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Links to Developing life skills through sports: 5 Compassion kids display their sporting activities

Developing life skills through sports: 5 Compassion kids display their sporting activities

Sports is a vital physical activity that propels development, fun and produces valuable skills. The 2021 Olympics is around the corner, so we rounded up five Compassion kids involved in sports in their various countries. Carmen, 16, is a national gymnastics champion who portrays her love for God and sports exceptionally despite facing barriers like […]

date: July 22, 2021
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Links to 5 life-changing letter writing tips for you

5 life-changing letter writing tips for you

Share this video! Share on Facebook | Share on Instagram ____ Along the path outside her home that leads to the local church, six-year-old Fortune regularly saw her peers excitedly walking home, a treasured letter from their sponsor clutched in their hands. She longed to know what it felt like to receive a letter from […]

date: June 29, 2021
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Links to How Compassion volunteers across Canada live out their passion for Jesus, kids and the Church

How Compassion volunteers across Canada live out their passion for Jesus, kids and the Church

Before and after March 2020. That’s how so much of life is thought about right now, including, for many of us, volunteering with Compassion. Before March 2020, spending a Sunday morning or Friday evening serving behind a Compassion table was a weekend highlight for many Compassion volunteers across Canada. There’s just something about the particular […]

date: April 13, 2021
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Links to 8 ways to fight local poverty

8 ways to fight local poverty

People often ask us, “Why help people living in poverty in other countries when there’s poverty here in Canada?” It’s a complex question, with a lot to consider, but in many ways, it can be answered quite simply, too: Why not both? At Compassion, our expertise is global poverty. We’re so thankful for partners in […]

date: February 24, 2021
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Links to Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time

Choosing compassionate generosity one day at a time

Compassion volunteer Andrea shares about her transformative journey of radical compassion and generosity

date: October 20, 2020
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Links to Vancouver siblings invent bookmark that gives back

Vancouver siblings invent bookmark that gives back

For Elias, 14, Eowyn, 12, and Amadeus, 11, from Vancouver, B.C., creativity has always been in their bones. In fact, it’s in their DNA. Their dad, Eric Hennessey, is an entrepreneur who runs multiple businesses in a way that allows him optimum time to spend on his true passion: travelling with his three beautiful kids. Over the years, the imaginative trio has put their creativity into action through small businesses.

date: October 1, 2020
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Links to Quotes to inspire a compassionate lifestyle

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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Links to 3 ways to volunteer in a time of isolation

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

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

Timothy and Abigail are a couple from Calgary, Alberta who are committed Compassion sponsors and volunteers. In 2018, they had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to meet the child they sponsor, James! We thought you’d enjoy watching their mini documentary about their trip, which they recently shared on their YouTube channel. If you’re […]

date: April 17, 2020
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Links to A Canadian pastor shares about seeing God’s compassion for children in poverty

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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