Ways to Give | Compassion International

Compassion International is one of the country's largest Christian child development organizations. We offer many ways to give that there is sure to be a place for everyone. Whether you give financially, donate your time, commit to praying, or participate in any of the other ways to give, we want you to be a part of this life-changing ministry.

Jesus Christ dedicated his life to giving to others. He was a model of generosity and as Christ-followers, we should strive to find ways to give our lives in the same spirit of generosity.

Sponsoring a child is one of the easiest ways to give. Along with providing a child in poverty with health care, food and clean water, and income-generating skills, as a sponsor you also have the opportunity to develop a personal relationship with him and show him how much God loves him.

Another effective way to give is to volunteer and share with other people about the ministry of Compassion. Your gift of time is invaluable to us.

As a part of Compassion, there are so many ways to give that there is definitely a place for you. Explore our web site and find out how you can join our ministry today.

Ways to Give: How Can I Make a Difference
Looking for ways to give? Check out our life-changing programs!

There are many ways to give through Compassion International that can transform a child's life. Please get involved in one of our vital programs and help release children from poverty in Jesus' name!

Programs begin at a child's earliest stages of development and continue through young adulthood. Investing in one of these ministries is one of the most important ways you can give to others.

Child Survival
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Our Child Survival Program intervenes at the earliest stages possible, offering lifesaving assistance to mothers and their babies. Mothers receive prenatal care, nutritional support and spiritual nurturing.

If you have a heart for babies and toddlers, this is a powerful way to give. Rescue a baby from poverty today!

Child Sponsorship
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Change the life of a school-age child and help end the cycle of poverty — sponsor a child!

Our Child Sponsorship Program will pair you with a child who needs your help. Sponsoring a child in need is one of the most important ways to give. It's also the only child sponsorship program to be validated through independent, empirical research.

Your monthly support will help provide your sponsored child with food, health care and educational opportunities as needed. And will provide the your child will learn about God's love!

Leadership Development
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If you want to help college-age students in poverty, one of the most meaningful ways to give is through our Leadership Development Program which equips young Compassion-assisted men and women to become Christian leaders who can, in turn, influence their own churches, communities and nations. Help develop a future leader and equip students for the future.

Complementary Interventions
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We also offers ways to give through our Complementary Interventions program which tackles issues like clean water, malaria, HIV and AIDS, and disaster relief. By giving to one of these causes, you help meet critical needs and give the hope of Jesus Christ to children and families living in extreme poverty.

Together, we can fight poverty and transform lives.

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Compassion consistently receives high ratings for financial accountability and integrity.

Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating — four stars — for 14 consecutive years, placing Compassion in the top 1 percent of all charities.

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