ALLOW THE CHILDREN INC

Loving His Children; Building His Church

aka Allow The Children Ministries   |   Lynchburg, VA   |  www.allowthechildren.org

Mission

Millions of children worldwide are orphaned, abandoned, or without an adequate source of care. Within the context of the Great commandment of Matthew 22 and the Great Commission of Matthew 28, we seek to meet physical, emotional, social and spiritual needs of the children.

Ruling year info

2003

Principal Officer

Mr. Michael Cook

Ministry Director

Mrs. Susan Cook

Main address

PO BOX 15039

Lynchburg, VA 24502 USA

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EIN

58-2673475

NTEE code info

Emergency Assistance (Food, Clothing, Cash) (P60)

Religion Related, Spiritual Development N.E.C. (X99)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Children's Homes, Church Children Program

At the end of Calendar year 2018, we are serving over 1100 children in seven different countries. We work through childrens' homes and local churches in each of these countries. We help provide food, shelter, clothing, medical care, education, and spiritual training within the context of our various programs.

Population(s) Served

Orphaned, abandoned, handicapped, or other disadvantaged children receive food, shelter, education, medical care and Spiritual training as a result of their being in our Child Sponsorship program.

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

To be used by God as He is loving His children and building His church.
To work alongside National pastors and churches as they minister to their own people.

We work with National Pastors, churches, and Believers to help them minister to their own people.

We have the support of well trained individuals, from disciplines including medicine, education, business, and Theology.

Steady Growth since inception.
Completion of education by hundreds of children.
Completion of training cours by church leaders.

Financials

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Operations

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ALLOW THE CHILDREN INC

Board of directors
as of 12/6/2018
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Mr. Michael Cook

Allow The Children

Term: 2018 - 2019

Larry Brodie

Timberlake Baptist Church

Jean Thurston

Earl & Jennifer Prince

Shawn Phillips

Piedmont Baptist College

Douglas Elder

Susan Cook

Michael Cook

Phil Liddle

James Laughlin

Hom Neupane

Teresa Mock

Donald Bowman

Central VA Community College

Tom Gossler

Brian Taylor

James Warner

Board leadership practices

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  • Board orientation and education
    Does the board conduct a formal orientation for new board members and require all board members to sign a written agreement regarding their roles, responsibilities, and expectations? No
  • CEO oversight
    Has the board conducted a formal, written assessment of the chief executive within the past year ? No
  • Ethics and transparency
    Have the board and senior staff reviewed the conflict-of-interest policy and completed and signed disclosure statements in the past year? No
  • Board composition
    Does the board ensure an inclusive board member recruitment process that results in diversity of thought and leadership? No
  • Board performance
    Has the board conducted a formal, written self-assessment of its performance within the past three years? No