New study showing the positive impacts on alumni who have participated in Compassion programs in partnership with local churches.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Surrounding International Children’s Day in June, Compassion International, a leading child development organization, announced the release of a new study showing the positive impacts on alumni who have participated in Compassion programs in partnership with local churches. The pilot research project titled “100 and 1 Alumni: Long-Term Impact and Ripple Effect,”…

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Since 2019, food crisis around the world has steadily increased–and is expected to continue growing in 2024. The far-reaching impact of hunger on child development makes it an area of focus for Compassion International, which is responding to immediate and long-term needs for some of the world’s hungriest children. Between July…

Compassion International Selects Water Mission as Partner in Global WASH Alliance Designed to Bring Holistic Care to Children and Families

NORTH CHARLESTON, SC — Water Mission is partnering with Compassion International on a global safe water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) alliance through a pilot project initiating in Chimwenje, Malawi. The alliance will strive to bring holistic care to children and families experiencing poverty through safe water access. The newly piloted program will reach Chimwenje’s more…

NorthRidge Church is joining forces with FMSC to launch an ambitious initiative—packing 1 Million Meals over three days.

PLYMOUTH, MI — In the face of staggering statistics revealing the devastating impact of preventable causes on millions of children worldwide, NorthRidge Church is joining forces with Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) to launch an ambitious initiative—packing 1 Million Meals over three days. Every year, children succumb to preventable causes such as pneumonia, diarrhea, malaria,…

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — 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. In the fall of 1952, Rev. Everett Swanson flew from Chicago to South Korea to minister to American troops fighting…

Impact Teams are designed to work with global and local entrepreneurs who are making a positive change in their communities.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Yesterday, during Belmont University’s annual Hope Summit event, child development organization Compassion International and Belmont Innovation Labs announced a new partnership to pilot Impact Teams, groups of expert volunteers and mentors who will come alongside social innovators dedicated to addressing the world’s most formidable challenges. Impact Teams are designed to work…

Compassion International, a leading child development organization, is excited to announce the launch of its new Hope Starts Here experience.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Compassion International, a leading child development organization, is excited to announce the launch of its new “Hope Starts Here“ experience. Buoyed by compelling personal stories, “Hope Starts Here” is an immersive experience, transporting visitors to vulnerable communities where Compassion works. This free, family-friendly event is designed to inspire compassion and action…

U.S. Mission Spotlights Crisis of Ukraine's 50,000 Social Orphans

LOVES PARK, IL — The war in Ukraine has caused a dramatic surge in the number of “social orphans,” according to a U.S.-based organization responding to an escalating crisis of child abandonment. Ukrainian church leaders estimate there are as many as 50,000 “hidden” social orphans, children barely surviving under the radar who’ve been abandoned or…

Feed My Starving Children, a nonprofit organization committed to eradicating extreme hunger, celebrates 4 billionth meal.

COON RAPIDS, MN — Feed My Starving Children (FMSC), a nonprofit organization committed to eradicating extreme hunger, celebrates the production of its 4 billionth meal. The milestone meal was packed on June 28 at a mobile packing event at the Minnesota Correctional Facility in Shakopee, Minnesota. Since its founding in 1987, FMSC has been driven…

Compassion International to Fill the Arena, an effort to rally those in the Nashville area to feed children and their families.

NASHVILLE — No child, no matter where they live, should have to face hunger and malnutrition. Unfortunately this is the tragic reality for millions of children around the world. In just two years, food insecurity has doubled to affect 276 million people. In 2021, 22% of children under age five experienced stunted development from malnutrition…

Calvary Church’s Reload Love ministry raised over $208,000 during its “Love Bomb” weekend, benefitting the ministry’s 2023 highlighted project

ALBUQUERQUE — Calvary Church’s Reload Love ministry raised over $208,000 during its annual “Love Bomb” weekend (Feb. 11 and 12), with proceeds benefitting the ministry’s 2023 highlighted project: children caught in the crossfire of the yearlong conflict in Ukraine and decade-long civil war in South Sudan. Hundreds of people joined Calvary Church at their flagship…

Celebrating the 200 millionth shoebox gift collected, Franklin Graham encouraged the Operation Christmas Child staff this Christmas.

CHARLOTTE, NC — Celebrating the 200 millionth shoebox gift collected since 1993, Franklin Graham encouraged staff and volunteers at the Charlotte Processing Center this Christmas. These shoeboxes represent opportunities to tell boys and girls about the Lord Jesus Christ, God’s Greatest Gift. Franklin Graham – Samaritan’s Purse CEO and President: 29 years ago right here…

A U.S.-based Christian charity is ramping up its efforts to bring hope to more than 60,000 children and orphans across Ukraine and Russia.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based Christian charity is ramping up its efforts to bring hope to more than 60,000 children and orphans across Ukraine, Russia and the former Soviet Union this Christmas – 10,000 more children than last year. The huge-scale, church-led Immanuel’s Child outreach supported by Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) gives…

A summer camp that aims to help children and give a "life-changing" experience this year, including those affected by the war in Ukraine.

LOVES PARK, IL — A U.S.-based mission to the former Soviet Union aims to help give 50,000 disadvantaged boys and girls a “life-changing” summer camp experience this year, including children suffering because of the war in Ukraine. Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA, www.sga.org) partners with thousands of local churches across the vast region to provide…

Los Angeles Dream Center, Kershaw’s Challenge, host Back-to-School Bash, providing thousands of backpacks, school supplies to those in need

LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Dream Center is welcoming students back to their campus in Echo Park for their annual Back-to-School Bash on August 6, from 10am-1pm PST. In partnership with presenting sponsor Kershaw’s Challenge, and signature partner The Dodgers Foundation, this annual gathering will feature numerous backpacks and school supplies donated to school…

Samaritan’s Purse is delivering backpacks filled with special gifts, prayer and hope, to displaced children in Ukraine.

NORTH WILKSBORO, NC — Samaritan’s Purse is delivering backpacks filled with special gifts to displaced children in Ukraine. These backpacks are filled with carefully selected items such as winter caps, simple toys, sketchpads/notebooks, crayons, and small teddy bears stenciled with a message of God’s love written in Ukrainian. These supplies are accompanied by booklets translated…