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Facts about Unbound

  • Global anti-poverty organization founded in Kansas City in 1981
  • Working in 19 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia
  • Partnering 310,000+ children, elders and their families with 260,000+ sponsors
  • Devoting 93.1 percent of expenses to program support
  • Awarded 4 out of 4 stars by Charity Navigator, and only child sponsorship organization to receive CharityWatch’s A+ rating
  • In 2019, Unbound raised more than $130 million to support families in extreme poverty, without government funding or major foundation grants
  • Only major U.S.-based child sponsorship organization also offering elder sponsorship

Media contacts

[email protected]
800.875.6564 | 913.384.6500

Andrew King
Andrew Kling
Director of Community Outreach and Media Relations

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Unbound has a network of professionally trained regional reporters locally based in the communities we serve collecting information, interviews and visuals from families in Unbound programs around the world.

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