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Quotes to inspire a compassionate lifestyle

As Christ-followers, we hold close to our hearts the call to be people of compassion and love. And even though we are in isolation, and our methods may need to change, the call still remains. Some days it can be difficult and even discouraging to mourn the ways we used to be able to serve […]

date: May 21, 2020
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3 ways to volunteer in a time of isolation

As you try to reconcile this time of being at home with your desire to serve God and serve people, consider these three ways to be His hands and feet as a volunteer in a time of isolation.

date: April 19, 2020
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Timothy, Abigail and James take a selfie.

WATCH: Take a (virtual) trip with this Calgary couple to meet their Compassion child

Timothy and Abigail MacDonald are committed Compassion sponsors and volunteers. In 2018, they had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to meet the child they sponsor, James! To kickoff National Volunteer Week, we thought you’d enjoy watching their mini documentary about their trip, which they recently shared on their YouTube channel. If you’re feeling […]

date: April 17, 2020
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A group of Canadian pastors in Peru.

A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

This trip was eye-opening, heart-breaking, mission-inspiring and partnership-affirming.

date: February 20, 2020
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A silhouetted photo of a young Kenyan woman at sunset on a beach.

7 stunning photos of beaches around the world

[3 minute read] Missing the sun? Take a (virtual) trip to the beach with us.

date: February 6, 2020
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A group of children standing in a row holding yellow and white balloons.

Comparing the 20’s: How the world has changed in 100 years

We’re back in the 20’s! Here are a few events that happened in the 1920s are still having ripple effects today.

date: January 30, 2020
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Star Baseball Player Makes Life-Changing Impact with Compassion

22 years ago, Major League Baseball star, Albert Pujols, left the Dominican Republic. But the Dominican Republic never left him.

date: October 31, 2019
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Little boy, Felix gives his cow a drink of water out of a green bucket.

#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]

date: August 29, 2019
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Two women stand together on a beach.

What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

In this article: A Canadian mom travels to Honduras to see the difference sponsorship makes. Reflections on motherhood from meeting her sponsored child’s mom. Five ways families can practice gratitude and generosity. ____ I met Maria two years ago. It was a hot summer day, the smell of fried fish and french fries mixed with […]

date: August 22, 2019
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A bond forged through letters grows deeper than this sponsor could have imagined.

A bond beyond borders

The moment you meet Cynthia Trump-Fougere from Carstairs, Alberta, you feel welcomed and at ease. Her bright, blue eyes twinkle with quick humour and her infectious laugh portrays a woman with a zest for life and an unrestrained love for others. But she’s the first to admit that finding joy was sometimes a struggle. “I […]

date: July 4, 2019
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