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A woman stands by the water and takes a photograph.

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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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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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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Why do you volunteer?

April is Volunteer Month. (Woohoo! Hooray! Toot toot!) Have we told you lately how much we love our volunteers? Without volunteers, Compassion simply wouldn’t be able to help nearly as many children living in poverty. Volunteers in our field countries give their time at Compassion centres at local churches to care for children. And volunteers […]

date: April 6, 2017
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A school portrait of Joshua Riddoch. He's wearing a coloured shirt, a black vest and smiling at the camera

Can a 10-year-old change the world?

We recently heard from one of our supporters, 10-year-old Joshua from Quebec. After becoming a sponsor several years ago, Joshua decided he wanted to share with his fifth grade class about how they, too, can change the world. Here’s the inspiring presentation Joshua gave to his class in December. I’ve decided I’m going to tell […]

date: January 5, 2017
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A little boy holds up a drawing he's made for a water fundraiser he is participating in.

Childhood is not a waiting room

Often, people think of childhood as a waiting period until “real” life begins. But we know that God can use people at any stage of life to do great things for Him. With their unselfconscious boldness and innocent faith, children and youth can glorify God in surprising and significant ways. We’ve been so blessed to […]

date: December 15, 2016
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Kids with boxes full of bottles and cans.

The kids trading bottles—for wells

The Butt children spend an hour every morning studying their Bibles and every night at the Beer Store. It all started five years ago when their family faced some unexpected financial difficulties. Roy and Angela Butt of Aurora, Ontario, had always been generous, sponsoring a child with Compassion each time one of their four children […]

date: November 4, 2016
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Advocating for children—a family affair

When Carol Wilson went on an Exposure trip to Nicaragua to meet her sponsored child, it didn’t just change her life—it changed her entire family! Carol: I first sponsored a child with Compassion in 2005. I was drawn to Compassion because I had come to believe that it was vital for children to hear the […]

date: March 2, 2016
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Dads making a difference

At Compassion Canada, we are so blessed by our volunteers who give of their time and energy to help one child at a time get the care and support they need. And since Father’s Day is coming up, we wanted to celebrate just a few of the amazing dads who volunteer for Compassion. We have […]

date: June 10, 2015
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Prayer for moms

At Compassion, we believe that “the prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective” (James 5:16). We also know that, though we give our best efforts to serve this ministry, we need God’s blessing and His Spirit’s guidance. That’s why prayer is so important to Compassion’s ministry (and why we have an army of […]

date: May 3, 2015
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