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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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A Compassion staff member displays an example of a Coronavirus information card.

How Compassion’s Global Program is Equipped to Respond to the COVID-19 Pandemic

Three existing aspects of Compassion’s program that equip us well to respond to the Coronavirus pandemic.

date: March 17, 2020
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Julio stands in the doorway of his home, smiling.

Beating cancer with the support of community

It was news that no mother ever wants to receive. “Your child has lymphoma and leukemia.”

date: February 4, 2020
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Want to Peek at How Canadians Outloved Poverty Through Gifts of Compassion 2019?

You raised your hands. You opened your heart. And you loved large.

Raising more than $1.25 million dollars, Canadians rallied together to ensure children in poverty received gifts that were practical, desperately needed and completely life-changing.

date: January 22, 2020
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6 Budget-Friendly, World-Changing Christmas Gifts

Changing the world doesn’t have to be expensive. Check out these 6 gifts that allow you to Outlove poverty, and stay in budget!

date: November 8, 2019
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Saviour is 50% recovered, but needs your help

To heal completely, little Saviour needs to undergo a second heart surgery. Will you help him thrive again?

date: November 7, 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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Little boy, Felix gives his cow a drink of water out of a green bucket.

#PasstheMilk Update: Felix got a cow!

In this story: How Canadians made a massive impact through Giving Tuesday 2018 How a cow is changing the life of a mother-son duo in Rwanda ____ Do you remember Felix? His mother, Freya*, struggled to provide Felix and his siblings with their basic needs because of her HIV. The local Rwandan church saw many […]

date: August 29, 2019
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A young Thai girl in a green top holds a baby goat on top of a large boulder.

Do my Gifts of Compassion really make a difference?

It’s the middle of summer, so you’re probably not thinking about Christmas carols and snow softly falling outside your window. However, even though the taste of peppermint hot chocolate isn’t on your lips, think back to Christmas with us for a moment. Shopping for the perfect gifts is a large part of the Christmas season. […]

date: August 1, 2019
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