Has my child been sponsored before?

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I'm curious whether my child has had any other sponsor before me.
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Emily

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Hi Juli! Your sweet Regina was registered into our program in March of 2014 and has actually never had another sponsor before :). You were her very first sponsor and what a special day it was in April of 2015, when we were able to tell her that her long wait was finally over and she now had a loving sponsor! Thank you for the impact you're making in her life by loving and encouraging her through your words and for speaking hope and truth into her situation through prayer and your letters. We love partnering with you!
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Eleanor Clark

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Has my child Jennifer been sponsor before if so how many sponsors
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Eleanor! You are the only person who has ever sponsored Jennifer :). She just started the program in December, so she is brand new to Compassion.
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Eleanor Clark

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ok love that I though she would of had another sponsor glad I'm the first one.
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Erik Davison

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Has my child Emicah had a sponsor before? She's only 6 so I would think not, but just curious!
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Erik Davison

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Yes it was a such a God thing I pretty much knew right away that he wanted me to sponsor her
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Susan, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Erik, yes, she was sponsored once for less than a month previously. However, she has never received any letters. 
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Erik Davison

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She better get ready! She's about to have a lot of letters! May I ask how long she was waiting before her first sponsor? Thank you so much!
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Emily

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Erik, she was registered into our program in March of 2014 and received her first sponsor in March of 2015. Her previous sponsor discontinued in March of 2016. So it was one year of waiting before she received her first sponsor. Sorry for the confusion! Because it showed both her receiving a sponsor and the cancel being in March, it looked like it had only been a month long sponsorship but it was one year. 
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Erik Davison

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Thanks so much for the info! Poor thing, her mother left her when she was younger so she's had a rough time of waiting and people leaving. Hoping to end that cycle! Thanks again for your help
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Christy

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May I ask about my three as well? Yudith (BO2811025), Christy (PH5900581) and Baraka (KE3910089). I know Baraka had at least one previous sponsor before since I was his correspondent before I became his sponsor :)
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Emily

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Christy, Yudith had one other previous sponsor. Christy has had three total sponsors including you. Baraka has only had one other sponsor for two sponsors total. 
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Christy

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Thank you very much! I hadn't expected the youngest to have had the most sponsors. That's sad. I'm going to have to work my hardest to be sure that I am the last sponsor she will have! That goes for Yudith and Baraka too
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Courtney Thomas

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Hi! We just started sponsoring a boy in the Philippines and it says on his info "Last Correspondence Date:9/14/2015." Does this mean he had a previous sponsor? 
Marcel, PH095500276
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Courtney Thomas

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A very long time! So I'm wondering if it's been that long since he's had a sponsor...?
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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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When you sponsored him (if it was online) How many days did it say he had been waiting?  (if as a packet, there would be a red heart to say he's been waiting at least 6 months)
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Courtney Thomas

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We sponsored using a packet, not online, so I don't know. Which is why I'm asking...
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Hi Courtney, 
You are correct. Your kiddo has had one previous sponsor from July 8th 2015 through December 31st 2016. I also see that this sponsor had only written twice during that time. I hope this is helpful! :) 
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Courtney Thomas

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Wow, that's not much communication & encouragement :(
Hoping we can change that!!

Thanks for the info!
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lisa

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Hi had my Abel ever been sponsored ? I know he's only 5 but was just wondering ;).. Thanks !!!
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Lisa! We never mind answering that question. Even when kiddos are young, there is always a chance that they've had a previous sponsor. We actually enroll children as early as one year old in some countries :). Mister Abel has never had a previous sponsor though. You're his very first, and I know the experience will be a wonderful one for both of you!
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Just a little question for when you have time: Has my Bertha been sponsored before (PE053300367)? Did she receive letters? She is very young, but I just wondered since there is a last correspondence date of August 2016 under her info. Thank you so much!
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Hi Lacey! Your sweet little Bertha has not had any former sponsors, letters, or gifts. This "last correspondence" date may be due to the fact that Bertha was registered in the Compassion program in August of 2016. The only letter she has received though has been yours :). Thank you so much for choosing to bless this little sweetheart with your loving letters and encouraging support! 
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Stephen

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Has Pascal and Julia had a sponsor or two before me just wondering
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Hi Stephen! Pascal has only had one former sponsor, and Julia has had two former sponsors :). 
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Stephen

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Wow that is sad and discouraging for Julia and Pascal I am hoping to change that
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Kris Rasmussen

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Hi, I just picked an older child to sponsor, Nick TH03540032. Is he used to getting letters and gifts from previous sponsor(s)?
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Kris! Nick has had a previous sponsor, but I cannot tell you whether or not he was used to getting letters and gifts from that sponsor because he or she was from one of our partner countries.
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Kris Rasmussen

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Ok! Thank you Sarah
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Helgita

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Hi, I recently sponsored a boy (GH021700291) and was wondering when he was registered in the program and if he has had sponsors before? if he has, did he get letters from them?
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Helgita! Your child had one previous sponsor and received one letter from that sponsor. He has been in the program since 2013 :).
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Helgita

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Ok thank you for the information :) I read somewhere that its possible to get previous photos of the children, may I ask for previous photos you have of him including the newest one? If you could email them to me it would be lovely!
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Helgita, I just sent you an email with Jirade's photos :). Enjoy!
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Michael Crowell

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can you tell my wife and I when our child, Ruth (DR040900422) entered into the program and if she has had a sponsor? any previous photos would be great! God Bless.
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hello Michael! I will send you an email with this information :).
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Craig Downs

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After seeing this post it got me curious. I  started sponsoring Kimi Grace PH0620 and I would like to know how many sponsors she has had and if she received letters and gifts? 
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Hi Craig, 
Kimi Grace began with Compassion in September 2004. She did have just one supporter before you. Sadly, they never wrote to her or gave any gifts. I am so happy to see that you are by far making up for that! :) 
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Craig Downs

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Wow I'm really sad to learn that. Even though I only have a little over a year with her till she graduates from Compassion I'll do my best to continue to write to her and send her gifts so she can experience what it is like. Now I know the reason why I sponsored her. Thank you Jesus
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Craig, Thank you so much for continuing to bless Kimi Grace with your words of encouragement and gifts! She is so blessed to have a sponsor like you now!

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