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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
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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
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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 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
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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
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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
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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 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
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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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