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Links to Rebuilding + Restoring: updates from Haiti

Rebuilding + Restoring: updates from Haiti

On August 14 last year, southwest Haiti was struck hard by a 7.2 earthquake, and thousands were left homeless and injured. Compassion Haiti and our local church partners, already on the ground, responded immediately—and with your incredible generosity, began providing much-needed medical care as well as safe water and food. There was still much to […]

date: January 6, 2022
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Links to An update on child letters

An update on child letters

Receiving a letter from your sponsored child is a joy and a significant part of the relationship you have with them. It is why Compassion places so much value on that part of our program—it is important! Correspondence has always had an element of time to it as you wait for letters to be delivered, […]

date: November 15, 2021
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Links to Our 2021 Impact Report is here: highlighting sustained impact through a global crisis

Our 2021 Impact Report is here: highlighting sustained impact through a global crisis

We know you want to give with confidence. That’s the heart behind our annual Impact Report, which is now available for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. Read the 2021 Impact Report Representing a full year of work during the global COVID-19 pandemic in 25 countries around the world, this year’s report highlights sustained impact, innovative adaptability […]

date: November 10, 2021
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Links to On the frontlines: Meet Compassion centre  directors

On the frontlines: Meet Compassion centre directors

Compassion centre directors are the nurturers who have seen firsthand how love and connection can help children develop holistically as God intended. Chosen by their local community, centre directors have the responsibility to manage a team of dedicated staff, and together ensure that they know, love, and connect with between 150 and 250 Compassion-assisted children.  Almost 220 children are registered to a Compassion centre, on average, in Bangladesh since Compassion began its work in the country […]

date: October 29, 2021
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Links to Compassion Canada named one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities for 2021

Compassion Canada named one of Canada’s Top 100 Charities for 2021

Compassion Canada has once again been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Rated Charities by Charity Intelligence, based on financial integrity and demonstrated impact. Charity Intelligence notes that its approach to this annual list is to look “behind the gloss, at a charity’s results, costs and impact” so that Canadians can give with confidence. “We […]

date: October 14, 2021
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Links to Being anxious for nothing

Being anxious for nothing

The first-person story and encouragement below are offered by Compassion International’s President and CEO, Santiago “Jimmy” Mellado. It was originally published by Compassion International. ____ Anxiety. It’s something that many of us have experienced in our lives—and perhaps especially over the past year. It’s something that children in poverty—and their caregivers, too—are forced to face […]

date: October 8, 2021
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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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