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Raising cheerful givers

As parents, we want our children to feel that they have plenty—enough to share. We want them to know the joy of giving; to demonstrate concern for others and feel the satisfaction of meeting needs beyond their own. And yet all of us fight the inner temptation to live self-centered lives. The individualistic view of […]

date: October 2, 2013
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The ripple effect of a family gift

If you were to meet a villager in the community of Kathesh, Tanzania, chances are he or she would be a farmer. Compassion beneficiaries like Esther, Godfrey and Stefano come from families who farm. And through special gifts their sponsors have provided, benefits like improved housing and income-generating opportunities are rippling into the lives of their […]

date: August 6, 2013
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Out of the ordinary

By her own admission, Betty Broadhurst isn’t extraordinary. She’s lived a simple life. She and her husband raised three children, spoiled six grandchildren and at 90, Betty now enjoys the antics of six great-grandchildren. She lives modestly in a cozy apartment, is committed to her church and enjoys swimming. With a quick grin, she admits […]

date: July 8, 2013
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Activities for Kids: Build-a-Dude

There is an army of cuddly monsters multiplying, and their mission is to help Compassion-assisted children in Kenya. Their leader is Nate, and he hopes you’ll join him. Nate was 10 when his family visited Kibera, Kenya, one of the biggest slums in Africa. “It’s crazy how extreme the poverty is,” Nate says. But Nate […]

date: May 17, 2013
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An eternal difference

Story and photos by Richard Pouteaux. From the time I was a little child, I watched the shows on TV that depicted children in need around the world. I realized that even though it might just be one child’s life, I could have an influence. Jesus had sown a seed in my heart. In 2004, I […]

date: April 2, 2013
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A special message from Compassion artist George Canyon

Award-winning country artist and Compassion advocate George Canyon is currently on tour offering a night of worship in churches throughout Atlantic Canada. For the date and location nearest you, visit www.georgecanyon.com. [sponsor-now][/sponsor-now]

date: March 26, 2013
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Kaitlin’s Legacy

Kaitlin Boyda, a 17-year-old girl from Lethbridge, Alberta, struggled with an incurable brain tumour since the summer of 2009. While other kids her age were busy texting and thinking about prom, she went through two surgeries, chemotherapy and radiation. But when the Children’s Wish Foundation approached Kaitlin to grant her a wish to brighten her […]

date: March 11, 2013
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Cycling for Students

On a winding path in the hills of Costa Rica, eleven sets of bicycle tires carved tracks in the ground while tropical birds called overhead. The landscape constantly changed from mist-covered mountains to lush green jungles, craggy hillsides to open fields. But the challenging terrain was only half the motivation for these cyclists from western […]

date: February 11, 2013
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