Celebrate Children International, Inc. (CCI) is a Christian organization, committed to improving the lives of children and families through promotion of traditional family values, humanitarian aid, and unification of families. (Mission Statement)

 

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Celebrate Children International
1757 W. Broadway St. Suite #5
Oviedo, FL 32765-8125

(407) 977-2810 Phone
(407) 977-2811 Fax

CCI is located in Oviedo, Florida, which is in the Northeast Orlando area approximately 40 miles from Walt Disney World.

Families are welcome to phone or visit us at any time!

 

Staff:

Executive Director: Sue Hedberg, MA, sue@celebratechildren.org

Assistant Director: Angela K. Vance, MSW, angela@celebratechildren.org

Chief Financial Officer: John Mischuck, books@celebratechildren.org

Guatemala Humanitarian Aid Coordinator: Carmen Lopez Cepero, sponsorship@celebratechildren.org

Office Assistant/Haiti HA Coordinator: Julie Hedberg, BA, julie@celebratechildren.org

Staff Assistant: Morgan Faust

Information regarding the Board of Directors is available upon request. 

 

Our Statement of Purpose:

CCI qualifies as a tax exempt, non-profit organization under IRS code 501(c)(3), and is led by a Board of Directors and administrative staff who share a genuine concern for families and children in need around the world.

CCI strives to promote the awareness of Christian family values and the importance of the traditional nuclear family and a loving, safe home for all children through educational programs, publications, and example.

CCI strives to provide humanitarian aid through culturally sensitive needs assessment, provision of funding and technology, and outcomes management.  These efforts will be coordinated with independent programs and existing humanitarian organizations that share the vision and values of CCI, and through the establishment of new programs when necessary.

CCI strives to unify loving families through providing necessary resources to develop and preserve existing families, and when this is not possible, through providing opportunities for children to find love and security with adoptive families domestically and internationally.

 

Our Values:

CCI values our Christian beliefs and principles, and demonstrating these through example.

CCI values the traditional nuclear family, whether created by birth or adoption.

CCI values children and believes that all children deserve to be loved, nurtured, and treated with respect and dignity.

CCI values the development and preservation of existing family relationships, whenever possible.

CCI values families that are eager to share their lives with a child in need of a family.

CCI values the heritage and cultures of all nations around the world.

CCI values the opportunity to provide assistance to those in need and is grateful to those who allow us to share their lives.

CCI values those people who share and contribute to our mission.

 

Our Promise to Children:

To promote respect and dignity of all children.

To provide humanitarian aid to improve conditions for children served.

To promote a loving, nurturing environment for children within their own families and countries and, when this is not possible, through adoptive placement with qualified, loving families, who seek to parent them.

 

To ensure that children with handicaps or serious medical or mental problems receive the extra attention and care that they need to reach their full potential.

To ensure that children with special needs receive the same chance for a loving, nurturing family through supportive services, and/or adoption, through special needs adoption promotion and fee reduction.

 

Our Promise to Our Families:

To listen to the needs of our client families.

To offer support and resources to improve family health and positive relationships.

To assist those who are seeking to build their family through adoption, with services that are reliable, ethical, and directed by the needs of children and our client families.

To respect and protect confidentiality at all times.

To charge reasonable fees for the services we provide.


Our Scope of Practice:

We collaborate with existing organizations to promote traditional family values.

We collaborate with existing humanitarian organizations, in the U. S. and abroad, to provide humanitarian aid to children and families in need.

We promote the development and preservation of existing family relationships, whenever possible, through education and resource allocation.

We provide education and services to promote the dignity and respect of children and families.

We promote a loving, nurturing environment for children within their own families and countries and, when this is not possible, through adoptive placement with qualified, loving families, who seek to parent them.

 

 

 

Florida-based Non-profit Disclosure:

A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR CELEBRATE CHILDREN INTERNATIONAL, INC., A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NO. CH29249), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE.
REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.