Child sponsorship opens the door to a better future

Josh Cox, world-class runner and America's record-holder for the 50K, meets his sponsored child, Rodgers, as part of this year's True Spirit of Christmas Tour. Josh shares how sponsorship has changed Rodgers' life, family, and community -- and his own life.

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"I never thought in my wildest dreams I would get be the America record-holder for the 50K…and that I would get to do what I love and pursue my passions, chase my dreams [and] get to run full-time.

"But the truth is that anyone can set records, anyone can win races; but few years go by, and those records are broken, and someone else is on the podium. But to be able to use my platform and use this opportunity to invest in a child's life -- it's amazing [and] it leaves a lasting legacy, one that will outlive my career and outlive my life, and that's what makes child sponsorship so special."


Will you help bring hope to a child in need? Sponsor a child today. Your monthly support will bring life-giving essentials -- like nutritious food, clean water, education, and medical care -- to a child in need. You will also get the chance to develop a meaningful relationship with your child through cards and letters.

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