Coming Full Circle: The Anita Charles Story

Anita Charles is a wife, mom, software engineer and advocate for our ministry. What is also amazing about Anita? She is a former sponsored child!

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When Letter Writing Isn’t Fulfilling

When someone at the grocery store is rude to you or your friend is a bit short, it’s always good to remember that you have no idea the struggles and challenges that they are facing at that exact moment — so extend grace to them!

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From Recipients to Contributors

He teaches us to humble ourselves and remember that it is not about us. It is all about Him.

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Where Do You Want to Go? The Compassion Blog “Rethunk”

This blog post has one purpose: to refine the vision for the Compassion blog. That might mean we simply affirm what the blog’s purpose has been for the last few years. Or it might mean we come up with something new. Either way, now is the time to tell us what we should focus on.

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Solidarity

After meeting our staff and church partners on the field, reports of natural disasters, civil unrest and family tragedies suddenly becomes more personal.

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“What’s the One Thing You’d Like Your Sponsor to Know?”

Sponsored children reflect their commitment to God no matter the circumstances around them. As they share their lives with you, they are encouraged by your response to them through your letters and prayers.

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The Prayers of a Sponsored Child

Sponsored children pray and ask God for direction, for someone to love them, for provision — for more of Him. How different (or similar) are your prayers?

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You Can Have My Leg

Neldi lost his leg in a motorcycle accident. Sejin became Neldi’s sponsor and “just so happened” to have an extra leg to give Neldi.

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Remembering Our Loved Ones

Throughout the years poverty related issues have caused us to lose sponsored children, family members of sponsored children and even some of our staff. On this Memorial Day, will you join us in remembering and celebrating the lives of these loved ones who are no longer with us?

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The Journey Back to Haiti

Life sometimes has a way of taking us back to the beginning, back to our roots, to the very thing that motivated us in the first place. One sponsor is going back to Haiti, where her journey with Compassion began.

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