World Concern

World Concern provides life, opportunity and hope to suffering people around the world through disaster response and development programs. Motivated by our love of Christ, we bring hope and reconciliation to those we serve, so they may in turn share with others.

World Concern
19303 Fremont Avenue North
Seattle, WA 98133
United States
8007555022
http://www.worldconcern.org

President

David Eller

Management Team

Meredith Long, Jacinta Tegman, Derek Sciba, Nick Archer, Paul Robinson

Board of Directors

Dale Cowles, Bob Lonac, David Eller, Meredith Long, Jacinta Tegman, Derek Sciba, Nick Archer, Paul Robinson

Project Leaders

Joanne Felci
Cathy Herholdt

Mission

World Concern provides life, opportunity and hope to suffering people around the world through disaster response and development programs. Motivated by our love of Christ, we bring hope and reconciliation to those we serve, so they may in turn share with others.

Programs

Working with community members and leaders to determine the specific needs of each community we serve, World Concern's programs help people lift themselves out of extreme poverty. In everything we do, we strive to help communities develop in a lasting way. The solutions we offer create sustainable change. Programs include: - Providing clean water with wells, rainwater catchment systems and access to latrines to improve sanitation - Protecting children through child trafficking prevention information, safe havens, educational and income opportunities - Education, including village schools and programs for the hearing impaired - Economic development through vocational training, adult literacy, village banking and savings groups - Microfinance, including microloans and small business development - Agricultural support through improved farming techniques, tools, seeds and kitchen gardens - Fighting hunger by providing emergency food distribution and long-term solutions to food insecurity - Improving health through urban medical clinics, immunizations, deworming programs, and HIV and AIDS prevention and care - Disaster response - providing emergency supplies of water, food and shelter, plus aiding communities in rebuilding, long-term

Statistics on World Concern

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2011: $78,173,260
  • Other funding sources: 38% individual donors/corporations, 25% overseas contributions, 34% government grants, 3% other
  • Religious Affiliation: Christian - providing services to all regardless of race, religion or gender
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