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Write a Letter Now!

You can send a letter right now. Use our online letter writing tool to send a personal message to your child. You can choose stationery templates and upload your own photos. It is simple, fast and easy — and it will mean the world to your sponsored child.

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How to Write a Letter to Your Sponsored Child

Here are some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re thinking about writing a letter to your child. Hopefully, they’ll help you beat procrastination and overcome the hurdles that keep you from sending a letter.

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The Power of Words

Words have power. They can destroy and create. Sometimes a single word can change everything. Discover the power of your words.

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18 Reasons to Write a Letter Now

From thousands of letters over several years, we compiled this list of 18 motivating and encouraging reasons you should write a letter to your sponsored child now.

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80 Letter-Writing Prompts

Our letter-writing prompts are meant to help you write your next letter. The prompts are questions for you to answer about yourself, but many of them can serve as letter-writing ideas and questions you can ask your sponsored child too.

The First Letter Builds a Cornerstone

As soon as a child sponsored, the notification process begins. But the first letters that are exchanged are the cornerstone for building the new relationship.

Cross-Cultural Differences Will Affect Your Letter-Writing Experience

Communicating between cultures is difficult. And this is especially true with written communication. It becomes even more apparent when the written communication is between an adult and a child in different cultures.