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Nov 28 2012

It’s About Giving

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Let’s paint a complete picture of giving this holiday season and see what we come up with. Let’s see if what we uncover helps connect us more closely to Jesus and helps make giving a part of our everyday lives.

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Your participation and support of blog month helped offer hope and opportunity to thousands of children living in extreme poverty. And on their behalf we are grateful. Thank you.

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Ten separate sponsors will win a $25 gift for their sponsored child. Five separate sponsors will win a $100 gift for their sponsored child’s family.

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September is Blog Month at Compassion. And what that means is prizes, giveaways, blogging assignments and more children sponsored via the Internet than any previous September in our history.

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Apr 25 2012

World Malaria Day 2012

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As they toured a village in Uganda, they came upon a grave on a hillside of a man – a father, a husband, a friend, a son – prematurely taken from his family because of malaria. Malaria, a disease preventable with as little as a mosquito net and an elementary health education.

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The total cost of Fatao’s surgery, including passport, visa, travel, the surgery itself and follow-up care, is $23,000. As we did a few years ago with Alexander, we’re asking you for help. Please make a donation to help pay for Fatao’s heart surgery.

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human trafficking awareness day

How can we (and so many people we know) be so overwhelmed and so outraged about human trafficking and have it still exist in our world today?

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This week’s limited edition t-shirt from Sevenly supports our Child Survival Program. Sevenly will donate $7 from the sale of each t-shirt sold this week. Once this week is over, the t-shirt is gone forever.

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We’re in the midst of a campaign to takeover the Water.org Twitter account. Water.org’s 432,000 Twitter followers represent a whole new audience for us. An audience that may not know what we do, why we do it or who we do it for. This is what we want to tell them.

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Wake Up

We want to end extreme poverty in our lifetime. And 58: is about all of the other children that we can’t sponsor, but want to.

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Please vote for us to takeover the Water.org Twitter account and encourage others to vote for us as well.

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It’s time for you to take the stage. Your perspective is valuable. We want to learn from you. And we want to be challenged by you.

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Jul 16 2011

Coming This October

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The inspiring true story of the global Church in action.

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Is eliminating extreme poverty possible or is it heresy? Is it just a matter of interpretation or a matter of priorities?

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By the end of their 3,000-mile bike ride, Travis and Alissa Hilley and Jason Hardrath will have changed a small corner of Guatemala, providing lifesaving safe water systems for impoverished children and their families.

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The 4/14 Window Global Initiative is a group dedicated to raising the global Church’s awareness about the significance of reaching children in this strategic time frame. They have called for this day of fasting and prayer so children worldwide have an opportunity to experience the life-transforming hope of Christ.

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Join us tomorrow, April 5, 2011, in TOMS Shoes’ annual event — One Day Without Shoes — to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life.

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Child development specialists say that 18-year-old Emilda Soriano has the mental capacity of a 3-year-old. But this hasn’t prevented her from qualifying to represent the Philippines in track and field at the International Special Olympics in Athens, Greece this summer. Let’s raise the money to send Emilda to Greece.

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Based on your votes, the most popular charity will receive $50,000 and the five runners-up will receive $10,000 each.

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In the true spirit of Christmas, please remember that the wise men came and gave gifts to Him and not to each other. Our own personal fasts might be the best gifts that we could ever provide to God — the giving of ourselves through a focused time of prayer and devotion to Him.

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At Compassion, World AIDS Day is a day of gratitude for caring friends like you who have so generously given to ease the suffering, in Jesus’ name, of the AIDS-affected children and families we serve together. Thank you for taking to heart the Bible’s command in 1 John 3:18 to “not love with words or…

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We can easily educate ourselves with books, the Internet, visits to the doctor, etc. However, these resources aren’t as readily available to those in the developing world surviving on less than $1.25 a day. The truth about HIV is that it’s a preventable and treatable disease.

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It’s our great honor to announce that Valeri Bure and Katia Gordeeva won the Battle of the Blades! With Val’s share of the $100,000 grand prize, we will be fully funding a Child Survival Program in the Dominican Republic, rescuing moms and babies from danger — and giving them the opportunity to take their first…

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Katia and Val’s routine was amazing; the couple knew they had to bring their game up to a whole new level to stay alive. Impressive lifts wouldn’t be enough. So they pulled out some incredibly intricate, flawless footwork. The routine was superb, all of us in the audience loved it, and the judges agreed!

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Nov 15 2010

Defining Moments

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In this video, our president, Wess Stafford, describes a simple moment he witnessed that epitomizes the kind of action that can cause a child’s confidence to skyrocket. As you watch it, we hope it brings to mind similar experiences in your life that you will share with us!

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