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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 Star Baseball Player Makes Life-Changing Impact with Compassion

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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Links to #PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

#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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Links to What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

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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Links to A bond beyond borders

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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Links to How are you uniquely wired to respond to poverty?

How are you uniquely wired to respond to poverty?

Gaining a deeper understanding of God’s perspective on poverty can make a huge difference.

date: March 23, 2018
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Links to A devoted volunteer says, “Look for those in need.”

A devoted volunteer says, “Look for those in need.”

We couldn’t do what we do at Compassion without our volunteers. At our office in London, Ontario, the work of about two full-time staff is completed by volunteers! They sort through all of the precious letters you send so they can be quickly sent off to your sponsored child. These volunteers give their time freely […]

date: October 26, 2017
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Links to How well do you understand poverty?

How well do you understand poverty?

Gaining a deeper understanding of God’s perspective on poverty can make a huge difference.

date: September 28, 2017
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