What Does Advocacy Look Like?

Advocacy is big and small. It’s hundreds of people and it’s a single voice. It’s big roles and small conversations. It’s both difficult and simple, all at once. But always, always, it’s about connecting people to the opportunity to do something extraordinary. To love a child they’ve never met.

Continue Reading ›

How One Woman Is Confronting the Global Orphan Crisis

Diane Elliot, an author, professional photographer, and business administrator of Wauconda, Illinois, willingly takes on the title of mother to children who have never had their own.

Continue Reading ›

Seven Ways to a More Rewarding Sponsorship

Sponsorship, when fully embraced, changes both the child’s and the sponsor’s lives. There are simple things you can do to make your sponsorship more rewarding.

Continue Reading ›

Restoring Social Outcasts to Community

Dr. Matt Rindge, assistant professor of Religious Studies at Gonzaga University and a Compassion Child Advocate, spoke at our National Advocates Conference in October. In his message, he shared two observations about Jesus’ ministry. The primary effect […]

Continue Reading ›

Running for Children

Story by Barb Liggett, Global Strategy Office Intern Just crossing the finish line of Colorado’s U.S. Trail National Championship June 29 in Steamboat Springs was quite a feat on its own. Winning an age-group division in this 12-kilometer race was […]

Continue Reading ›

The Perfect Gift

And He looked up and saw the rich putting their gifts into the treasury, and He saw also a certain poor widow putting in two mites. – Luke 21:1-2 (NKJV) The Perfect Gift — Generally Speaking The perfect gift comes from the heart. Love drives […]

Continue Reading ›

I Love Our Advocates!

The Compassion Advocates Network is made up of an amazing group of sponsors that want to do more than sponsor a child. They want to help get children sponsored. Advocates give of their time, their talents and their money (e.g. like driving to work at […]

Continue Reading ›

Compassion Sunday is April 13

Every three seconds a child under age 5 dies from poverty-related causes that Compassion’s ministry is skilled at preventing. By hosting a Compassion Sunday event at your church, you expand your personal ministry and help transform the lives of […]

Continue Reading ›

When the Sneetch Children Cry

What would it have been like if Dr. Seuss wrote some stories about children in poverty?

Continue Reading ›