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Links to You are the story: 60 years with Compassion Canada

You are the story: 60 years with Compassion Canada

Imagine this: Your tray table is folded up and you are fidgeting on the cramped fabric seat you were assigned. You tuck your elbows in, glue your knees together and lean towards the small window to your right. Take-off was a little bumpy, but now you just have the buzz of the airplane jets humming […]

date: February 22, 2024
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Links to This incredible woman sponsors and writes 101 kids—here’s her story

This incredible woman sponsors and writes 101 kids—here’s her story

Lynn’s sentences are punctuated with joyous laughter as we talk about her sponsorship journey and how she got to supporting 101 Compassion kids. You can feel her energy and excitement for the mission through the screen. “They’re my family,” she says matter-of-factly.

date: January 31, 2024
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Links to Diving into a future free from poverty

Diving into a future free from poverty

Johanes, 19, is a Compassion-assisted student from a small town called Tanjung Balai in North Sumatra, Indonesia, 180 kilometres from Medan, with a big future. He is an independent, highly active and strong-willed person who has a passion for sports. Possessing the good posture of an athlete, he also has a gentle disposition that makes […]

date: October 26, 2023
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Links to Mattress maker hems a future free from poverty for her children

Mattress maker hems a future free from poverty for her children

“Now I can sleep comfortably, and my body no longer hurts when I wake up. My mom makes the best mattresses in the world.”

date: October 5, 2023
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Links to Smiling through adversity: Juliet’s story of thriving with disability

Smiling through adversity: Juliet’s story of thriving with disability

Juliet’s big smile and bright eyes show no trace of the struggles she has already faced in her young life. She warms up to strangers quickly and has many friends. Her quick laughter might leave you surprised to hear the story of the challenges she has struggled to overcome. Born with unique challenges When she […]

date: September 19, 2023
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Links to Power of play: Top 6 sports kids play around the world

Power of play: Top 6 sports kids play around the world

Do you remember the joy of parachute week in gym class? Or using craft materials in math? When learning is playful, we remember those lessons. Creating safe and supportive spaces for play ignites friendships, develops life-changing skills and provides opportunities to grow as a whole person.  

date: August 1, 2023
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Links to How to send a gift to the child you sponsor

How to send a gift to the child you sponsor

When you sit down to send a gift to the Compassion child you sponsor, think about the best gift you’ve ever received. Most of us would agree that the best gifts are personal, generous and impactful. That’s our goal for the gifts sponsors send to sponsored children, their families or Compassion centres. It’s why we’re […]

date: July 14, 2023
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Links to Class of 2023: Five Compassion graduates start a new chapter

Class of 2023: Five Compassion graduates start a new chapter

Sometimes, endings are just the beginning of a new adventure!  This June, graduates across Canada are tossing caps into the air in honour of their achievements, endurance and dreams! While for some, it can be bittersweet to leave behind friends and memories, graduation isn’t something to fear. It signals that the preparation is done, and […]

date: June 2, 2023
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Links to What role does the family play in child development?

What role does the family play in child development?

At Compassion, we’re serious about child development and releasing children from poverty in every area of life: physically, cognitively, socially, economically and spiritually. Poverty is far-reaching and multi-faceted, and our approach to fighting it needs to be, too. But a child’s development doesn’t happen in a vacuum. Stability and connectedness are woven into the very […]

date: May 9, 2023
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Links to “May the Church rise up”: Reflections from a board member’s recent trip to Colombia

“May the Church rise up”: Reflections from a board member’s recent trip to Colombia

Compassion Canada’s board of directors is made up of an incredible group of leaders who give their time to serve in the important role of directing and protecting our organization. They recently had the opportunity to visit Colombia on their first trip as a board in more than three years. Compassion Canada board member Dr. […]

date: April 20, 2023
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