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Candidates Who Weren’t Hired Still Love Compassion

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – September 13, 2019 – Global child development ministry Compassion International was announced this week as a winner of Talent Board’s 2019 North American Candidate Experience Award for the fourth consecutive year.

Compassion International Announces New General Counsel

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.

Compassion International Announces Partnership with T.D. Jakes

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – June 3, 2019 – The partnership was kicked off at Jakes’ International Pastors and Leadership Conference.

Compassion International Announces Executive Leadership Changes

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.

Compassion International Mourns the Loss of Former President, Wallace "Wally" Erickson

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.

Compassion International Celebrates Major Milestone, Sets Sights on Future

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.

Compassion International Highlighted as Part of NFL’s My Cause My Cleats Campaign

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.

Compassion International Listed as One of America’s Favorite Charities

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.

Compassion International Celebrates Employee's Milestone Anniversary

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.