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I'd like to blame it all on Irma Bombeck. It is her fault that my children are giddy with anticipation as my husband and I wait nervously for the arrival of a child at a San Francisco Airport terminal. In her poem "If I Had My Life to Live Over," Bombeck wrote: "I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained and the sofa faded." In my family's case, the carpet is stained and the sofa faded, but we have invited a child we have never met and know nothing about to...
Post date: Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 17:27
Russian is the most geographically widespread language of Eurasia, the most widely spoken of the Slavic languages, and the largest native language in Europe. Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages and is one of three (or, according to some authorities, four) living members of the East Slavic languages, the others being Belarusian and Ukrainian (and possibly Rusyn, often considered a dialect of Ukrainian). While there are several Russian language web sites, books and software...
Post date: Friday, July 25, 2014 - 10:44
    2009 Summer Visit Schedule      Our 2009 summer visit calendar is filling in, please keep checking back each week for updates. If you have any questions please contact us info@ccpkids.org           Date    Event    Notes June 17, 8:34pm    Children Arrive !!    The children arrive on Thursday, June 18th at 8:41PM - Delta Airlines Flight # 0161 (Domestic Terminal 1,...
Post date: Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:43
2009 Summer Visit Schedule      Our 2009 summer visit calendar is filling in, please keep checking back each week for updates. If you have any questions please contact us info@ccpkids.org           Date    Event    Notes June 17, 8:34pm    Children Arrive !!    The children arrive on Thursday, June 18th at 8:41PM - Delta Airlines Flight # 0161 (Domestic Terminal 1, Gate 48). Please...
Post date: Friday, May 30, 2014 - 18:42
The Chernobyl Children's Project relies upon the generous support of corporations and individuals just like you. Perhaps you are aware of a friend or neighbor who has participated in the CCP's efforts. In fact, we hope someone you know -- either an employee, colleague, or friend -- referred this Web site to you because their family hosted a child. If that is the case, then they can tell you more eloquently than written words what the experience meant to them. Whatever the connection, whether...
Post date: Sunday, May 25, 2014 - 16:41
It is truly amazing how much activity can be packed into a six-week summertime visit! Click the photo thumbnails below to view the image. This gallery is just a small sample of the photos CCP host families have taken during the Belarusian children's visits.
Post date: Monday, May 19, 2014 - 09:24

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