Sponsors give love, joy and so many smiles! We asked Compassion students in Sri Lanka about their sponsors, and they shared how much they really mean to them.View Gallery ›
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.Continue Reading ›
When you welcome a child into your life, you can forever change theirs. But where should you start? Here are some simple “de-childproofing” tips to help!
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.
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.
Andrews had been holding onto a prayer in his heart since he was 6 years old. He asked God to make a way for him to meet the friend who had shown so much love to him and his family. Fourteen years later, his prayer was unexpectedly and spectacularly answered.
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!
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!
When asked, “What’s your favorite part of a letter?” the answer is easy for many sponsored youths. Eight children and teens answer this very question in the month’s edition of the Compassion Letter Club!
If you could cross-stitch something to a pillow and send it to the child or teen you sponsor, what would it say? Words to live by, in a place where you can see them every day.
Feeling a twinge of guilt for not writing to the child or teen you sponsor? If you think that makes you a bad sponsor, we want to tell you … you’re not!
Close your eyes and picture the child you sponsor opening your last letter. Pulling out that piece of paper. Reading your words. Smiling at the pictures you included. That’s what Mary Harms does when she writes Winner, the boy she sponsors, and his family.