UA Little Rock Children International celebrates its top supporters and partners during its 25th anniversary celebration. Those pictured (L to R) include Joseph Lampo, director of development and external relations for the UA Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences: Little Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Poore; Outstanding Volunteer Brandy Jones; Outstanding Youth De’Meir King; Chrissy Chatham and Weldon Johnson of Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation; and UA Little Rock Children International Director Ryan Davis.

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Children International among ‘Forces for Change’

Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex, and her husband Prince Harry, have recognized Children International, the global humanitarian nonprofit that seeks to eradicate poverty, among 15 people or organizations worldwide that are inspiring and noteworthy as ‘Forces of Change.”   Continue reading “Meghan Markle and Prince Harry: Children International among ‘Forces for Change’”

UA Little Rock Children International celebrates its top supporters and partners during its 25th anniversary celebration. Those pictured (L to R) include Joseph Lampo, director of development and external relations for the UA Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences: Little Rock School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Poore; Outstanding Volunteer Brandy Jones; Outstanding Youth De’Meir King; Chrissy Chatham and Weldon Johnson of Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation; and UA Little Rock Children International Director Ryan Davis.

UA Little Rock Children International celebrates 25 years of helping children

In 1994, Cheryl Chapman, the founding director of UA Little Rock Children International, wanted to find a way for UA Little Rock to get more involved with helping students in the Little Rock School District.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International celebrates 25 years of helping children”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Children International will celebrate the 25th anniversary of a one-of-a-kind partnership that has transformed tens of thousands of lives in central Arkansas over the past 25 years.

UA Little Rock Children International to celebrate 25th anniversary

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Children International will celebrate the 25th anniversary of a one-of-a-kind partnership that has transformed tens of thousands of lives in central Arkansas over the past 25 years.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International to celebrate 25th anniversary”

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Student entrepreneurs raise money for UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund

Young entrepreneurs participating in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International “ACHIEVE” summer camp will sell their business products July 14 and July 19 to raise money for the UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund.  Continue reading “Student entrepreneurs raise money for UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International students sell homemade products to raise money for the "Victory Over Violence" campaign at the University District Farmer's Market. Pictured, from left to right, include: second-grader Angela Salas, Camp Instructor Mary Virden, first-grader Aimar Salas, third-grader Mason Thomas, and fourth-grader Kirsten Ewings.

UA Little Rock Children International receives nearly $1.2 million to help central Arkansas children

The Children International program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock received $1,179,100 to continue providing health, education, and extracurricular resources for pre-kindergarten through 12th-grade students in central Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International receives nearly $1.2 million to help central Arkansas children”

Dr. Missy Collins, a dentist at Arkansas Children's Hospital, discusses dental health with a group of children at the Future Smiles Dental Clinic.

Grant will fund dental care for nearly 1,400 Little Rock children

Nearly 1,400 at-risk children in the Little Rock School District will have access to dental care this year, thanks to a grant from America’s ToothFairy, a foundation dedicated to improving children’s oral health.  Continue reading “Grant will fund dental care for nearly 1,400 Little Rock children”