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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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Links to How can I connect with my sponsored child during a pandemic?

How can I connect with my sponsored child during a pandemic?

Porch visits, Zoom calls and socially distant coffee in parking lots. Connecting with each other during COVID-19 hasn’t been easy. And when it comes to our relationship with our sponsored children, connecting may seem even harder. But though letter deliveries may be slower, the need for your sponsored child to feel your love and support is not! Here are three ways to connect with your sponsored child, even during a global pandemic.

date: August 20, 2020
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Links to Measuring your impact

Measuring your impact

This article was originally published in Compassion Canada’s Summer 2020 Magazine. Did you know that your generous giving provides individualized care through each stage of a child’s development? Our local church partners are experts committed to every child’s wellbeing. They truly know and love the kids! Your giving empowers them to invest in each child. […]

date: July 23, 2020
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Links to Love of a letter

Love of a letter

This article was originally published in Compassion Canada’s Summer 2020 Magazine. Lizbeth sits on a slope of the Ecuadorian Andes, her face lit with a smile and her hands clutching a treasured piece of paper. It’s her regular routine each time she receives a letter from her sponsor. “Every time I receive a letter from […]

date: July 9, 2020
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Links to How to write your sponsored child in a time of crisis

How to write your sponsored child in a time of crisis

In this season, you might find yourself wondering about the safety and health of the child you sponsor. Maybe you’re longing to communicate with them—ask how they’re doing, tell them that you’re praying for them. These are great questions to be asking. They reveal your heart for children in poverty, which gives us so much […]

date: May 14, 2020
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Links to WATCH: Take a (virtual) trip with this Calgary couple to meet their Compassion child

WATCH: Take a (virtual) trip with this Calgary couple to meet their Compassion child

Timothy and Abigail MacDonald are committed Compassion sponsors and volunteers. In 2018, they had the opportunity to travel to the Philippines to meet the child they sponsor, James! To kickoff National Volunteer Week, we thought you’d enjoy watching their mini documentary about their trip, which they recently shared on their YouTube channel. If you’re feeling […]

date: April 17, 2020
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Links to This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

This girl memorizes her sponsor’s letters

Think your letters don’t matter? Think again—Lizbeth values her sponsor’s letters so much that she memorizes them! When we look at the big picture of the life of a child living in poverty, writing a letter can feel like we’re not doing enough. Filling a page with words seems trivial next to an empty belly […]

date: March 5, 2020
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Links to Beating cancer with the support of community

Beating cancer with the support of community

It was news that no mother ever wants to receive. “Your child has lymphoma and leukemia.”

date: February 4, 2020
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Links to 9 Awesome Things You Were Part of This Year

9 Awesome Things You Were Part of This Year

2019 was an incredible year in many ways for Compassion Canada! Because of our supporters, we were able to see more children and families empowered to break the chains of poverty and oppression. From providing shelter for refugees to giving a family of triplets a brand new home, you served those around the world in creative ways. Take a look at some good news stories from 2019 illustrated by us, just for you!

date: December 27, 2019
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