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21 Aug 2014
Five Reasons Why Your Dad Wants a Goat for Father’s Day
Five Reasons Why Your Dad Wants a Goat for Father’s Day
With Father’s Day 2014 just around the corner, we know you’ve probably got your gift ideas sorted out. But just in case you haven’t, we thought we’d help you out.
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12 Aug 2014
5 teenagers who are making a difference!
5 teenagers who are making a difference!
In honour of United Nations International Youth Day, we’re taking a look at some amazing teenagers in Compassion’s programs who are changing their world and making a difference to their communities.
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12 Aug 2014
Upcoming Events
Upcoming Events
Over the next few months, Compassion events are happening across Australia and we would love you to come along.
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11 Aug 2014
Confessions of a CEO: Lighting up children’s eyes
Confessions of a CEO: Lighting up children’s eyes
Christmas at Compassion starts early. Why? So we can light up the eyes of children living in poverty around the world. Compassion Australia CEO Tim Hanna explains the importance of writing Christmas cards to your sponsored children.
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08 Aug 2014
The Journey of a Christmas Card
The Journey of a Christmas Card
Christmas in July is so last year, it’s all about Christmas in August here at Compassion! The journey of a Christmas card is a long one before it makes it into the hands of a Compassion assisted child. Find out why!
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30 Jul 2014
International Day of Friendship
International Day of Friendship
In 2011, 30 July was named International Day of Friendship by the UN with the idea that friendship between people, countries and cultures can inspire peace efforts and build bridges between communities. Take a look at how important a relationship with their sponsors is to children in Compassion’s programs.
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28 Jul 2014
When Shaving Helps
When Shaving Helps
Just because the Tour de France is over doesn’t mean it’s time to put your spandex cycling suits away just yet. If you ever wanted an excuse to shave your legs, we may have the answer you’ve been looking for.
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22 Jul 2014
5 Ways Being Sponsored Changed My Life
5 Ways Being Sponsored Changed My Life
Former Compassion sponsored child and Leadership Development Program student Richmond Wandera has an amazing story to share. He’s here as a guest writer on the blog as he shares the ways Compassion helped to change his life.
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08 Jul 2014
Ending the Wait
Ending the Wait
Joining the Compassion Child Sponsorship Program is an exciting time. The children get to attend program days where they have the opportunity to learn extra things—things that aren’t covered at school.
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07 Jul 2014
Confessions of a CEO - Uniting Children
Confessions of a CEO - Uniting Children
While we have been watching football captains and coaches leading their teams in the World Cup, Compassion Australia CEO Tim Hanna travelled to Guatemala to meet some different leaders.
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