Child Foundation Issues Press Release
July 30, 2008
The Child Foundation has issued a press release. It reads as follows:
“Press Release for Child Foundation
July 23, 2008
Child Foundation is a charity headquartered in Portland, Oregon, that helps children living in poverty to remain in school. The children sponsored through its programs are high achievers, and many of the children it assists are orphans or children living in emergency situations in the United States, Iran, Afghanistan, and Indonesia. By enhancing the quality of life for children in need, as well as their respective families, Child Foundation actively helps them gain access to education. During its fiscal year 2007, Child Foundation raised approximately $1.6 million in donations for sponsorship of about 3,500 children.
On Tuesday, July 15, 2008, Child Foundation became aware of a U.S. government investigation whose focus includes Child Foundation’s operations. Child Foundation has striven to comply with U.S. laws that limit aid to Iran but permit food and medicine to be sent for humanitarian purposes. Child Foundation believes that all of its current programs are in compliance with U.S. law. It is cooperating fully with government investigators. Child Foundation is fully operational and active.”