There’s a global food crisis. You can help right now. Across the world, millions of families are facing a daily struggle to provide for themselves and the people they love. And the problem is growing.


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Why is the global food crisis happening?

Rising food prices
Extreme weather
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These 5 problems have created the perfect storm of food insecurity. And children in poverty around the world will pay the biggest price.

It’s a lot, we know. We understand these issues are also affecting people in Canada—you’re likely experiencing the impact of this crisis on your grocery bill, too. Hunger is universal, and we’ll only make it through this crisis if we do it together.

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You can help people right now if you make a donation.

Gifts of Compassion are real gifts that meet real needs for children and families. Your gift ensures kids in poverty don’t go hungry today and have what they need to overcome poverty tomorrow.

LIVE from our #GivingTuesday experience at @torontounion! 🤩 #answerhungerwithhope
I haven’t been posting often, but today I feel compelled to.

Today our feeds will be swamped with asks to give, give, give, because the need is great. And it is—there are so many needs to address that it can feel overwhelming at times. It’s far easier to scroll by to easier content than to sit in the discomfort of knowing we have enough when others are without. To promise ourselves that we’ll give later. To convince ourselves that there is too much need for one person to make any difference.

I hear you. I’ve been feeling pretty overwhelmed by the need lately, and I try to avoid the news as much as I can. Hunger, war, violence, disasters. There’s so much going on in our world and at times it feels as though our greatest efforts are still too small. And on an individual level, that’s true. I cannot personally end world hunger, as much as I want to. I cannot personally put a stop to child exploitation or prevent homelessness, slavery, natural disasters, conflict and war.

But I can do something. And if the something I do is the difference between life and death, between a full stomach or starvation, between opportunity or continuing poverty for just one person… that, my friends, is enough.

So today on #GivingTuesday I encourage you to not scroll by those hard posts. As uncomfortable as it is, read them. See what’s happening in the world. Learn about the issues. And seriously consider what you can do to respond.

The needs are great.
But hope is greater.

#givingtuesday #answerhungerwithhope #hopeisgreater compassionca

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Have you heard? Hunger is Calling.

On Nov 26-29 Compassion Canada invited commuters @torontounion to enter into an immersive experience. 

Together we can sound the alarm about the growing global food crisis and #AnswerHungerWithHope.

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#AnswerHungerWithHope #HungerCalling #endhunger #endpoverty #CompassionCanada #GivingTuesday #myhopefor2023
Hunger is calling. At compassionca we're joining people across the globe to #answerhungerwithhope.

It's a joy to join with members of our team at Union Station in #toronto to raise awareness about the #globalfoodcrisis through an immersive experience that highlights the need of the millions of people who will go hungry tonight.

The Hunger is Calling experience will run through tomorrow, which is #GivingTuesday.
Making our way downtown Toronto to find our #givingtuesday pop-up @torontounion.

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Financial integrity matters to us. It’s why Compassion Canada is one of Canada’s Highest Rated Charities by Canada’s charity watchdog. We take your trust seriously and are committed to handling the funds you give with the utmost integrity.

No less than 80 per cent of funds raised will be used for program activities. No more than 20 per cent will be used for fundraising and administration.

We’re Compassion Canada
Since the beginning of the pandemic, we’ve distributed 23 million food packs.

We’re one of the world’s leading child development organizations. Our goal is to connect caring, compassionate people like you to children and families around the world.

We work with people who have been on the front lines long before the crisis and will be there long after to sustainably respond where the need is greatest.

Our mission is to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name. Our approach is to work in partnership with the community—which includes sourcing local food, supporting local producers, and working within the local economy to create sustainable change.

We partner with more than 8,000 churches in 27 countries to deliver our proven child development program to more than 2 million infants, children and youth. Around the world, children, families and entire communities are being empowered to overcome poverty and thrive both now and into the future.

Rated as one of Canada’s best Charities for financial integrity
Rated as one of Canada’s best Charities for financial integrity