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Links to Ria’s story: Growing in confidence and in Christ

Ria’s story: Growing in confidence and in Christ

My name is Ria. I was born and raised in Baguio City, Philippines and I am a proud Compassion alumna. God has been faithful in my life and I am now able to give back as staff at Compassion Canada and as the sponsor of Roger, who is from the same Compassion centre where I […]

date: May 16, 2022
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Links to If you only knew: the complexity of our stories

If you only knew: the complexity of our stories

Guest post by Compassion volunteer Andrea Nwabuike As a child of immigrants, I had the pleasure of attending my parents’ Canadian citizenship ceremony. I was an argumentative and strong-willed toddler so when the judge told me that my parents and I were all Canadians, I firmly disagreed. “I’m not Canadian, I’m Nigerian.” The judge tried […]

date: April 22, 2022
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Links to 4 answers on exactly where your money goes when you sponsor a child

4 answers on exactly where your money goes when you sponsor a child

Have you ever wondered what happens to your money when you decide to sponsor a child? Or have you been sponsoring a child for years and were always curious about exactly where your money goes and what it’s doing? Well, continue to read on and learn about how sponsorship makes a practical difference for children […]

date: March 30, 2022
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Links to An update on child letters

An update on child letters

Receiving a letter from your sponsored child is a joy and a significant part of the relationship you have with them. It is why Compassion places so much value on that part of our program—it is important! Correspondence has always had an element of time to it as you wait for letters to be delivered, […]

date: November 15, 2021
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Links to Christmas in October? Why we think it’s okay to get festive this month

Christmas in October? Why we think it’s okay to get festive this month

There are two types of people. For some, the mention of Christmas plans in October has them putting their fingers in their ears and exclaiming “la la la la!” to drown out the news that we are approaching the holiday season. For others, mentioning Christmas in October has them running to put on Christmas tunes […]

date: October 21, 2021
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Links to Thanksgiving: The attitude that births true joy

Thanksgiving: The attitude that births true joy

You may ask: what is there to be thankful for? In a world filled with uncertainties, suffering, poverty, and all kinds of injustice, it may seem like there isn’t much to be thankful for. When our hearts are broken and the days are bleak, our blessings are easily unseen. But what if we looked again. […]

date: October 7, 2021
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Links to Not (just) your parents’ charity: why you should sponsor a child in your 20s, from someone in their 20s

Not (just) your parents’ charity: why you should sponsor a child in your 20s, from someone in their 20s

“Child sponsorship? Oh yeah, I remember my parents did that when I was a kid—I think they still do. We had their picture on the fridge!” Whenever I tell people where I work, this is a common response I get. As I’ve heard this more and more, I’ve come to realize that, intentional or not, […]

date: September 15, 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 Ending child poverty is possible

Ending child poverty is possible

Children need more than just food or education to break free from poverty. They need to develop in all areas of life. Learn how Compassion is making that possible!

date: April 6, 2021
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Links to Meet another group of unsung heroes: Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators

Meet another group of unsung heroes: Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators

WATCH: In the midst of poverty and a pandemic, the hearts of Compassion’s Partnership Facilitators and their love for children shines through.   “It’s an immense privilege to be a Partnership Facilitator and be used by God. We’re committed to keep serving the children to be known, loved and protected.” – Virginia, Partnership Facilitator in […]

date: March 24, 2021
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