Archived News Releases

Archived News Releases

  • Compassion President Attends Last White House State Dinner

    Sep 16, 2008

    In what was noted as only the sixth and final White House State Dinner, President and Mrs. John Kufuor of Ghana were honored by President George W. Bush ...

  • Compassion shows support for cycling event to benefit AIDS

    Aug 06, 2007

    More than a dozen employees of Compassion International, including the head of the organization's AIDS Initiative, will ride in the Pikes Peak Classic on Aug. 12.

  • In God's Hand

    May 14, 2007

    When social workers found an infant named Rita, she was bleeding and alone on the dirt floor of her family's home. She was one of the millions of abandonados abandoned children who crowd the streets of Rio de Janiero, Brazil. Her future was bleak. Because of Compassion's assistance, today 26-year-old Rita now works as an administrative assistant and acts as a "big sister" to her extended family at the project.

  • Compassion Climbs Ranks of the Nonprofit Times Top 100 List

    Feb 05, 2007

    Compassion International, a Christian child development ministry, jumped to the 54th slot, up from 63rd in the 2006 NonProfit Times 100 (NPT) ranking of nonprofits and charities.

  • Three Compassion-Assisted Children Die in Earthquake

    May 31, 2006

    Three Compassion International-assisted children died in Saturday's massive earthquake on Indonesia's Java island (May 27, 2006).

    Their names were withheld while Compassion officials contact their sponsors. More than 5,700 people died in the earthquake, and thousands more were injured. Estimates have placed the number of homeless at more than 100,000.

  • After 12-Year Hiatus, Compassion International Back on Television

    May 30, 2006

    Beginning June 1, Compassion International is breaking back into the television scene. Compassion will air a 30-minute television special in major markets throughout the United States. Hosted by contemporary Christian music artist Rebecca St. James, the special will focus on Compassion's child sponsorship program.

  • Olympic Medalist Runs BolderBOULDER for Children in Poverty

    May 22, 2006

    Olympic Silver Medalist Matt Hemingway will run in the BolderBOULDER on May 29 on behalf of Compassion International. He finished second in the high jump, representing the United States at the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens.

  • Too Small to Ignore Receives Best Outreach Resource Award

    May 12, 2006

    Too Small to Ignore: Why Children Are the Next Big Thing, the highly acclaimed book by noted child advocate Dr. Wess Stafford, has won the Year's Best Outreach Resources Award in the Evangelistic Biography category from Outreach magazine.

  • Thousands of children around the globe prepare for Compassion Sunday event with prayer, fasting

    Apr 24, 2006

  • Thousands of children around the globe prepare for Compassion Sunday event with prayer, fasting

    Apr 24, 2006

    In preparation for Compassion International's annual Compassion Sunday event, thousands of children around the world are joining child advocates in the United States and employees worldwide for a day of prayer and fasting on April 28.

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