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Links to WATCH: How can Christians respond to a crisis?

WATCH: How can Christians respond to a crisis?

All of us are affected by rising costs of living as well as complications from recent world events. But some regions of the world have been harder hit than others. Haiti has experienced devastating earthquakes, political unrest and a deepening food crisis. Canadians have reached out with compassion to help.  But have you ever wondered […]

date: November 30, 2022
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Links to Compassion Canada welcomes Jerry Sen, CMO, and Kevin Cawthra, CFO, to executive leadership team

Compassion Canada welcomes Jerry Sen, CMO, and Kevin Cawthra, CFO, to executive leadership team

Compassion Canada is pleased to welcome two new executives to our executive leadership team: Jerry Sen and Kevin Cawthra. ____ Jerry Sen joins Compassion Canada in the role of Chief Marketing and Digital Officer (CMO) Jerry is a transformative digital and brand marketing leader who brings first-hand experience, honed expertise and an impressive legacy of […]

date: November 16, 2022
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Links to Canada’s top charities in 2022: Compassion Canada receives 5-star rating from Charity Intelligence

Canada’s top charities in 2022: Compassion Canada receives 5-star rating from Charity Intelligence

We are proud that Compassion Canada is once again among Canada’s top charities in 2022, as named by Charity Intelligence Canada. Additionally, Compassion Canada once again received a 5-star rating from Charity Intelligence. Charity Intelligence Canada seeks to move Canadians towards “a better way of giving”. In the Top 100 Charities report, they write, “What […]

date: October 27, 2022
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Links to Leadership update: CFO Tim DeWeerd steps into new chapter after 13 years with Compassion Canada

Leadership update: CFO Tim DeWeerd steps into new chapter after 13 years with Compassion Canada

After 13 years with the organization, Compassion Canada’s CFO and Executive Director of Business Services, Tim DeWeerd, will be stepping into his “next assignment”, joining Make-A-Wish Canada as Senior VP, Finance and Business Operations. In his time at Compassion, Tim has been a steady and faithful leader, both in his prior years leading finance, technology […]

date: August 15, 2022
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Links to ‘Thirteen Lives’ soccer team: Meet the boy who first spoke to the rescue divers

‘Thirteen Lives’ soccer team: Meet the boy who first spoke to the rescue divers

Thirteen Lives is a film directed by Ron Howard that brings us back into the story of the Thai soccer team that first gripped our hearts in 2018. Many of us can vividly remember the first time we watched the video of rescue divers John Volanthen and Richard Stanton’s first contact with the soccer team. […]

date: August 10, 2022
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Links to How Shana went from hating math to becoming our Director of Finance

How Shana went from hating math to becoming our Director of Finance

When Shana was 15, she was in an accounting course that she absolutely despised. As a young girl schooling in Zimbabwe, accounting was the one hurdle it seemed she couldn’t overcome. After multiple attempts at trying to pull up her grades, she only felt increasingly discouraged and unmotivated. Not too long before her exams were […]

date: June 29, 2022
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Links to New ways to give! We’re now accepting cryptocurrency

New ways to give! We’re now accepting cryptocurrency

At Compassion Canada we are unwavering about our mission of releasing children from poverty in Jesus’ name! And part of making that mission a reality includes providing a variety of ways to give that are convenient, safe and accessible to you. That is why we are pleased to now offer the option of securely donating […]

date: June 24, 2022
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Links to Part of our story: Haiti update

Part of our story: Haiti update

I’ll let you in on a secret: this is a part of our story. Unforgettable. Life-altering. Traumatic. These are words that describe August 14, 2021 for the country of Haiti. 650,000 Haitians were thrust into a humanitarian crisis—260,000 of whom are children—due to the 7.2 magnitude earthquake that is now known as the world’s deadliest […]

date: May 18, 2022
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Links to Resilience and impact: Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

Resilience and impact: Celebrating Asian Heritage Month

I have been Asian for over 25 years. In the many different seasons of my life, navigating my Asian identity has looked different as I’ve also fit the pieces together of my identity as a woman, Canadian, writer, daughter… and ultimately as a follower of Jesus. This most recent season has been a particularly striking […]

date: May 11, 2022
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Links to Part Two: Child protection in action

Part Two: Child protection in action

Warning: This content includes mention of abuse. We recommend you read with discretion. When we say children matter, we mean it. Our local church partners all around the world are committed to empowering, educating and establishing the necessary systems to ensure that every child can develop into their God-given potential. And that’s why prioritizing the […]

date: May 5, 2022
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