The journey of how Compassion letters get to and from the children you sponsor is sometimes one of adventure. In cases where a local church partner is isolated, Compassion staff sometimes have to go the extra mile — literally — to get your loving words into the hands of the eagerly waiting children.
You just wrote your first letter to the child your sponsor. Now what? When can you send your next letter and how often should you write to him or her?
Pastors from our church partners around the world share just how your letters are making an incredible impact in the life of the child or teen you are sponsoring.
On today’s Compassion Letter Club blog, meet the dedicated tutors at Pentecostal Child Development Center in Honduras. They’ll encourage you in your letter journey with a behind-the-scenes look at letter-writing day and how they help the students connect with their sponsors!
Your letters to the child you sponsor matter! But don’t take our word for it. Watch these Compassion alumni talk about what letters from their sponsors meant to them in this month’s Compassion Letter Club.
Don’t feel embarrassed if you’ve never written a letter to the child you sponsor! You’re not alone. Here are some simple, no-pressure ways to get started if you’ve never written before — or if it has been a while since you’ve written — from other sponsors just like you.
Ideas for writing the child or teen you sponsor are a very popular topic on the Compassion blog, on Pinterest, on Facebook … pretty much everywhere. Here are some great things to try … as well as avoid.
You and the child you sponsor have grown close through the letters you write. But neither of you speak each other’s language. Ever wondered who translates your words of love to the child you sponsor?
Let’s be honest, getting a Compassion letter is such a joy that we all – children in the program included – want our letters to arrive quickly! But what goes into the process of getting letters to and from sponsors and how long does it take? We asked the folks who have the answers!
After a sponsor composes those special words. After traveling through cyberspace or snail mail. After translation and delivery to the Compassion center. After getting placed into the eagerly awaiting hands of a student …. Where does that love-in-a-letter actually end up? Rather than tell you, we’ll let some of the students show you where they keep all their written treasures from their sponsors!
We’re asking the very people who process, deliver and read your letters the questions you’ve always wanted to know. What are your letter-writing questions?
A few months ago, we shared with you just how encouraging your letters are to the child you sponsor. This month, we want to flip that. We asked you, on Facebook and Instagram, how the child you’re investing in has encouraged YOU. Here’s what you said!