News & Events


Thank you, Brittany

Brittany Frazier Price recently stepped down from her role as Sponsorship Director. We are incredibly grateful for her service on the executive committee. As one of HCIC’s founding members, Brittany played an integral part in establishing this organization. Her background in anthropology and archaeology helped us better work with people from a different culture. Brittany established the […]


Summer 2015 Report

Update on the children It has been a cold and rainy last few months. The General Church Sacred Care orphanage (GCSC) staff have struggled with health issues and often had numerous children in the hospital with malaria and pneumonia. Samson and Jackline have been sick too. The children sleep under mosquito nets, but they are […]


HCIC Grill Off

Time: 4:00-8:00 pm on Saturday, June 20 Location: The field beside the Bryn Athyn Thrift Shop. Rain location is Heilman Hall. Entrance Fee: $10 per adult, $30 per family, $8 per student Come to compete or just come to eat at the second annual HCIC Grill Off! The whole family will have fun with hay […]


Proud to be a Part of this Work

The following is a report on a July 2014 trip to Etora, Kenya, by four volunteers for HCIC. Vignette: On the grounds of the Rev. Samson Abuga’s New Church School, Etora, Kenya, July 2014:   I sit at a roughly made wooden desk transcribing background information on orphans into my battery powered computer. The building […]


Presentation at Ivyland New Church, March 22

On Sunday, March 22 at 10:00 am, the Ivyland New Church will have a family service about children around the world. Kay Alden and Kathy Schrock will be there to talk about our children in Kenya. Families are encouraged to arrive before the service at 9:15 am to learn African songs from Kay and Kathy. The […]


Capital Campaign Update: February 2015

We are thrilled to have already raised $35,000 for the capital campaign! And while we have a long way to go to reach our $300,000 goal, the increased support from new and existing donors is heartwarming. Adding each brick to our donor wall is a great reminder of your support, and of our progress! But do […]


Winter 2015 Report

The HCIC committee has been busy fundraising and spreading information about the needs of 65 orphaned children being cared for at the General Church Sacred Care (GCSC) orphanage in Etora, Kenya. The Children The academic year in Kenya ends in November, so the children enjoyed a school holiday for the month of December. The high school […]


HCIC Third Annual Coffee Day, and a Quilt Raffle!

TIME: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Sunday, December 7 LOCATION: Be Well Bakery and Cafe, 2651 Huntingdon Pike, Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006 Come get a cup of coffee and a treat to benefit Helping Children in Crisis! HCIC committee members will be there from 10:00 am-2:00 pm to answer questions, tell stories, and show pictures of […]