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Compassion Child Sponsorship: Choose a Child

By becoming a sponsor, you’re changing a child’s life by helping us to release them from poverty in Jesus’ name. To get started, choose a child to sponsor by using our simple search tool below.

Choose a child based on age, gender, country, special needs and more. Or select a child who shares your birthday or the special day of someone close to you.

Want to search for a child by first name? You can do that too, making your search even more personalized and meaningful.

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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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It is a sin to despise one’s neighbor, but blessed is the one who is kind to the needy.

- Proverbs 14:21, NIV

Find a Child Awaiting Sponsorship

Often, deciding to sponsor a child is the easy part. Choosing a specific child can be the hardest part. We want to make it simple.

When you search for a child to sponsor, include as much or as little detail as you like, and we'll match you up with a child just for you!

By considering your own connections to specific countries, cultures, ages or names, you can make a meaningful, personal choice, starting a transformative relationship with a child in need.

Search for a child to sponsor today!

Learn More About Searching for a Child to Sponsor

Use the above search tool to filter children by age, gender, country, special needs and more. You can even search by the child's name or birthday!