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Links to Compassionate Canadians: compassion comes alive from coast to coast

Compassionate Canadians: compassion comes alive from coast to coast

If you’ve ever travelled abroad, you may have had this experience… a joyful reaction when you share with someone that you are Canadian. There is a reason why you are welcomed with smiles and good-natured greetings, even if the only thing they know about you is your nationality. Canadians are known to be polite, thoughtful […]

date: June 23, 2022
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Links to Dear sponsor, your letters are a lifeline…with love, your sponsored child.

Dear sponsor, your letters are a lifeline…with love, your sponsored child.

Letters have the power to transcend time. A thoughtful letter can be treasured for years. Ask anyone who’s ever received one, they’d describe the glee they felt when they first pulled out that envelope from the letter box and how tears pooled in their eyes as they read words that almost immediately encouraged, uplifted, and […]

date: May 18, 2022
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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 Free downloadable wallpapers to say: thank you

Free downloadable wallpapers to say: thank you

Over the past several months, we’ve invited you to explore the good life with us. We were motivated by a simple idea: even in the midst of a global pandemic that has stolen so much good, we can choose to do good right now. And you did. You’ve embodied the scripture that has been our […]

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 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 Calling all kids! Let’s explore what it means to do good right now.

Calling all kids! Let’s explore what it means to do good right now.

Did you know Compassion has an awesome magazine just for kids? The summer edition of Compassion Explorer is here and we have a fun challenge for all those adventurous kids out there! Pull up the magazine on your favourite device or order a copy so you can peruse through the pages to find the three […]

date: July 20, 2021
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Links to 5 life-changing letter writing tips for you

5 life-changing letter writing tips for you

Share this video! Share on Facebook | Share on Instagram ____ Along the path outside her home that leads to the local church, six-year-old Fortune regularly saw her peers excitedly walking home, a treasured letter from their sponsor clutched in their hands. She longed to know what it felt like to receive a letter from […]

date: June 29, 2021
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Links to “Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

“Love your Neighbour”: When kids learn what it means to step up for one another

Guest post by Halina Rose, teacher and Compassion volunteer from Québec. June is a good time to celebrate teachers! Possibly because we don’t have to see them until September… As a teacher, I don’t take this personally. I need the break too! In fact, the last six weeks of school are enough to bring many teachers to […]

date: June 23, 2021
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Links to More than words: How a letter became a lifeline in a pandemic

More than words: How a letter became a lifeline in a pandemic

Buzz. Buzz. Buzz. Akhi rolled over and fumbled to turn off her alarm as it startled her awake. The buttery glow of the morning sun filtered through her green mosquito net as she pulled the edges out from where they were tucked under her mattress. As her feet hit the ground she started to go […]

date: May 12, 2021
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