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The Act for Brazil campaign is closed, but you can still start a campaign to raise funds and find sponsors for children in need!

It's never too late to ACT for Compassion.
Start a new campaign and release more children from poverty!

The Act for Brazil campaign is closed, but you can still start a campaign to raise funds and find sponsors for children in need!

It's never too late to ACT for Compassion.
Start a new campaign and release more children from poverty!

How it works

Get inspired

Think of an idea. Be original. Plan a bake sale, host a movie in the park, give up your birthday and organize a dance party, arrange a talent show...

Ideas in Action

Create your fundraiser

Take your idea and fundraise with it! Use Compassion's digital resources to lay the groundwork and set your goals.

Get Started

Put your love into action

Share and promote your fundraiser with friends, engage your communities and reach your goal. Changing lives will uplift your own.

Do Good, Share

  • Acts for compassion started
  • Total amount
    raised

Our journey began in Brazil. Brazil is a country with a rich culture and strong faith, yet millions of Brazilian children live in extreme poverty and lack the resources to escape the cycle.

sources: UNICEF, Haver, Timetric

With YOUR help, Compassion International is helping children in Brazil rewrite the story and rise above their circumstances. These are their stories of hope.

Compassion impacts 360° development: Mind, body, heart, and soul

The funds you raise will go to impact church-based child development centers in Brazil!

mind

  • After-school tutoring
  • Assistance with school fees
  • Supplies and uniforms
  • Life skills and vocational training
  • Literacy classes, craft and music workshops
  • Infrastructure like classrooms and materials to run jobs and skills training workshops
  • Computer labs

body

  • Medical checkups, immunizations and care
  • Nutritional support
  • Education on health, sanitation and hygiene
  • Urgent medical care needs
  • Physical education spaces for motor skills development and safe places to play
  • Safe delivery and care for newborns and their moms

heart

  • Love and encouragement from personal sponsors
  • Loving attention from program staff
  • Development of respectful social skills
  • Christ-centered spiritual counseling

soul

  • Learning that God loves them
  • Singing and prayer
  • Age- and culture-appropriate Christian education
  • Service projects to help others
  • Spiritual development and socio-emotional support for children and their families

Fundraising in action

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Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.

Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

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- 1 John 4:7 -

Fundraise Now To Help Expecting Mothers Fight The Zika Virus.

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My sponsor told me one day I will be able to fly many places... The Lord will provide this for me.

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- Jesus Gabriel, 9 years old

Turn your birthday into a fundraiser!

Throw a party!

Entry cover: a donation to your campaign

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And now these three remain:
faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

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- 1 Corinthians 13:13

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I needed strength to carry on - and Compassion helped me find that strength.

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- Rosilda, Mother of two

Fundraiser in memory and honor of a loved one.

"

Dear friends, let us love one another, for love comes from God.

Everyone who loves has been born of God and knows God.

"

- 1 John 4:7 -

Fundraise Now To Help Expecting Mothers Fight The Zika Virus.

Charity Navigator, America's largest charity evaluator, has awarded Compassion its highest rating - four stars - for 14 consecutive years

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My sponsor told me one day I will be able to fly many places... The Lord will provide this for me.

"

- Jesus Gabriel, 9 years old

Throw a party!

Entry cover: a donation to your campaign

Turn your birthday into a fundraiser!

"

And now these three remain:
faith, hope, and love. But the greatest of these is love.

"

- 1 Corinthians 13:13

"

I needed strength to carry on - and Compassion helped me find that strength.

"

- Rosilda, Mother of two

Fundraiser in memory and honor of a loved one.