Do your kids have a special term for the child your family sponsors? Some kids use “sponsored friend,” “long-distance sister” or “brother in Uganda.” But what about “international pen pal”? Thinking of the child you sponsor as a pen pal could inspire your kids to write more letters. And that gives you a positive response whenever they say they’re bored this summer: “Why don’t we write to our pen pal?” Learn how you can use writing letters to your very own international pen pal to teach your children, while brightening the day — and life — of the child you sponsor.Continue Reading ›
Do you sometimes find yourself in a letter-writing rut? Need some inspiration for writing letters to the child you sponsor? Look no farther than your calendar! Here’s a list of questions to ask your sponsored child based on seasons and holidays.Continue Reading ›
It’s a new year, and you have bright plans to write the child you sponsor more. Want to know some easy ways to help this important habit last all year?
This year, we asked your most burning letter-writing questions to those in the know! Here are your best questions and answers of the year.
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?
Christmas is near — giving us peace, cheer and bringing much joy to the world. But its greatest gift is something special that we just have to share!
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.
Have you ever wondered if the child you support has multiple sponsors? We’ve found our approach to be transformational to every child and sponsor.
It’s Christmastime for the Compassion Letter Club! Don’t face your writer’s block alone. We’ve got you covered with these helpful ideas for what to write to the child or teen you sponsor this year in your Compassion Christmas letter.
No matter the age of the child you sponsor, we’ve got some ideas for you to make letter-writing just a little easier! Just scroll down to the right age and start writing!