“You (and Your Letters) Made Me a Good Child”

If you were forced to quickly leave your home of 17 years, what items would you grab first? For Maribel, she rescued the items most valuable to her — her sponsor’s letters.

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4 Ways To Save Time Writing Your Sponsored Child

If you are having a hard time writing to your sponsored child, here are four reasons to try writing online!

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Share Summer With Your Sponsored Child

Do you have a favorite season? Most of us do and we all have great reasons why that particular season is our favorite. Have you asked your sponsored child what his or her favorite season is?

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Pinterest Letter-Writing Club: Father’s Day

This Father’s Day spend a little extra time in your letters reminding your sponsored children about their Heavenly Father who loves them and cares for them each and every day.

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Join the Letter Writing Club on Pinterest

Pinterest is a wonderful place for us to connect as sponsors and share letter writing ideas. Building on the online letter writing event that Compassion has on the second Friday of every month, we’ve created a new Pinterest board for letter writing and you are welcome to join us as a contributor.

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The Power of a Letter

Esther and Marcos work at the Compassion office in Lima, Peru. They are both Compassion Alumni. Angie has just recently been sponsored. The three of them taught Pastor Ken Burkey about the power of a letter.

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“I Now Care for the Man Who Abused Me.”

Indian student Maggie nurses her father. She feeds him, dresses him and washes him. Not so long ago, her father systematically abused her.

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Inspire a Child to Greatness

The physical needs sponsors meet on a monthly basis are undeniable, but it’s only the beginning. Sponsors have the ability to not only meet the basic needs of their sponsored child but to be a catalyst in the transformation of his or her life.

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10 More Reasons to Write Your Child

For many of us, the letters we exchange are the closest we’ll ever come to our sponsored children. And even though we may understand the impact of our letters, it is still difficult to actually make the time to write a letter. That’s just reality.

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Change Someone’s Everything

October was going to be a normal month with planned dinner dates and errand running and church on Sundays…but one evening, one thing changed, and it changed everything. That one thing was a death.

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Hope in the Darkness

What do you go to in that moment when a bad day turns into the worst day? Brianne thought she knew the answer to that question for Marco.

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