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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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How did my gift make a difference?

Last Christmas you gave a gift of Compassion—and you might be wondering: How did my gift make a difference? Take a look at the amazing results: See for yourself all the ways you’ve helped to give children and their families the skills and resources that can help them overcome poverty: 5,565 gifts given including: 113 […]

date: April 1, 2013
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Jim Mellado named Compassion International’s new president and CEO

When Wess Stafford announced that he would be retiring from his 20 years as Compassion International’s President and CEO, we knew we had some big shoes to fill. Wess has humbly guided the international organization with wisdom and grace and has become like a father to many of its staff. But over the past year, […]

date: March 13, 2013
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Kaitlin’s Legacy

Kaitlin Boyda, a 17-year-old girl from Lethbridge, Alberta, struggled with an incurable brain tumour since the summer of 2009. While other kids her age were busy texting and thinking about prom, she went through two surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. But when the Children’s Wish Foundation approached Kaitlin to grant her a wish to brighten her […]

date: March 11, 2013
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The BIG 5-0: We want YOUR photos!

Guess what—it’s our birthday! That’s right; Compassion Canada turns 50 this year, which means Canadians have been praying for, encouraging and changing the lives of children in poverty for half a century. That’s a big deal. Naturally, we’re pretty excited about this, so we wanted to have a little fun…and you can help! Here’s how: […]

date: March 8, 2013
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