Organizations that Support Children
Amity is currently sponsoring several projects in Jiangxi Province
including Foster Care, Hugging Grannies, education costs for school
children and more. Amity is working in several provinces but the
projects that Peggy Gurrad is organizing (involving 11 orphanages)
are just in Jiangxi province. Donations go first to Altrusa Foundation
in the USA so that they are tax deductible. For more information
please contact: Peggy Gurrad.
attn: Peggy Gurrad
PO Box 1354
Longview, WA 98632
Half the Sky has many projects including The Grandma/Infant Nurture
Project and sponsorship programs. Adoptive families are actually
building preschools in the orphanages nothing like this exists
in China. Half the Sky also accepts donations such as play equipment,
cameras, computers and art materials. They also have a volunteer
Half the Sky Foundation
541 Vistamont Avenue
Berkeley CA 94708 U.S.A.
Holt has a sponsorship program, and several past/present apc and
pac subscribers have shared their joy when they learned the child
they were sponsoring had been given a forever family.
Holt International Children's Services
P.O. Box 2880
(1195 City View)
Eugene, Oregon 97402, USA
Fax: (541) 683-6175
For Chinese Orphanages
is affiliated with FCC/New England, and was organized
in 1996 in response to a strong desire within the membership to
help those children still in the orphanages. FCO works directly
with Chinese authorities to provide support for the orphanages.
Their projects thus far have included industrial washers and dryers,
foster care and flood relief, all in Hubei province. For more information,
please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or visit the Web site.
The Orphan Relief Fund
Facilitates and funds humanitarian efforts on behalf of China's
1.5 million unseen and disabled orphans. This relief may include
orphan daily care, orphan medical care, orphan education and orphan