Fostering a Culture of Philanthropy | Children's Bureau

Fostering a Culture of Philanthropy

We encourage and rely upon the generosity of philanthropic individuals, funding institutions, and sponsoring organizations to support our mission through the donation of their time, talent, and treasure.

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Children’s Bureau Embraces Philanthropy

We are a nonprofit organization whose purpose is centered in supporting people where they are in life.  Our mission demands that we enhance the well-being of children, their families and the communities in which they live.  We deeply believe that this is a gift to help and protect vulnerable children and families.  

We encourage and rely upon the generosity of philanthropic individuals, funding institutions, and sponsoring organizations to support our mission through the donation of their time, talent, y treasure. We are truly grateful for all gifts given to Children’s Bureau. Our professional Philanthropy Advisors partner with our board and staff leadership, fundraising committees, and volunteer groups to encourage and recognize the spirit of giving.  

Philanthropy is at the heart of everything we do. We invite you to share your generous heart with us.  

When you share your gift with Children’s Bureau, you become part of a dedicated community of people who, like you, want to ensure that every child has the foundation they need to thrive in our society.  We need you and hope you are inspired to join us on this journey. 

Donor Stories

Donor Story #1

Marc Washington’s commitment to Children’s Bureau goes beyond financial support. Since joining the board in 2019, he has served on multiple committees including Program, Governance, and the DEI taskforce. Most recently, Marc played a key role in setting the priorities and direction of the agency when he co-chaired the Strategic Planning committee. As the Founder and CEO of Uplifting Results Labs, a food-tech company, he advocates for proper nutrition and healthy families.

“I’m continuously inspired by the incredible work that the Children’s Bureau does to support children and their families. I’m proud to do my part as a Board member in contributing to the important mission of the organization.” – Marc Washington, Partners in Hope Donor

Donor Story #2

Since 2004, Cindy and Charlie have contributed $800,000 in support of Children’s Bureau programs, events, and capital campaigns. Charlie served on the board of directors for 13 years, holding positions on various committees including program, facilities, and audit. Charlie is a current member of the Advisory Council, and he and Cindy are members of Children’s Bureau’s legacy society, the Society of 1904.

“We are pleased to help vulnerable children gain access to services that build their support systems and provide nurturing families.” – Cindy and Charlie Marquis, Partners in Hope Donors

Donor Story #3

Ms. Ricci Ramos, Technical Program Manager at Riot Games, has served on Children’s Bureau’s Board of Directors since 2020, supporting the agency with her 20+ years of management experience. She participated for multiple years in a literacy program at Magnolia Place Family Center’s library. Her investment as a Children’s Circle donor comes from a desire to make a real impact on communities in need.

“I choose to give my time and resources to Children’s Bureau because I know that their high commitment level to the community matches my own. With a century-long history, strong reputation, and serious dedication to children and families, I know for sure we are making a difference.” – Ricci Ramos, Children’s Circle Donor