Archived News Releases

Archived News Releases

  • Calvary Chapel Tackles Human Trafficking by Sponsoring Nearly 1,300 Children Through Compassion International

    May 02, 2011

    Church members at Calvary Chapel, located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., sponsored nearly 1,300 children over the Easter weekend during a Compassion Sunday event for Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization. The focus of the sponsorships was to engage the church in helping curb human and sex trafficking of children in high risk countries including Thailand, Brazil and Colombia.

  • Today: Hundreds of Colorado Springs Professionals Go Barefoot for a Cause

    May 02, 2011

    Church members at Calvary Chapel, located in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., sponsored nearly 1,300 children over the Easter weekend during a Compassion Sunday event for Compassion International, the world's largest Christian child development and sponsorship organization. The focus of the sponsorships was to engage the church in helping curb human and sex trafficking of children in high risk countries including Thailand, Brazil and Colombia.

  • On the Haiti Earthquake Anniversary, Compassion for Haiti Grows

    Jan 28, 2011

    On the one year anniversary of the worst natural disaster of modern times, the “Remember Haiti With Compassion” campaign brought needed awareness to the ongoing suffering and need of the Haitian people through radio.

  • Compassion International Photographer Captures Images of Riots in Haiti

    Dec 10, 2010

    Photographer Chuck Bigger went to Haiti to capture images of Compassion International’s work among the children of that beleaguered nation. Instead he has found himself in the midst of increasing violent riots.

  • 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.

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