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Thai Cave Rescue: Christians gather to pray and praise God

Christians from all around the Chiang Rai District of northern Thailand gathered on Sunday, July 22, to praise God for the dramatic rescue of 12 boys and their soccer coach, including one Compassion-assisted youth, after being trapped more than a week in a flooded cave system. The majority of the soccer team participated in a […]

date: July 26, 2018
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Meet Adun: A hero of the Thai cave rescue

UPDATE JULY 20: The Wild Boars soccer team and their coach have returned home! Amongst the grateful boys and coach, is 14-year-old Adun, who is part of our Compassion family. Adun is the bright, resilient, and multi-lingual young man who has captured the world’s attention alongside his coach and teammates.* Adun was the young man captured […]

date: July 23, 2018
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Get to know our amazing President Elect: Allison Alley

After 35 years of ministry, Compassion Canada’s current President and CEO, Barry Slauenwhite, will be retiring in 2019. After a diligent search, Compassion Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Barry’s successor when he retires: Allison Alley. Allison will become the fourth president of Compassion Canada. She has led our Advocacy team for five […]

date: July 5, 2018
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Announcing the Next President and CEO of Compassion Canada

We are pleased to announce that our board of directors has selected the next President and CEO of Compassion Canada: Allison Alley. She will replace Barry Slauenwhite, who has filled this role for the past 24 years and is retiring in October 2019. Allison will become the fourth president of Compassion Canada’s child development ministry […]

date: February 1, 2018
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How can churches respond to hunger in a sustainable way?

Families facing hunger in the aftermath of drought are getting relief and long-term solutions thanks to our church partners. Flora Karisa, 13, wakes just as the sun rises, the pink sky barely visible through the palm trees towering outside her window. Flora cautiously moves about the tiny room where her five siblings and mother, Zawadi, […]

date: January 9, 2018
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A young Indian girl is embraced by her mother. They sit in front there home which appears to be in a slum.

Honouring God’s work in India

How sponsors and donors enabled the Church in India to transform lives over nearly half a century. After 48 years of serving India, Compassion had to make one of the hardest decisions in its history—to leave India.  Compassion reluctantly ended operations in India on March 15, 2017, after serving children in the country for nearly […]

date: January 6, 2018
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Haiti after Hurricane Matthew—one year later

In the past weeks, we’ve been seeing the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma across the Caribbean. Many of you have responded with compassion, just as you did nearly one year ago when Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm, blew through Haiti, taking approximately 1,000 lives and causing $2 billion in damage. Your compassion restored lives After […]

date: September 14, 2017
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Send help to victims of
Hurricane Irma

Your generous donation will offer assistance to Compassion children and their families in the areas affected.

date: September 8, 2017
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Pray for the Caribbean amidst Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma, which intensified into a Category 5 hurricane on September 6 (the highest category possible), is barreling through the Caribbean. It has already passed over several islands, including Antigua, Barbuda, Saint Martin and Saint Barthélemy. As of midday September 6, it was heading for the Virgin Islands and is expected to pass just north […]

date: September 6, 2017
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Country highlights from our African partners

God is doing amazing things around the world through the dedicated work of our church partners. Take a look at just a few of the amazing stories from our African partners.  Togo: No child deaths by malaria! Each year in the community of Amlamé, a town in southern Togo, malaria kills 60 of the community’s children, […]

date: July 23, 2017
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