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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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Links to Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

Is child sponsorship still relevant in 2021?

This article was originally published on Medium, where we regularly publish articles on child development, poverty alleviation and much more. Find us on Medium. ____ In the midst of the Korean War, Reverend Everett Swanson was stopped in his tracks by the startling, desperate needs of Korean children orphaned by the war. While in South Korea as […]

date: January 26, 2021
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Links to We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

We stopped sharing sponsored children’s full names. Here’s why.

If you sponsor a child, you’ve probably noticed some updates this fall. The most obvious one: Compassion has stopped sharing children’s full names. It’s part of our ongoing efforts to protect child privacy in a digital world. We’re living in the Information Age, and we all know that information can be used for bad or good purposes. […]

date: November 26, 2020
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Links to For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

For those outside the doors, the Church is rising

Recently, Compassion’s Ministry Relations Regional Manager for the Greater Toronto Area, Aimee Esparaz, wrote this article about the global church’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic for Vancouver Chinese Christian Short-Term Mission Training Centre‘s Truth Monthly magazine. The article was published in both English and Chinese in the November 2020 issue of Truth Monthly (find Aimee’s article […]

date: November 24, 2020
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