A Minute to Write a Letter, Part One

Rendel hoped that maybe today his sponsor would send him something — just a few words, a picture, anything.

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Sharing a Place at Our Table

Inspired by Chris Seay’s book, “A Place at the Table,” the Pina family decided to fast from certain foods. For 40 days they are eating the same foods that their sponsored Nicaraguan child eats.

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Former Sponsored Child Gives Back to His Community

We came to Rwanda with nothing and found that our family members in Rwanda had been killed during the genocide. Life was difficult because we were starting a new life in a new country with nothing — and we didn’t have hope for the future.

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How Would You Define Your Relationship with Food?

In A Place At The Table, author Chris Seay proposes that we spend 40 days in a fast with a unique twist: eat what our sponsored child eats. And in the process, recapture gratitude and a sense of solidarity with the poor.

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Where Is Gratitude in the Midst of Death?

How do you give thanks in the midst of overwhelming grief?

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Does This One Come in Blonde?

Research on why people give to charitable causes is never very flattering to the donors. According to one study, when we give we’re often not motivated by philanthropy or logic, but by our feelings.

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Can I Send This Gift to My Sponsored Child?

Our correspondence team receives many gifts from sponsors for their sponsored children that can’t be sent to our country offices. What items can be sent to your sponsored child through the mail?

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Artwork in Your Child Letters

Doesn’t it just make your day when you get artwork from your child? Have you ever considered that your child would love to receive artwork from you?

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A Precious Perspective

One sentence from a little girl an ocean away immediately and forever changed my perspective.

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Representing the Cheetah Generation

I’m grateful that the man overseeing Compassion’s work in Africa believes in my sponsored children. And, I’m thankful that the church staff will continue to breathe life into them and help them run with the speed of cheetahs.

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Grieving the Loss of a Sponsored Child

How do you say goodbye to a sponsored child who has died? Have you ever had to do that, or to say goodbye to another child in your life?

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The Happiest Day of a Sponsored Child’s Life

If you can’t visit your children, and we understand that it’s not always possible, you need to know this. It’s an absolute truth. Your sponsored children want to hear from you!

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