Briefly noted

Christian Children’s Fund, an organization that helps needy children across the globe, has decided to change its name to ChildFund International as part of its plan to broaden its outreach. “We are now part of an alliance of 12 organizations around the world who have the same goal of working to help deprived children in developing countries,” said Anne Lynam Goddard, president and CEO of the Richmond, Virginia–based charity. “All members of the alliance are taking on the same name, ChildFund.” The charity was founded in 1938 by a Presbyterian minister and originally called China’s Children Fund.

 

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