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What happened when she met her sponsored child and his mom

In this article: A Canadian mom travels to Honduras to see the difference sponsorship makes. Reflections on motherhood from meeting her sponsored child’s mom. Five ways families can practice gratitude and generosity. ____ I met Maria two years ago. It was a hot summer day, the smell of fried fish and french fries mixed with […]

date: August 22, 2019
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Two boys, two sides of the world—one entrepreneurial spirit

Meet Jacob. In many ways, Jacob is your average young boy. He is 12-years-old, hailing from Lacombe, Alberta. Jacob is a little brother, a dog owner and a school-goer. He loves documentaries about airplanes and ships, building Lego and reading good books. His dream is to one day be a pilot. But what is perhaps […]

date: July 12, 2019
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A bond forged through letters grows deeper than this sponsor could have imagined.

A bond beyond borders

The moment you meet Cynthia Trump-Fougere from Carstairs, Alberta, you feel welcomed and at ease. Her bright, blue eyes twinkle with quick humour and her infectious laugh portrays a woman with a zest for life and an unrestrained love for others. But she’s the first to admit that finding joy was sometimes a struggle. “I […]

date: July 4, 2019
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A young Filipino boy sits on the floor of his home. His legs are straight out in front of him and his head leans on his arm. He is wearing a blue t-shirt.

Do unsponsored children still receive support?

When choosing a child to sponsor, you might notice that their child profile tells you about their school situation and what kinds of activities they enjoy at their Compassion child development centre. We know what you’re thinking. Why are they already in school and attending the Compassion centre if they aren’t sponsored yet? That’s a […]

date: July 4, 2019
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Photo of someone holding up a maple leaf in a forest with the words, "Oh Canada, thanks for your compassion!"

Meet the amazing Canadian supporters loving boldly—from coast to coast!

From the rocky expanse of British Columbia to the breezy cliffs of PEI, Compassion Canada is beyond blessed to have the passionate support of Canadians across the country. There are thousands of Canadians who partner with Compassion to put their love for Christ and neighbour in action—82,479 of them to be exact. As another year […]

date: June 27, 2019
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Why sponsor as a person of colour?

My first time “going home” was to visit the Compassion child my family sponsors, in the summer of 2011. Take “going home” loosely, because the Philippines was never my home. But it was and is the home of my family, and so, as with many first-generation Canadians, the Philippines came to mean some semblance of home […]

date: May 2, 2019
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A row of girls lie on their stomachs with their chins in their hands, smiling, with confetti falling around them.

What does it look like to volunteer with Compassion?

It’s National Volunteer Week and we are celebrating “all-things-volunteer” here at Compassion Canada! Did you know that there are over 1500 Compassion volunteers across the country? They show us that living compassionately can reorient our lives and affect the way we spend not only our money, but our time, too! We are thankful for each […]

date: April 5, 2019
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A woman smiles alongside a young girl.

Our staff on the powerful impacts of sponsorship here at home

For those of us who work at Compassion, what we do every day is more than a job! We like to say that we are “here [at Compassion] for a reason”. That reason is, of course, the two million children we serve around the world. But more specifically, on each of our desks or some […]

date: March 14, 2019
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A plate of cookies drizzled with chocolate on a cooling rack.

Dessert and a devotion: taste and see that the Lord is good!

Do you want an easy, delicious treat from the Dominican Republic to share with your family, along with a devotional to remind them of the Lord’s goodness? These coconut kisses are a favourite treat in Spanish-speaking Caribbean islands. We hope you and your family enjoy this treat as much as sponsored children in the Dominican Republic do! […]

date: January 21, 2019
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63 years sponsoring children in poverty—our new hero!

For some of us, the decision to support Compassion came in the wake of a Hillsong concert, a Christian conference or word of mouth. For others, Compassion has just always been in their blood. 88-year-old Jean Toole hails from the breezy Maritimes of Halifax, Nova Scotia. For 63 years, she has been faithfully sponsoring children in […]

date: December 31, 2018
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