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How Different (and Similar) are Compassion Canada and Compassion USA?
Posted By Amber Van Schooneveld On January 24, 2012 @ 3:17 am In Employees and Culture,Partners | 21 Comments
For the past year, I’ve been working for Compassion Canada as a marketing writer. (Did you know that Compassion International truly is international? Our sponsors come from the U.S., Canada, France, Italy, Australia, New Zealand, the U.K., Germany, Ireland, Spain, Switzerland and South Korea, and God is growing our pool of worldwide sponsors every day!)
At first, I wondered what cultural differences I might encounter writing for another country. To prepare for my new role, I watched Canadian Bacon and many reruns of SCTV. So far, the biggest differences are that Canadians walk kilometres to get to their neighbours colourful homes in 0 degree Celsius weather, while Americans walk miles to get to neighbors colorful homes in 0 degree Fahrenheit weather.
But when it comes to sponsorship, I found a couple of ways in which we are different, and several ways that we are the same.
How We’re Different
How We’re the Same
If you want to find out more about some of Compassion International’s partners around the world, check them out here .
You can read the UK and Ireland’s blog !
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 write your child: https://www.compassion.ca/writing-your-child/
 3 paper play sets and 6 posters: http://www.compassion.ca/presentsend.asp
 The Difference Is Jesus: http://thedifferenceisjesus.ca
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 UK and Ireland’s blog: http://blog.compassionuk.org/
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 Australia blog: http://www.compassion.com.au/cmspage.php?intid=715&linkid=588
 Poverty Changed My Life: http://blog.compassion.com/life-changing-events-poverty-changed-my-life/
 As Buildings Shook and Crumbled: http://blog.compassion.com/haiti-earthquake-as-buildings-shook-and-crumbled/
 Heart of Compassion: http://blog.compassion.com/heart-of-compassion/
 What’s Stopping You From Writing a Letter to Your Sponsored Child?: http://blog.compassion.com/break-the-cycle-that-letter-wont-write-itself/
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