Help Where the Need is Greatest

Homelessness. Medical emergencies. Natural disasters. Donate to children experiencing these challenges today and share hope when they need it most.

How Can You Donate to Children in Need?

Children living in poverty face many challenges, from dangerous drinking water to harsh living conditions. You can provide immediate support by making a tax-deductible donation to one of the critical needs below.

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Help Moms and Babies Survive

Help pregnant moms and babies get medical, nutritional, emotional and spiritual support.

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Unsponsored Children's Fund

Your donation provides aid, nutritious food and medical care to children waiting for sponsors.

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Medical Assistance

Help sick or hurting children get medical care, surgery, counseling and other critical care.

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Disaster Relief

Support children and families with medical aid, shelter, water and food when disaster strikes.

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Clean and Sanitary Water

Provide children with safe water, sanitary toilets and washrooms.

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Youth Development Fund

Support youth (ages 12+) with customized training and educational paths for their unique potential.

Your Donation Makes a True Difference


Children in the Compassion program are up to 40% more likely to finish secondary education


Compassion-assisted children spend an average of 4,000 hours in safe, nurturing programs


Children in the Compassion program are up to 75% more likely to become leaders in their communities

Donate to Children in Need to Break the Cycle of Poverty

With your charitable donation, you’ll support children living in extreme poverty and truly save lives.

Statistically, children living in poverty struggle with mental health and remain poor for the remainder of their lives. However, with just one donation, you can help break the cycle of poverty.

Looking for Ways to Donate to a Children’s Charity? Choose Compassion.

Through your donation, we partner with local churches to deliver life essentials such as medical exams, nutrition support and more to those who need them most.

Compassion offers a gift catalog you can view if you’d like to support a specific cause. Another way you can donate to children is to sponsor a child. Through sponsorship, you give a monthly donation directly toward your sponsored child’s education, nutritional needs and much more.

Plus, as a sponsor, you can deliver life-giving encouragement to a vulnerable child: You can write and send letters to your sponsored child, providing a tangible expression of love and hope.

Join Us to Release Children from Poverty in Jesus’ Name

Compassion International is a Christ-centered, church-driven and child-focused organization.

Through the local church, we work to meet a child’s emotional, physical and spiritual needs. We offer an introduction to the love of Jesus Christ, delivering hope to those living in hopeless situations.

You can deliver hope too. Join the movement and sponsor a child today!

Ways to Donate FAQs

You can donate through child sponsorship, one-time gifts, monthly donations, the Compassion Gift Catalog and by supporting specific initiatives or funds.