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Links to Meet 5 Canadians making a global impact through Compassion’s new online fundraising platform

Meet 5 Canadians making a global impact through Compassion’s new online fundraising platform

In 2020, we launched our brand-new, online fundraising platform. We asked Canadians to join us in a goal of raising $100,000 for our COVID-19 relief fund through online fundraisers. And we were blown away by the response—together raising over $105,000! We wanted to introduce you to some of our amazing Canadian fundraisers and give you a peek into the creative ways they set out to bring practical help and hope to children and families in poverty during COVID-19. 

date: January 5, 2021
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Links to Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

Year in review: 2020 didn’t stop you from making an impact

We’re finally in the last moments of 2020. There’s no way to know what 2021 holds, but here’s what we do know: in this year of unthinkable need, our supporters, church partners and global Compassion family stepped up and made an impact for children and families living in poverty unlike anything we’ve seen before. WATCH: […]

date: December 28, 2020
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Links to Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

Christmas isn’t cancelled: How kids in Latin America are celebrating amidst the pandemic

For Compassion kids around the globe, celebrations with their centre will look just as different. But staff are working tirelessly to ensure children still feel loved this Christmas, even in quarantine. Let’s take a virtual journey around Latin America to see what Christmas celebrations look like for our beloved Compassion children and their families this year!

date: December 17, 2020
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Links to Life in areas of poverty after the pandemic

Life in areas of poverty after the pandemic

An interview with Infectious Disease Specialist and Compassion Board Member Dr. Andrew Johnson

date: December 16, 2020
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Links to A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A Brazilian pastor’s prayer and perspective on the pandemic

A guest post from Pastor Linaldo, pastor of a Compassion church partner in Brazil. ____ I still remember when I first arrived in this city. The local church needed a pastor, and I thought I would stay for just two years. It has been 28 years since then and I’ve learned to love this city […]

date: December 14, 2020
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Links to Please join us in prayer for the children we serve and our frontline workers

Please join us in prayer for the children we serve and our frontline workers

Hurricanes, civil unrest, economic crises, food shortages. Add these to the ongoing spread of COVID-19 and the reality for people living in extreme poverty is even more dire. Here are ways you can pray.

date: November 25, 2020
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Links to Border lockdown separates baby Sathinee from parents

Border lockdown separates baby Sathinee from parents

At last, the rain has stopped, and the air is filled with fog. A silent mist envelops the morning sky—the sign of winter approaching. The end of the year is near. But, as the days pass, there is still no sign of baby Sathinee’s parents returning. Just like the winter fog, discouragement hangs over Muchunu’s home.

date: November 12, 2020
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Links to Pregnant and without food, Hanna was abandoned

Pregnant and without food, Hanna was abandoned

With two young boys, a baby on the way and no hope of work, Hanna was ready to give up on life—until the gift of vegetable seeds changed everything.

date: November 5, 2020
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Links to Compassion launches new, online fundraising tool

Compassion launches new, online fundraising tool

COVID-19 may have changed how we do what we do, but it has not changed who we are. That’s why we’ve launched a new, online fundraising tool to help you use your unique gifts, talents and platform to creatively fundraise for children and families in need of practical help and hope during COVID-19.

date: October 29, 2020
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Links to How do you do remote learning when you don’t have a computer?

How do you do remote learning when you don’t have a computer?

Sharon was one of two million students preparing to write Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education final exams this year. These exams define students’ futures, influencing their entry into university. For Sharon, these exams were the next step towards her goal of pursuing a law degree. You can imagine her anxiety when her entire school year […]

date: October 27, 2020
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