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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 […]
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 […]
Can sponsorship change everything? Hear it from six Compassion alumni
In the face of the enormity of poverty in our increasingly complex world, it can be hard to see the tangible ways our efforts make an impact. Sometimes, it can even be hard to see God at work around us. But when we lean in and listen, there is a glorious invitation: Come and see […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]