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Links to Where are they now? Ten students received the gift of tuition

Where are they now? Ten students received the gift of tuition

It happens to all of us. We pick out the perfect gift for someone, wrap it up and deliver it with lots of love. Then, time passes and you wonder… Did my gift have an impact? It is a joy to know the gifts we give have made an impact. We know it is no […]

date: December 3, 2021
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Links to There’s a new gift on the block: Child Protection Workshops

There’s a new gift on the block: Child Protection Workshops

When the Gifts of Compassion gift guide lands in your hands, there are some gifts that you probably know will be waiting within its pages. That is because they are effective in helping children and families overcome poverty! But maybe this year you are interested in something new. If that is the case, consider the […]

date: November 18, 2021
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Links to Unwrapping the gift of washrooms

Unwrapping the gift of washrooms

Washrooms? As a Christmas gift? Yes, it might seem unusual but for many children around the world, access to a clean, sanitary washroom is a life-changing gift. In fact, when washrooms are built in Compassion centres, they are usually celebrated with gusto by the community! The running water in the taps, the loud flush of […]

date: November 1, 2021
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Links to The flow of justice: Clean water is a right for all people

The flow of justice: Clean water is a right for all people

Here at Compassion, we are passionate about ensuring the most vulnerable in our world have access to clean water. According to the UN, one in three people do not have access to safe drinking water. Clean water is essential to life and therefore, is a human right that all people should be afforded. The need […]

date: September 29, 2021
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Links to More than a passing grade

More than a passing grade

Grade 11, right after lunch. The sun has warmed the classroom to nap-inducing temperatures and the staccato clacking of chalk on a dusty blackboard is the only thing keeping you awake—and yet strangely, also lulling you into a stupor. You look over your next assignment without fully understanding it and suddenly find yourself wondering, “Is […]

date: September 7, 2021
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Links to Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher

All across the country parents are pulling out backpacks, replacing too-small running shoes, and wracking their brains for lunchbox combinations that won’t come home rejected. Teachers are setting up lessons and desks, preparing for the rush of noise, questions and energy that will wake their slumbering schoolrooms. It’s back-to-school time. It’s no secret that we […]

date: September 1, 2021
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Links to Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

Why we need to make a big deal about toilets

There is something in your home that contributes to keeping you healthy more than you would ever give it credit for. What is that life-saving item? Your toilet. Though many of us wouldn’t have our toilet listed at the top of our daily gratitude list, it is something that is absolutely a critical part of […]

date: August 12, 2021
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Links to WATCH: Toronto teen speaks about making a difference for children in poverty

WATCH: Toronto teen speaks about making a difference for children in poverty

In February, Compassion partnered with Inspire Our Nation at the INSPIRE Youth Speakers’ Bootcamp. Teens had the opportunity to hear from speakers across Canada, learn and practice communication skills and prepare their own 5-minute talk on a topic of their choice. We were so inspired by the teens who shared about their faith, mental health, […]

date: August 11, 2021
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Links to Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Celebrating the world’s Indigenous peoples and partnerships that honour and empower

Worldwide, there are more than 476 million Indigenous people and 5,000 Indigenous people groups spread across at least 90 countries. Although Indigenous peoples make up just 5 per cent of the world’s population, they account for about 15 per cent of the global extreme poor. Indigenous people are nearly three times more likely to be […]

date: August 5, 2021
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Links to Living the good life, right where we are: a poem from Hanesa Banks

Living the good life, right where we are: a poem from Hanesa Banks

Across the country, many are entering into the week of Canada Day celebrations with mixed feelings: we love so much about our country, but we also have heavy hearts. We continue to mourn with our Indigenous neighbours, as the unmarked graves of children are discovered across the country on the grounds of former residential schools. […]

date: June 30, 2021
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