Can I suggest what my child purchases with my monetary gift?

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Hi, we recently received a letter from one of our children who is praying for a bike. Is there a process or way we might be able to help with this? He described that many children get bicycles from their school and asked for prayers that he might get one.
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You should be able to give the child a family gift...that may go to the funds for getting a new bike. Also there are birthday gifts, Christmas gifts. Just contact Compassion Int. and they will give you some more options...

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(800) 336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. MT.

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Compassion International
Colorado Springs, CO 80997
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Emily | An Ounce of Compassion

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When giving him a financial gift, you can request that he uses the money to purchase a bike. The family has the over all decision for what they buy with the money, but if you specify that you would like them to get a bike with the gift, they might decide to do that. :)

Hope this answers your question!
Emily

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