Compassion International Launches Advocacy Campaign after Funding to Compassion in India Is Stopped
Dec 06, 2016
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – December 6, 2016 – Child development organization urges sponsors to write Congress in effort to restore care to thousands of children, babies and mothers living in extreme poverty in India
Compassion International Haiti Suffers Millions Of Dollars In Damage Following Hurricane Matthew
Oct 13, 2016
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
May 10, 2016
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
Apr 18, 2016
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
Apr 05, 2016
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
Jul 14, 2015
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
Jun 22, 2015
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
Mar 20, 2015
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
Jan 12, 2015
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
Dec 10, 2014
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.