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10 inspiring moments we’re thankful for this year

2020 has been tough, but this Thanksgiving, we are choosing to be grateful for the amazing things God’s done through Compassion this year!

date: October 8, 2020
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How COVID-19 is putting children at risk of cybersex trafficking

The online sexual exploitation of children around the world is nothing new. But in the wake of COVID-19, this dark reality has worsened. Through cheap internet connections, abuse is inflicted on children at the commission and direction of predators from all over the world, with the most prolific customers in Canada, the United States and Australia. But how does a pandemic make such a darkness even darker? And who is there to protect the vulnerable?

date: September 17, 2020
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A young girl sits with a silver bowl in her hands looking off to the distance

Being a child migrant during COVID-19

Mamaway clenches her eyes tight, buries her head in her knees and imagines she is back home again: Small and fragile, she can almost feel the dewy air in her lungs—a gift from the deep green trees that surrounded her very first home. She brushes her fingers against the ground beneath her and remembers the […]

date: August 6, 2020
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A father sits with his five children. Three of them have albinism.

5 things children with albinism want you to know

Meet playful Selinah, deep thinker Grace and science whiz Yona—three young people with dreams and determination who also have albinism. Albinism is rare genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin formed in the skin, hair and eyes, and can create serious health and social challenges. Yet this trio hopes you will see how they […]

date: June 11, 2020
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5 (more) free family activities for summer in self-isolation

From free at-home VBS content and kid’s magazines to wilderness scavenger hunts and gratitude walks. We’ve got you covered for family-friendly, faith-building and free summer activities to make the most of your summer in quarantine outdoors. Take a look!

date: May 27, 2020
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Quotes to inspire a compassionate lifestyle

As Christ-followers, we hold close to our hearts the call to be people of compassion and love. And even though we are in isolation, and our methods may need to change, the call still remains. Some days it can be difficult and even discouraging to mourn the ways we used to be able to serve […]

date: May 21, 2020
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A woman sits under a tree writing in a journal.

QUIZ: Which Compassion resource should you engage with during quarantine?

If you’re looking for something new to engage with, why not try one of Compassion’s resources?

date: May 21, 2020
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Meet 3 creative Canadian volunteers

What do a musician, a quilter and a Nerf warrior have in common? Their love for Compassion! Come meet 3 of our incredibly creative Canadian volunteers who are using their gifts, talents and passions to release children from poverty.

date: April 22, 2020
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A gift for you: free devotional resources

In this time of social isolation, it’s easy to find ourselves wondering how we’ll fill our days. Streaming shows and movies, testing out new recipes and organizing closets have become our new normal! For some, this time of quarantine has been restful. For others, it’s been just plain stressful. Regardless of how we fill our time, it’s easy to let our minds fill with questions, doubts and fears. But, the reality is this: We are not alone, God is here and He desires us to draw close to Him.

date: April 3, 2020
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What Compassion Staff are Reading

Here are nine books some of our staff are currently reading!

date: March 12, 2020
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