Feb 10 2009

Colors of Compassion

Is it possible for the corporate world to truly work with nonprofit organizations to effectively impact children in poverty? Absolutely!!

colors-of-compassionSuch is the case with the recent partnership between DaySpring and Compassion. DaySpring has launched a new product line called “Colors of Compassion,” which will be used to help children receive critical medical care in the countries where Compassion operates its ministry.

A percentage of product sales (i.e., 6 percent of net wholesale sales) will be donated to Compassion to help children in its programs receive medical treatment and immunizations that will improve their overall health condition. This is critical in the developing world, where so much disease and other health risks threaten children every day.

DaySpring’s relationship with Compassion represents a unique partnership between two organizations that recognize the mutual benefits of working together to help those in need around the world.

While the world of business is understandably focused on product development, customer purchasing behavior and financial profitability, occasionally a company comes along that sees the importance of giving back, and acts upon it. Yet not all philanthropy carries a return-on-investment as wonderful as the one that will be realized by DaySpring.

The bottom line in this case is saving children’s lives.

I’d love to see more businesses investigating what their impact on children could be by partnering with Compassion. Perhaps there are other businesses that could benefit from this type of bottom line!

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  1. Feb 10, 2009
    at 10:32 pm

    I think this is so great! I love DaySpring’s products and buy them often . (Thank you notes, birthday cards, etc.) What a great company to partner with.

    I will definitely buy from the “Colors of Compassion” line!

  2. Barbara M.
    Feb 11, 2009
    at 9:33 am

    Many of the cards and little notes I send my sponsored children are from DaySpring. They put out a wonderful message that is very bright and colorful. This is a wonderful pairing of caring people.

  3. Alice
    Feb 11, 2009
    at 11:28 am

    I have found a lot of cute DaySpring cards to send the children we are blessed to sponsor. I will definitely be looking for the “Colors of Compassion” cards.

  4. Feb 11, 2009
    at 4:08 pm

    I love the idea, too! I frequently send Dayspring e-cards through Compassion.

  5. Heather
    Feb 12, 2009
    at 10:35 am

    This is totally cool! :) I will definatly be buying these cards now to send to my sponsored kids, especially the new correspondence child I received from Tanzania..Compassion rocks-they must have seen I have 2 African(Ethiopia) children so decided to send me another one in Africa. :)

  6. Jul 14, 2009
    at 12:18 am

    Just thank Compassion International, Thank you for helping us in our childhood, I have 31 years I was sponsored, I’m helping the Ministry of Communications of the Church of the Nazarene in Bolivia. Thank you very much for all to family Compassion International around the world, every family sponsorship.

  7. Stephanie Green
    Sep 9, 2009
    at 6:16 pm

    I just stocked up on several boxes of Colors of Compassion birthday cards at our local Family Christian Store. They’re beautiful and something I can feel good about sending!

  8. Debra Stevens
    Sep 11, 2009
    at 11:37 am

    That’s awesome! I love Dayspring cards and we’re sponsoring a child as well!! Keep up the great work for the Lord!

    See you all later at your local christian bookstore!!! ^_^

  9. Stephanie Green
    Jan 21, 2010
    at 2:39 pm

    Has anyone seen Colors of Compassion cards that were not birthday cards?

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