In times of crisis, children in poverty are especially vulnerable and face uncertain futures. Your monthly gift of $36 will give your sponsored child access to life-changing benefits, like medical care, educational support, life skills and job training before graduation.
As a sponsor, you'll be able to see your impact firsthand through letters and photos from your child. You’ll see how much you’re helping a child when they need it most.
Use the search tool to find a child waiting for a sponsor like you!
Note: Children with the “Most Needy” flag are facing the least stable living circumstances and fewest resources. (more)
Questions? Call 1-800-888-3089, chat or send an email. Our team is ready to help.
"Sponsorship is something that melts my soul. You are never the same again..."
Marily R., CI sponsor since 1993
Child sponsorship connects two people — a sponsor with a generous heart and a child living in poverty.
From toddlerhood to young adulthood, our child sponsorship program equips kids with crucial life and job skills to break the cycle of poverty. For good.
When you sponsor, we'll send you more info about your child, including a photo and a quick-start guide to child sponsorship. You'll also:
You can make changes to your monthly giving anytime. Please contact our Care Team to adjust, delay or cancel. And because we've made a commitment that we'll be a part of our kids' lives until they graduate, your sponsored child will continue to receive benefits from the program, and we will work to find a new sponsor as soon as possible.