There are many ways for you to get involved in our campaigns, fund raisers, and programs. Take action now! If you, your family, your friends, your schools, your church, or your community groups are compassionate about the world’s impoverished children and are looking for ways to help, find out now! 100% of your donations or the funds you help raise are used directly to aid needy children. At WCO, nothing is wasted on overhead.
When you make a donation, you make a difference in a child’s life. Every cent of your gift will be used in the programs and campaigns WCO has established to help the world’s children, such as building schools, training teachers, providing school or health kits, and much more! Find answers to many of your questions in our Donation FAQs.
- Raise Money in Your School or Community
One great way to help children around the world is to talk to people in your school or community and tell them about the WCO - spread the word! You can organize fun activities and donate the proceeds. Let your imagination run free - you can do a bake sale, sell painted rocks, or even organize a running race!
- Leaders Tomorrow: Volunteer Training
Sign up today and participate in an experience that may change your life. As a youth advocate, you will receive training to effectively fundraise, make speeches, spread the message of WCO, and lend the voiceless children a voice. You will learn the skill set needed to maximize the effectiveness of your efforts and discover how to most efficiently implement your knowledge.
- Attend the WCO World Children's Summit
We are currently organizing a large meeting to bring the educational issues of the world's children up into the spotlight. This project is still in the initial planning stage. Many speakers will come talk about a variety of challenging educational issues facing children today, and we will start organizing more WCO projects on a large scale.
- Volunteer and Intern for WCO
The WCO is committed to providing education and healthcare to children in poverty stricken countries around the world. Their aim is to reach into the hearts and lives of children in need, and help them to build a better future. Volunteer today. With your help, we can make a difference!
- translation/ website design
- marketing/ PR/ advertising
- help with special fundraising events,
- design and develop merchandise for the WCO
- Start a WCO Chapter
Start a WCO chapter in your area, spread the word, and spur youth to action! In collaboration with other chapters, our youth advocates and volunteers will get educated about issues related to the world’s children, organize various fund-raising activities, help WCO grow, and participate in our Leaders Tomorrow program. Start making a difference now and contact your friends.
- Speaking Engagements
Would you like Andrew Hsu to speak at your corporation, organization, church, or school? Does your foundation need inspiration, motivation, or direction? Andrew and a host of trained, experienced youth speakers travel to different countries year-round relating their experiences, advocating a message of change, and showing how you can provide a child with a future.
- Tell A Friend
Even the slightest commitment of your time can inspire change. Tell your friends about WCO’s current events and how they can help! Get them to sign up for our monthly newsletter to stay informed. A lasting change can only be created if thousands of voices join together with a single message. You can be an essential element to that effort.
- Link to the WCO site
Add a link from your website or email signature to the WCO website and promote awareness of the situation of children in need. By alerting more people to the fact that there are children in this world starving and unable to receive an education, you will help promote the work that we are doing.
- Overseas Volunteer Placement
The WCO, in collaboration with partner organizations overseas, offers volunteer positions on trips to third world countries all over the globe. Our target countries currently include: Vietnam, Nepal, Cambodia, Philippines, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, China, and Taiwan.
- WCO Online Gift Shop
Why not buy that beanie or duffel bag you’ve been needing the past few days from the gift shop? Our online store creates a win-win-win situation: you receive the item you need, WCO receives precious funding needed to support its ongoing operations, and companies that employ child sweatshop laborers lose a few dollars. Check back frequently because new merchandise is continually added.
- Wristband Drive
Wearing this stylish wristband indicates support for the education of the world’s poorest children. Inscribed on the orange wristbands are the words "EDUCATING EVERY CHILD" and "EDUCATION IS FREEDOM." Wristbands come in two different sizes - adults and youth - and are 100% pure silicone. Buy these as a gift for your friends or as a cool fashion statement for yourself!
- Be in the Know
What are the real problems with the world’s children today? What do they need? How can we help and make a difference? Being informed is a necessary skill to spread the voice of the world’s children. Learn about basic rights, education, child exploitation, malnutrition, poverty, and child labor in various countries around the world. Helpful facts, tips, and country-specific data will make all the information easy to absorb and explain.
- Stay Informed
Sign up for WCO’s monthly e-newsletter to stay informed about current projects, programs, and events in your location.