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Links to New to Compassion? Start here!

New to Compassion? Start here!

Hey, friend! It’s so great to meet you. We’re excited to share more about our passion to help children and families overcome poverty. Since you’re new here, we wanted to introduce ourselves. Simply put, we love Jesus. We love the Church. And we love children.    Everything we do flows from there. You might be wondering, […]

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Ending child poverty is possible

Ending child poverty is possible

Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]

date: January 26, 2021
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Links to Measuring your impact

Measuring your impact

This article was originally published in Compassion Canada’s Summer 2020 Magazine. Did you know that your generous giving provides individualized care through each stage of a child’s development? Our local church partners are experts committed to every child’s wellbeing. They truly know and love the kids! Your giving empowers them to invest in each child. […]

date: July 23, 2020
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Links to Busting some myths on Compassion and community development

Busting some myths on Compassion and community development

This article was originally published in Compassion Canada’s Summer 2020 Magazine. Because we are so committed to and focused on individual child development, a common myth about Compassion’s program is that we don’t do wider community development projects. But the fact is, we invest a lot in community development through what we call our Complementary […]

date: July 16, 2020
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Links to Is Compassion a financially responsible charity?

Is Compassion a financially responsible charity?

Let’s face it—money matters. And when it comes to where you invest it, you want to be completely confident. Giving to charities is no different. Like you, we at Compassion value transparency and responsibility. So, we’re answering some of your most practical and burning questions when it comes to all things money. 

date: January 16, 2020
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Links to Child sponsorship: Get the facts

Child sponsorship: Get the facts

At Compassion, we value you, our partners in mission, deeply. Our hope is to be transparent with the ins and outs of our ministry. One of the ways we do that is by addressing your questions—big or small!

date: October 24, 2019
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Links to A Cynic’s Guide to Sponsorship & Letter Writing

A Cynic’s Guide to Sponsorship & Letter Writing

When it comes to child sponsorship, there is no shortage of questions and misconceptions about its effectiveness and ethics. We’ve heard every question in the book! And honestly—we get it. Committing to a relationship with a child across the globe is not something you want to do blindly. In this day and age, when we […]

date: October 24, 2019
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Links to Is child sponsorship a scam?

Is child sponsorship a scam?

Shortly after I started working for Compassion, my brother-in-law, a thoroughly reasonable man, asked me if Compassion really supported nearly two million children around the world, or if it was all just a front with a handful of poor-looking kids as a façade. He’s not alone. Many of us have read the stories of non-profits […]

date: July 11, 2019
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Links to Do unsponsored children still receive support?

Do unsponsored children still receive support?

When choosing a child to sponsor, you might notice that their child profile tells you about their school situation and what kinds of activities they enjoy at their Compassion child development centre. We know what you’re thinking. Why are they already in school and attending the Compassion centre if they aren’t sponsored yet? That’s a […]

date: July 4, 2019
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