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For those of us who work at Compassion, what we do every day is more than a job! We like to say that we are “here [at Compassion] for a reason”. That reason is, of course, the two million children we serve around the world. But more specifically, on each of our desks or some […]
Today, we are celebrating an exciting milestone. There are now TWO MILLION children being cared for in Compassion’s programs by more than 7,000 local churches in 25 countries. That’s two million lives being released from poverty in Jesus’ name because of the compassion, dedication and generosity of our church partners and supporters like you. Thank you—for […]
After 35 years of ministry, Compassion Canada’s current President and CEO, Barry Slauenwhite, will be retiring in 2019. After a diligent search, Compassion Canada’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce Barry’s successor when he retires: Allison Alley. Allison will become the fourth president of Compassion Canada. She has led our Advocacy team for five […]
We are pleased to announce that our board of directors has selected the next President and CEO of Compassion Canada: Allison Alley. She will replace Barry Slauenwhite, who has filled this role for the past 24 years and is retiring in October 2019. Allison will become the fourth president of Compassion Canada’s child development ministry […]
After serving in Compassion Canada’s ministry for 34 years, Barry Slauenwhite has announced he will retire as President and CEO—effective fall 2019. Barry will continue to lead Compassion during a diligent process to choose his successor, and once the appointment is made, he will be available to advise the incoming leader during a time of […]
Did you know that the President of Compassion International, Jimmy Mellado, competed in the 1988 Olympic Games in Seoul? Here are his thoughts on what athletics have taught him about leadership. For as long as I can remember, I’ve been inspired by the Olympic movement and dreamed of one day participating in the Games. From […]
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 […]