Big Picture

Imagine If

Imagine if your church was given all the tools it needed to help address the complex causes of poverty, including material, spiritual, emotional, social, economic, and educational needs. Your connection to the community overseas would empower local leaders to provide food, medical care and hope to their community, while sharing love and compassion. Imagine if …

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Community Area No.2 : Arts and Recreation

Welcome to the second blog in our series, “The 12 Areas of Community Transformation.” Over the course of this year we are answering the question, “How is HopeChest different from other leading child sponsorship organizations?” Today’s blog is about the second of these 12 areas of primary community transformation. Arts and Recreation In the beginning, …

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Community Area No.1 : Agriculture and Animal Husbandry

Welcome to the first blog in our series, “The 12 Areas of Community Transformation.” Over the course of this year we are answering the question, “How is HopeChest different from other leading child sponsorship organizations?” Today’s blog is about the first of the 12 areas of primary community transformation. Agriculture and Animal Husbandry The ability …

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Three Ways You Can Make an Impact on World Day of Social Justice

Today is World Day of Social Justice! This awareness day was created by the United Nations in 2007 to support efforts of the international community in poverty eradication, the promotion of full employment and decent work, gender equity and access to social wellbeing and justice for all. This year we are raising our voices along …

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The 12 Areas of Community Transformation: a new educational series!

We’re going to address the elephant in the room. Over the next 11 months we will be answering a question that we hear quite often, “What makes you different from other leading child sponsorship organizations?” The short answer is that most sponsorship organizations focus on one-to-one child sponsorship and Children’s HopeChest focuses on integrating those …

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2017, A Year of Impact

What a remarkable year! God has been so faithful to Children’s HopeChest in 2017. Because of God’s provision–and our donors, sponsors, community leaders, churches and prayer partners–we’ve been able to accomplish numerous important milestones. It is good to remember milestones, as Samuel did in 1 Samuel 7:12 by erecting an Ebenezer, meaning “stone of help” …

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This Christmas, Ignite Hope!

For some reason, this Christmas season, I’m finding myself much, much more attuned to the notion of impact. Perhaps it is because our second grandchild (first grandson) was born a little over a month ago and you can’t help but get a bit reflective on things through the legacy of a child; or perhaps it …

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What is Holistic Transformation?

Our mission at Children’s HopeChest is to glorify God by releasing the potential of orphaned and vulnerable children and their communities through partnerships that cultivate holistic transformation and sustainability. But what does it mean to “cultivate holistic transformation?” We use the word “holistic” frequently at Children’s HopeChest to explain how we endeavor to care for …

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