News & Stories

Facts about Unbound

  • Global anti-poverty organization founded in Kansas City in 1981
  • Working in 18 countries in Latin America, Africa and Asia
  • Partnering 280,000+ children, elders and their families with 230,000+ sponsors
  • Devoting 92.1 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 2021, Unbound raised more than $145 million and reached milestone of distributing $2 billion in aid 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 contact

Michelle Rodriguez
Michelle Rodriguez
Media Relations Manager

[email protected]
C: 210.291.9082
O: 913.384.7163

Featured On

Catholic Digest Consumer Reports Forbes Rueters Yahoo

Unbound in the news


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.