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Interrupt Poverty with Hope. Sponsor a child today!
Thank you for Willowdale Life's partnership with Compassion Canada in releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name. Child Sponsorship and Targeted Responses are needed now more than ever to help churches, children and families survive and thrive. Thank you for your generosity and for considering sponsoring one or more of these children today!
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Hunger is asking the global church a question. Our response matters more than ever. The world is facing a global food crisis that is pushing families to the brink of starvation. The need is urgent. In fact, this global food crisis is the worst hunger emergency the world has seen in decades. Empowering the local church to meet this urgent need is the most effective response to this crisis. Your church can partner with churches around the world to bring hope to the most vulnerable. Together, we can equip every believer to feed the hungry. Let’s be the church that answers. Let’s answer hunger with hope.
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How will your money help?
For children living in extreme poverty, everything about COVID-19 is magnified: the risk, the
fear, the uncertainty, the life-and-death realities. But together, we will rise as one to
protect the world's most vulnerable and provide desperately needed food, housing stability and
Where does the money go?
No less than 80 per cent of your donation will be used for program
activities and a maximum of 20 per cent for fundraising and administration. If we exceed our funding
goal for the initiative shown, the remaining funds will be used to fund other programs where the
need is greatest.
*Your gifts will be delivered through local churches around the world by staff
members in the field who know the immediate needs of each child registered with Compassion, as well
as their families and communities.
Frequently asked questions
How does sponsorship help kids?
Sponsorship gives children living in extreme poverty personal attention, guidance and
love through the support of a local church. It gives children access to health care,
training and supplementary food. It provides formal and non-formal opportunities for
discover their unique gifts and abilities. And it also gives kids the opportunity to
hear about Jesus as they grow physically, emotionally, relationally and spiritually.
Is sponsorship still relevant during COVID-19?
The need for Sponsorship is greater, now more than ever. While children in
are not coming to the development centre or church building where they normally receive
due to COVID-19, the church is going to them.
Our staff members and volunteers in each country visit children at home,
deliver food and hygiene kits and check in with children on social media. They also
Bible lessons and counselling over mobile devices and even broadcast radio messages into
By staying connected in these ways, we can understand the specific needs of
sponsored child and his or her family too.
Why do you work with local churches?
Compassion works exclusively with local churches because they know the
names and faces of
children in their community and can best understand and respond to their challenges.
known and trusted by their neighbours and are able to reach those in the greatest need
compassion and through the love of God.
We equip our local church partners with the resources, training and
expertise to help
escape poverty. Each church is empowered to implement the program in a way that meets
specific needs of the children they serve. In this way the physical, spiritual,
relational needs for children are met as they are empowered to overcome poverty in all
How much of my donation goes to the project I have chosen?
Financial integrity matters to us. We take your trust seriously and are committed to faithfully stewarding the funds you give. No less than 80 per cent of funds raised will be used for program activities and no more than 20 per cent will be used for fundraising and administration. You can give with confidence knowing that every dollar is used to maximize impact on behalf of children living in poverty. You can learn more about our finances at compassion.ca/finances.
How will I know the impact my gift had?
We know how important it is for you to stay informed about the impact of your generosity. Compassion provides churches, businesses and donors with comprehensive reports that outline how funds were used and include photos and quotes directly from program beneficiaries.
When can I expect my income tax receipt?
Compassion Canada issues charitable tax receipts annually in February in the name of the donating individual or business.