directly to the field

We take our responsibility as stewards of your contributions seriously.

In FY 2021, 82 % of our total operating expenses supported programs for children and youth.

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More than 10,000 companies nationwide match their employees’ gifts to Children International.
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