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A Heart of Service: a 3-day reading plan, now on the YouVersion Bible App.
God has blessed everyone with gifts and talents. What has God put on your heart, and how can you use those things to serve others? Our new 3-day Bible reading plan, A Heart of Service, was written to help you think deeply about these questions and find inspiration. It is now available on the YouVersion […]
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 […]
Grade 11, right after lunch. The sun has warmed the classroom to nap-inducing temperatures and the staccato clacking of chalk on a dusty blackboard is the only thing keeping you awake—and yet strangely, also lulling you into a stupor. You look over your next assignment without fully understanding it and suddenly find yourself wondering, “Is […]
Back-to-school: 10 Questions with a Canadian teacher
All across the country parents are pulling out backpacks, replacing too-small running shoes, and wracking their brains for lunchbox combinations that won’t come home rejected. Teachers are setting up lessons and desks, preparing for the rush of noise, questions and energy that will wake their slumbering schoolrooms. It’s back-to-school time. It’s no secret that we […]
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 […]
Celebrating Compassion volunteers around the world
It’s National Volunteer Week! We’re celebrating our volunteers across Canada whose commitment and adaptability over the past year have inspired us as they’ve continued to make an impact even in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, we also want to highlight the multitude of volunteers who serve on the frontlines of Compassion’s programs around […]
How Compassion volunteers across Canada live out their passion for Jesus, kids and the Church
Before and after March 2020. That’s how so much of life is thought about right now, including, for many of us, volunteering with Compassion. Before March 2020, spending a Sunday morning or Friday evening serving behind a Compassion table was a weekend highlight for many Compassion volunteers across Canada. There’s just something about the particular […]
Ethical Canadian jewelry company aims to care for those in need
As God started to breathe new life into her faith, Robin started to feel a shift in her calling. Though she had stepped into a new unknown adventure in her career, she started to sense God planting new dreams inside her heart again—dreams that would combine her love for creativity, for Jesus and for the marginalized.
Meet 5 Canadians making a global impact through Compassion’s new online fundraising platform
In 2020, we launched our brand-new, online fundraising platform. We asked Canadians to join us in a goal of raising $100,000 for our COVID-19 relief fund through online fundraisers. And we were blown away by the response—together raising over $105,000! We wanted to introduce you to some of our amazing Canadian fundraisers and give you a peek into the creative ways they set out to bring practical help and hope to children and families in poverty during COVID-19.
Compassion launches new, online fundraising tool
COVID-19 may have changed how we do what we do, but it has not changed who we are. That’s why we’ve launched a new, online fundraising tool to help you use your unique gifts, talents and platform to creatively fundraise for children and families in need of practical help and hope during COVID-19.