We pursue every child’s right to a loving family.
It takes systemic change to transform the way we care for children.
Where We Serve
Director of Global Advocacy & Growth
Director of Marketing & Development
Sponsorship & Communications Coordinator
Program Director/Social Worker
National Child Protection Consultant
How We’ve Grown
After seeing children on the streets of Moldova, President & Founder, Kevin Dinnin, started Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI) to give all children the opportunity to grow in a loving family.
A Helping Hand
After a devastating tsunami hit Sri Lanka in 2004, we helped find loving homes for hundreds of children left without parents. LEARN MORE
The HIV Epidemic
The HIV epidemic left millions of children orphaned in South Africa. CERI began a project to provide trauma counseling to orphans and their caregivers. LEARN MORE
Advocating for Children
In 2016, we expanded to India by partnering with government to create laws that keep children safe in families. Today, our work of protecting children continues to expand to other countries. LEARN MORE
In 2021, our focus shifted from preventing orphanhood to a more all-encompassing approach: protecting childhood. When we strengthen and support the family, we help children thrive. LEARN MORE