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12 May 2020

Pandemic in India

2020-05-12T16:38:46+00:00 May 12th, 2020|

  PAN-demic means the virus is causing suffering world wide. Here's a message from Pastor Paparao in India - Greetings from Mission to the Nations (an arm of Children's Hope International). I hope and pray that are you are doing well with safety at this Covid19 time. In India, due to lockdown, the street children, homeless and poor people are suffering a lot due to lack of food, medicine and water. At this needy hour, we are giving food help to many people in different parts of this community. Helping the poor people with food bags, soap, sanitizer packets etc.

9 Mar 2020

Adopted Sisters – Together at Last!

2020-03-09T16:39:42+00:00 March 9th, 2020|

  Sophie Granger ( left), 21, from Kansas City was adopted from Hunan Province in 2001, was curious. So late in 2019, she paid for a DNA test in an attempt to connect with her biological family in China. She found family, but much closer than she ever would have imagined. Her little sister, Sophia Bowman, 13, who was also adopted from Hunan, lives only 120 miles away in Jefferson City.  Both Girls were adopted through Children's Hope International. The two met for the first time at CHI Headquarters on Saturday, March 7. Both families were there and were thrilled by the

27 Feb 2020

A Letter from Melody…

2020-02-27T20:58:26+00:00 February 27th, 2020|

  WORKING TOGETHER TO FIGHT CORONA VIRUS Dear China Adoptees, Families and Friends: It is so special that we have a tie to China. The news about China always hits us hard because of this China tie.  Right now the people in China are fighting the biggest public health epidemic in 70 years. The Corona virus has officially claimed over 2,700 lives and infected over 78,000 people in China. As it progresses, we hear more and grow more concerned about its impact on the world. The Corona virus epidemic is a multi-faceted obstacle. It's more than sick people and many dying. It's

24 Feb 2020

Supplies Arrive in Wuhan

2020-02-24T23:02:34+00:00 February 24th, 2020|

Thanks to all who helped! The masks purchased and shipped through donations from our CHI families and friends were delivered last week to Wuhan Central Hospital and the Wuhan Orphanage. Thanks to all who helped! Medical supplies are still in short supply. Your help is still urgently needed.  

17 Feb 2020


2020-02-17T16:40:58+00:00 February 17th, 2020|

CHI Adoptee and Families in Action! 690 much needed N95 masks were sent to Wuhan orphanage, Wuhan Central Hospital where Dr. Li Wenliang worked, and other children and families in China. Thanks to CHI adopted daughter Cindy Bremmer Mendoza and many families and individuals who donated to the special fund! Your help is still urgently needed. CLICK BELOW to join in!    

29 Jan 2020


2020-01-29T17:47:36+00:00 January 29th, 2020|

CHI received information from Wuhan, and two other orphanages in Hubei as of Jan 28th, that they are in serious need! There are 17 cities quarantined and the caretakers in orphanages are required to stay in the facilities with the children day and night. In order to fight the virus  from spreading in the orphanage, they are in need of masks, protective glasses, and sanitizing materials. There is a shortage of supplies throughout China and these are not currently available. Wuhan SWI needs 50 eye glasses and temperature guns, Huanggang needs masks, glasses, gowns and sanitizing material. Shiyan needs 1000

8 Jan 2020

Happy Year of the Rat!

2020-01-08T17:14:29+00:00 January 8th, 2020|

Chinese NewYear is a time for families to come together and celebrate their family relationships. We hope our families across the country will carry on that tradition. Let us know your plans. Send us photos and videos of your New Year festivities. We invite our St Louis area families to celebrate with us! See details below -

1 Oct 2019

Rainy Days for Kids

2019-10-01T14:48:11+00:00 October 1st, 2019|

Here's a desperate note from Paparao Yeluchuri, our Hope International partner in India Dear Brother Dwyatt, This is one of the 15 schools we are running where 800 children are receiving education. When you visited MTN, you have visited this school. In the rainy season, as the roof was completely damaged due to it is old and due to the monkeys, the rain water is directly coming in to the class rooms and we are unable to run the classes. We need to fix this roof and this is one of the urgent needs. I request you for your prayers. To

25 Sep 2019

2019-09-25T19:55:40+00:00 September 25th, 2019|

IT SEEMS WE HAVE LOST TRACK OF SOME OF OUR FAMILIES! We sent out an important mailing and too many envelopes have come back as undeliverable. Let's stay in touch! If you haven't received postal mail from Children's Hope lately, please CLICK HERE   to let us know where to find you.

6 Aug 2019

Travel to China With Children’s Hope!

2019-08-06T15:09:40+00:00 August 6th, 2019|

Children's Hope is Happy to Help! Do you want to show your children their first culture?  Visit their orphanage? Volunteer at Alenah's Home? Begin a birth family search? Children's Hope is happy to help! We can take care of all the necessities  -  guide you through visa issues, contact your orphanage, manage in-country travel, arrange for hotels, guides and sight seeing and just about anything else you hope to do. Email to get started today.

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