Bookmarks and Stickers

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Can I still send bookmarks and stickers to my sponsor children?
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Julie Kinnaird McCall

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Michelle Shaw Rockholt

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Yes. Anything that can fit in a flat envelope.
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Julie Kinnaird McCall

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I received a generic letter recently stating that something I sent did not comply with the policy. I had only sent stickers with a card. I called Compassion to see what did not comply. The person I spoke with said that they no longer wanted sponsors to send stickers. She said that they would give away the stickers that I sent. I keep looking online to see if this is written somewhere, but I have not been able to find anything. I just wanted specific written confirmation from Compassion regarding whether or not I can send them.
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Vicki E

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I just received a letter from one of my kiddos thanking me for the stickers I sent so hopefully this isn't the new rule but if it is it's very new.
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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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Were the stickers you sent "puffy" or "glittery"?
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Julie Kinnaird McCall

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No, they looked like this.
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Sierra, Employee

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Hi, Julie. I'm so sorry for the misinformation you were given. You can still send stickers like the ones you posted here! It looks like the stickers that were unable to be sent were the reusable dog stickers you sent to Anne a little while ago. Even though you can send regular stickers, we can't accept reusable ones. I hope this clears everything up for you, and again, I apologize for this confusion.
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Lynn M

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I have stickers that are made of paper but are on a clear plastic background instead of the paper with the plastic coating. They are not reusable. Are they ok to send?
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Sarah, Official Rep

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Hi Lynn! Thank you so much for including a photo with your question! Yes, you are welcome to still send these stickers, and they will be processed and sent to your kiddo :). You picked some really cute stickers!
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Dawn Kasik Taylor

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I picked up some stickers and a pamphlet about Jesus. How does it get to my child?Do I sent it to Compassion in Colorado with my girl's information?
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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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Assuming the pamphlet is no more than 8.5x11 when unfolded, you write the child name, child ID, your name and your ID on every sheet, include a letter to your child and send it all to the Colorado address.Attn: Child Correspondence
[No street address necessary]
Colorado Springs, CO 80997
Here's the FAQ link https://www.compassion.com/letter-writing/letter-writing-topics-faq.htm
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lindseyloo92

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What about musical cards and pop-up cards?
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Lynn M

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I’ve read that we can send musical cards and pop-up cards but you should look for some without any writing on them because they have to scan them for translation if they have writing on them. That risks damage to the cards. I found some great pop-up cards from Lovepop that don’t have writing on them. You just have to send a letter of some type with it in order for it to be shipped to your sponsored child.