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Origin Stories: Communication In the Beginning

Susan Rodgers, ‘Cup co-founder Jean Ohlerking-Flower, and ‘Cup director, Ben Rodgers, tell us the story of how Children’s Cup communicated with its donors in the early days. Do you have a story about how Children’s Cup has changed your life over the past 25 years? We would love to hear it. Share your story in the comments below. Your partnership is …

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The Dave Ohlerking Memorial Education Fund

Many years ago God used a single encounter with a small child to awaken a very special man’s heart to the needs of hopeless children all across the world. Would you take a moment to remember with me? “I was wearing a freshly laundered light colored shirt, and the very dirty little homeless boy was jumping up on me begging …

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Origin Stories: How We Got Our Name

Susan Rodgers and ‘Cup co-founder Jean Ohlerking-Flower tell us the story of how Children’s Cup got its name so many years ago. Do you have a story about how Children’s Cup has changed your life over the past 25 years? We would love to hear it. Share your story in the comments below. Your partnership is invaluable to us; without …

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Walk With Me Preview

In honor of our 25th Anniversary, we want to introduce you to the man who founded Children’s Cup, Dave Ohlerking. He wrote stories of all his adventures in his book, Walk With Me. Check out a preview of his book below and purchase your copy today! Let’s Walk Together Count each word you read as a step along a path of …

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Origin Stories: How Chlidren’s Cup Began

Susan Rodgers, the daughter of the founders of Children’s Cup, Dave and Jean Ohlerking, tells us the story of how Children’s Cup began 25 years ago. It’s a story of heartbreak and obedience. You don’t want to miss it. Do you have a story about how Children’s Cup has changed your life over the past 25 years? We would love …

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Introducing a New Partner

As we redevelop our Economic Empowerment programs to best position our sponsored teens for self-sustainability, we continually pursue expanding our network in order to learn new research, innovative practices and methods. Addressing Global Poverty Beginning in January 2017, Children’s Cup now partners with PovertyCure, an organization whose mission seeks to ground the battle against local and global poverty in a …

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What is Economic Empowerment?

At Children’s Cup, we believe in holistic child development. Once a sponsored child reaches teenage years, they enter our Economic Empowerment program which contains three main components: character development, market driven job training and job placement. Character Development Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various …

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Church Based Discipleship Testimonies

Our Church Based Discipleship program graduated 89 students this past year who are now prepared to love and serve their communities. These students have learned so much about who they are in Christ and how they are being called to change the world. This program was such a success that over the next year, we plan to expand it into …

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CarePoint Christmas is coming & a SURPRISE!

This is a day when a child is able to forget about their pain and circumstances, and lose themselves in an entire day of joy. There is special food, games, and gifts for the kids—and the Gospel message is woven throughout the entire program. We are writing today to ask for your help so that children can encounter hope at …