Archived News Releases

Archived News Releases

  • 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.

  • Compassion International Deemed Top 1 Percent of Charities for Financial Integrity

    Apr 05, 2006

    Compassion International, a long-term Christian child development ministry, has been recognized in the top 1 percent of 5,000 charities ranked by Charity Navigator, one of the country's leading financial accountability organizations. Compassion has earned Charity Navigator's four-star rating for five consecutive years.

  • Compassion International Deemed Top 1 Percent of Charities for Financial Integrity

    Apr 05, 2006

    Compassion International, a long-term Christian child development ministry, has been recognized in the top 1 percent of 5,000 charities ranked by Charity Navigator, one of the country's leading financial accountability organizations. Compassion has earned Charity Navigator's four-star rating for five consecutive years.

  • Concert Tour Shares Message of Hope

    Mar 01, 2006

    Dynamic Christian artists Geoff Moore, Caedmon's Call and Bebo Norman are partnering with Compassion International this spring to bring music and stories of hope in up to 17 American cities. The Christian concert tour, "An Evening of Compassion," begins March 7 and will also feature special guests John David Webster and Aaron Shust.

  • Concert Tour Shares Message of Hope

    Mar 01, 2006

    Dynamic Christian artists Geoff Moore, Caedmon's Call and Bebo Norman are partnering with Compassion International this spring to bring music and stories of hope in up to 17 American cities. The Christian concert tour, "An Evening of Compassion," begins March 7 and will also feature special guests John David Webster and Aaron Shust.

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