Welcome to Pearl S. Buck International


We continue Pearl S. Buck’s legacy of bridging cultures and changing lives through intercultural education,
humanitarian aid, and sharing the Pearl S. Buck House, a National Historic Landmark.

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What’s New


Annual Living the Legacy Breakfast
Inspires Guests with Emotional Stories
Watch the Moving 2019 Video Below

The Living the Legacy Fundraising Breakfast on October 4, 2019 inspired the crowd with emotional stories of how Pearl S. Buck International changed the lives of individuals, families, volunteers, and staff—and how they changed the lives of others through Pearl S. Buck programs. Watch this year’s moving Living the Legacy video below.

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Congratulate Janet Mintzer
Jiangsu Province, China
Honorary Citizen

President & CEO Janet Mintzer was named an Honorary Citizen of Jiangsu Province while attending the Pearl S. Buck Symposium in Zhenjiang, China. She has spent her many years at Pearl Buck shaping the mission and vision of the organization. Learn more about Pearl S. Buck International and how you can play a role by clicking below.

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Mission Matters

Xu, a sponsored student in the Chongshi Girls’ School in Zhenjiang, China, was hospitalized, sick and unable to attend school for months. Her child sponsor’s financial and emotional support motivated her to work hard for a full recovery, return to school, and excel in her studies once again.

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Awards & Accreditations


Donors can feel confident that their contributions are valued and put to good use when they see the high ratings, awards, and certifications we continue to receive from respected evaluators.