Get Involved - Compassion International

Get Involved Take Action to Release
More Children from Poverty

"Truly I tell you, whatever you did for one of the least of these brothers and sisters of mine, you did for me."
- Matthew 25:40


Ways to Get Involved

Compassion Sunday

A special day for you and your church to find sponsors for children in poverty.


Donate to help meet critical needs for millions of children in extreme poverty.


Use your talents and time on behalf of children in poverty around the world.

Write Your Child

Build a stronger relationship with your sponsored child by using our letter-writing prompts, ideas and tips.

Visit Your Child

Join an organized sponsor tour or arrange for an individual personal visit.

Pray for Your Child

Each month, our global staff share prayer requests for the children we serve.

Step Into My Shoes

Step Into My Shoes is a four-step poverty curriculum for families, churches and school groups.

The Compassion Experience

A free immersive exhibit where you journey through the true stories of Compassion-sponsored children.


Use our easy-to-use online fundraising tools to create online campaigns to release children from poverty.


Partner With Us


Join 10,000+ U.S. churches whose congregants are living out their faith through child sponsorship.


Developing cooperative, sustainable solutions to help children in poverty and create lasting change.

Speakers and Artists

Hundreds of speakers, authors, musicians, comedians and other artists act as messengers of our mission.


Press releases, press kits, multimedia gallery, FAQ and expert resources for the media.

Events and Festivals

Providing opportunities for event and festival attendees to act on behalf of the poor.


We are looking for the very best talent to help make a difference for children living in poverty around the world.

The Village Movement

The Village Movement’s purpose is releasing children from global poverty, holistically, through the local church in communities of African descent one child, one family, one community at a time.