News: United States

A Family Affair: a Doctor, a Pilot, and an Olympian Changing the World United States
Christy, Jessica, and kids
Feb 14, 2018 -
 
A doctor, a pilot with a prosthetic leg, and an Olympic skier—the Wise siblings never cease to amaze us.
7 Things to Write About to Your Sponsored Child This Easter United States
Happy Easter from Uganda
Feb 14, 2018 -
 
If you sponsor a child, you’ve received a special Easter card to send to your sponsored child. Maybe you already mailed yours—great! Your child will be so happy to hear from you. 
 
But if you’re still trying to figure out what to write to your sponsored child, here are some ideas that will bring joy to your child’s life!
A Year in Review: Our Top 9 Instagram Posts of 2017 United States
Two Hands Make a Heart
Jan 30, 2018 -
 
Join us as we look back on 2017 and celebrate the wonderful things you’ve done in children's lives!
 
2017 was an eventful year. Two major hurricanes swept through the Caribbean, three of our graduates from Malawi traveled across Africa to teach in Sierra Leone, children in Uganda showed their passion for education, and so much more. Here are nine Instagram photos from 2017 that you responded to the most: 
 
Thank You for All the Gifts! United States
Thank you for the blankets
Jan 16, 2018 -

We're still adding up all your generous gifts through the COTN Christmas gift catalog, and all we can say is "Thank you!" You've blown us away.

6 Reasons You Should Give a Child a Blanket This Giving Tuesday United States
Blankets protect children from the elements
Nov 27, 2017 -

This Giving Tuesday, you will see a lot of #GiveWarmth on COTN’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram pages.


Why?

Two Girls Send Smiles Across the World United States
School SmilePack in Uganda
Nov 13, 2017 -

A while ago, Stephanie Ellis had worried that her family was heading down a path toward selfishness. She prayed that God would move her family's hearts toward generosity. And she found her prayers answered in unexpected ways.

 

7 Ways You Can Celebrate Book Lovers Day and Help Children Too United States
Find out which books our children need
Nov 2, 2017 -

Happy Book Lovers Day! National Book Lovers Day is celebrated on both August 9th and the first Saturday of November. But at COTN, we love books all year around and want to raise up a new generation of book lovers in our children. Here are some ways you can celebrate your love of books and help us foster a passion for reading in others:

6 Things to Write About to Your Sponsored Child This Christmas United States
Mail your Christmas card today!
Oct 18, 2017 -
 
The holidays are fast approaching! If you sponsor a child, you’ve already received a Christmas card to send your sponsored child. If you’ve mailed your card by now, thank you! Your child will love it.
One Church, One Village: Give Your Church’s Missions a Meaningful Impact United States
Children in Los Robles
Oct 9, 2017 -

“We feel that God placed Los Robles in our view, and it’s a path we’re all very willing to follow,” says Pat Minnesang, COTN partner and member of Presbyterian Church of the Master (PCOM).

5 Ways to Pray for Your Sponsored Child United States
Children in Haiti praying
Jul 31, 2017 -

Prayer is one of the most important gifts you give your sponsored child. Know that your sponsored child treasures your prayers. . .and prays for you too.