Search Results

We found 63 results for the Compassion News category. Showing results 31 to 40.

Five years later

Compassion’s continuing relief efforts after the 2010 earthquake in Haiti are providing lasting help for children and their families.  I’ll never forget that Tuesday, even though I was thousands of miles away. I had traveled to Haiti the year before and was enchanted. I loved the round, rolling words of Haitian Creole and the buttery […]

date: January 15, 2015
comments: 0 comments

Rebuilding Haiti with small businesses

In the devastating earthquake in Haiti five years ago, people lost not only their homes but also their means to earn an income. With nothing left, many were unable to provide daily food for their families. Using $1 million of donations to our Haiti Disaster Relief Fund, Compassion worked with local churches to provide small […]

date: January 14, 2015
comments: 0 comments

Haiti five years later: Thoughts from our president

Five years ago, Compassion Canada’s President and CEO, Barry Slauenwhite, had just arrived in Haiti to lead a group of Canadian pastors when the earthquake struck. He witnessed the devastation firsthand, but on several follow-up trips to Haiti, Slauenwhite has also seen the progress that has been made. Here are some of his thoughts on […]

date: January 12, 2015
comments: 0 comments

Typhoon Hagupit hits the Philippines

Thirteen months ago, the Philippines was devastated when one of the strongest tropical storms on record, Typhoon Haiyan, made landfall on November 8th, 2013. Late Saturday, December 6th, 2014, another massive storm—Typhoon Hagupit—made landfall. Thousands of people have fled their homes in anticipation of the typhoon, which measured around 600 km across, with gusts peaking at 195km/hour. […]

date: December 6, 2014
comments: 0 comments

Ebola outbreak in West Africa: Is my sponsored child safe?

Compassion Canada is deeply concerned about the children and families affected by the deadly Ebola virus that has taken hold in West Africa. At present, no children or staff members in Compassion’s programs have contracted the Ebola virus. We will contact you directly if the child you sponsor becomes ill. Compassion does not have a […]

date: October 21, 2014
comments: 0 comments

Connect with your sponsored child—no matter where you are!

We’ve been working hard to create an amazing experience for you on My Compassion, allowing you to connect with your sponsored child no matter where you are. Check out this preview of our new site! The new My Compassion allows you to Write letters Send photos Download photos of your Compassion child Read letters from […]

date: August 25, 2014
comments: 0 comments

A sneak peek at the next issue of Compassion Today

Great news! The next issue of Compassion Today will soon be in your mailbox and we’re thrilled for you to read what’s inside. Here’s a sneak peek: The stories This month the whole world is watching Brazil, whose economy has grown dramatically in the past decade, as they host the 2014 FIFA World Cup. But inside […]

date: June 20, 2014
comments: 0 comments

100,000 children sponsored!

We’ve got some exciting news to share: Canadians now sponsor 100,000 children around the world through Compassion! Thank you for helping free these kids from every kind of poverty—we couldn’t do it without you! But that’s not all… Any time you make a video, some of the best—or at least the funniest—stuff winds up on the cutting […]

date: May 20, 2014
comments: 0 comments

Giving gifts and doing good

Last Christmas, we asked you an important question: Do you love giving gifts and doing good? Watch this video to find out how you answered. Thank you for meeting real needs and bringing real joy with a gift of Compassion!

date: May 15, 2014
comments: 0 comments

A sneak peek at the next issue of Compassion Today

Great news! The next issue of Compassion Today will soon be in your mailbox and we’re thrilled for you to read what’s inside. Here’s a sneak peek: The stories Doris MacPherson, a long-time sponsor with Compassion, shares the story of her mother —a woman whose trust in God brought her places she’d never dreamed possible—and […]

date: February 7, 2014
comments: 0 comments