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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 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 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 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 A Cynic’s Guide to Sponsorship & Letter Writing

A Cynic’s Guide to Sponsorship & Letter Writing

When it comes to child sponsorship, there is no shortage of questions and misconceptions about its effectiveness and ethics. We’ve heard every question in the book! And honestly—we get it. Committing to a relationship with a child across the globe is not something you want to do blindly. In this day and age, when we […]

date: October 24, 2019
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Links to A bond beyond borders

A bond beyond borders

The moment you meet Cynthia Trump-Fougere from Carstairs, Alberta, you feel welcomed and at ease. Her bright, blue eyes twinkle with quick humour and her infectious laugh portrays a woman with a zest for life and an unrestrained love for others. But she’s the first to admit that finding joy was sometimes a struggle. “I […]

date: July 4, 2019
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Links to Ever wonder how letters get to your sponsored child?

Ever wonder how letters get to your sponsored child?

Letters: they’re one of the most well-known parts of Compassion’s ministry. They are the lifeblood of your relationship with your sponsor child—one of the most unique ways that you can connect directly! So, of course, we take transporting your letter very seriously. Thailand, Uganda, Peru, Ghana—we’ve got letters going everywhere around the world! But how […]

date: February 14, 2019
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Links to Spanish phrases I’d like my sponsor to know

Spanish phrases I’d like my sponsor to know

Brianda and her siblings, Santiago and Andrea (pictured above), are all registered in the Compassion program at the local church in their hometown of Santa Clara de Juarez in Mexico. They love reading letters from their sponsors. We asked Brianda and a few of her friends: “What phrases in Spanish would you like your sponsors […]

date: January 21, 2019
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Links to Behind the scenes of child letters

Behind the scenes of child letters

Do you ever wonder when and where the child you sponsor writes their letters to you? Why their letters are form letters or sometimes sound repetitive? What kind of information they like to hear from you? We went straight to the source and asked the most common questions about child letters to the people who help […]

date: October 25, 2018
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