100% of your donation will help children in need

Founded in 1926, the Russian Children’s Welfare Society (RCWS) is a tax exempt 501 c 3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of orphaned and disadvantaged children in Russia. The RCWS on-going projects include: a successful college scholarship program currently supporting 153 students; medical programs such as pediatric maxillofacial surgeries in partnership with the Russian Aid Foundation for over 200 children annually; assistance to orphanages, rehabilitation centers for children with special needs, schools; and an annual “Yelka” (a Christmas and New Year celebration) in Moscow for over 1,000 disadvantaged children visiting from many areas of Russia, and other programs. 




Your gift will deliver life-saving help such as:

- Medical assistance and highly needed equipment 

- Rehabilitation for children with special needs

- Educational opportunities for disadvantaged children

- Vocational training and equipment 

- Helping the orphanages to meet basic needs 
(food, heating, clothing, transportation, renovation)


100% of donations go directly to support the RCWS charitable programs as our administrative expenses are completely covered through internal sources. Your on-going support help us plan for the long term and enable you to make an even bigger impact. Other ways to get involved.

thank you

For information on how to donate via wire transfer, stock transfer, include in estate planning (Legacy Gift), please contact RCWS at main@rcws.org or 212-473-6263. If you prefer to pay by check, please make payment out to Russian Children’s Welfare Society to: 

Russian Children’s Welfare Society
16 West 32nd St, #405
New York, NY 10001

Thank you for your support!