Who We Are

Friends of Children’s Charities is a 501(c) 3 public charity dedicated to the education and healthy development of orphans and vulnerable children. We provide services to children, youth and families in need and make grants to organizations in the U.S. and internationally.

Friends of Children’s Charities promotes projects that develop community capacity to address local needs and provides continuing support to maintain the well-being of those in need.

Board of Directors

Sherlie Ann Scribner, Ed.D, Founder
Executive Director

Lauren Katerina Risk, Board Chair
Special Education Teacher, Baltimore, MD

Kaycie Gillette, Vice Chair

Madeline Doychinov

Katie Spillenkothen
International Development Professional