Trustworthy Charity

At Compassion, we take your trust in our ministry very seriously. We know how valuable your confidence is that we are a trustworthy charity. Without it our mission of releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name can't be accomplished. We want to do everything we can to earn your confidence in us as a trustworthy charity.

Compassion International has been a trustworthy charity since 1952. Since that time, we've striven to be transparent and authentic in everything we do.

We know what a significant decision sponsoring a child can be so we encourage you to do your research. Ask the important questions and address any doubts you might have. We're confident that when you do, you'll see Compassion as an honorable and trustworthy charity.

More than 1 million people have helped children through Compassion. Become a part of this trustworthy charity and help make a difference in the life of a child in need.

A Trustworthy Charity With a Focus on Child Sponsorship

At Compassion, we take your trust in our ministry very seriously. We know how valuable your confidence is...without it our mission of releasing children from poverty in Jesus' name can't be accomplished.

Our desire is to be an organization worthy of your trust. We are committed to integrity not just in our work with children, but also in how we handle your tax-deductible child sponsorship donations.

We strive to be transparent and above reproach in every aspect of our finances. Here are a few reasons you can trust us:

  • We have been endorsed by financial watchdog groups:

    • The Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Alliance Charity Seals

    • Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (we are a founding member)

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

  • All your donations are guaranteed secure through VeriSign. This means any money and information you give us online will stay safe.

  • Currently, over 82% of every dollar you give goes directly to program activities helping children in our programs. We commit to you that this will never, ever drop below 80%. This is one of the highest percentages for an organization like ours.

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  • We've been taking stewardship seriously since 1952, nearly sixty years. Its our goal to be good stewards of the resources that have been entrusted to us by our faithful sponsors and donors.

We know what a significant, life-altering decision child sponsorship can be so we encourage you to do your research. Ask the important questions and address any doubts you might have. We know youll be pleased with what you learn.

More than 1 million people have sponsored children through Compassion. Join the team and help release a child from poverty in Jesus' name!

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