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New Research Shows Substantial Impact on Participants in Compassion Programs

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – May 30, 2024 – As International Children's Day approaches Compassion International, a leading child development organization, is excited to announce the release of a new study showing the positive impacts on alumni who have participated in Compassion programs in partnership with local churches.

Ahead of World Hunger Day, Compassion International updates its ongoing response to the global food crisis’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – May 23, 2024 – Since 2019, food insecurity around the world has steadily increased--and is expected to continue growing in 2024.

New book ‘What Are You Going to Do?’ shares inspiring story of Everett Swanson and the founding of Compassion International

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – January 10, 2023 – This January, a new book entitled “What Are You Going to Do?” shares the inspiring true story of Everett Swanson and the humble beginnings of the global Christian ministry Compassion International.

Nearly half of the NFL’s punters to participate in ‘Punts for Purpose’ during Week 14

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – December 7, 2023 – This weekend, nearly half of the NFL’s punters are slated to participate in "Punts for Purpose", a charitable-giving initiative designed specifically for punters.

Bradley Pinion, Case Keenum, Tress Way, and Corey Bojorquez highlight Compassion during ‘My Cause, My Cleats’

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – December 1, 2023 – Every year, the pro football world takes part in “My Cause, My Cleats,” a collaboration between the NFL and players to highlight charitable organizations.

Compassion International introduces fun way to fight hunger through Roblox gaming platform

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – November 17, 2023 – Starting tomorrow, November 18, Compassion International is launching a new initiative in partnership with top Roblox experiences called “Play to Heal.”

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