Press Releases: United States

Shoe Donations from United States are Keeping Children in Africa Healthy and in School United States
Mar 7, 2016 -

SILVERDALE, WA – March 1, 2016 – People all over the United States are helping Children of the Nations send shoes to children in Africa and the Caribbean.

Many of the children COTN serves in Sierra Leone walk about 45 minutes each way to get to school. Shoes protect them from injury, infection, and parasites that can quickly become serious medical issues for these children.

For a child walking to school, shoes are part of what gives them hope for a better future than they ever dreamed.

How One Woman is Using Her Online Store to Break the Cycle of Poverty for Artisans in Africa and India United States
Feb 3, 2016 -

SILVERDALE, WA – February 3, 2016 – In the latest podcast episode of Beyond the Village, Lizzie Randazzo, founder, CEO, and creative director of nonprofit Market Colors explains how she is empowering widows in Malawi by giving them the training and market access they need to succeed and provide for their children.

Texas Pastor Discovers a Better Way to Do International Missions United States
Jan 19, 2016 -

SILVERDALE, WA – January 19, 2016 – In the latest podcast episode of Beyond the Village, we interview Brandon Beard, a pastor in Texas who’s been involved with international nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) for 20 years. He's been on 20 trips with COTN and shares his perspective on the real reason people should go on international mission trips.

International Nonprofit Children of the Nations Celebrates 20th Anniversary United States
Sep 24, 2015 -

Silverdale, WA – September 23, 2015 – In celebration of its twentieth anniversary, international nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) is hosting three special gala events to thank the thousands of donors who have made this milestone possible.

Each event features keynote presentations from COTN founders Chris and Debbie Clark, as well as Francisco Kalima, a young man who was raised in COTN’s Children’s Home in Malawi.

Donors Find Special Way to Celebrate 20th Anniversary of Children of the Nations United States
Jul 7, 2015 -

Silverdale, WA – July 7, 2015 – In celebration of Children of the Nations’ (COTN) twentieth anniversary, a group of generous donors has pledged to match up to $400,000 of donations given to the organization by August 31, 2015. The funds from this “$400K Challenge” will be used to meet the needs of impoverished children in Africa and the Caribbean, by providing food, education, medical care, and more.

Singer Chris August to perform free concert at Poulsbo Waterfront to benefit Children of the Nations United States
Jul 6, 2015 -

Poulsbo, WA – July 6, 2015 – Poulsbo Community Church is hosting a free concert, An Evening with Chris August, Saturday, July 11 at 7 p.m. It will be held at the Pavilion in Poulsbo Waterfront and Marina, 18971 Front St NE Poulsbo, Washington 98370. 

Florida College Students Partner with Local Nonprofit to Help Children in Africa and the Caribbean United States
May 11, 2015 -

Orlando, Fla. – May 11, 2015 – Using their culinary skills, students at the Rosen College of Hospitality Management in Orlando, Florida, partnered with local nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) to create recipes to be used by COTN’s staff in Africa and the Caribbean.

Cheryl Cuthbertson Named as Children of the Nations’ Director of Sustainable Practices United States
May 5, 2015 -

Silverdale, Wash. – May 5, 2015 – Children of the Nations (COTN) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Cheryl Cuthbertson as its International Director of Sustainable Practices. 

Kitsap Boy Scout Troop Collects Medical Supplies to Fight Ebola United States
Apr 9, 2015 -

Silverdale, Washington – April 9, 2015 – A Kitsap County Boy Scout troop just took on a global issue: fighting Ebola in West Africa. The troop organized a drive to ship medical supplies to hospitals and clinics in Sierra Leone through the Silverdale-based nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN). 

Tenured Executive Named As Children of the Nations U.S. National Marketing Director United States
Mar 17, 2015 -

Silverdale, Wash. – March 17, 2015 – Children of the Nations (COTN) is pleased to announce the recent appointment of Mark W. Costa as its National Director of Marketing for the United States.