Press Releases

Massachusetts Father and Son Climb Kilimanjaro to Help Children in Africa United States
Feb 7, 2014 -

Sterling, MA – February 7, 2014 – Sterling, Mass., resident George Faucher and his son Aaron set out today to climb Africa’s highest peak, Mount Kilimanjaro. They’re using the trip to raise money to send much-needed supplies to children in Africa. 

Nonprofit Children of the Nations Points to Recent Study Illustrating Life-Changing Impacts of Child Sponsorship United States
May 22, 2013 -

Silverdale, Washington – May 22, 2013 – International child sponsorship really does improve children’s well-being, according to a new study conducted by the University of San Francisco. This is exciting news for the millions of Americans who give to child sponsorship organizations each month. 

Clear Creek Dentistry Serves Children in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Mar 5, 2013 -

Silverdale, WA—March 5, 2013—A team of dental professionals from Clear Creek Dentistry in Silverdale, Washington, recently spent a week providing dental care and oral hygiene education to impoverished children in the Dominican Republic. The team of seven, including the dental professionals and their family members, served with Children of the Nations, an organization also based in Silverdale, at their clinic in Barahona, Dominican Republic.

Children of the Nations Earns Coveted Four-Star Rating from Charity Navigator United States
Feb 4, 2013 -

Silverdale, WA – February 4, 2013 – Children of the Nations’ sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the fifth time Children of the Nations has earned this top distinction in the last five years.  

Orange County Business Improves the Lives of African Children United States
Jan 28, 2013 -

Orange County, California – January 28, 2013 – Orange County business Bird-B-Gone Inc®, the world's largest manufacturer of commercial-grade bird-control products, continues to improve the lives of some of the poorest children in Africa through its partnership with nonprofit organization Children of the Nations (COTN).

Kitsap Church Donates $20,000 to Children of the Nations United States
Jan 23, 2013 -

Silverdale, Washington – January 23, 2013 – Pastor Brent James of Bremerton delivered a gift of $20,554 to Children of the Nations® (COTN) today on behalf of his congregation, Peninsula Bible Fellowship. 

Poulsbo Doctor Performs Free Surgery on Young Man from Sierra Leone United States
Jan 18, 2013 -

Poulsbo, Washington – January 18, 2013 – Dr. Michael Jungkeit of Poulsbo performed a pro-bono tonsillectomy on a young man from Sierra Leone yesterday.  Abdul Barrie was one of the first children involved in the Silverdale–based nonprofit Children of the Nations (COTN) programs in Sierra Leone.  He volunteered to help build COTN's first Children's Home in Freetown, Sierra Leone, in 1997.  COTN later helped Abdul pay for high school in Sierra Leone.  Because of his education, Abdul went on to work in the tourist industry, and eventually started his own business.

Children of the Nations Launches First Partnership with Haitian Village Haiti
Oct 16, 2012 -

Silverdale, Washington – October 16, 2012 – After years of praying for direction and building partnerships with local communities, Children of the Nations (COTN) is launching its first Village Partnership Program in Haiti, in the community of Bellevue.

Shipment Provides Long-Term Care and Storm Aid in the Dominican Republic Dominican Republic
Sep 4, 2012 -

Silverdale, WA – September 4, 2012 – Three shipping containers full of supplies donated by Children of the Nations (COTN) partners arrived in the Dominican Republic last week to help local staff provide holistic care for children in need.  The containers held school desks and chairs, medical and hygiene supplies, and meals packaged by COTN volunteers.  The donated items will help to equip COTN’s Dominican medical clinic and schools.  In addition, COTN’s Dominican staff can use some of the meals to assist with recovery efforts following Tropical Storm Isaac, which blew through

Tropical Storm Isaac Causes Concern in the Dominican Republic and Haiti Dominican Republic
Aug 24, 2012 -

Silverdale, WA – August 24, 2012 – As Tropical Storm Isaac makes its way through the Caribbean, Children of the Nations (COTN) is asking its partners to pray for the safety of families in the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Isaac is already causing heavy rain and high winds in both countries, and could dump eight to twelve inches of rain in the region over the next day. “That kind of rain is going to cause some life-threatening flash floods and mudslides,” Dennis Feltgen, a spokesman for the Hurricane Center in Miami, told the Washington Post.