CRY has reached many milestones this year. CRY America was upgraded to the Platinum Seal of Transparency by GuideStar. CRY has been nominated by The Elders, an international body founded by Nelson Mandela as one of the top 100 non-profits making a difference in the world! All of this has been possible only thanks to supporters like YOU. Read on to know more about these milestones, exciting upcoming events and inspiring stories from the field. As we approach the festive season and #GivingTuesday, now is a great time to increase your impact to children through CRY America.


The GuideStar Platinum Seal of Transparency

We are happy to let you know that CRY America earned a 2018 Platinum Seal of Transparency @GuideStarUSA. GuideStar rates organisations beyond financials, to look at issues of transparency, accountability, strategies and the impact the organisation makes in the field. It helps people make decisions about nonprofits and the work they do. Know more by visiting our GuideStar page.

Our Partner CRY India Honoured

On the occasion of Nelson Mandela’s 100th anniversary The Elders, a global organization, honored our partner CRY, as one of the top 100 Sparks of Hope making a difference in the world! CRY America supported Project, Kotra Adivasi Sansthan from Rajasthan was featured as part of the initiative to celebrate the spirit of global change. Know more.

CRY Walk for Child Rights 2018

Support child rights by joining our annual CRY Walk event in a city near you! Click to know more about our upcoming walks.

CRY Seattle Diwali Ball

Come out and create brighter futures for children by celebrating the festival of lights at the CRY Seattle Diwali Ball! Join now.

CRY Phoenix Volleyball Tournament

Get active and support children’s rights by participating in the CRY Phoenix Volleyball Tournament! Click here to join.

CRY Walk for Child Rights 2018

We had an amazing series of CRY Walks this year in New York, New Jersey, Houston, San Diego, Chicago, Boston and Orange County, raising over $49,000 for happy childhoods! Know more.

Stay in School – Online Fundraising Campaign

This back to school season, we launched the Stay in School campaign that raised over $6,803 towards helping girls continue their education. Thank you for making sure she stays ahead just by staying in school. Know more.

How Proper School Amenities Changed Marangmoy’s Life

Young girls like 9 year old Marangmoy from Asanbona village had big dreams of finishing school and becoming a teacher, but the lack of a functioning toilets hampered their progress. Project SATHEE along with the Village Council, Education Department and the School Management Committee addressed the issue and brought functioning toilets to the schools, which allowed the young girls like Marangmoy to return to school and pursue their dreams! Let’s not let big aspirations be stopped by small obstacles. Know more.

Help girls stay in school by supporting CRY America today!
"Please keep my forgotten children in your prayers"
were the parting words from Rubina Farooq, coordinator of CRY supported Project BOSCO, Bangalore to Apoorv Agarwal, our trustee & long time CRY supporter. Apoorv says, "We visited the Shivaji Nagar Gujri Market, Russel Market, Nehru Puram slum and met with children. We came back with much appreciation for the challenges faced by children living in these communities, especially child labor, drug addiction, physical and sexual violence to name a few. I would like to convey a profound sense of gratitude for the work being done by organizations like CRY and CRY America and would like to call on all of us to reaffirm our resolve towards the cause of child rights. Read the full story here
CRY Drops
Secure children’s futures by joining CRY Drops, our monthly giving program. Monthly giving helps us ensure steady support to children with minimal impact to your demanding schedule.
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My Occasion and CRY
Celebrate the spirit of giving by dedicating your birthday, anniversary, or other special day to children through setting up your own fundraiser!
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Corporate Matching
You can easily increase the impact of your contribution or volunteered time to CRY America through your employer’s Matching Gift program.
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Amazon Smile
Select CRY America as your charity of choice on this holiday season and 0.5% of your purchase value will go towards creating happy childhoods! Click here.
Giving Tuesday
CRY America is a part of #GivingTuesday on 27th November. This Giving Tuesday your generous support can give children opportunities to live a happier childhood Click here.

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CRY America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit driven by its vision of a just world in which all children have equal opportunities to develop to their full potential and realize their dreams. With the support of over 25,153 donors and over 2,000 volunteers, CRY America has impacted the lives of 695,077 children living across 3,676 villages and slums through support to 73 Projects in India and USA.