WELCOME TO OUR QUESTION AND ANSWER PAGE!
We will regularly post questions asked by Unbound sponsors and our answers on this page. We invite your questions and comments on these topics. If you have a question not covered by these posts, please feel free to contact Sponsor Services directly. Thank you!
If you have specific questions about sponsorship, or questions not covered here, please visit our Why Sponsor page or contact Unbound Sponsor Services at firstname.lastname@example.org | 800.875.6564 | 913.384.6500.
Q: I’m all out of mailing labels. Can I get them emailed to me? A: One of the most common requests heard in Sponsor Services is for more mailing labels. Sponsors may know they can contact Sponsor Services to request more labels, but what many don’t know is that we can email the mailing labels as well. Sending the mailing […]
We recently updated our stationery and you may have seen a new envelope arrive in your mailbox. If you haven’t seen it, you may want to check your mail. Some of our sponsors don’t recognize this stationery, and haven’t responded to some of the mailings we’ve sent them. In fact, our Sponsor Services team made more than 2,000 calls last […]
Q. I want to sponsor someone who needs help the most. How do you determine who among the children and elderly on your waiting list has the greatest need for sponsorship? A. Thank you for your question and for taking the first step toward changing someone’s life. Everyone in our program is in great need, which is why they are […]
By Scott Wasserman, president and chief executive officer The start of the new year marked an important milestone in our organization’s history as we began a new chapter as Unbound. I feel blessed to be part of it. My family and I joined Christian Foundation for Children and Aging 25 years ago when we sponsored our first child. My own […]
Q. How can I help you in your mission to serve those in poverty, beyond sponsoring a child or elderly person? A. Although Unbound’s focus is the one-on-one relationship developed through sponsorship, we have many different funds and initiatives that support our work. Give to our special funds. You can make one-time donations to our special funds, which have grown […]
Q. During the holiday season, I send Christmas cards to relatives and friends. Does CFCA have any holiday cards I could purchase? Read this post to learn more! Q. “During the holiday season, I send Christmas cards to relatives and friends. Does CFCA have any holiday cards I could purchase?” A. This year we are excited to offer 11 cards […]
Q: When should I send my sponsored friend a Christmas greeting? A: Typically, letters sent by regular mail can take six to eight weeks to reach your sponsored friend. During the holidays, it can take even longer. We always suggest our sponsors send Christmas greetings and gifts by mid-October if they want them to reach their sponsored friends in time […]
Q. I would like to mail my sponsored friend a letter. Is there a Forever stamp for international mail? A. We’re so glad you asked! In January 2013, the United States Postal Service presented the Global Forever First-Class Mail International Stamp. The Global Forever stamp costs $1.10 and covers a 1-ounce piece of mail to anywhere in the world! According […]
With postal rates constantly changing, it can be difficult to keep track of mailing regulations and guidelines. Read these top 4 postage questions to find out the skinny on sending mail to your sponsored friend! Creating a one-on-one relationship between you and your sponsored friend is at the core of the CFCA sponsorship experience. You form a relationship through the […]
Sponsors frequently ask us, “Can I visit my sponsored child or aging friend even if I can’t make it on a CFCA awareness trip?” The answer is a resounding yes! Learn about our individual sponsor visits and how they can help you find the best time to meet your friend. Q. I’m traveling to India this summer and would like […]