Where do I send Compassion letters to?
You can call Compassion at (800) 336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7a. m. to 5:30p. m. MT., or send mail to Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO 80997.
How do I write a letter to my Compassion child?
We have a mobile-friendly letter-writing tool available through our website.
- Open a web browser on your phone and go to www.compassion.com.
- Log in to your account.
- Tap on “Write My Child” on the left side menu.
How do you write a Compassion letter?
Here are some topics that work well:
- Describe your family. Share everything you are comfortable sharing that is age appropriate for your sponsored child. Talk about your children, parents, cousins, siblings, pets.
- Discuss your favorite pastimes. Explain what you did on vacation.
What can I send my Compassion child?
Please send your monetary gifts separately from your correspondence to your sponsored child to ensure proper handling in our office. You may also send scannable, flat, paper items (such as greeting cards, coloring pages or photos) with your correspondence to your child.
Is compassion International trustworthy?
Compassion has been awarded 13 consecutive, four-star ratings by Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator, as well as the Gallup Great Workplace Award for the past three straight years.
What do you say in a letter to a child?
Use the words “I love you” and “I am proud of you.” These are two phrases children want to hear. Plus, that’s two sentences written already! Make sure they know you love them because of who they are and not because of anything they’ve accomplished.
How long do you support a Compassion child?
How long should my child sponsorship last? Our Child Sponsorship Program offers you the opportunity to stay with a child for a number of years, usually through the school year in which the child reaches the age of 18 to 22 (varies by country).
What are three examples of compassion?
10 Ways of Showing Compassion
- START WITH YOURSELF. The best way to learn how to be compassionate toward others is to be compassionate with yourself.
- COMMUNICATE VERBALLY AND NONVERBALLY.
- TOUCH (IF APPROPRIATE)
- ENCOURAGE OTHERS.
- EXPRESS YOURSELF.
- SHOW KINDNESS.
- RESPECT PRIVACY.
- LEARN HOW TO ADVOCATE.
When do you get a letter from Compassion International?
After you sponsor a child, you will receive a letter from them within four months. Typically, your child will find out that they are sponsored about 2-3 weeks after you make your first contribution. Will I receive confirmation when my child gets my letter? No, you will not receive a confirmation when your child receives your letter.
Why did I choose to sponsor Compassion International?
I chose CI because of reviews at places like Charity Navigator, and that I liked the concept of sponsoring a particular child and communicating with them (I also sponsor through Save the Children for the same reason). You are supposed to get 2 letters a year from your child, and you can send as many as you want.
Where can I donate sheets for Compassion International?
Items in excess of six sheets, will be donated to a children’s charity in Colorado Springs. Items that cannot be donated will be discarded. If you would like to send an additional gift we encourage you to consider giving a gift to your child or their family.
How can I get in touch with compassion?
Contact Us Contact Us At Compassion, our children and sponsors rely on great communication to build lasting relationships. We offer many ways to get in touch and would love to hear from you.