Compassion Australia

Compassion Child Sponsorship

It Works It Works!

Compassion sponsored children are more likely to grow up to be employed, and leaders in their communities and churches.


  • 6,000 projects

    6000+

    Projects

  • 100,000 lives changed

    1.8 million

    Lives Changed

  • 25 countries

    25

    Countries

For every $1 donated

80% goes to program, 20% to administration

80% goes to program

20% goes to administration

Compassion Child Sponsorship. It Works.

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    Christ

    Compassion child sponsorship works because of Christ. The reason Compassion exists, Christ transforms lives.

    “But thanks be to God, who in Christ always leads us in triumphal procession, and through us spreads the fragrance of the knowledge of him everywhere.”

    2 Corinthians 2:14

    Compassion child sponsorship works because of CHRIST. He is the reason Compassion exists, and the reason Australians give generously and faithfully so children can be released from poverty.

    Through Christ, lives are transformed.

     
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    The Church

    Compassion works through local churches who identify and meet each child’s needs. Through the church, children have the chance to hear about God’s amazing love.

    “Finally, all of you, be like-minded, be sympathetic, love one another, be compassionate and humble."

    1 Peter 3:8

    Compassion child sponsorship works because of the CHURCH. In countries where Compassion exists, it’s the local church who work to identify and meet the individual needs of children living in poverty.

    Through the local church, children are shown and given the chance to respond to the love of Christ.

     
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    You

    Compassion child sponsorship works because of you. Yes, you! Sponsors who believe children should eat nourishing food, drink clean water, go to school, and have hope.

    "Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms."

    1 Peter 4:10

    Compassion child sponsorship works because of YOU. Sponsors who believe every child deserves to eat nourishing food, drink clean water, go to school, and have hope for the future.

    You have the chance to show a child living in poverty they are loved and cherished.

     

What We Do

Compassion believes in long-term development.
We work with kids from the womb to the workforce.

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    Child Sponsorship Program

    Compassion child sponsorship works by giving children emotional support, health care, education, and the opportunity to discover Jesus’ love. Sponsorship gives children a brighter future so they, and their future children, can live free from poverty.

    Sponsor a child now

    Sponsorship gives kids safe places to play, the chance to see a doctor when they’re sick, education, and the opportunity to discover Jesus’ incredible love for them.

    Sponsor a child. Give them a brighter future so they, and eventually their own children, can live free from poverty.

    Sponsored children are more likely to grow up to be employed and be leaders in their communities and churches.

    Sponsor a child now

     
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    Critical Needs

    Critical Needs provides the additional support needed for children to overcome obstacles and be released from poverty.

    Support Critical Needs

    Critical Needs provides the additional support needed for children to overcome obstacles and be released from poverty.

    Critical Needs builds upon the foundation of the Child Sponsorship Program by providing customised solutions that address the issues facing children, their families and communities.

    Whether it’s access to safe water, emergency medical care, vocational training or support after disaster, by giving to Critical Needs you will be supporting children’s development in all areas.

    Support Critical Needs

     

Get Involved

Fundraise, donate, pray and more.

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    Church

    Your church can join a global ministry working to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

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    Your church can join a global ministry working to release children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

    Our mission: respond to God’s call to serve the poor and share the gospel with the nations.

    Connect your church with Compassion and you’ll help meet children’s most basic needs.

    Your support gives every child hope for their future and the chance to hear about Jesus.

    Find out more

     
  • Business - Get involved icon

    Business

    Connect your business with Compassion in the way that best suits your passions, resources and vision.

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    Connect your business with Compassion in the way that best suits your passions, resources and vision.

    Business donations can transform entire communities in developing countries.

    Donations are a rewarding way to engage staff and demonstrate your strong sense of social responsibility. Importantly, you’ll use your influence and resources to help the poor.

    Find out more

     
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    Fundraising

    There’s countless ways to fundraise. It’s easy, fun and rewarding. Whatever you do, your efforts will make a huge difference for children around the world.

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    Fundraising for Compassion is easy, fun and rewarding.

    Plus, you're helping release children from poverty!

    There are many ways to fundraise for Compassion. From hosting a trivia night to running a marathon. From holding a bake sale to encouraging friends to donate in celebration of your birthday.

    Whatever you do, your efforts will make a huge difference.

    Find out more

     
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    Include a gift in your Will

    Many supporters want to continue to release children from poverty and transform families and communities for generations to come. Giving a gift to Compassion in your Will (also known as a bequest) is a meaningful way to do this.

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    Including a gift to Compassion in your Will is a powerful way to make an ongoing difference in the lives of children.

    Many supporters want to continue to release children from poverty and transform families and communities for generations to come.

    Giving a gift to Compassion in your Will (also known as a bequest) is a meaningful way to do this.

    Find out more

     
  • Compassion Sunday - Get involved icon

    Compassion Sunday

    Share your heart for children living in poverty with your church family by hosting a Compassion Sunday event.

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    Share your heart for children living in poverty with your church family by hosting a Compassion Sunday event.

    It’s a one-day event that can make a lifetime of difference to children in need. Compassion Sunday is your chance to inspire your church to stand together against poverty by sponsoring a child.

    You’ll be part of releasing more children from poverty in Jesus’ name.

    Find out more

     
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    Advocacy

    Become a Compassion advocate and raise awareness and support for children living in poverty. You’ll be equipped, empowered and inspired to make a difference.

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    Become a Compassion advocate!

    Join a community of like-minded individuals raising awareness and support for children living in poverty.

    Advocacy can look like chatting to your friends, family and church about Compassion. Making music or art that raises awareness of children living in poverty. Volunteering at an event to promote Compassion’s child sponsorship.

    Simply choose a way of advocating that suits your passion and talents!

    Find out more

     
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    Prayer

    Join our Prayer Partners Network. Each month you’ll receive specific updates to prayerfully take a stand against poverty.

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    Prayer is one of the most powerful responses you can make against the injustice of poverty.

    Join Compassion’s Prayer Partners Network on behalf of children living in poverty. You’ll receive prayer updates on specific issues affecting the lives of children, families and Compassion staff all around the world.

    You’ll also have the rewarding experience of knowing you’re joining powerfully in prayer with thousands of other Compassion Prayer Partners around Australia.

    Find out more

     

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