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Help find a sponsor for one child today.

About Speak Up for One Child

Speaking up for a child in poverty can start with a simple conversation between two people. Just share your heart for child sponsorship with a few friends and family members.

When you sign up to participate in the Speak Up for One Child campaign, we will provide you with everything you need:

  • a child sponsorship packet
  • a way to display the child sponsorship packet
  • ideas to help you find a sponsor
  • prayer reminders

Four weeks. One child assigned uniquely to you. Let God use you to speak up for one child!

Videos to share

Choose your favorite video to share with family or friends you are encouraging to sponsor a child. Or just watch them yourself to be inspired. Enjoy!

The Joy of Sponsorship

Wait No More

Social Media Kit

Encourage your friends to Speak Up. Simply choose a photo below and click on the icon to share on your favorite social media site.

Speak up for those who cannot speak for themselves, for the rights of all who are destitute.

Proverbs 31:8 (NIV)

How Does Sponsorship Change a Life?

Compassion partners with churches in developing countries to ensure that each sponsored child learns about the love of Jesus. Children also receive:

  • medical-checkups

    medical checkups, which often saves lives

  • educational-assistance

    educational assistance

  • nutritious-food

    nutritious food

  • access-to-special-services

    access to special services like surgeries and disaster relief

  • health-and-hygiene-training

    health and hygiene training

  • mentoring

    mentoring to help children discover their incredible value as God's children

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: What do I do when someone wants to sponsor my assigned child?

A: Give the potential sponsor the packet to take home. Ask him or her to complete the sign-up form inside the packet and mail it directly to Compassion by the date on the packet or sooner.

Q: What will a sponsor receive next from Compassion?

A: Let the new sponsor know he or she will receive a complete Welcome Kit from Compassion including everything needed to know about writing letters, sending child gifts, and much more.

Q: Can I get another child sponsorship packet if I find a sponsor for my assigned child?

A: Yes! Just call us at (888) 503-4587, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Q: What do I do with a leftover child sponsorship packet if my child is not sponsored?

A: You do not need to send it back to us. The cost of postage is more than the cost to reprint new ones. Also, packets tend to get tattered when they go through the mail more than once.

NOTE: Please remember that your child sponsorship packet is assigned uniquely to you. There is an expiration date printed on the top of the acceptance form in each packet. Please keep this date in mind.

Have more questions? Call us at (888) 503-4587. We are here for you!