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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 14, 2019 – Following an extensive six-month search, Compassion International has named Robert L. Hawkins, Jr., Esq. as the organization’s new general counsel and senior vice president of its General Counsel Office.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 3, 2019 – The partnership was kicked off at Jakes’ International Pastors and Leadership Conference.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – March 5, 2019 – Compassion International announced several changes in its executive leadership team, as the global child development ministry positions itself to serve even more children in poverty around the world.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – February 18, 2019 – Erickson, who led the ministry from 1975 to 1993, passed away on Sunday, February 17th, at his home in Grand Junction, Colorado. He was 90.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – December 12, 2018 – Compassion International today announced a major milestone in its 66-year history, as 2 million children have been registered into its holistic child development program.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – November 28, 2018 – Compassion International today announced a partnership with New York Giants offensive tackle Nate Solder as part of the National Football League’s My Cause My Cleats campaign.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – October 30, 2018 – Compassion International today was honored as one of America’s Favorite Charities by The Chronicle of Philanthropy, a magazine that monitors and reports on trends in the non-profit world.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – September 5, 2018 – In a special chapel presentation today, Colorado Springs-based Compassion International celebrated a milestone anniversary for its longest-tenured employee. Gayle Smith has worked at the global child development ministry for 50 years.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 20, 2018 – Tanzanian-born Uriyo brings a wealth of experience and accomplishment to the SVP role that directs Compassion’s strategy, design and structure
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Natural disasters or other crises affecting Compassion's frontline church partners, child development centers and assisted beneficiaries.
July 11, 2019 — A local conflict occurred in Gilgel Beles in the Benishangul Gumuz region. In total, 38 beneficiaries have been affected.
July 9, 2019 — It’s been 26 days since the death of the last confirmed case of Ebola (within Uganda). Active case surveillance is still ongoing in the health facilities and communities in the Kasese district. Twelve Child Development Centers are still under minimum operations.
July 8, 2019 - The rainy season continues in the Cordoba area. One Child Development Center (CDC) and 81 beneficiaries have been affected by the wind, rains and flooding.
July 8, 2019 — The Compassion Colombia National Office is following up with the CDCs in Villavicencio regarding the delayed sponsor-child correspondence.
July 7, 2019 — A fire in the San Rogue barangay of Quezon City has affected 10 beneficiaries.
July 1, 2019 — The heavy rain has stopped, and the situation n Joao Pessoa has stabilized. All the affected beneficiaries have returned to their homes, relatives homes or are living in new homes provided by the government.
June 20, 2019 — Heavy rains in the Uraba region of Colombia caused the Apartado River to overflow. In total, one Child Development Center and 31 beneficiaries were affected.
June 20, 2019 - Two Child Development Centers and 244 beneficiaries were affected by intense rains and flooding on the Pacific side of Nicaragua.
June 20, 2019 — On the night of May 22, 2019 a storm in the Chiangmai Province of Thailand damaged facilities at one Child Development Center. No one was injured by the storm.