Kids Alive International

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Kids Alive reaches out to vulnerable children where they are and works to meet their unique needs. Kids Alive International rescues girls and boys, one at a time, out of some of the worst conditions imaginable. Many are orphans...others are from broken homes...some have intact families but live in such desperate poverty that their parents cannot even feed them, much less educate them or provide health care. Each child receives the treatment appropriate to his or her needs.

Contact information

Mailing address:
Kids Alive International
2555 Northwinds Parkway
Suite 1300
Alpharetta, GA 30009


Phone: 1-800-543-7330

Email: [email protected]

Organization details

EIN: 311140515

CEO/President: Corbey Dukes

Chairman: Jason Miller

Board size: 13

Founder: Rev. and Mrs. Leslie Anglin

Ruling year: 1985

Tax deductible: Yes

Fiscal year end: 12/31

Member of ECFA: No

Member of ECFA since:


Our Goals:

Accomplishing that mission means every child we serve will have a present and future where they:

Enjoy a vibrant, life-changing relationship with God

Experience emotional and physical well-being

Are equipped for a life of independence and service

Live life in family and community, free of fear and violence

Mission statement

At Kids Alive International we believe every child, even those with the most challenging needs, is a priority to God and far too many are overlooked, unheard, exploited, and threatened.

Our mission is the call of Isaiah 1:17, to serve these children by constantly learning better ways to meet their needs, earnestly seeking justice for them, empowering them for a healthy future, and advocating for community change.

Statement of faith

We believe in the one infinite God, eternally existing in three persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

We believe in Jesus Christ, the second person of the Trinity, and that, as the Son of God, He became incarnate by the Holy Spirit, being born of the Virgin Mary; that He truly rose from the dead, ascended into heaven, and is now there engaged in intercession for us at the right hand of the Father.

We believe in the Holy Spirit, the third person of the Godhead, and that He is ever present and active in and with every true born child of God, and that He is present to convict the world of sin, righteousness, and judgment.

We believe that the Scriptures of the Old and the New Testaments are given by divine inspiration; that they are the infallible, supreme, and the final authority in faith and life.

We believe that man was created in the image of God that he sinned, and thereby incurred not only physical death, but also spiritual death or separation from God; that all human beings are born with a sinful nature.

We believe that Jesus Christ died for our sins, according to the Scriptures; that He, as the representative and substitutionary sacrifice for sin, obtained redemption by the shedding of His blood for all who believe in Him.

We believe in "that blessed hope," the personal and imminent return of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.

We believe that all who repent of their sins and believe in the Lord Jesus Christ are freely justified by the Father, born again of the Holy Spirit, and thereby become children of God.

We believe in the bodily resurrection of both the just and the unjust; the everlasting blessedness of the saved, and the everlasting conscious punishment of the lost.

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Financial efficiency ratings

Sector: Foreign Missions

CategoryRatingOverall rankSector rank
Overall efficiency rating1083 of 1110143 of 146
Fund acquisition rating997 of 1111128 of 146
Resource allocation rating980 of 1111131 of 146
Asset utilization rating936 of 1110115 of 146

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Balance sheet
Receivables, inventories, prepaids$37,833$71,756$62,329$140,201$109,115
Short-term investments$113,521$363,937$333,640$317,721$285,242
Other current assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total current assets$2,946,161$4,464,110$4,207,673$2,664,977$3,686,094
Long-term investments$0$0$0$0$0
Fixed assets$9,182,173$9,140,143$9,298,768$11,036,659$10,973,109
Other long-term assets$142,794$148,571$125,595$119,996$100,643
Total long-term assets$9,324,967$9,288,714$9,424,363$11,156,655$11,073,752
Total assets$12,271,128$13,752,824$13,632,036$13,821,632$14,759,846
Payables and accrued expenses$256,114$73,376$80,473$280,558$15,053
Other current liabilities$0$20,833$20,833$0$0
Total current liabilities$256,114$94,209$101,306$280,558$15,053
Due to (from) affiliates$0$0$0$0$0
Other long-term liabilities$44,262$47,132$61,746$68,636$327,284
Total long-term liabilities$1,044,262$47,132$146,489$198,984$496,583
Total liabilities$1,300,376$141,341$247,795$479,542$511,636
Net assets20222021202020192018
Without donor restrictions$8,994,269$11,171,234$10,955,876$11,381,141$11,845,771
With donor restrictions$1,976,483$2,440,249$2,428,365$1,960,949$2,402,439
Net assets$10,970,752$13,611,483$13,384,241$13,342,090$14,248,210
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Total contributions$12,700,231$13,339,829$13,888,128$12,763,326$12,564,214
Program service revenue$0$0$0$0$0
Membership dues$0$0$0$0$0
Investment income$39,541$341,869$13,951($64,423)$47,535
Other revenue$394,796$256,430$240,558$197,306$178,880
Total other revenue$434,337$598,299$254,509$132,883$226,415
Total revenue$13,134,568$13,938,128$14,142,637$12,896,209$12,790,629
Program services$11,851,089$10,533,224$9,514,404$11,289,219$11,445,333
Management and general$2,215,471$1,549,917$1,566,323$1,611,792$959,279
Total expenses$15,744,000$13,748,392$12,627,671$14,652,472$13,300,730
Change in net assets20222021202020192018
Surplus (deficit)($2,609,432)$189,736$1,514,966($1,756,263)($510,101)
Other changes in net assets$0$0$0$0$0
Total change in net assets($2,609,432)$189,736$1,514,966($1,756,263)($510,101)


Rachel DavidsonChief Operating Officer$160,203
Walter C Dukes IIIPresident$153,050
Karin DouglasChief Partnerships Officer$151,869
Jeremy BoucherHR Development Specialist$125,868
Steve LewisSenior Director of Development$123,472
David HoffnerDirector of Accounting$103,448
Jeffrey EderVP Finance & Int. Ops. (ended 03/22)$48,414

Compensation data as of: 12/31/2022

Response from ministry

President George W. Bush awarded Mr. Chuck Hinken the Presidential Volunteer Service Award this past April 2007.

Chuck and his wife, Mary, volunteered this year for a couple of months at our Kids Alive Peru Children's Home in Lima. Besides being "Grandpa and Grandma" to the kids, they assumed total maintenance of the Home making lots of much-needed repairs.

The President's Volunteer Service Award recognizes individuals, families, and groups that have achieved a certain standard measured by the number of volunteer hours served over a 12-month period or cumulative hours earned over the course of a lifetime.

For three consecutive years, The Michael and Susan Dell Foundation have awarded a grand to Kids Alive International for their work in Kenya and most recently Sudan. Funds have helped build children's homes, care centers, and an infirmary, bore wells, provide high school tuition in Kenya and expand our new ministry to refugee children in Sudan.

The information below was provided to MinistryWatch by the ministry itself. It was last updated 6/15/2023. To update the information below, please email: [email protected]


Kids Alive International began in 1916 in Shantung Province, China, when missionaries Leslie and Ava Anglin began taking in homeless Chinese children.

From those humble beginnings, Kids Alive today has expanded worldwide, helping care for thousands of children through Residential Homes, Care Centers, and Schools.

And we reach even more children through medical clinics, community outreach programs, and - in special cases - disaster relief response. Through these various ministry efforts, orphans and abandoned children are being given education, clothing, healthy food, medical care, and - most importantly - the opportunity to know and serve Christ.

To reach children globally, Kids Alive has affiliate offices in the United Kingdom and Taiwan.

Program accomplishments