Search Results

We found 18 results for the Urgent Needs category. Showing results 1 to 10.

9 Awesome Things You Were Part of This Year

2019 was an incredible year in many ways for Compassion Canada! Because of our supporters, we were able to see more children and families empowered to break the chains of poverty and oppression. From providing shelter for refugees to giving a family of triplets a brand new home, you served those around the world in creative ways. Take a look at some good news stories from 2019 illustrated by us, just for you!

date: December 27, 2019
comments: 0 comments
Thanks for helping Compassion Canada exceed our Giving Tuesday goal

Wow! Thanks for helping us exceed our Giving Tuesday goal

At Compassion Canada, Giving Tuesday was never about a number.  It was about showing God’s love in a very practical way to people with very urgent needs.  The generous gifts given by our supporters will provide much-needed shelter, food, medicine, and sanitation for Venezuelan refugee families arriving at the Colombian border each day–3,000 people today alone. 

date: December 6, 2019
comments: 0 comments
A hand holding up a peace sign to the sky.

3 perfect gifts for the justice seeker in your life

[4 minute read] How can you make the causes that you and those around you care about part of your gift-giving this Christmas?

date: November 28, 2019
comments: 0 comments
A young boy, teddy bear in hand, walks toward the Colombian border

If you had to flee your home what would you bring?

This year on Giving Tuesday, help families fleeing the humanitarian crisis in Venezuela experience hope by providing much needed food, medicine and clothes.

date: November 25, 2019
comments: 0 comments
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
comments: 0 comments

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
comments: 0 comments
Estella poses with a heart pinata she made

Meet the girl who’s making piñatas to overcome poverty

In this story: How to fight poverty through entrepreneurship Ways the local church helps overcome physical and spiritual hunger How creativity can lift families from poverty ____ Pinks, reds, oranges and blues—these are the bold and beautiful colours that crowded young Estrella’s head years ago as she sat on her bedroom floor sketching out piñata […]

date: August 15, 2019
comments: 0 comments
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
comments: 0 comments
A young Filipino boy sits on the floor of his home. His legs are straight out in front of him and his head leans on his arm. He is wearing a blue t-shirt.

Do unsponsored children still receive support?

When choosing a child to sponsor, you might notice that their child profile tells you about their school situation and what kinds of activities they enjoy at their Compassion child development centre. We know what you’re thinking. Why are they already in school and attending the Compassion centre if they aren’t sponsored yet? That’s a […]

date: July 4, 2019
comments: 0 comments

Urgent prayers needed: Super Typhoon Mangkhut

UPDATE, October 3 Praise God, none of Compassion’s church partners were damaged in the typhoon. Eight of the churches had to limit their programs immediately following the program, but are resuming normal activity. Forty-eight beneficiaries were impacted by the storm. Some were temporarily dislocated, while others’ homes were damaged. Praise God, no Compassion beneficiaries or […]

date: September 14, 2018
comments: 0 comments