Can I write yet? :)

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I JUST became a sponsor and am waiting to receive the initial information via snail mail. I was wondering if I can write to my child now (I noticed that I can do this through Compassion's website) or is it better to wait until I receive the information from Compassion in the mail? Thank you for any suggestions! I'm so excited. :)
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elixir11813

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Hello, I am a fellow sponsor here, but I can answer your question. Yes! You can totally write! As soon as they show up on my account I usually send letters so I know you can :) its never too early or too many :) sounds like you will make a great sponsor!! Congrats!
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Elixir11813, you can absolutely start to write to your kiddo now either online or by mail! We are so glad to hear you're excited to get your sponsorship started and get to know your child :). Welcome to the Compassion family!
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elixir11813

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Thank you both!! First letter and photo SENT! <3
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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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I sponsored at an event at the end of October and got a package with information to send to the child, so sent off my first letter, photos, puzzle page before I even got a sponsor number! (i plastered the child number all over everything knowing this might be an issue)  I do warn: It took a while to show up in the account (even after I got a sponsor number and set up the account) I believe my second letter, written online, may actually have been translated before the first one. So she's going to get a chatty letter before she gets my photo and introduction information... Oh well. It will all work in the end.  I sponsored a second child online last night and she has not showed up on my account yet. I am putting together a letter and going to wait the 15 days until the packet arrives so her introduction letter might actually get to her first.

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