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ABC's Nightline Explores the Buying and Selling Of Our Children

ABC's Diane Sawyer and the New York Times' Nicholas Kristof expose the tragic fact that young people are being trafficked all across the United States. Diane and Nick visited Covenant House to learn how we help victims of trafficking.

"I just feel so loved..."

In this New York Times article, 21-year-old Masicqua shares the difficult circumstances that led her to Covenant House and her hopes and dreams for herself and her baby.

An Open Letter to a Rising Star

In his Huffington Post blog, Covenant House President Kevin Ryan celebrates the talent, spirit and resiliency of a new American Idol star -- and all of our Covenant House kids. 

Jennifer Lopez in Tears After Amazing Performance

In an incredibly moving performance of "My Best Friend," a song he wrote himself,  Covenant House alumnus Anderson Footman brought American Idol judge Jennifer Lopez to tears and inspired millions of viewers and now moves on to the next round of the popular national talent show.  Watch his amazing performance here.

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A look back at 2014

01/08/2015 - 3:17pm

Since 2015 began, we've seen a surge of homeless kids in need of shelter... and we know there are more on the way. We also know that thanks to friends like you, we'll be prepared. We are looking forward to even more successes this year, and we are so grateful to have so many friends standing by our kids through thick and thin. Take a look at what we did together in 2014!

A Christmas Message

12/03/2014 - 10:59am

There is so much to love about Christmas and its wonderful traditions – it’s truly a time full of joy, light and wonder. Whether it’s an uplifting holiday service, a nostalgic movie or a festive meal with friends and family, each of us has one (or more!) special moments we look forward to and cherish each Christmas.

Holding Backpage.com Accountable

09/12/2014 - 2:16pm

A case making its way through the courts in Washington State holds high stakes for trafficked children who have been waging a steep uphill battle against corporate behemoth Backpage.com for years. Covenant House is joining as a friend of the court in the lawsuit, which represents our best hope for pushing back against the relentless, web-based commercial sexual exploitation of children and...