At Care for the Children, our mission is to provide essential food and care to the elderly in need.

Our Mission

As a non-profit organization, we are dedicated to addressing the physical and emotional well-being of senior citizens by distributing nutritious food and fostering a sense of community. Through our compassionate efforts, we aim to alleviate hunger, improve health outcomes, and enhance our valued elders’ overall quality of life. Caring for the children who have built our world and ensure their well-being is never forgotten.

Our Vission

We envision a future where senior citizens’ physical and emotional well-being is prioritized and where no elder goes hungry or feels isolated. We strongly believe that everyone should have the chance to flourish, particularly when faced with life’s daily challenges. We are committed to providing essential support to those who are in need to ensure they can have the opportunity to thrive.

Care For the Children has been providing services for over 18 years. We make the best of all our resources for the communities we serve.

Our Core Values

Matthew 25:34-40 "And Jesus said when I was hungry you gave me something to eat.... The people who had God's approval replied, Lord when did we see you hungry and feed you?...... And Jesus will say when you did it to one of the least of these my brother and sisters, you were doing it to me!"


  • Putting ourselves in others' shoes to understand their experiences and needs.
  • Actively listening and showing compassion to individuals and communities.
  • Recognizing and addressing social inequalities and marginalization.
  • Building strong relationships based on respect and understanding.


  • Working together with stakeholders to achieve common goals.
  • Valuing the diverse perspectives and expertise of team members.
  • Fostering open communication and active participation.
  • Leveraging partnerships and collective impact for greater change.


  • Acting with honesty, transparency, and ethics in all our actions.
  • Upholding the highest standards of professionalism and accountability.
  • Keeping promises and maintaining confidentiality when required.
  • Respecting and safeguarding the trust of our donors, volunteers, and beneficiaries.


  • Embracing creativity and forward-thinking in addressing social challenges.
  • Encouraging a culture of learning, adaptability, and continuous improvement.
  • Seeking out new, effective, and sustainable solutions.
  • Embracing technology and leveraging it to maximize our impact.

Board Members and Office Staff

Robert G. Henderson

Executive Director
Robert Henderson started his successful painting business in 2003 and initiated Care for the Children charity in 2005 to help others. He believes that the true worth of a person lies in their compassion and charity towards others. Robert's goal is to touch as many lives as possible. In his role as Care for The Children's Executive Director, Robert exemplifies integrity, openness, and equitable leadership.

Michelle Q. Henderson

Michelle Henderson is an experienced financial professional passionate about positively impacting her community. As the Treasurer of Care for The Children, she brings her unwavering dedication and expertise to ensure the economic health and stability of the organization.

Irina Shimanchik

Assistant Executive Director
Irina Shimanchik is a highly dedicated and passionate professional, currently the Assistant Executive Director for Care for the Children, a non-profit organization providing nutritional food to seniors in need. With a deep devotion to helping others, Irina is committed to positively impacting the lives of elderly individuals in her community.

Eddie M Cannon

IT / Volunteer Board Member
Eddie Cannon is an experienced tech industry professional known for his dedication to making a difference. Currently serving as a volunteer board member at Care for the Children, a non-profit organization, he oversees IT support operations.