tag:compassion.com,2013-03-04:5-64262 Press Center: Current News Releases 2013-03-13T12:07:37.847-06:00 Compassion International Compassion International Haiti Suffers Millions Of Dollars In Damage Following Hurricane Matthew tag:compassion.com,2016-30-13:5-112759 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-10-13T01:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – October 13, 2016 – Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 hurricane, struck Haiti last Tuesday, devastating thousands of Compassion-assisted children and their families, and several dozen Compassion child development centers within local church partners. Damage assessments to date reveal millions of dollars in recovery and rebuilding needs.

Compassion International Turns Unused Gift Cards Into Charitable Donations With New CardFunder® Program tag:compassion.com,2016-00-10:5-108983 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-05-10T07:00:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – May 10, 2016 – Compassion International, the world’s largest child development through sponsorship ministry, is tapping into a unique source of charitable giving – unused gift cards – with its new CardFunder® program that launched this month.

Compassion International Responds to Earthquake in Ecuador tag:compassion.com,2016-30-18:5-107894 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-04-18T01:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – April 18, 2016 – Compassion International is responding to the massive 7.8 earthquake that struck near Ecuador’s central coast. The Colorado Springs-based organization serves more than 70,000 Ecuadorian children in partnership with over 240 churches throughout the country.

Compassion International Garners Highest Rating from Charity Navigator for 15th Consecutive Year tag:compassion.com,2016-30-05:5-107407 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2016-04-05T01:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – April 5, 2016 – Compassion International’s outstanding financial stewardship and commitment to accountability and transparency has earned the ministry four out of four stars — Charity Navigator’s highest rating — for the 15th year in a row.

Compassion International Completes $31 Million Recovery Project in Haiti tag:compassion.com,2015-30-14:5-96927 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-07-14T14:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., and PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – July 14, 2015 – Compassion International closed the doors of its Disaster Response Office in Port-au-Prince, Haiti last week, marking the successful completion of its relief and recovery projects following the 2010 earthquake. The office was created to manage the more than $31 million raised toward Compassion’s recovery efforts in Haiti, which assisted more than 60,000 Haitian families.

Compassion International’s Step Into My Shoes Named Top Ministry Tool of 2015 by KidzMatter Magazine tag:compassion.com,2015-30-22:5-96943 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-06-22T14:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 22, 2015 – KidzMatter Magazine recently selected Compassion International’s Step Into My Shoes (SIMS) advocacy toolkit as a leading ministry tool for children’s and church pastors. SIMS, one of 23 selected curricula, is featured on the cover of KidzMatter’s May-June 2015 curriculum edition.

Compassion International's ‘Water of Life’ Delivers Clean Water to More Than 200,000 Homes in 17 Developing Countries tag:compassion.com,2015-30-20:5-93561 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-03-20T14:30:39-06:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – March 20, 2015 – Nearly 750 million people worldwide still lack access to safe water, according to WHO and UNICEF. Compassion International’s Complementary Interventions provide safe water, such as Water of Life filters for households of Compassion-assisted children, as well as other initiatives for Compassion school projects and communities where the ministry works.

Compassion International Reveals Progress in Haiti Recovery Efforts Five Years After Earthquake tag:compassion.com,2015-10-12:5-87710 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2015-01-12T11:10:39-07:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – January 12, 2015 – Compassion International is wrapping up its relief and recovery efforts in Haiti five years after a deadly earthquake devastated the country. But the progress made through the ministry’s Disaster Relief Fund will have a positive impact on the nation for decades to come.

Money Raised by Compassion Staff to Benefit Local Youth At Risk tag:compassion.com,2014-02-10:5-86934 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-12-10T14:02:55-07:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – (December 10, 2014) – Last week, Compassion International presented a check for more than $15,000 to Pikes Peak Academy (PPA), beneficiary of the child development organization’s 2014 Christmas Fundraiser. The money raised by Compassion staff will go toward student scholarships for current and incoming PPA students.

The 7th Annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, Presented by Compassion International, Announces Official Tour Dates tag:compassion.com,2014-10-19:5-86626 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-11-19T11:10:39-07:00

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., and NASHVILLE, Tenn. (PRWEB) November 19, 2014 - The 7th Annual Rock & Worship Roadshow, presented by Compassion International, the world’s leading authority in holistic child development through sponsorship, has just released its official 2015 tour dates.

Compassion International Observes International Day of Families on May 15 tag:compassion.com,2014-37-14:5-80383 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-05-14T18:37:57-06:00 Tim Glenn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (May 15, 2014) – On May 15, 2014, Compassion International joins the U.N. General Assembly in observance of the International Day of Families.

Is the Church's Responsibility to Help the Poor Spiritual or Financial? tag:compassion.com,2014-32-09:5-79368 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-09T12:32:15-06:00 Kate Amaya

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 9, 2014) – Findings in a new research study conducted on behalf of Compassion International by Barna Group reveal that a majority of Christians believe global poverty is a spiritual problem with a financial cure.

Who is Making the Biggest Impact in the Movement that Will Eradicate Extreme Global Poverty? tag:compassion.com,2014-50-02:5-79369 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-04-02T12:50:46-06:00 Kate Amaya

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 2, 2014) – Findings in a new research study conducted on behalf of Compassion International by Barna Group suggest that younger Christians, under 40, are less concerned about the global poor than older Christians, over 40.

Compassion International Awarded Gallup Great Workplace Award for Third Straight Year tag:compassion.com,2014-53-25:5-78998 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-03-25T00:53:02-06:00 Tim Glenn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (March 24, 2014) – For the third consecutive year, Compassion International has been recognized as one of the top workplaces in the world by the Gallup Organization.

Compassion International Partners with Award-Winning Producers and Multiple Churches in 40 U.S. Cities to Promote "Son of God" Feature Film tag:compassion.com,2014-31-10:5-78397 0001-01-01T00:00:00-07:00 2014-02-10T14:31:02-07:00 Tim Glenn

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Feb. 10, 2014) — Compassion International is partnering with actress/producer Roma Downey (“Touched by an Angel,” “The Bible”) and producer Mark Burnett’s (“The Voice,” “Survivor,” “Shark Tank” and “The Bible”) LightWorkers Media to promote their movie, “Son of God” to multiple churches and communities across 40 U.S. cities.