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National Volunteer Week is a big deal here at Compassion. Why? Because volunteers are the core of our ministry! Compassion Canada began more than 50 years ago as a purely volunteer venture and volunteers continue to be the hands and feet of this ministry. Bob and Janet Forsyth were the first volunteers for Compassion in […]
Visiting your Compassion child can be a life-changing experience. Hear from Lisa Braun, one of our Volunteer Advocates, about her recent Exposure Trip to Ecuador. How long have you been a sponsor? My family has sponsored children through Compassion for about eight years, although we’ve always sponsored a child during our 25 years of marriage. […]
Jenn Phipps is a Volunteer Advocate with Compassion Canada. I have been volunteering with Compassion Canada for about five years, since 2009. I got started by reading about the Compassion Blogger trips in the U.S. What makes me most excited about sharing our story is helping existing sponsors engage with their sponsored child and spreading […]
This is National Volunteer Appreciation Week, and, boy, do we appreciate our volunteers. Canadians have big hearts: 47 per cent of Canadians volunteer every year. 2.1 billion hours are volunteered by Canadians every year. That’s the equivalent of 1.1 million full-time jobs! And we think our Compassion Canada volunteers are the best of the best. More […]
North American children have much to offer the world and much to offer a sponsored child. Renowned children’s author Sally Lloyd-Jones reminds us, “Children need to know they’re part of something bigger.” Sponsorship offers the opportunity to invite your children into a global story. Here are three ways your child can get involved: Letter Writing […]
Have you ever thought about going on a Compassion Exposure Trip to meet your sponsored child? Have you ever wondered if it’s really worth it—or if the money could perhaps be better spent? We sincerely believe that an Exposure Trip with Compassion is worth every penny, and here’s why: Meeting your sponsored child Many […]
You sponsor a child. You write regularly. You follow us on Facebook and Twitter. You tell all your friends about us. But do you wish you could still do more? You can! You are just the person to become a Volunteer Advocate, someone who knows from experience the amazing changes that come through sharing God’s […]