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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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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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