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Happy Canada Day: A vision of every nation, tribe, people and tongue

Celebrating the diverse and complex experiences of Canadians, and the global impact our Canadian supporters have together.

date: June 30, 2020
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Tony Beltran, Compassion Dominican Republic's National Director.

8 inspiring stories of Compassion alumni

These inspiring individuals have been released from poverty into lives of promise and purpose.

date: June 16, 2020
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A father sits with his five children. Three of them have albinism.

5 things children with albinism want you to know

Meet playful Selinah, deep thinker Grace and science whiz Yona—three young people with dreams and determination who also have albinism. Albinism is rare genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin formed in the skin, hair and eyes, and can create serious health and social challenges. Yet this trio hopes you will see how they […]

date: June 11, 2020
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The Safe Haven

We serve a God who became flesh and made his dwelling among us, or as The Message paraphrases it, a God who moved into the neighbourhood to live life with the vulnerable, the sick and the hurting (John 1:14). We wanted to give you an up-close look at how Compassion’s church partners in Thailand have moved into the neighbourhood to do just that— preserve dignity and protect children from exploitation.

date: June 9, 2020
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A girl sits on the floor of her living room reading a letter from her sponsor.

How to write your sponsored child in a time of crisis

In this season, you might find yourself wondering about the safety and health of the child you sponsor. Maybe you’re longing to communicate with them—ask how they’re doing, tell them that you’re praying for them. These are great questions to be asking. They reveal your heart for children in poverty, which gives us so much […]

date: May 14, 2020
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The most popular baby names around the world!

Amidst all the craziness of the world around us, we are excited about celebrating the beauty of motherhood this weekend! In honour of Mother’s day, we thought it would be fun to take a look at some of the most popular baby names around the world. Come take a look! ____ Every continent has its […]

date: May 5, 2020
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Timothy, Abigail and James take a selfie.

WATCH: Take a (virtual) trip with this Calgary couple to meet their Compassion child

Timothy and Abigail MacDonald are committed Compassion sponsors and volunteers. In 2018, they had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to meet the child they sponsor, James! To kickoff National Volunteer Week, we thought you’d enjoy watching their mini documentary about their trip, which they recently shared on their YouTube channel. If you’re feeling […]

date: April 17, 2020
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A woman washes her hands using a homemade device known as a 'leaky tin'.

Stories of how Compassion centres are responding to COVID-19: Part Two

Compassion’c local church partners are stepping up to support the children and families in our programs during this time.

date: April 8, 2020
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A girl wearing a mask sits next to her mother who is holding a pamphlet about COVID-19 prevention.

Stories of how Compassion Centres are Responding to COVID-19: Part One

Our church partners have been part of daily life in their communities for years. Now, in a time of crisis, they are able to quickly respond to rapidly changing situations.

date: April 7, 2020
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Healthcare heroes: Compassion alumni edition

Compassion empowers children to pursue their dreams and become heroes in their own communities. As you pray for healthcare workers in Canada this week, join us in also celebrating and praying for the amazing healthcare workers who are taking care of children and families across the globe during the COVID-19 pandemic—like Compassion alumnus, Dr. Jose Pina from the Dominican Republic!

date: April 3, 2020
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