Join us on a journey to reach every child in every city.

Simple solutions for you to meet needs and show the love of Christ

There are hurting people everywhere, including in your community, and your time and gifts can create a lasting legacy of healing and hope. Let’s change lives together — starting now!

Launch A Foster Crew

Foster parents need help, but don’t always ask

Start a Foster Crew at your church to provide crucial wraparound care for foster families making a difference for children.


Start a Backpack Meals Program

Adopt a school to fill hungry bellies

Join our Backpack Meals program to ensure children do not go hungry on the weekend.


Help End Sex Trafficking

Host an
Anti-Trafficking Group Gathering

Be the hands and feet of Jesus for victims of sex trafficking by hosting a group gathering that will turn your attendees into passionate advocates, potentially for a lifetime.


Start a Single Moms Community Program

Bringing hope to single moms and their children

Launch a life-changing outreach that will strengthen single-mom families. We have all the resources to help you get started.


Explore In-Person Opportunities

Volunteer anywhere

Volunteers can be individuals or groups that wish to donate their time to provide an array of services.


Sponsor a Child

Make a life-changing impact for children around the globe.

Show the love of Christ by providing food, clothes, school supplies, medical care, and educational opportunities when you sponsor a child!


Join the

All for ONE Giving Circle

Make a life-changing impact that will continue to make a difference — all for one more child.


Meet our passionate and empowering leader.

Raymond Allen

Executive Director of Initiatives and Volunteers

Ray Allen serves as the Executive Director of Initiatives and Volunteers for One More Child. In his role, he provides the vision and leadership to ensure that we are cultivating experiences that promote best practices, serving opportunities, and meaningful engagements. He creates opportunities for individuals and churches to support our programs around the globe, as well as engage vulnerable children and struggling families in their local communities.

Before One More Child, Ray worked in Higher Education for twenty years providing leadership in Student Affairs and teaching. His experience in Multicultural Affairs as well as Conduct Administration has provided him with a wide range of skills and abilities from conflict resolution, mentoring, and coaching, to motivational interviewing and team building.

He completed his master’s degree in Ministerial Leadership at Southeastern University, is a Multi-Ethnic Leadership Development Institute (MELDI) alumnus, and holds certifications in Diversity and Inclusion from eCornell and Title IX from the Association of Title IX Administrators (ATIXA).

Ray loves spending time with his wife, Gwen, and their four kids. As the dad of three soccer players, most of their time is spent on the fields, but you might also catch him having dance battles with his youngest daughter. As a very active family, they can be found doing just about any and everything in Lakeland and surrounding communities.

Contact Ray

Phone: 863.687.8811


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