Give urgent medical support

Donate medical help to kids in need

What is the Urgent Medical Needs Fund?

Children International’s Urgent Medical Needs Fund supports children and families in times of crisis and provides direct financial assistance for things like:

Life-saving surgeries and medical interventions

Treatment for chronic or
life-threatening conditions

Better access to
critical medical supplies

Help a child in poverty get the life-changing medical support they need, so they can get back to building a brighter future.


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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