The Remarkable Boy With More Than One Heart

Noah, a young boy in Ghana, felt like his chest was ripping. His heart wasn’t working properly and he needed God to make a way for him.

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This Is What Happens When You Give Livestock to Families in Poverty

Have you ever wondered why livestock are in the catalog every year? How could something we associate with a petting zoo really help release children from poverty? We were hoping you would ask! These stories will show you how a goat, a chicken and a cow changed the lives of three families we serve.

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5 Easy Ways to Encourage Kids to Fight Poverty

I often wish I knew more when I was younger. I wish I grasped that even though I was young, I could still make a difference. It doesn’t take living in a country with extreme economic disparity for children to begin learning about poverty. Here are five easy ways you can encourage your kids, no matter their age, to become poverty fighters!

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23 Resources Every New Sponsor Needs to Know About

You just joined the Compassion family by investing in the future of a child in poverty through sponsorship. Now what? Check out these must-see resources to begin your new sponsor journey!

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21 Heartwarming Photos of Parents From Around the World

In this photo gallery, you can see the journey of parents around the world. And through that glimpse, may you take away a deeper understanding of the love of a parent. Every parent.

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Give the Gift of Experiences This Mother’s Day

Ask most mothers what they want for Mother’s Day, and you’ll get more “moments” than “stuff.” Which makes sense. What mom wants more things to put away or dust around? They want moments of quiet, rest, adventure and togetherness.

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5 Biblical Truths Every Child in Poverty Needs to Hear [VIDEO]

Poverty tells children a lot of lies. But each Compassion-assisted child is given a Bible…the Truth that they can literally hold in their hands.

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Want, Need, Wear, Read: Compassion Style

The idea is simple. You give your child (really, anyone in your life you might be inclined to “over give” to) something they want, something they need, something to wear and something to read. And that got us thinking. We could do our own 4 Gift Challenge! But with the Compassion version, you could give those gifts to children in poverty.

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How Do You Make Christmas More?

Wait! I know what you’re thinking after reading that title. “She’s going to tell me Christmas is too commercial. And that I need to remember that Jesus is the reason for the season.” You obviously don’t know me. I love Christmas. I love twinkly lights and decorating sugar cookies and candlelight services and presents. I…

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10 Super Father’s Day Gifts for the Hero in Your Dad

Provider. Protector. Hero. There are a lot of titles you can give the dads in your life. This Father’s Day honor the man in your life who’s always been your hero by letting him be a hero to children in poverty too!

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10 Unique Mother’s Day Gifts That Give Back

Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to provide the women in our lives with tangible expressions of love. But what if there was a way you could do that while also tapping into the real heartbeat of a mom — helping other moms.

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The Year I Gave Homework for Christmas

I’m a big reader. As a child, I had books hidden away everywhere — in the cushions of the couch, tucked under my brother’s car seat and stuffed into my pillowcase. So when I was about 10 years old, I decided I would buy every person in my family a book for Christmas. I pored over the Scholastic Books order form and found books for my parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins. I wrapped them and carefully placed them under the tree. On Christmas Eve, when we exchange gifts with my extended family, I was so excited to watch everyone open their gifts. There was one problem, though. Not everybody likes to read.

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