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Where do you keep your letters?

Children treasure the letters you write to them. They are a foundation of encouragement and hope in their lives. Don’t believe us? Check out where a few sponsored children from around the world keep their letters! In a collage above my bed “For my birthday, my mom put my sponsors’ letters and pictures on the […]

date: February 14, 2018
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7 questions about Christmas at Compassion

Here at Compassion Canada we are busily preparing for Christmas. It is the most exciting time of year for us as we envision what awaits the nearly 2 million Compassion-assisted children. We know how important it is for children and their sponsors to share in Christmas celebrations—even though we live so far apart. With the […]

date: October 19, 2017
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Tips to write a great Christmas card to your Compassion child

One of the most amazing aspects of your sponsorship of a child through Compassion is the way you get to speak courage, hope and love into his or her life. Your messages mean more than you most likely know. Maria, an 11-year-old from Peru, turned to her sponsor’s letters for hope and encouragement when her […]

date: August 24, 2017
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My favourite thing my sponsor has written me…

You want to write your Compassion child, but you’re not sure what to say. Have you ever felt that way? Children are so excited to receive letters from their sponsors, and they treasure your words—no matter how simple. “It takes one word to turn a child’s life around,” says Compassion Ghana director Padmore Baffour Agyapong. […]

date: July 23, 2017
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How do you say goodbye to a child you never met?

On my desk, there’s a picture of a family in Togo, a small country in West Africa. In that picture, a man and woman stand in front of a home with their four children gathered around them. But there should be five children. Akouvi is missing from the photo. I began sponsoring her when she […]

date: March 10, 2017
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My sponsor is my friend.

It’s amazing how close a child can become with her sponsor through letters. Receiving letters encourages children, educates them and, above all, makes them feel loved and important. That’s what has happened between 11-year-old Yelissa in the Dominican Republic and her sponsor, Blandina, in Germany. When Yelissa was born, her whole household rejoiced at a […]

date: February 13, 2016
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Letter writing in three easy steps

One of the best ways to impact your Compassion children is to write to them. Letters from sponsors tell children that they matter and that someone cares for them—which is a big deal if you live in an environment that continually tells you to give up. But we know it can be hard to get […]

date: August 7, 2015
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80 ideas for writing your Compassion child

The relationship you build with your Compassion child through letter writing is crucial in helping meet your child’s needs. Your letters can inspire him to study harder at school, to be more confident in his relationships, and to draw closer to God. Over and over, graduates from our Child Sponsorship Program point to your letters and prayers […]

date: August 5, 2015
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What letter writing is really all about

Letter writing might be a bit of a lost art—but letters really do have a positive impact on your Compassion child, even if you don’t realize it. Watch as Averil Shadd shares about the relationship she’s developed with Abner, her Compassion child from Nicaragua, and the difference she believes it makes in his life and […]

date: August 6, 2014
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FIFA World Cup writing resources!

For many kids in Compassion’s programs, soccer is more than just a game. It provides community and keeps kids motivated. Seeing others succeed gives children hope that they can, too. The FIFA World Cup is a great example of this. Not only is FIFA the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world, but six countries Compassion […]

date: June 10, 2014
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