Tag Archives | Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF)

Video: NASA Astronaut supports Children of Iraq

Iraqi-American NASA Astronaut, Jessica Meir, has sent an empowering message of support to kids on the Hope Buses in Baghdad, all the way from the International Space Station! In light of the current global crisis, this message reminds us that our family is so important and also bigger than we think; it's a time where […]

This Valentine's Day, send your love to Ayda

Ayda (not her real name) lives with her mother and little brother in a house built of mud and sheet metal in a poor neighborhood in Baghdad. She attends the Hope Bus regularly and also works collecting empty cans from landfill to support her family. Ayda loves going to the Hope Bus because she gets […]

ICF Appoints Elizabeth McRae As Executive Director

The Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF) has announce the promotion of Elizabeth (Liz) McRae to serve in the top staff leadership position as Executive Director. McRae’s promotion to Executive Director from Associate Director follows a record year for ICF during which significant gains were made in life-changing legal, social, and educational services for Iraq’s most vulnerable […]

Exclusive Tee for 5K to Benefit Iraqi Children

Actress Alia Shawkat Designs Exclusive Tee for 5K to Benefit Iraqi Children Iraqi-American performer and producer, Alia Shawkat, is best known for her acting work in TV shows like Arrested Development and films like Whip It and The Runaways. She is also a talented artist, with her contemporary works featuring in high profile gallery shows […]

Run 5k for Iraqi Children

IN THEIR SHOES 5K - 2019 A Benefit for Iraq's Orphans & Most Vulnerable Children Saturday, June 22, 2019 Check In: 7AM  Race: 8AM US Patent and Trademark Office 600 Dulany St. Old Town Alexandria, VA US 22314 Honorary Co-Chairs His Excellency Fareed Yasseen, Ambassador of Iraq to the United States Ambassador Ryan Crocker (Ret.), Former […]

Iraqi Children Foundation, safeguarding Iraq's Future Generations

By Hussein Al-alak. Republished with permission. Iraqi Children Foundation, safeguarding Iraq's future generations For millions of people around the world, the welfare of Iraqi children is key to safeguarding the future peace and stability of Iraq. In this exclusive interview, Hussein Al-alak talks to Mohammed Khudairi, of the US based Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF), about […]

Rumaila raises funds for Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF)

Staff at BP and the Rumaila Operating Organization (ROO) have raised $17,200 for the Iraqi Children Foundation (ICF). According to Julian O'Connell, Rumaila Deputy General Manager and BP Iraq General Manager, this is by far the largest amount they have ever raised with their annual charity fun run. ICF Director Cindy Fogelman expressed the charity's […]

2019 - (Another) Key Year for Iraq

The past year has seen many developments in Iraq, including the successful completion of parliamentary elections (admittedly with a low participation of voters), the installation of a new cabinet (with a few posts still to be filled), and a considerably higher oil price than in the previous year (although that has fallen back considerably towards […]

Giving Tuesday: Choose Iraqi Kids!

It's here! #Giving Tuesday!  Make a high impact gift to Iraqi orphans and vulnerable children today. How? $40,000 is available in matching funds for education, nutrition, legal protection, medical care, and psychosocial support for orphans, street kids, and displaced children. Donate $25, $50, $100, or more and get a 100% match PLUS, for every $25 donated, a girl or boy gets a gift […]

Hope Bus for At-Risk Kids in Iraq

The Iraqi Children Foundation intervenes in the lives of children who are vulnerable to abuse, neglect, and exploitation by criminals, human traffickers, and extremists. Street lawyers offer legal protection to orphans, street kids, and children displaced by conflict. Social workers provide help with trauma, health care, abuse, and child labor. Now, a brand new mobile […]