Press Releases: United States

Children of the Nations Earns Spot Among Top Two Percent of America's Charities United States
Apr 27, 2011 -

Silverdale, WA – April 27, 2011 – Children of the Nations, a nonprofit organization based in Silverdale, WA, was recently recognized as one of America’s most fiscally responsible charities by Charity Navigator, the country’s premier charity evaluator. Earlier this month, Children of the Nations received the exciting news that for the seventh year in a row it had earned Charity Navigator’s top honor—a 4-star rating—for its ability to efficiently manage and grow its finances.

COTN Receives Global Humanitarian Award United States
May 13, 2010 -

Bremerton, WA – May 13, 2010 – Silverdale-based Children of the Nations (COTN) will be honored at the upcoming 2010 RESULTS Benefit Luncheon on Sunday, May 23 at the Kitsap Conference Center in downtown Bremerton. COTN is a nonprofit organization dedicated to raising children who transform nations. The organization currently serves in Sierra Leone, Malawi, Uganda and the Dominican Republic providing holistic care to orphaned and destitute children.

Marathon Event to Package Over 100,000 Meals United States
Apr 30, 2010 -

Silverdale, WA – April 30, 2010 – Upwards of 1,200 local volunteers will gather on May 22, to package food for orphaned and destitute children through Children of the Nations (COTN), a local non-profit organization. COTN will be hosting the annual “Silverdale Meal Marathon” on Saturday, May 22, at Silverdale United Methodist Church from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Marathon Event to Package Over 120,000 Meals United States
Apr 23, 2010 -

Seattle, WA – April 23, 2010 – Upwards of 1,000 local volunteers will gather on May 15 to package food for orphaned and destitute children through Children of the Nations (COTN), a local non-profit organization. COTN will be hosting the annual “Seattle Meal Marathon” on Saturday, May 15 at Mill Creek Foursquare Church from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Children of the Nations Receives 4-Star Rating for Sixth Consecutive Year! United States
Apr 7, 2010 -

Seattle, WA – April 7, 2010 – Last week, Children of the Nations was awarded Charity Navigator’s coveted 4-star rating for the sixth consecutive year, for their ability to efficiently manage and grow their finances—an exceptional designation awarded to only 3% of the thousands of charities evaluated by Charity Navigator.

Charity Navigator, a nonprofit organization, works to guide intelligent giving by helping donors make wise giving decisions—and by providing information on the financial health of over 5,500 of America’s largest charities.

Children of the Nations—Local Nonprofit Responds to Devastation in Haiti United States
Jan 14, 2010 -

Silverdale, WA – January 14, 2010 – Local nonprofit, Children of the Nations (COTN), located in Silverdale, Washington operates schools, medical clinics, and feeding centers in Africa and the Dominican Republic. COTN’s ministry center in the Dominican Republic is close to the Haitian border and many of their Dominican staff and the Haitian/Dominican families they serve have family ties in neighboring Haiti.

COTN–USA Announces New Chief Operating Officer (COO) United States
Sep 15, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – September 15, 2009 – Jim Wilson once directed cattle. Now, he directs people.

From eighth grade through high school, Children of the Nations’ new Chief Operating Officer (COO) lived and worked on his family’s 7,000-acre cattle ranch in Dayville, Oregon. “I grew up as a cowboy,” he said.

Children of the Nations Has Re-Branded United States
Jun 20, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – June 20, 2009 – Children of the Nations (COTN), a local organization impacting the lives of thousands of children in the developing world, is proud to reveal their band new look! “Over the years, our organization has evolved and we wanted our look and personality to reflect that,” says Pam Wright, COTN–USA Communications Director. “For the past year, we have been working with a creative team to develop a new brand identity—including a new logo, a new color palette, a redesigned website, and more.

"Run For Africa 5K" to Benefit Local Children's Charity United States
Jun 4, 2009 -

Orlando, Florida – June 4, 2009 – Children of the Nations (COTN), a non-profit organization impacting the lives of tens of thousands of in the developing world, will be hosting its first 5K marathon, “Run for Africa 5K,” to benefit the children in their care. Race day is Saturday, July 11, 2009 and will begin at 7:30am followed by a kids run at 8:30 am. Registration is $25 per entrant.

Team from Real Life Church Departs on Humanitarian Mission to Uganda United States
Jun 1, 2009 -

Valencia, CA – June 1, 2009 – A short-term mission team from Real Life Church (RLC) in Valencia, California departed today for Uganda in northern Africa. Serving with the non-profit organization, Children of the Nations (COTN), the team of ten led by Brandon Beard, Life Groups Pastor at Real Life Church, will be participating in the construction of the organization’s Uganda Children's Village, a complex to include residential children’s homes, school facilities, a main hall and library and more.