Kindness to Others

Jaden Hayes understands grief, but he also understands how a smile can change a heart. He’s launched a campaign to find smiles in Savannah, GA.

This little boy understands that a caring gesture can change a person’s perspective. At Compassion International, we do that too. Our goal is to release a child from poverty in Jesus’ name. To do that, we provide hope to hopeless hearts.

You see, poverty has a way to stripping the hope right out of a child’s life. Often, there isn’t hope for the future or even hope for the day. It’s sometimes called the lie of poverty—that there is no hope. The lie says, “Look around you. Nothing works, everything is garbage. You are too.” The lie of poverty is devastating, but we are working to correct the lie and spread the truth.

Children can have hope. Often, all it takes is a loving sponsor to share God’s hope. Through letters and helpful gifts, a child knows he is loved. Compassion centers around the world are breaking that cycle of poverty and instilling hope back into communities.

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Through a relationship with a local church and a caring sponsor, a child is able to discover his or her true value.

For $43/month, a sponsored child receives:
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that unlocks the potential within their heart

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to defeat illiteracy and provide critical skills

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to protect against malnutrition

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to fight back against disease and sickness

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through a local church to overcome fear and hopelessness

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to protect from crime, violence, and danger

In a world where nearly 400 million children live on less than $2.15 a day, child sponsorship is a strategic way to provide children with compassion, resources, and hope.


Start Sponsoring a Child Today!

Your tax-deductible contribution of just $43 a month connects a child living in poverty with a loving, church-driven Child Sponsorship Program.

Your support provides:

  • Medical checkups, which often save lives
  • Nutritious food
  • Health and hygiene training
  • Educational assistance
  • Access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief
  • Mentoring to help children discover their incredible value as God’s children
  • Most important of all, your sponsored child will hear about Jesus Christ and be encouraged to develop a lifelong relationship with God. Just imagine how exciting it will be when one day you get to heaven and your sponsored child is there with you because you chose to sponsor him or her.

When you sponsor a child, you'll receive your child's photo, personal story and a child sponsorship packet by mail in approximately 10 days.

When children find out they've been sponsored, the joy they feel is indescribable. Just knowing that someone across the globe cares means more than you can imagine. Sponsoring a child in need will profoundly change the future for your child, and will change your own life as well.

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"When my sponsor told me that she picked me because we have the same name and birthdate, I felt special. I love to share a birthday with her." said Brenda.