Discontinuing as Sponsor for Miguel Jair Martillo Campoverde. I cannot afford it, and my husband and I fight each month I have to give.

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I got married last year, and my husband DOES NOT like that I am sending money to a child through Compassion Int'l. Each month that I send money to Miguel Jair Martillo Campoverde, the child whom I am sponsoring, my husband and I get into a big fight and I am just sick of having to deal with all of this. Please, please, PLEASE release me from having the responsibility of sending Miguel the $38.00/month. I can't do this any more.
Thank you.
Cheri Holden (Bush)
Sponsor # 3711051
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Jamie Riemersma

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Hi Cheri,

I am a sponsor like you.  I am sorry you are in this situation.  That is definitely a tough position to be in.  I just wanted to let you know that the ladies from Compassion who monitor this forum are off for the weekend, but they will be back on Monday, and they will be able to take care of this for you then.

God bless you!

Jamie Riemersma
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Hugs, Cheri. This post made me so sad. Sponsoring has been the best thing in our life, and has been such an important part of raising our children to be compassionate and caring adults. I am going to start praying for your husband, that his heart will be softened.

We started sponsoring many years ago, when I was convinced that we couldn't afford the (then) $30/month. It was a really scary leap of faith, but so rewarding, that over the years we have added many kiddos to our "family."

You might ask the Compassion folks whether you could sign on to be a correspondent to a child--it won't cost any money; you can write letters online so you don't even have to buy stamps! But the relationship formed through letters is even more important than the money. Compassion allows correspondent relationships for kids whose sponsors either don't write letters or can't (sometimes children are sponsored by corporations, for example). 

Whatever you do, don't give up your good and giving heart--it is much needed in this world.

Blessings to you--

Julie 

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