Shop Gifts of Hope!

Shop Gifts of Hope!

Honor your loved ones by helping a child or family in need this Christmas!

Sponsor a Child

Sponsor a Child

For $34 per month, give a child food, clothing, school support and more.

Shop Gifts of Hope

Shop Gifts of Hope

When you give a Gift of Hope, you help lift children and families out of poverty.

Adoption Programs

Adopt a Child

Learn about our adoption programs, fees, parent eligibility and more.

We believe in Jesus' commandment to love others as we love ourselves. Your compassion and generosity will bring personalized help to kids in need.


We Pioneered International Adoption
and Remain the Leader Today

Around the world, so many children are growing up without families to love them and nurture their growth. And so many families are waiting with love to give. For more than 60 years, it's been our mission to bring you together. We work with families in all 50 states.


International Adoption

Holt adoption is child-centered


Waiting Children

We are looking for adoptive families for these children.


Adoption Eligibility

Each country sets their own adoption eligibility requirements.


Our Adoption Programs

We unite children from eight countries with families in the U.S.


Request Free Adoption Info

We'll send you information to help you start your journey!



Fund your adoption with help from grants and financial aid.

Give a Child Exactly the Help They Need Right Now

Orphaned and homeless children rely on the kindness and generosity of people like you. Whether your give of your time, money or advocacy platform, there are lots of ways you can help a child or family right now.


Donate to a Cause

Give a heartfelt, lifesaving gift to a child or family in need.


Get Involved

Volunteer, travel, attend an adoption gathering and more.


Learn About Holt

Our model of care for children and families is uniquely effective.

What We Do

Around the world, more than 140 million kids have lost one or both parents. Millions more are at serious risk of losing their families. These kids have survived incredible poverty, hardship, loss, exploitation and neglect. They live in the world's toughest places. But because of you, their lives will take a dramatic turn. We use your generous donations and our expertise to help kids who no other organization can.

Together with you, we…


Keep Families Together

We help families and communities in poverty or crisis tackle causes of poverty and injustice.


Care for Homeless Kids

We partner with local experts and advocates to care for kids who are living without their families.


Find Adoptive Families

We find and support domestic and international adoptive families for kids.

Where We Work

At Holt International, we go to the hardest-to-reach and most under-resourced places to give orphaned, abandoned, abused and marginalized kids everything they need to grow healthy and strong. Our donors provide the tools and resources to uplift children and strengthen families in some of the world's most impoverished communities. Upholding the example of Jesus, we serve children and families regardless of race, religion, culture or gender. We meet people where they are.


Holt International is a registered 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. All donations are tax deductible to the full extent of the law. EIN: 23-7257390.