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.
K-LOVE, AIR1 Listeners Give Nearly $2 Million for Compassion Safe Water Systems in Africa
Aug 10, 2011
Amidst fears of an economic crisis, listeners of national Christian radio stations, K-Love and Air1 donated nearly $2 million in a day long campaign to provide Compassion’s Water of Life safe water systems to those living in extreme poverty in Rwanda.
Compassion International AMONG TOP TEN CHARITIES to Receive Consecutive 4-star Rating
Jun 30, 2011
Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization, is one of only a handful of charities across the United States that has been awarded Charity Navigator’s highest rating for responsible financial management—four-stars—for the past ten consecutive years. Evaluating more than 5,500 charities each year, Charity Navigator is the largest independent evaluator of charities in the nation.
Compassion International Advocate Dan Perkins Qualifies for Ironman 70.3 World Championship
Jun 28, 2011
Dan Perkins, an eleven-time Ironman competitor and pastor of Twin Oaks Church in San Jose, CA, qualified for the Ironman 70.3 World Championship and will be competing to raise funds for Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization.