Press Releases: United States

COTN Sends One Million Meals to Orphans in Sierra Leone and the Dominican Republic United States
Jun 1, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – June 1, 2009 – Meals on wheels? How about meals on propellers! Right this very moment, thanks to the effort of THOUSANDS of volunteers, Children of the Nations, has over ONE MILLION meals on the water en route to our children in Africa and the Dominican Republic! 1,086,000 meals to be exact!

Children of the Nations Receives Charity Navigator's 4-Star Rating United States
Jun 1, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – June 1, 2009 – Children of the Nations, a local non-profit founded in Silverdale, Washington that ministers to orphaned and destitute children in Africa and the Caribbean, was pleased to receive the news that they had been awarded Charity Navigator's coveted 4-star rating for sound fiscal management FOR THE FIFTH YEAR IN A ROW!

Barnes and Noble to Partner with Children of the Nations United States
May 8, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – May 8, 2009 – Barnes & Noble will be partnering with Children of the Nations (COTN), a local nonprofit organization impacting the lives of tens of thousands of in the developing world. The bookseller will be hosting Children of the Nations’ national book fair May 11 – 16 to raise funds for the Global Book Club, a new program of COTN. Through the Global Book Club, whose vision is "Every Child – One Book" COTN is raising money to buy books and build libraries for children in Africa and the Dominican Republic.

Children of the Nations Hosts Local Pastor in Sierra Leone United States
Mar 31, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – March 31, 2009 – "I am back to collect what I left behind—my heart," was the opening statement made by Pastor Andy Chinn of Peninsula Bible Fellowship in Bremerton, Washington last month at the welcoming program held in his honor at Senehun village in Sierra Leone in West Africa. It was his second visit to the Banta chiefdom within nine months, serving with the local nonprofit organization Children of the Nations.

Dental Team from Independent Bible Church Serves in Sierra Leone United States
Jan 25, 2009 -

Port Angeles, WA – January 25, 2009 – A short-term mission team from Independent Bible Church in Port Angeles, Washington recently returned from Sierra Leone in West Africa. Serving with the non-profit organization, Children of the Nations (COTN), the three-person dental team led by Dr. Vern Swenson served in the remote community of Banta Mokelleh, approximately eight hours from the capital of Freetown. The severely underdeveloped community has very limited access to medical care, and dental facilities are almost non-existent. During the two-week trip, Dr.

The Jordan Fund Partners with Children of the Nations to Support Special Needs Children in Africa and the Dominican Republic United States
Jan 16, 2009 -

Medina, WA – January 16, 2009 – The Jordan Fund, a philanthropic organization based in Medina, Washington (www.jordanfund.org), has partnered with Children of the Nations (COTN), a non-profit organization impacting the lives of tens of thousands of in the developing world, to provide support for the special needs children.

Kitsap Cup 2009 Raises Over $5K for Children of the Nations United States
Jan 3, 2009 -

Silverdale, WA – January 3, 2009 – Futbol for Life (www.futbolforlife.org), through their annual fundraiser, “Kitsap Cup 2009”—a New Year’s Day futbol (soccer) celebration, raised $5,697 for Children of the Nations, a local organization impacting the lives of thousands of children in the developing world. All proceeds were designated to the organization’s programs in Sierra Leone, directly benefiting the orphaned and destitute children the organization serves there.

Children of the Nations Wins "Best Local Charity in Western Washington" United States
Oct 31, 2008 -

Seattle, WA – October 31, 2008 – Children of the Nations (COTN), a local organization impacting the lives of thousands of children in the developing world, was recently voted “The Best Local Charity” for the 16th annual Best of Western Washington Guide! This contest, sponsored by King 5’s Evening Magazine, provided the opportunity for residents of Western Washington to vote for their favorite businesses and service organizations online.