Share Your Favorite Sport with Your Sponsored Child

Sports are universally loved. Use these fun ideas for your favorite sport to connect with the child you sponsor!

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The Instagram Prayers of Sponsors

One Instagram photo sparked an outpouring of likes and comments like we’ve never seen – and the passionate prayers of Compassion sponsors.

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Why Your Sponsored Child is a Hero

The child you sponsor is a remarkable hero with a story changed by hope.

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Summer Volunteering with Compassion

Compassion volunteers band together in community to talk to potential sponsors, listen to stories, and share their hearts. It’s truly a family experience.

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What Are the Odds?

Serendipity, happenstance, chance meeting, fate, it was meant to be — a wholly unique moment when you meet someone so special that you just know something bigger is at work. You’re so astonished at how it came to be that you start analyzing every little detail and decision that culminated to bringing this person into your life. You begin saying things like, “If only I had done this or that, then we never would have met. What are the odds?”

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Thanks, Mom.

The big things and the little things, the poignant moments and the silliness. What can you thank that special woman in your life for this Mother’s Day?

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New Mobile App: Carry Your Sponsored Child With You

Now available for iPhone and Android, the new free Compassion app puts your sponsored child’s picture, biographical details (hobbies, chores, family life, etc.), and information about their church and child development center at your fingertips. It’s now easier than ever to connect with the child you sponsor. Here are just a few of the new features!

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Thank You For Supporting Us in 2014

Because of you, we saw over 1.5 million children in poverty go from weak to strong, from hungry to fed, and from lost to found. Thank you for a year full of lives changed in the name of Jesus!

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One Word To Lead 2015

Time used to dance slowly for me. I remember my creeping countdown to Christmas break. Spring break. Summer…The beginning of our lives was marked with seasons broken up for us, with rest. Then there was college and marriage and all the responsibility that piles itself high. It feels like a new kind of time that believes you’ve exchanged wonder for a number. An age. I’m wide eyed in disbelief that it is almost 2015. This year, I’ve told too many people that I am 26. When in fact, I turned 30.

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A Christmas Miracle

A woman came running to our business and amid uncontrollable emotions and said, “I have seen some abandoned bags at a bush near our house and I think it may be the things stolen from you.”

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How To Pray With Kids About Crisis

We know Jesus’ call to love our neighbor isn’t only for adults, but how do we include kids in praying for children in crisis? Most children in late preschool to elementary years are concrete thinkers so, when you invite them to pray, start with two things they know they themselves need.

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