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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Before and after March 2020. That’s how so much of life is thought about right now, including, for many of us, volunteering with Compassion. Before March 2020, spending a Sunday morning or Friday evening serving behind a Compassion table was a weekend highlight for many Compassion volunteers across Canada. There’s just something about the particular […]
Ever since those early days of lockdown a year ago, life has looked so different. Little did we know as a small team of writers at Compassion Canada that the stories we would be sharing for the rest of the year and beyond would be those of the pandemic’s immense impact on children living in poverty. And little did we know that these stories would change us forever.