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Why sponsor a
child now?

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Why sponsor a
child now?  

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Making Connections That Change Lives

Since 1938, ChildFund has connected caring people like you with
children facing challenges that no child should have to.

 
 
 
Through childhood – and beyond

Through childhood – and beyond

Your support does more than help kids get a strong start in life. It helps their families and entire communities thrive.
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Local roots, global good

Local roots, global good

A world of change begins at home. That's why we work hand in hand with local organizations in communities around the globe to make sure kids have what they need to grow up healthy, educated, skilled and safe.
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Stories of impact

Stories of impact

When kids and the people who care about them work together, anything is possible. Read the stories of worldviews widened, obstacles overcome and lives changed.
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Featured Stories

 
 

young girls in Vietnam hold hands while dressed in traditional garments
5 back-to-school traditions
around the world
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mother in orange sweater with smiling son and a baby in knit hat
Triple storm:
Hurricane recovery in Guatemala
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a young woman with a head scarf walks through a field of grain
The truth about child trafficking: 3 things you need to know
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Illiteracy is a disease: The fight for education in Sierra Leone


a smiling teenage girl wearing a green uniform


Lacking basic reading and writing skills can be an enormous disadvantage in life. Literacy goes beyond enjoying the ability to read books, newspapers and other important texts that convey knowledge; it also creates opportunities for people to develop the skills that better help them provide for themselves and their families.

Sierra Leone has one of the highest illiteracy rates in the world, but ChildFund programs are working to change that. Read More...  

 

 

83 years of helping underprivileged children  
24 countries supported  
261 local partners uplifting communities  
13.6 million children and families reached  

 

Ways to Make Your Difference

 
 

Sponsor a Child

Help a child journey toward a bright future with your support, friendship and encouragement.

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Become a Monthly Giver

Broaden your impact and help even more children thrive on an ongoing basis.

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Give Real Gifts

Every gift you choose from our catalog is wanted and needed — even life-changing.

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What If You Could Meet Your Sponsored Child?

To sponsor a child is to experience the friendship of a lifetime. Just ask Benjamin, 14, and his sponsor, Tommy, who recently got the chance to meet for the very first time via Zoom.