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Visiting sponsors, visitors, adult men and women, parent, mothers and fathers, with their children, sons and daughters, families, stand together in a large circle holding hands and praying, prayers, with each other during a prayer time at the center.

Compassion Canada invites volunteers to join Value One campaign

This Fall, if every volunteer across Canada is able to find a sponsor for one child, over 600 children waiting for a sponsor will experience transformation.

date: October 16, 2019
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Meet 3 Unstoppable Girls Breaking Barriers Around the World

Today is International Day of the Girl! In honour of this year’s theme, GirlForce: Unscripted and Unstoppable, we wanted to introduce you to some strong and beautiful girls paving the way for freedom in their area of passion. Let’s meet them! ____ Name: Cleidy Country: Guatemala Passion: Physical Disability Advocacy Beautiful Cleidy was born without […]

date: October 11, 2019
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Little boy, Felix gives his cow a drink of water out of a green bucket.

#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]

date: August 29, 2019
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a portrait of Barry. He is wearing a blue shirt and black blazer, sitting and looking into the distance.

Celebrating Barry: 36 faithful years

Faithfulness. In my role as chair of Compassion Canada’s board of directors, I’ve had ten years to work closely with Dr. Barry Slauenwhite and observe this fruit of the Spirit exemplified in his life and work. Barry is a hard worker, always willing to take on the extra assignment. There were many times when he […]

date: July 12, 2019
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A portrait of 15-year-old Adun. He is looking at the camera, smiling with his arms crossed. He is wearing a mustard yellow crew-neck long sleeve shirt.

Thai Cave Rescue: Life is bright one year later

One year ago, the world was riveted by the unfolding rescue story of the Wild Boar soccer team who was trapped in the Tham Luang Nang Non cave in the Chiang Rai Province of Thailand. The rescue of the 12 boys and their coach seemed nearly impossible as rising waters in the cave system pinned them in […]

date: June 20, 2019
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8 ethical travel tips

You’re making plans and dreaming of summer vacation—but there’s a lot to think about when you travel. Whether your adventures take you across countries or across counties, here are eight ways you can be a good steward while making incredible memories. Adventure away! Cut down on waste. We’ve all heard how plastic negatively affects the […]

date: June 6, 2019
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A woman smiles alongside a young girl.

Our staff on the powerful impacts of sponsorship here at home

For those of us who work at Compassion, what we do every day is more than a job! We like to say that we are “here [at Compassion] for a reason”. That reason is, of course, the two million children we serve around the world. But more specifically, on each of our desks or some […]

date: March 14, 2019
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A girl wearing a red and white jacket has multiple gold medals around her neck. She smiles, looking up and to the side.

Poverty can’t stop Carmen from winning golds

“Mom! Look!” “What are you doing, Carmen? Doesn’t that hurt?” “No mom, it feels normal,” replied Carmen. The four-year-old was doing the splits. Eleven years later, Carmen has become the National Junior Rhythmic Gymnastics Champion of Peru. Behind this 15-year-old champion is a life of sacrifice and a shy girl who wants to improve her […]

date: December 31, 2018
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A picture of a boy in a yellow shirt next to a letter signed George Walker

A moving message from President Bush’s former sponsored child

I am Timothy Villalba, a former beneficiary of Compassion’s child sponsorship program. My sponsor was the former president of America, President George Bush. I am now 25 years old and will forever be grateful that I have been part of Compassion’s program through the Lifestream Student Center at Capitol City Foursquare Church. I was a […]

date: December 21, 2018
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The 10 most-read inspirational stories of the year

These stories, our most-read of the year, will end your year with a renewed sense of possibility and a fresh passion to keep fighting for children! No. 1:  Announcing the Next President and CEO of Compassion Canada Yeah, we’re pretty excited about this. If you haven’t yet, you’ve got to read more about our inspiring […]

date: December 20, 2018
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