QUESTIONS & ANSWERS

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Wondering where to start? Have a question about Orphan Relief and Rescue? Here are answers to our most frequently asked questions.


Orphan Relief and Rescue is a faith-based organization that uses the principles and practices of the Christian faith to guide our programs and practices. We strive to represent the all-inclusive love of Christ in everything we do. ORR does not discriminate and renders assistance without regard to the religious beliefs, race, age, or gender of our beneficiaries.
Individual donors primarily fund Orphan Relief and Rescue. Other avenues of revenue include faith communities, foundations, and grants. Please donate to help us continue our mission.
Orphan Relief and Rescue works diligently to ensure over 80% of expenditures are going directly to programs in West Africa. As a smaller non-profit organization, we are proud that our program outcomes consistently achieve high results comparable to much larger organizations doing similar work. Visit Inside ORR for a more in depth look at our financials and outcomes.
No, Orphan Relief and Rescue does not handle adoptions.
We are always looking for volunteers to offer their skills and talents in our US office or on a short-term trip to West Africa. Contact us to learn more about upcoming opportunities.”
Hosting a fundraiser is a great way to serve the children in West Africa, and we would love to help you make your event a success. Contact us to receive a fundraising packet and get started today!
Although gifts such as books, school supplies, and clothing can be helpful, the needs of our beneficiaries can vary greatly. If you would like to make an in-kind donation, please contact us to find out what resources are needed most.
Yes! We would love the opportunity to share first-hand stories and insight into the amazing work we are a part of in West Africa. Visit our Speaking Engagement page to learn more about our speakers and how to book an engagement.
We can’t do it alone, our work is made possible through partnerships with people like you. Becoming a monthly donor, sponsoring a project, or organizing an event with your faith community are a few ways you can get involved. Visit our Take Action page to learn more.