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How to Mobilize Generosity

Allison Alley, president of Compassion Canada, joins the Word Made Digital podcast to chat about How to Mobilize Generosity in Millennials and Communicate Global Needs in Effective Ways

date: December 3, 2019
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Children smiling and running in a playground in Kenya.

The rights of children—in photos

{4 minute read} November 2019 is the 30th anniversary of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child. According to UNICEF, it is the most widely ratified human rights treaty in history, in which world leaders “made a promise to every child to protect and fulfil their rights, by adopting [this] international legal […]

date: November 14, 2019
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A group of girls in Latin America.

3 ways the world has changed for children in 30 years

In this article: God’s heart for children reflected in the global effort to uphold the rights of children. Three ways the rights of children have advanced over the last 30 years. Why we can celebrate and look to the work ahead of us. ____ This year, Compassion joins other humanitarian and child-focused organizations around the […]

date: November 14, 2019
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Hey Batter, Batter! Meet the Home Run Kids of Compassion

As the World Series wraps up, Compassion kids around the world have baseball fever! Let’s meet the Compassion All-Star team.

date: October 31, 2019
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FAQ Cheat Sheet for Sponsorship

At Compassion, we value you, our partners in mission, deeply. Our hope is to be transparent with the ins and outs of our ministry. One of the ways we do that is by addressing your questions—big or small!

date: October 24, 2019
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A Cynic’s Guide to Sponsorship & Letter Writing

When it comes to child sponsorship, there is no shortage of questions and misconceptions about its effectiveness and ethics. We’ve heard every question in the book! And honestly—we get it. Committing to a relationship with a child across the globe is not something you want to do blindly. In this day and age, when we […]

date: October 24, 2019
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Hector, wearing a paint-smattered smock, sits at a table paining on a canvas.

Hector, the Prize-Winning Painter

For a boy who was abandoned by both his parents at a young age, Hector is an anomaly. Today, he is an prize-winning painter, painting a brighter future over the immense darkness of his past.

date: October 22, 2019
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A boy hangs upside down from a playground structure.

3 things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty

Eradicating poverty is something we’re pretty passionate about! While there’s definitely a lot of work still to be done, there are also several things we can celebrate in the fight against poverty.

date: October 17, 2019
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A portrait of an Ethiopian teen, against a blue wall wearing a white shirt and blue vest.

4 lesser-known ways that poverty affects lives

Poverty looks different in different contexts. Here are four less well-known challenges that people living in poverty are facing in the world today.

date: October 17, 2019
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Make a Wish! 11 Kids’ Dreams Come True

Blowing out the candles on a birthday cake. Sharing a pepperoni pizza with friends. Spending a day at the beach. For those living in comfortable economic conditions, picking up the phone and ordering a pizza on a Friday night may just be normal. But for kids who live in poverty, “ordinary” indulgences we experience in […]

date: October 10, 2019
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