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.