You can become an Advocate for children in poverty — impacting your sphere of influence to change the world one child at a time.
Christian artists and speakers share their passion for Compassion’s ministry at concerts and events throughout the U.S. You can help children get sponsored by volunteering at an event in your area.
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If you live in the Colorado Springs area, please consider contacting us about an opportunity to volunteer in Compassion’s Global Ministry Center in Colorado Springs. To learn more, send us an E-mail by clicking on the link below.
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Discovering Child Advocacy
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Why I Joined the Advocate Network
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Parents in Poverty: In the Trenches of Child-rearing
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In fiscal year 2014, 84% of Compassion's expenses went directly to program activities helping children in our programs. This is one of the highest percentages for a child sponsorship organization.
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