Volunteers in our Kansas City office enjoy a breakfast in their honor, with a special performance by singer/songwriter and CFCA staff member Barclay Martin.
The volunteers in our Kansas City office processed more than 1 million letters last year. We thought it was time they deserved a little bacon and egg pick-me-up.
CFCA celebrates National Volunteer Week by highlighting some interesting new ways to spread the word about CFCA. Whether it’s at a cocktail party or climbing one of the world’s greatest mountains, you can share CFCA just about anywhere!
Today is Earth Day, a day to celebrate the world in which we live. Read more about Earth Day and see photos of sponsored friends and their families enjoying the outdoors where they live.
CFCA sponsor and awareness trip traveler, Tom Weir, right, shows photos on his smartphone to his sponsored child, Purity, and her mother, Monica, in Kenya.
A little rouge goes a long way, especially when it’s got html coding behind it. Welcome to our newly renovated blog: Around the World with CFCA! Check out our new layout, enjoy larger photos of our sponsored friends and their families and navigate easily between pages. Click the link below and let us know what you think!
Sometimes we can’t avoid being confronted with the fragility of human life. How should we respond to acts of horror such as the recent attack at the Boston Marathon? Larry Livingston, CFCA church relations director, reflects on this and other events to conclude that even in our frailty and vulnerability, the best of humanity can shine forth.
After a lot of hard work to reach her dream, Celina invites you to see her new home!
We recently met Celina, mother of two sponsored children in the Hope for a Family sponsorship program in Colombia. Through CFCA, Celina was able to purchase the required materials she needed to start her own homemade empanada business and make the dream of owning her first home a reality.
Harry Garcia, our communications liaison in Colombia, visited Celina in her new home and sent us an update of what she’s doing now and how the Hope for a Family program is still making a difference in her and her family’s life. Continue reading
Grace’s hometown of Legazpi, Philippines.
Grace, a CFCA sponsored child and scholar in the Philippines, overcame extreme poverty and the loss of a parent at a young age. Read Grace’s story, in her own words, as she helps us remember that hard work and dedication will get you everywhere.