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Discovering a Piece of Ministry History
Posted By Jacquie Parella On September 13, 2012 @ 3:30 am In Employees and Culture | 35 Comments
Throughout our 60 years of ministry, we’ve been blessed by an array of artists  and speakers  who, through their talents, demonstrate a passion for releasing children from poverty. In fact, many sponsors first hear about our ministry through an artist or speaker.
I was poking around the ministry archives again  when I stumbled upon a commercial recording from a famous ministry spokesperson.
I had NO idea this person was a spokesperson for Compassion so I was thrilled I was when I heard her voice.
Can you think of who this famous woman could be? I’ll give you three hints:
I know, I know, the third hint gave it away!
Yes, Dale Evans recorded a series of commercials for us in the 1970s when our offices were still located in Chicago. Here it is:
Compassion Radio Commercial
Isn’t that fantastic?! I can’t help but wonder how many children were sponsored due to that 14-second clip.
How about you? Did a Compassion artist or speaker introduce you to our ministry? If so, who was it?
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