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Links to Dear parent: What’s the hardest conversation you’ve ever had?

Dear parent: What’s the hardest conversation you’ve ever had?

The door clicks shut. You lean against the threshold with the whirlwind of school pick-up, homework, dinner, bath time and bedtime behind you. Whew. Your partner bends over the notice that came in the mail today. And in the space between your exhale and inhale, you step back into the responsibility of parenthood. One, two, […]

date: March 31, 2023
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Links to How to share stories about poverty with dignity

How to share stories about poverty with dignity

Have you ever had to choose a photo to represent yourself? If you have, you will know it is not done carelessly or without consideration. Why? Because you want it to represent you well. This is a value that Compassion holds for the children we serve. We want to represent them well—with dignity, honesty and […]

date: March 20, 2023
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Links to She who hungers: Why global hunger hits women and girls worse

She who hungers: Why global hunger hits women and girls worse

Beaded sweat dripping down her brow, Fransciska breathes deep the dusty air kicked up from her worn sandals. Her sombre one-year-old rests his cheek against her jutted shoulder blade. She carries the weight of his hungry body in a green cloth kanga carrier wrapped around her torso. The weight of her precious baby takes a toll on her tired body during today’s 15-kilometre.

But it is nothing compared to the weight of the world she bears each day, fighting to provide for her six hungry children.

date: March 7, 2023
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Links to Mobilizing justice: Ambrose University partners with Compassion Canada on new workshop

Mobilizing justice: Ambrose University partners with Compassion Canada on new workshop

When it comes to learning to see others through the eyes of Jesus, we often need a little help. The distractions and busyness of work and life keep us focused on our comfort, and we don’t always remember God’s call to seek justice for the oppressed and to alleviate the suffering of others. That’s why […]

date: March 6, 2023
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Links to One sponsor, two brothers, countless words of impact

One sponsor, two brothers, countless words of impact

Holman was eight years old when Compassion partnered with a local church in his rural community in Nicaragua. A few months after he was registered, he learned he had a sponsor—and shortly after that, he received his first letter. His sponsor shared about his life and his faith journey and encouraged Holman and his family. He wrote regularly and always signed off the same way: with a Bible verse for Holman to read. 

date: February 23, 2023
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Links to How to talk to kids about the global food crisis

How to talk to kids about the global food crisis

The news can be scary for kids (and grown-ups too)! With so much brokenness in the world, it’s tempting to want to shield our children. Many of us wonder how to make our children aware of complex issues like the global food crisis. Heavy conversations can be intimidating. Right now, a global food crisis is […]

date: February 15, 2023
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Links to Culture at Compassion: Q&A with Misty Fonseca, Chief People Officer

Culture at Compassion: Q&A with Misty Fonseca, Chief People Officer

People and purpose. It takes just a short amount of time with Misty Fonseca, Compassion Canada’s Chief People Officer, to see how much those two things are on her heart. Misty has been leading human resources at Compassion Canada for nine years. We sat down with Misty to talk about being a People and Culture […]

date: January 30, 2023
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Links to Kids and family devotionals you need to know about

Kids and family devotionals you need to know about

Bible reading is for everyone! If you’re looking for kids and family devotionals, we’re here to help. A new year is a fantastic time for everyone in the family to start new habits and get kids of all ages involved. If you’re looking for some great resources, we recommend YouVersion’s Bible App! This app can […]

date: January 12, 2023
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Links to 10 questions about year-end giving with a financial planner

10 questions about year-end giving with a financial planner

Canadians are generous people! At Compassion Canada, we see that firsthand, especially in December. When the snow starts falling, we also see a flurry of year-end giving. With these gifts, we can help more children to be released from poverty in Jesus’ name and change the communities in which they live.   This year, we’ve […]

date: December 26, 2022
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Links to 5 socially conscious gifts you can put under the tree

5 socially conscious gifts you can put under the tree

When it comes to giving a gift, it has always been the thought that counts! This year, why not show the ones you love that you are not only thinking about them, but also the environmental and ethical impact that giving has by giving a socially conscious gift this Christmas. We love that Canadians are […]

date: December 5, 2022
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