News: United States

Glamour for a Good Cause: Photos from COTN’s Seattle Story Changer Auction United States
Oct 25, 2016 -

Under the glittering lights of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel in Seattle, Wash., COTN partners arrived dressed in their finest, ready to enjoy COTN’s Seattle Story Changer Auction. 

The theme of the evening was “Become a Story Changer.” The program included a cocktail reception; dinner; reflections from Chris and Debbie Clark, COTN’s founders; and a testimony from Lezitah Madziayenda, a university graduate who was in COTN's sponsorship program.

Changing the Way We See Poverty—in Africa and at Home United States
Aug 16, 2016 -

After playing hard, young Monica fell asleep in Steffanie Heringer’s lap. COTN’s Uganda staff told Steffanie that Monica felt safe in her arms. This was the first time Steffanie met Monica, the girl she and her husband, Dan, had been sponsoring through Children of the Nations.

This Election Season: Vote for Sandwiches and Help Children in Need United States
Jul 25, 2016 -

Dani Nemeh is a wife, a mother, and a popular vegetarian food blogger. She is also a woman with a heart for Jesus and for children in need. So when Canyon Bakehouse invited her to join their Sammie Smackdown sandwich recipe contest and pick a charity to blog for, she chose Children of the Nations (COTN).

Building Sustainable Water Sources with New Partner, His 2 Offer United States
Jun 6, 2016 -

A mountaintop spring was the only source of water for a small African village. The villagers’ daughters had to walk eight hours a day, carrying water from the spring back to the village. The villagers prayed eagerly for a better water source. They believed someday, someone would show up who could help them find an easier way to get water from the spring to their village—that someday their prayer would be answered.

When Paddy Brady and his team arrived in the village, a local declared, “You’re it!” And two days later, the village had water.

He Does What He Loves One Day a Year and it Saves Children’s Lives United States
May 20, 2016 -

J.T. Knowlton has come up with his own version of the perfect day, and a way to live it over and over again. To call his idea life-changing may sound dramatic, almost too good to be true. Until you see the effect it’s had. 

This 11-Year-Old Chose to Sponsor a Child Instead of Buying a Kayak United States
May 19, 2016 -

For many children, Easter morning is filled with anticipation. They hurriedly run out of their rooms to see what gifts are in their basket or what candy is in their eggs. 

Long Lost Pen Pals Restart their Relationship through Child Sponsorship United States
Mar 29, 2016 -

Jonathan Lindell has one regret. He should have reached out and made that connection when he had the chance. 

Nine-Year-Old Uses Art to Tackle Poverty United States
Jan 21, 2016 -

Nine-year-old Nate Lander has seen poverty first hand. But unlike many adults who feel overwhelmed by the need, Nate has decided to do something about it.

Photos from COTN's 20th Anniversary Gala in Orange County United States
Oct 28, 2015 -

In 1995, Chris and Debbie Clark, founders of Children of the Nations, felt led to help children around the world in dire need of assistance.

Photos from COTN's 20th Anniversary Gala in Seattle United States
Oct 19, 2015 -

In 1995, Chris and Debbie Clark, founders of Children of the Nations, felt led to help children around the world in dire need of assistance.