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Links to Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Kirk Franklin re-releases “Lean on Me” with The Compassion Youth Choir

Get the song ____ Following an early 2020 trip with Compassion to the Dominican Republic, Grammy-winning gospel artist Kirk Franklin felt God telling him to use his musical talents to inspire and encourage youth around the world. WATCH: Kirk shares why he chose to get involved with The Compassion Youth Choir. In late 2020, Kirk […]

date: September 24, 2021
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Links to Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

Presence: The most effective way to recover in the aftermath of disaster

“Even though Compassion is not a disaster relief organization, the link between poverty and vulnerability to disaster is undeniable. As a result, Compassion staff and church partners are often the first ones on the ground in the wake of an emergency—ready and prepared to respond to the needs of children and their families.” – Compassion […]

date: August 27, 2021
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Links to Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

Haiti: God answers the simple prayers of a child

“I told you God would answer my prayers,” six-year-old Soraya said as she quickly looked through the emergency food box in front of her. Three days after a devastating 7.2 earthquake hit southwestern Haiti on Saturday, August 14, Soraya told her grandmother Ana she had prayed for God to provide her favorite food. To Ana’s […]

date: August 19, 2021
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Links to 2021 Haiti Earthquake Updates

2021 Haiti Earthquake Updates

The latest updates including answers to frequently asked questions about the 2021 Haiti earthquake.

date: August 16, 2021
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Links to Parenting in the pandemic: 3 Compassion staff share their perspectives

Parenting in the pandemic: 3 Compassion staff share their perspectives

“Children are a heritage from the Lord; they are a reward from him.” – Psalm 127:3 Parenting during the pandemic is a strenuous role yet it is also filled with joy and snuggly hugs. We connected with three Compassion Canada staff who are parents to walk us through their perspectives on parenting during this season. […]

date: July 14, 2021
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Links to Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Crisis: Both danger and opportunity are reflected through COVID-19

Listen in to this inspiring time that church leaders from across Canada spent with Jimmy Mellado, President and CEO of Compassion International. Jimmy shares about the realities for Compassion’s ministry worldwide as well as the remarkable opportunity we have as the Church to do good and meet the needs of the most vulnerable. With Jimmy’s […]

date: July 7, 2021
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Links to Your pandemic impact: over 8 million people and 250 million meals

Your pandemic impact: over 8 million people and 250 million meals

Many Compassion supporters know that we currently serve over 2 million children around the world who are registered in our holistic child development program. But we’re excited to share a new number with you today. Local Compassion centres have shifted their approach to programming through the pandemic to provide emergency support to children and their […]

date: July 2, 2021
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Links to Concert of Hope: A Friday night with dynamic talent that impacts lives

Concert of Hope: A Friday night with dynamic talent that impacts lives

Resonance. It’s a musical term that captures the impact of a note after it has been played or sung. How that note interacts with time and space. The right frequency for maximum amplification. If there is one thing the Concert of Hope knows how to utilize, it’s resonance. With a world-class collection of artists and […]

date: May 25, 2021
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Links to Compassion helps Rwandan family reunite decades after genocide

Compassion helps Rwandan family reunite decades after genocide

 Christian was at a church service when he received a phone call that would change his life. Fifteen missed phone calls, to be exact. “I was in church when I realized I had 15 missed calls,” Christian shares. “My phone had been on silent mode. When I stepped out of the service to call […]

date: May 14, 2021
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Links to Meet our people: 10 questions with Compassion staff across Canada

Meet our people: 10 questions with Compassion staff across Canada

From coast to coast and many different walks of life, our staff across Canada share a passion for seeing children released from poverty in Jesus’ name. Whether it’s answering supporters’ live chats, emails and phone calls, processing donations, writing a blog post, managing a project or connecting with a volunteer, we know the things we do […]

date: April 6, 2021
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