Author - Julie Smith

Helping Kids in Need: Chip Ingram’s Interview with Joe Knittig

Jesus gave us the commandment to love God with all of our heart, soul, mind, and strength and to love our neighbor as ourselves. In this interview with Chip Ingram, our CEO Joe Knittig shares what it truly means […]

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Outstanding Partners Recognized at CarePortal Annual Gathering

Each year, members of our CarePortal staff and community partners come together at the CarePortal Leadership Intensive (CPLI) gathering. Leading up to this meeting, attendees are asked to submit their nominations of individuals, churches, and communities that are going […]

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Empowering Families: When Fashion and Philanthropy Collide

If you’re like most people, you buy a t-shirt because it looks good when worn. But did you know a simple t-shirt purchase can do so much more than that?
All over the world, there are parents making less than […]

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Haiti Update: The Power of Localism

From Joe Knittig, CEO of The Global Orphan Project:
Hello, family. You know the details about the earthquake and Tropical Storm Grace, and the pre-existing trauma of Haiti that dates back hundreds of years. I will spare us all a […]

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Father’s Family Program Empowers Displaced Families in Africa

In northeastern Congo, there are a number of rebel groups who roam the areas surrounding the town of Bunia. Some are driven by ethnic cleansing while others are driven ideologically by radical Islam/ISIS. Their persistent attacks have caused thousands […]

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Church Provides for Refugee Family After Beirut Explosion

On August 4, 2020 an explosion near the Port of Beirut claimed hundreds of lives, wounded thousands, and left 300,000 people instantly homeless. Naturally, people flocked to the United Nations in Lebanon for help, and that’s exactly where one […]

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Local Churches, Communities Serve 100,000 Kids Nationwide Through CarePortal

Care-sharing platform connects vulnerable children with people who can help
Across the United States, churches and their congregation members are responding to the urgent needs of vulnerable children and families in their local communities. The ability to share, respond to, […]

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Church Group Helps Family Triumph After Tragedy

A tragic event one summer day changed everything for a mother, her son, and his friend. The mother tells her story like this:
June 6, 2020 is a date my family and I will never forget. I was driving my […]

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