March 13, 2013 - Compassion International Appoints New President/CEO Jim Mellado
Mar 13, 2013
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO (3/13/13) - Compassion International’s Global Board of Directors announced today the appointment of Santiago (Jim) Mellado as the ministry’s new President and CEO. Board members made the unanimous decision after a global search that began late last year. Mellado will formally take the position in September.
August 10, 2012 - Compassion International Appoints First Female Board Chair
Aug 10, 2012
Compassion Internationals board of directors has unanimously elected Karen Wesolowski as its new chair. She is the first woman to be appointed as board chair in Compassions 60-year history.
"Sponsor a Child" is more than just a popular strategy to end poverty - It's a deliberate, long-term approach with a powerful impact
Mar 23, 2012
February’s issue of Christianity Today contained a cover story in which secular and Christian media should take increased interest. During this time of great need around the world we must ask ourselves, collectively, if the many ways we are working to combat poverty are making an impact. The cover story says just that: “The Best Ways to Fight Poverty – Really.”
World Water Day: March 22
Mar 22, 2012
NANTUCKET, MA - Her hats adorn first ladies, celebrities and international persons of influence, but the creator of high end, Peter Beaton hats had a unique, and burdensome, epiphany after a trip to Tanzania.
Oklahoma High School Students Provide Clean Water to Developing World
Mar 20, 2012
NORMAN, OK - Due to the inspired efforts of area high school students, over 8,500 people in Kenya will have a lifetime of clean water through Compassion’s Water of Life filters.
Amazing Race's Alex Boylan Takes On His Next Adventure Featuring Compassion International in Original Web Series "Missions in Action"
Nov 08, 2011
Compassion International will be featured in Amazing Race winner Alex Boylan’s interactive web series, Missions In Action. Alex will travel the globe, showing stories of the people and charities that are making a positive impact on the world today. Alex’s adventures kick-off in a Compassion Child Development Center in the Philippines on November 17, 2011.
Film Featuring Compassion International Wins Times Square Film Featuring Compassion International Wins Times Square
Sep 14, 2011
“More 4 Me,” a feature-length documentary by Creation Box Films featuring the ministry of Compassion International, has won the Times Square Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature at the New York City International Film Festival.
Marty Raybon Gets Up Close Look at Compassion
Sep 02, 2011
Country Star Marty Raybon now knows first- hand, the difference a little compassion can make. The former lead singer of 90’s super group, Shenandoah, recently spent a week in Colombia with renowned children’s charity, Compassion International.
Student Donates Majority of Award to Compassion International
Aug 24, 2011
Luke Cielonko, a college senior at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, is one of two students being honored today with the Gary and Diane Heavin Servant Leadership Award for demonstrating outstanding servant leadership. Cielonko plans to give away 90 percent of the $1,000 award to the organization through which he sponsors an impoverished Peruvian child – Compassion International.
The Lunabelles Counting on Country Fans to Help Spread Message of Compassion
Aug 21, 2011
Country all-girl group, The Lunabelles have a whole new view on world poverty. The girls recently traveled to Colombia with renowned children’s charity, Compassion International.