Could you tell me if my correspondence children receive gifts from their financial sponsors?

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Could you please email me if my correspondence children receive additional gifts from their financial sponors?  Who and When?  I don't want to double up on children while some don't get anything.
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Hi Laura! While I cannot give you specific information on your correspondent children's financial sponsors, I am sending you an email with information on your nineteen correspondent children to help you to know how many gifts they've each been receiving. 
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Thank you! What you wrote in the email is what I was looking for. Will SintiyIo know that the recent gift is from me?
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Susan,
Could you send me gift information that my correspondent children have received?  I would like to make sure that they receive a gift this Christmas but do not want to give them double while another has nothing.  Any help you give will be appreciated.
Thank you,
Cynthia
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Hi Cynthia! I'm sending you an email with the information that you requested. Also, are you aware of how our Christmas Gift Program works here at Compassion? With each donation to the Christmas Fund, we will purchase a gift for your child,
gifts for children whose sponsors can't give, and children who aren't yet
sponsored. This way, no child is left out. You are welcome to donation to this fund or you can also send a child or family gift specific for your correspondent child by calling 800-336-7676 or emailing ciinfo@compassion.com
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Hi Susan, when you have a few moments, would you send me the gift info on my 16 correspondence children, please? My sponsor number is US 1322378. Thanks so much for your help!
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Hi Laura! I am emailing you information on whether each of your 16 correspondent children have received gifts in the past. Please let me know if I can help in any other way! 
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Thank you so much, Emily!  The information is very helpful!
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Thanks Susan!
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I was wondering if my child has financial sponors and what he has been getting? My sponsor number is 3425140. Thank you, Susan.
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Misty, it looks like you financially support your child and do not have any correspondent children. Just to clarify, this means that you are the only one who will send both gifts and letters to your child at this point in time. We've been talking about correspondent children, whom these sponsors send letters only and do not make the monthly donations. The financial sponsors have asked that volunteers, like Laura and Kaitlyn, write letters to their children. Laura and Kaitlyn were wanting to know if the financial sponsors were sending gifts so that they know whether to send a gift themselves. However, as you requested, I'm sending you an email with a little bit of your child's past sponsorship history so that you have an idea of what he's experienced with his previous sponsors.
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Also, Welcome to Compassion! It looks like you're a relatively new sponsor and we're so excited that you've decided to sponsor this precious little guy! Let us know if we can help with anything else. :)
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Thanks for the clarification! I appreciate your help.
Misty
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I realize this is an older thread so I hope my askng a question on it makybe bumps it up the chain...we'll see! Could I pelase have this same type of information for my correspondent kid? Also, though I know that I've seen it eslewhere, would you please refresh my memory on the process for sending gifts to correspondent kids? I believe I have to email or call, but my brain may be completely fabricating that detail.
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Hi Lindsay! Actually whenever anyone posts anything new on this website, I am sent a notification whether it is a new thread or not. If it is something that needs an employee response, we'll get it. :) I just sent you an email with the information that you requested. Regrettably, it is not possible to send monetary gifts to correspondent children on our website. However, you can send gifts if you give us a call at 800-336-7676 or ciinfo@us.ci.org.
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Thanks a s ton, Susan! You answered another curiosity I had about one fo my full spnosor kdis in the process regarding previous sponsors. Good to know!
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Susan,

I'm back for more info! In the few days since the above correspondence, I've been given another lovely correspondent. Would you please let me know if she's been getting monetary gifts? Her birthday is fast approaching and if she isn't already being taken care of I want to call and arrange a birthday gift to her, though it will get there late. Her number is EI1230008. Thank you!
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Lindsay,

Awe, she's a cutie! Is that a nose ring I see? I just sent you information via email on whether she has been receiving birthday gifts from her financial sponsor. 
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Susan, is there any way I can find out the gifts my correspondence children have received? Thank you!!
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Hi Melissa! I am emailing you information about whether your correspondence children have received gifts in the past. 
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Susan,

One more! I was just given a new little boy from Haiti and would like to see if he has been getting gifts from his sponsor as he has a birthday fast approaching. Also, is there any way to be alerted if the financial sponsors of my other correspondent kids start to gift gifts or should I just check back in periodically?

Thanks!
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Lindsay, I'm so sorry for my error! It was a busy day yesterday, and I must have just glanced at your account for a child from Haiti. I'm sending the information about Shedleur now. 
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Hi, Susan. No rush, but I never received this information. When you get a chance, could you resend it?
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Hi! I'm still looking for info on my correspondent child's (HA2023626) gift history as referenced above. I'm still hoping to send him a birthday gift, though quite belated, if he's not already receiving extra support. Thanks!
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Hi Lindsay! I am so sorry for the delay in our getting you this information. I promise that we are not intentionally overlooking your posts and we are so grateful for your grace and patience! I just emailed you the gift information on Shedleur. Please let me know if you do not receive it! Also please accept my personal thanks for wanting to send him a birthday gift, it will still mean so much even if it is a tad late. ;) 
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Thanks so much, Emily! I did get the info and it's exactly what I needed. No problem at all about the delay. I'll call in to arrange sending him his birthday gift.
Thanks again!
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One follow up question...What's the email address I write to if i want to arrange the gift online? I'd call, but I'm in my office "working" and would rather not make calls discussing banking information in the middle of my team
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Hi Lindsay! The email address is ciinfo@compassion.com. I understand not wanting to make those types of calls at work. I trust my coworkers completely but I feel the same way. 
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Hello, Susan and/or Emily! I received another correspondent child this afternoon and was hoping I could please get an electronic of her photo and find out if she's been getting gifts from her financial sponosrs.
As always, thanks a lot!
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Hi Lindsay! As always, it's great to hear from you! :) I just sent you an email with this new young lady's photos and information on whether she is getting gifts from her financial sponsors. 

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