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Announcing Steven Curtis Chapman’s “Glorious Unfolding” Canadian tour

Five-time GRAMMY® winner and highly acclaimed singer-songwriter Steven Curtis Chapman’s The Glorious Unfolding tour is coming to Canada. Presented by Compassion Canada, the eight-city tour begins May 6, 2014, in Moncton, New Brunswick. The Glorious Unfolding is Chapman’s 18th album and his first studio album of all-original material in seven years. Joining Chapman for the […]

date: January 20, 2014
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The Lows and Highs of Surviving Typhoon Haiyan

After the devastating winds of Typhoon Haiyan finally calmed, 8-year-old John Dave and his mother, Melo, decided to go back home to see what happened to their shanty. “I didn’t keep my hopes up,” Melo said. “I could see that all the trees were torn down and halved as we slowly walked home.” Their home […]

date: December 20, 2013
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Responding to Typhoon Haiyan

Typhoon Haiyan is the strongest cyclone that has hit the Philippines. In fact, it is considered the strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in recorded history. Haiyan hit on November 8 and seven days after, the unofficial casualty count is feared to be more than 10,000 people. Arriving at an exact number is difficult due to power […]

date: November 19, 2013
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A home destroyed and a little boy’s hope

There’s only one thing left untouched in Christian’s home: A single wooden beam stands with a nail in it. Christian’s school medals hang proudly from the nail, just as he left them. While his medals somehow defied Typhoon Haiyan’s rage on November 8th, the rest of this 9-year-old’s home was blown to pieces. His wooden […]

date: November 15, 2013
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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 In bigger cities in Ghana, December is buzzing as people prepare for Christmas. But in Adukrom, December 25 passes like any other day. Children there have never looked forward […]

date: September 23, 2013
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Does sponsorship really work?

A few weeks ago I received an update on my sponsored child, Jocsan from Honduras. I did a double-take when I saw his picture. I’ve been his sponsor for seven years. He’d just turned six when I sponsored him. I met him when he was seven and again when he was 10. I “knew” Jocsan […]

date: June 25, 2013
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A translator’s story

Ever wondered who it is who translated your letters to your sponsored child? Meet Josiane Yanogo, one of our translators at Compassion Burkina Faso. Today, I watched a soccer match with a Canadian sponsor, learned about the work of a veterinarian in Australia and ate sushi on a Korean dinner table. I travelled all of […]

date: June 24, 2013
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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 In April, the Journal of Political Economy published a first-of-its-kind study on the impact of child sponsorship—and the research presented focuses solely on Compassion’s ministry! In […]

date: May 22, 2013
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Activities for Kids: Build-a-Dude

There is an army of cuddly monsters multiplying, and their mission is to help Compassion-assisted children in Kenya. Their leader is Nate, and he hopes you’ll join him. Nate was 10 when his family visited Kibera, Kenya, one of the biggest slums in Africa. “It’s crazy how extreme the poverty is,” Nate says. But Nate […]

date: May 17, 2013
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Share your story with a picture

This year, we’re celebrating Compassion Canada’s 50th Birthday! Supporters over the last five decades have invested in the lives of their sponsored children—praying for them, encouraging them with letters and helping them climb out of poverty and teach others to do the same. That’s a big deal. We want to show just how much of […]

date: April 8, 2013
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