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Sponsor a child in Jesus’ name with Compassion International. For only $43 per month, you can help a child in extreme poverty gain the means to survival. Help us reduce poverty by sponsoring a child.

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What Our Sponsors Are Saying

Pamela in Waxahachie, Texas


Yes, I would recommend Compassion to a friend.

Love One Another My husband and I sponsor 9 children. My prayer is that we will be able to support even more. Sponsoring these children are such a blessing for both of us. We want them to know that they are loved by God and us. It is such a blessing to receive a letter from them and then communicate back to them to encourage them and to let them know that we do truly care for them and their family.


Jessica in Salt Lake City, Utah


Yes, I would recommend Compassion to a friend.

Love this organization! I have sponsored for 12 years and it has been such a blessing. I have also traveled with Compassion to Haiti and Kenya where I have seen the work they are doing and met both of my sponsored kids. Trust me when I say the relationships are real and your letters matter. I have looked through my 18 year olds file that documents every gift, medical exam and home visit, Compassion has great integrity and is making a huge difference in individuals and communities.


Ed in Lexington, Kentucky


Yes, I would recommend Compassion to a friend.

Truly a blessing!!! We currently sponsor three children in Bolivia, and we have been blessed to meet them in person through mission trips with our church. We continue to be amazed and thankful for the great work that Compassion does. It is a truly beautiful ministry of support and development, and its positive influence multiplies throughout the communities where children are sponsored. We have seen many people come to Christ through Compassion. We are happy & humbled to be a part of it!

Sponsor a child today and transform despair into hope.

When you sponsor a child, you can exchange letters, photos and prayers. You can even choose to visit the child you sponsor.

You can change a child's life from one of hardship and loneliness to one of hope and meaning. You have the opportunity to literally bring the love of Christ to a child in need.

Compassion's ministry to children in poverty is unique. Our Child Sponsorship Program is:

  • Church Driven. Compassion is the only child sponsorship organization that works exclusively with local evangelical churches in the developing world.
  • Christ Centered. Our ministry gives every child in our program the opportunity to hear about Jesus Christ.
  • Child Focused. Each child has one sponsor, someone like you, who exchanges letters, photos and prayers and provides necessities like food, health care and educational opportunities.

Sponsoring a child through Compassion allows you to witness a miracle firsthand, following your child's growth as as he or she is nurtured to health, educated and exposed to the gospel of Jesus Christ.

At Compassion, we say that nurturing a child, connecting that child to a local church and having someone like you in a child's life is the most strategic way to make a difference in the life of a child in need.

Change the life of a child in poverty. With your generous donation of only $43 a month, you can sponsor a child in poverty who will receive:

  • medical care
  • clean water and nutritional supplements
  • job skills training
  • mentoring and opportunities for personal development
  • the love and hope that only Christ can give

You may discontinue your child sponsorship at any time.

Each child deserves the hope of Jesus Christ. Will you give one child that blessing? Will you sponsor a child?

Give a child hope for the future and for all eternity. Sponsor a child today!

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Please call us at 800-336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT, to speak with a Compassion representative.

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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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What you receive when you sponsor a child

  • Child sponsorship information packet
  • Letters from your child
  • Photos of your child
  • Option to send letters/photos electronically
What you receive when you sponsor a child