• Sponsoring children in need is breaking the cycle of poverty:
  • Compassion International exists as a Christian child advocacy ministry that releases children from spiritual, economic, social and physical poverty and enables them to become responsible, fulfilled Christian adults.
  • Founded by the Rev. Everett Swanson in 1952, Compassion began providing Korean War orphans with food, shelter, education and health care, as well as Christian training.
  • Today, Compassion helps more than 1 million children in 25 countries … (full text about).

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Where we work; Programs; Sponsor a child; Contribution; Share compassion; Advocacy; Compassion Sunday; Blog;
Mailing address: Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO 80997, USA;
Street address: 12290 Voyager Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80921, USA;

How we work: Changing the world one child at a time:

Compassion focuses on the spiritual, physical, economic and social needs of children. Our Child Sponsorship Program is:

  • Christ Centered. Each child has an opportunity to hear the gospel in an age-appropriate and culturally relevant way.
  • Child Focused. Engaging each child as a complete person, we treat children like we’d want our own children treated.
  • Church Based. We partner with churches, parents and communities — to teach, train and mentor children.
  • Committed to Integrity. We’re dedicated to delivering excellent programs with complete integrity … (full text how we work).

History: Compassion through time: Compassion’s work spans 57 years, from modest beginnings in 1952 when one man felt compelled to help 35 orphaned children in South Korea, to today, where more than 1 million children in 25 countries benefit from that original vision.

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