Press Releases

Seattle Pacific University Women's Basketball Team Feeds and Sponsors Young Dominican Athletes United States
Dec 13, 2011 -

Seattle, WA – December 13, 2011 – The Seattle Pacific University women's basketball team packaged 6,550 meals for hungry children in Africa and the Dominican Republic. The women raised $1,500 to help Children of the Nations (COTN), a local non-profit, ship the meals to the children they serve. At the end of the event, four women decided to make long-term commitments to sponsor young athletes in the Dominican Republic through COTN's I Love Baseball program.

Child Sponsorship Fights Human Trafficking at its Roots United States
Oct 28, 2011 -

Silverdale, WA – October 28, 2011 – The slave trade is anything but dead. Staggering statistics still accompany the practices of human trafficking and slavery: 27 million people around the world are enslaved today, 40 percent of whom are children. The practice of child slavery is alive and growing, and has been for centuries.

Poulsbo's Dr. Michael Jungkeit Performs Free Surgery on Former Children of the Nations Employee United States
Aug 8, 2011 -

Poulsbo, WA – August 8, 2011 – Doctor Michael Jungkeit, founder of North Kitsap Ear, Nose and Throat in Poulsbo, Washington, performed an eyelid surgery on former Children of the Nations (COTN) employee Edward Olara this week, free of charge. The procedure involved grafting a piece of skin from underneath Olara’s ear onto his left eyelid. Olara lost part of his eyelid in a car crash in Uganda in September 2006. He also suffered burns on his face and loss of vision in his left eye as a result of the accident.

Children of the Nations Welcomes Jeff Davis as Senior Director of Administration United States
Jun 9, 2011 -

Silverdale, WA – June 9, 2011 – Children of the Nations (COTN) recently welcomed Jeff Davis as its new Senior Director of Administration. In this role, Davis will oversee several department including Finance, Facilities, Technology, Office Management, and Human Resources.

San Diego Church Raises $220,000 for Children of the Nations United States
Apr 27, 2011 -

Silverdale, WA – April 27, 2011 – Long-time Children of the Nations (COTN) partner Flood Church of San Diego, CA, recently raised $219,991.12 for COTN’s ministry in Haiti. Members of the church raised the entire sum during a four-week period following Flood Pastor Matt Hammett’s March visit to Haiti with COTN Founder Chris Clark. The goal Flood originally set for the campaign was $100,000.

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.

Children of the Nations Launches Ministry in Liberia and Haiti Liberia
Oct 8, 2010 -

Silverdale, WA – October 8, 2010 – After prayerful consideration, God’s leading, and five-month feasibility studies, Children of the Nations (COTN), a Christian mission organization located in Silverdale, Washington, is excited to announce they are officially launching ministry in two additional countries: Haiti and Liberia.

COTN–Haiti (for more information visit www.cotni.org/haiti)

Local Businessman Seeks to Build Orphanage in Liberia Liberia
Jun 2, 2010 -

Mission Viejo, CA – June 2, 2010 – Local businessman Bruce Donoho, the president and CEO of California-based Bird B Gone, returned from a two-week fact-finding trip to West Africa with a mission to build an orphanage in Liberia.

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.