How do I cancel my sponsorship?

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I need to cancel my sponsorship. How do I do that?

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Hi there! Please know that we want to do everything we can to help you to keep the relationship that you have with your child. If you are going through a short term financial difficulty, we have some options that may be able to help. However, if our options are not able to help you in your specific situation, we can make your child available for another sponsor. 

We are here to help! If you need to stop sponsoring, please post here on this online community, email us at ciinfo@us.ci.org, or call 800-336-7676. We will work with each of you to see how we can best assist you in your situation.

Also, see this conversation about seeking short term assistance to continue your sponsorship.
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I really need to cancel my sponsership for financial reasons. I love Marion & her family & I will be praying for them everyday!
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Hi Angel! It looks like you posted yesterday and we had shared with you some ways that you could continue the relationship that you have with Marion. I am sorry to hear that these options were not able to help and I hope that things will turn up for you soon. Please know that I have made Marion available for another sponsor. 
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I am unable to continue sponsorship of Joshua Abellar #PH-844-0308, please find him another sponsor. We have grown up together in Christ through the years and I wish him and his family all the best that life can bring. Thank you, Aaron & Sabrina Dabrowski: 1798821-3
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I need to cancel my sponsorship with Helen. (3366831) I am putting myself through ungrad and in a few months med school and can barely pay for my bills as is. I have asked for assistance multiple times and it has been a great help but I feel that if I cannot consistently offer financial aid to my sponsor child then I will wait until I am in a position to do so. I am very grateful for the opportunity and will definitely find others interested in sponsoring.
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Aaron, I just wanted to check - is this due to a short term financial difficulty? If so, we would be happy to work with you to help you to keep the relationship that you have with Joshua. For example, we would be happy to cover three months' support for you and then lower your support amount to $19 for six months. Please let me know if this would help. If not, let me know and I will make Joshua available for another sponsor. You've been sponsoring him for almost eleven years and we so appreciate all that you have already done for him! 
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Paradise, I can see on your account that we have helped you in the past. Also, I know from personal experience that school is expensive and it can be tough to keep sponsoring through that time. As you requested, I have made Helen available for another sponsor. Thank you so much for your support of her! Best wishes as you continue your schooling and pursue a medical degree! :)
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I do not wish to get into the personal reasons about why I can no longer continue. Thank you for cancelling my sponsorship, Aaron & Sabrina Dabrowski :1798821-3
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Aaron, I sincerely apologize as I did not mean to press you into giving a reason for your cancellation. I just wanted to make sure you were aware that we have options if it would help and if you have any feedback we would be happy to hear it. I completely understand that sometimes there are other, deeply personal reasons that can keep a person from being able to sponsor. Your request has been honored, and Joshua has been made available for another sponsor as of today. 
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I need to cancel my sponsorship of Anderson Noe Requeno Henrriquez (ES9190188) due to financial reasons. I will continue to pray for him and his family! Thanks, Whitnie Lanham 2584872
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Hi Whitnie! As you requested, I have made Anderson available for another sponsor. Thank you for your support of Anderson. He will remain
in Compassion's program while we search for another sponsor for him. Also, you are welcome to write Anderson a goodbye letter.  Simply write "Final Letter"
at the top of your letter, along with Anderson's child number.  You can send the letter to Compassion's address below (you
cannot send a final letter through the web):

Compassion International

Colorado Springs, CO 80997
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Thank you!
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Sadly, I won't be able to continue my sponsorship due to finacial reasons. I was hoping by this time it would have gotten better but with college and all.
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Jenny, we understand. I know that we have been helping you out and that you were trying to make it work. I also understand that school is expensive and it can be difficult to sponsor a child at the same time. Best wishes as you continue your education.
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Jenny, we understand. I know that we have been helping you out and that you were trying to make it work. I also understand that school is expensive and it can be difficult to sponsor a child at the same time. Best wishes as you continue your education.
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Hi! I am very regretful that I am not going to be able to continue. I am in college, and I only have a part time job. I will not be able to afford my sponsor child because I am paying for college and I am not able to keep up with my commitments. Please make her available for another sponsor. 3603942-6 is the account number
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Tim, I am sorry to hear this but I completely understand and have made her available for another sponsor today. I pray that school goes well and that the Lord gives you energy and helps you balance having a job at the same time. I did the same thing when I was in college and it can be time consuming and tough at times. Good for you and keep up the perseverance, it will pay off :). God bless you and please know you're welcome to partner with us again at any time!
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Hello, I would like to cancel my sponsorship. My sponsor number is 2494212 and I am sponsoring Tesfaye Michael (ET4310130). Thank you guys for all you do, have a good evening!
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Ryan, I am so sorry to hear that you need to cancel your support of Tesfaye. I see that you have been his sponsor for almost six years. We value the relationship you have with your boy and the difference you have made in his life! May I ask if there was anything we could have done to serve you better? 

I can certainly help you if you wish to discontinue your support. Before I cancel your account however, I did notice that you sent this inquiry to us via email as well. One of our representatives responded to you offering to help you out with your support for a time if this need is due to financial difficulties. We had not yet received a reply from you so I wanted to make sure our email got to you. 

We would be willing to cover your support for the months of March through May and we could also reduce your rate temporarily to $19 for up to six months beginning in June. Please let me know if either or both of these options would help you out! If not, I understand and can make Tesfaye available for another sponsor. 
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I really need to cancel my sponsorship. I am already on the reduced cost plan, and I'm still struggling. My finances have changed, and I'm in college and can't afford to pay even the $19 dues. Please help me cancel it and ensure that Deysi gets a new sponsor right away! 3466089
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Hannah, I am so sorry to hear that you are still struggling but I understand. I have made Deysi available for another sponsor as of today. God bless you and I hope that things turn up for you soon.
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I also need to cancel my sponsorship. :( I am heartbroken over having do to so but I am in college and about to get married and can no longer afford to sponsor my child. I hope to be able to sponsor a child again when my finances are in a better place and I am on my feet. I pray that Riphephaina Coulon will receive a sponsor that is better than I could be and that they are able to keep her until she no longer needs a sponsor.  HA7670366
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Brittany, well, congratulations on your upcoming marriage! How exciting! :) I understand that weddings and college are expensive. Do you think that once you are married and settled that your financial situation might improve a little? If so, we would be happy to cover three months of support for you. Since you are already paid through the end of May, you would not need to make another donation until September. Please let us know if this would help. If not, let us know and we will make Riphenphaina available for another sponsor. 
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I also need to cancel my sponsorship.  This is a very difficult decision for me to be making, as I wanted to continue my sponsorship for years to come.  2502245
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Marisol, I understand how difficult this decision must have been and I am so very sorry :(. I pray your situation improves quickly. I see that you called our office and someone already processed your request. Your child has been made available for another sponsor. Please let me know if I can assist you further.
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I also need to cancel my sponsorship as I am headed off to college and do not have the funds to sponsor my child anymore but I do hope to sponsor again after college. 3309347
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I am sad to say that I need to cancel mine as well. My boyfriend is about to join the Army, and I have to pay for college. :(
I'm sorry David... 3651339-6
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Emily and Haley, I understand that college is expensive and that it is difficult to keep up a sponsorship at the same time. As you requested, I have made your children available for other sponsors. Let us know once your done with school if you would like to sponsor again. It sounds like you both really have the heart for it, if money were not an issue. Also, best wishes as you go on to college and the many changes in the year ahead. :)
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I want to cancel my sponsorship please cancel it for me.Thanks sponsor/Donor Number:3599177
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Aimee, we can certainly help you with whatever you need to do right now. I noticed that you have been sponsoring for about four months. Was there any feedback you could give us or any way that we could have better served you during your time as a sponsor? Also, if this is due to a short term financial difficulty, please let us know as we do have options that may be able to help. For example, we would be happy to cover your support for three months and then lower your support amount to $19 for six months. Please let me know if this would help. If not, or if you just want to cancel, let us know and we will make Yishak available for another sponsor. 
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I am very sad to have to ask to cancel my sponsorship for Paitu Marma at this time. I have been juggling student loans and now a house mortgage on my own. At this time I need to get my finances in a more secure manner. Is it possible to put Paitu up for a new sponsor? She loves her center and I really hope for her to continue to receive the help I am just not able to do so on my own. Please let me know that she is back up to be sponsored. Thanks, Lisa
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Hi, my name is Emily Odenwald. My sponsor number is 3105635. I have paid up until May, but I am unable to continue my sponsorship for an extended period of time for Yordanos Surafel since I'm in college. I would like Yordanos to be applied for a new sponsor as soon as possible for her to continue school. Can you please end my sponsorship and start her with another sponsor? 

Thanks,
Emily
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Can you please cancel my sponsorship. My sponsor number is 2921961
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Lisa, I'm sorry for the difficult decision you felt you had to make :(. It sounds like you have a lot on your plate right now and we don't want you to be burdened by this sponsorship. I have made Paitu available for another sponsor today and she will still be able to attend her center as normal. When your situation improves, please know that you're always welcome to sponsor again with us. 

Emily, I have made Yordanos available for another sponsor today as you requested. Thank you so much for the three years that you faithfully supported her and encouraged her through your loving letters. You were a blessing and good luck in college!

Raul, I'm sorry to hear that you need to discontinue your sponsorship of Mou Das :(. May I ask if there is any way that we could have served you better? If this is due to financial difficulties, we would be happy to cover your support for the next three months and even reduce your rate after that to $19 for the next six months. We could also permanently reduce your rate from $45 to $38 by removing your extra giving towards our Highly Vulnerable Children's fund.

Please let me know if any or all of these options would help you maintain your relationship with Mou and I'll update your account. If not, I'll make her available for another sponsor. In the meantime, I have stopped your automatic withdrawal effective today.
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It is with much regret that we must cancel our sponsorships of Byiringiro Elyse (RW7760109) and Rapha Mamounedie Briva (HA2663708) as the result of some significant, unforeseen financial difficulties.  Because Compassion International does such wonderful work, we have maintained the sponsorships with the hope that these difficulties would be resolved in the short-term.  Unfortunately, that has not occurred. Therefore, please cancel our sponsorships of these beautiful kids and make them available to other sponsors.  We pray they find the help they need.  We will resume our partnership with Compassion International when we are able.  Thank you.
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AJ, I'm sorry to hear that your family is going through unexpected financial struggles right now. I see that you also emailed us and we had hoped to help you out during this difficult time so that you could maintain your relationship with your children. However, you know your situation better than we do and have made it clear that this situation is long term for now. We appreciate your sacrifice and love for these children but certainly don't want this to strain you financially.

As requested, I have made Rapha and Byiringiro available for another sponsor today. I pray that your situation improves quickly and your family is always welcome to sponsor with us again in the future. 
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Hi, I am in college and due to some unexpected expenses I am having difficulties paying for my sponsorship. Could I be placed on the financial assistance with the reduced payment for a few months? The child ID is KE-414-0754 and my sponsor number is US2891717. Thank you.
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Hi Sarah! We are sorry to hear that you are going through a tough time but happy to help. I have covered your support through the end of February and you will have the $19 support amount through the end of August. I hope that this will be enough to help get you through this time.


Thanks so much for sponsoring Julia! She would love to hear from you when you get a chance to send off a letter too. Hopefully, things are calming down for you as we get to the end of the semester. Each letter really makes a huge difference in building her confidence and offering hope to her in the midst of the challenges of poverty. 
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Hello, I need to wholly cancel my sponsorship due to some financial complications. I regret to inform that I cannot currently continue the sponsorship. My sponsorship number is 3454607. Thank you.
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Esther, I'm sorry that you're experiencing financial difficulties and if it's not a good time for you to be sponsoring, we understand and can help you. Because you sponsor through our Compassion Korea office, you will need to contact them directly to process this request and make your child available for another sponsor. You can contact them at Info_us@us.ci.org or 844-247-3063 which is their direct line. 
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Good afternoon, 

I need to cancel my sponsorship due to a loss of my military financial aide and an increase in my college loan debt. I am truly sorry for backing out of my commitment and hopefully in a few years once I graduate and get my finances on track I can again recommit to being a sponsor. My sponsor number is 3504112. Thank you for your help and God bless! 
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Hi Josh! It doesn't sound like you're backing out of anything to me. Don't be so hard on yourself. We all go through tough times. I hope to see you back here again once you get back on your feet. God bless you, and thank you for your service to our country.
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Hey Josh, it sounds like you've thought a lot about your decision but I just wanted to make sure that you knew that Compassion has some financial assistance available for sponsors going through difficult financial times. They will usually cover your support for a few months and then reduce it to $19 for up to six months. Just wanted to make sure that you knew that was an option. God bless you man.
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Hey Josh, what do you think, bud? Do you think that financial assistance from Compassion might help you to be able to hang on to your sponsorship?
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I need to cancel my sponsorship due to some financial problems. If Compassion can pick up the sponsorship for a couple of months then I can resume it, that would be fine. My ref number is ET3740185. Thanks.
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Kennedy, I'm so sorry that you're experiencing financial difficulties. I'm not sure of your situation but I pray that God blesses you during this time and that your circumstances improve quickly. 

It sounds like you have hopes of this being short term and your finances improving in the next couple of months. We're so excited that you chose to sponsor Andualem and understand that unexpected circumstances happen. I have updated your account today so that your support for him is covered through the end of August. We will not need another donation until September. Please let us know if your situation hasn't changed by then and we can re evaluate your sponsorship and see what else can be done :).

God bless you and thank you so much for continuing to love and support Andualem; he will be excited to get a letter from you!
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Hi, I sponsored a child last night at the outcry tour in Houston & I really didn't think through it enough. I need to cancel it, I am barley making my bills now & my heart just got soft last night i am terribly sorry. Her name is Wendy and number is BO-173-1409. I would a still like the pay the $38 for the first month like I already agreed to. Please email me back & let me know. Thank you & God bless
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I am currently in between jobs and am in the middle of some money struggle. I really don't want to stop helping out my child but I have no extra money right now
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Katy, please accept my sincere apologies that you never received a response from us! I'm not sure what happened but I'm so very sorry that we missed your post. I see that you spoke with us the other day and we processed your request and made your child available for another sponsor. I pray that your situation improves quickly and that God would give you peace during this difficult time. God bless you! 

Erin, I'm sorry that you're struggling but I am so happy for you that you have another job lined up and that hopefully things will pick back up for you again very soon! I pray it's a job you enjoy and that God will bless this new season :). We certainly don't want you to have to end your relationship with Michel either! You have been such a blessing to her for almost three years and we'd love to help you out for a time if you think that this will be short term and you can pick your sponsorship back up in a few months. If we covered your support through the end of November and then reduced your rate to $19 for the months of December through May of 2016, would that help you out? If so, let me know and I'll update your account so that you can keep your sponsorship of Michel :). If not, I understand and we can make her available for another sponsor. 
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That would help me out so much. That sounds perfect. Thank you for helping me keep Michele
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Great! I am so glad we could help, Erin! I have covered your support through the end of October and starting in November you will be at the $19 support amount for six months. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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Hi Susan, could you please cancel my monthly sponsorship for Edgar. His child ID number is GU8501219. Trust me, it saddens me to have to cancel. Thank you so much.


-Kaycee McDonald

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Oh, I trust you, Kaycee. I think it is hard for most people to have to give up a sponsorship. You have a good heart. That's why you signed up to sponsor in the first place. I know you wouldn't do this unless you have to. We are not trying to make it harder on you but just want to let you know that you have options. It sounds like you really need to cancel though. I just made Edgar available for another sponsor. Once you get back on your feet again and want to sponsor, just let us know. We would be happy to have you back. God bless you!  
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Thank you SO much for understanding and being kind. Blessings.
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I am not sure if this is the right place to do this, but I am unable to pay for the monthly support of my sweet sponsor child Oscar, due to the arrival of my son. I would love to continue but unfortunately cannot afford to until I find a better job. His ID is CO6000767. If it is possible to pick back up in January, I would love that if not I will need to cancel fully. My ID is 3348855 

please let me know as soon as possible. 

Morgan Maddy 
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Morgan, that is so exciting! When are you due? We are happy to help you through this time! As you requested, I have covered the next few months through the end of the year and set your automatic withdrawal to begin again in January. Please let us know if any other changes need to be made. We'll be praying that you are able to find just the job that you need right now. :)
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Susan, 

That is great thank you so much! He was born this past May! I am thankful that I will be able to remain Oscars sponsor!

Morgan 
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Hi I need to cancel my sponsorship of id-263-0171 3719093-0 Rivan petiunaung
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Hi Helen! I'm sorry to hear that you need to cancel your support for Rivan :(. Is there anything that we could have done to better serve you? 

If this is due to financial difficulties, would it help you if Compassion covered your support for the months of September, October, and November? At that time, we could re evaluate your situation and hopefully that will have given you time to get back on your feet and keep your relationship with your child. 

Let me know if you're interested in this and I'll update your account :). If not, please let me know and we'll make Rivan available for another sponsor. God bless you!
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Would I owe that money back to you?
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No, Helen :). This would be our gift to you, no strings attached. We want to do everything we can to help you keep your relationship with Rivan and understand that sometimes unexpected circumstances happen. We would fully cover these months and start you fresh in December.
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Well I guess we can and see how it goes, will I be notified before the withdrawal is made that it will be starting again? As long as I get a reminder before hand so if I am still unable I can do what I have too by canceling.
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Helen, I'm so glad we can help you! My prayer is that this will give you time to get back up on your feet. Please know you can continue writing during this time because your child knows nothing of the financial situation :).

What I can do for you is keep your automatic withdrawal stopped for the time being. This means that you will begin to receive monthly statements from us. So for the next three months you will not have a balance and then beginning with the statement for the end of November going into December, it will show a balance of $38 for December. At this time, if you're ready to begin your donations again, you can start your automatic withdrawal back up or you can contact us again and we can work with you if you still need some more time or help :). 

I have updated your account to be current through the end of November, today. 
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I need to cancel my sponsorship. I have been very disappointed in Compassion. I have not received one letter, picture or reply since I signed up to sponsor my 2 children. I have however received multiple correspondence from you asking for money for birthdays and Christmas. It also disappoints me that I can send gifts or care packages! I don't want to buy a goat...I want to send birthday cards and friendship bracelets and a bags of suckers or a baby doll.
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Hi, Alisha! I do not work for Compassion, but I do sponsor children through them. How long have you been sponsoring your children? I know it is difficult to wait on letters and the staff can do an inquiry for you if a certain amount of time has passed. You can send Birthday cards but all goodies do have to be paper so they can go through customs as documents. This is so there are no additional customs fees which would take money away from the support of your children. A monetary gift sent to your child can do so much for them and their family. The child, their families and the people at the Compassion project work together to decide how best to spend that money. They know what they need best. Goats give milk and provide income for the family. After purchasing the necessities many of my kiddos have been able to get some candy and/or a new toy. Where we see toys and candy as parts of everyday life here, they are a luxury to our Compassion kiddos who have more pressing needs to be met. I hope this helps. Patience and communication with the Compassion staff are keys to reaping the blessings of sponsorship through Compassion. Trust me the letters are well worth the wait! God bless you for helping your two precious sponsor children this long.
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I do understand and I'm aware of everything you mentioned. Just not pleased with things and want to cancel my sponsorship.
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Hi Alisha. I am so sorry that Compassion has disappointed you. I have made John and Hanna available for another sponsor at this time. We will not withdrawal any more donations from your account. I am sorry that Compassion was not a good fit for you, but I certainly hope you find a ministry that is. I can tell you have a heart for children. I truly hope you are able to find a program to continue blessing kiddos through! :) Thank you for being willing to try partnership with us! 
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Hi. I need to cancel my sponsorship. I'm really sad about it, but I'm just struggling financially.
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Hi Natalie. I am so sorry you are having to make such a difficult decision! If it would help you get back on your feet, I would love to cover your donations for Lisdanis through December. I can also reduce her sponsorship rate to $19 a month from January through June if that would help you too. This is our gift to you; no need to pay it back at a later date. Lisdanis would still be taken care of completely at the program and you would still be able to send and receive letters from Lisdanis. Please let me know if this would help you!
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This will help I think. Can we try that? And then if I'm still struggling, then I'll cancel.
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Great! I've taken care of it for you today. :) I hope it lifts a burden off of your shoulders and gives you time to be financially steady again. Have a wonderful day, Natalie!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Cancel sponsorship.

I need to cancel my sponsorship as my finances have changed. Please direct me to how to do that.
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Sherri, we are happy to help with whatever you need to do right now. If this is due to a short term financial difficulty, we would be happy to cover your support for three months and then lower your support amount to $19 for six months. I also noticed that you have an extra commitment to the Medical Fund. You are welcome to take a break from giving to this general fund as well if it would help you to be able to continue the relationship you have started with your child. Please let me know if either of these options would help. If not, let me know and I'll make Courage available for another sponsor. I'll be praying for you too that God will give you the "courage" to do what you need to do. :)
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I need to cancel some of my sponsorships I know which ones now sorry for this paying for a loan right now they are Abner GU9380720, Atsou TG5180169, Edith DR4061065, Etse TG5180168, Jonathan BF1560001, Loriannis DR1400160, Ney EC2800376, Niyigenea RW3221066, Rifaldo ID2610115, Yublina, IO6970255, and M D LK6010215. I love these children and hope they find another sponsor soon it was hard for me to pick but I did my car broke down and have to get another one so had to get a loan. And the Santa Fe Child Survival Program BOC23. Will I get a letter and picture on what they get from their gift money?
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Eleanor, something as unexpected as having to get an entirely new car because yours broke down, can really take a toll on your financial plans. I'm so very sorry for the situation that you're in and I'm praying for you!

You have been such a faithful sponsor to so many children for over 25 years and my heart breaks that you had to make this difficult decision. I know that loans can sometimes be paid off quickly, while others can take some time. I know how deeply you care for these children and we really would love to help you if you think in the next several months, things might quiet down and your situation will have improved enough for you to continue supporting these kiddos.

Would it help you if we covered your support for these specific children (and BOC23) for three months? We would also be happy to reduce your rate for these kiddos to $19 per month per child for six months. I know you're aware of these options that we have for others but I want you to know they're available for you too and we value you and want to help in any way that we can.

Let me know if your in a situation where this would be of help. If not, I understand and I'll make these children available for another sponsor.

Again, I'm praying for you and I just want to encourage you that you're a life changing blessing for each of the children you sacrificially and selflessly love and serve through your sponsorship. Thank you for all that you've done and continue to do for children and to glorify God :).
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It won't help because my payment for the car. Will I be able to see what the children got with the gift money I sent to them. It's not a new car a used one. Three years of payments on it. Would like the payment's taken out on the 5th and the 20th of each month.
eight on the 5th and eight on the 20th. So sad about this.
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Eleanor, I am so sorry you are faced with this situation as car issues are no fun. :( As you requested, I have removed eleven of your financial commitments. This leaves an even sixteen commitments. I broke up the automatic withdrawal dates to be eight commitments on the 5th and eight commitments on the 20th of each month. Hopefully, this will be a little easier to keep track of for you as well. I imagine having all different dates that the support is coming out could have gotten complicated.  
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I am very sad to have to do this to this precious beautiful girl but I have to cancel my sponsorship because I cannot afford it and I lost my job. 3549559
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Tori, I am so very sorry to hear about your job :(. That can be so difficult and I pray that the Lord opens up a door for you very soon to find new employment. Would it help you out if we covered your support through the end of March? Hopefully by then, you will be back on your feet and working again. We certainly want to help you maintain your relationship with her if we are able to. Let me know if this would help and I'll update your account. If you do not anticipate this to be short term, let me know and I will make Layz available for another sponsor.
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That would be amazing! I am currently looking for a job. I am also in college so money is going to be very tight. So I really don't know if I will be able to pay at all. I don't know how long I will be out of a job. But I love this little girl and I want her to get the care she needs. I would rather her to be put up for another sponsor than wait on me. So will you put her up for another sponsor? I think that is what she needs most.
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Tori, I understand and have made Layz available for another sponsor, today. I pray that you find a great job very soon. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I have to cancel my sponsorship..

My parents can't support this child because we have financial issues, as much as we'd like to help. Can you put him back up for sponsorship? Child ID: EC-460-0464
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Daniel, I am very sorry to hear that your family is struggling financially. I pray your situation improves soon. We are truly grateful for your heart and the desire you had to make an impact on Anthony. I have made him available for another sponsor today to honor your parent's request. Please know that you're welcome to sponsor again with us at any time. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I cancel my sponsorship?.

Sadly I have become behind on my payments to my sponsor child. I have been in between jobs and until I can get financially stabled again I will need to pull out. Is there a way to still make up my payments without further paying? This makes me very sad but I hope that I will soon be able to be a blessing to him in the future.
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Andrenique, I do see that your support is current right now through September. I am so sorry that this has become stressful financially for you and we do not want it to be a burden for you. Because it sounds like your situation is turning around for the better here very soon, we want to help you out if we are able to so that you can maintain your relationship with Joffre. Would it help you if we brought your support for him current through the end of March? We can also temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for up to 6 months. My hope is that by this time, you will be settled in your job and you won't have to worry about the months missed for Joffre and can start fresh. If this will help you, let me know and I'll update your account. If not, we can help you process one last donation and then make your child available for another sponsor.
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Thank you for your help. As of now I would just like to make one last payment and hopefully one day I will be able to come back. 
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Andrenique, I understand. I have made Joffre available for another sponsor. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I need to stop my sponsership.

I need to stop my sponsership for Marion. I am having some financial issues & need it to stop. I will continue to pray for Marion & her family.
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Angel, I am so sorry that you need to cancel your support of Marion. I know how difficult it can be to make this decision :(. We truly value your relationship with your girl and if your situation is short term, we would love to help you. I have stopped your automatic withdrawals effective today and have cancelled your extra giving towards the Highly Vulnerable Children's Fund. This will actually reduce your rate to the normal $38 for Marion. Would it help you if we kept this extra giving off? We would also be willing to cover your support for Marion through March and could temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for up to 6 months beginning in April. Please let me know if this would help you get back on your feet and I will update your account. If not, let me know and I will make her available for another sponsor. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled cancel sponsorship.

Thank you for all of the options but My husband and I would just like to cancel for now. I am not sure why I have an outstanding balance on my account. It was supposed to be placed on hold while compassion figured everything out with our child's development center. i was told that weither or not we decided to continue sponsoring I would not have to pay for those months that the development center was closed if it did indeed open. Please clear my account and take Afi off. We will continue to keep Afi in our daily prayers and thank you for everything.
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Jordan, I noticed that you had chatted with us a few months ago about the issues going on at your child's student center. We had adjusted your account for the initial months that we were monitoring your child's center but then there was an extension added because we were seeing progress at the center. I am so sorry that your support was not adjusted during this extension period! This was our error. I have made Afi available for another sponsor. You are not responsible for the months missed or anything forward. Please know that your support and encouragement to him will stay with him for many years to come. Thank you for all that you have done for him and for your continued prayers! God bless you! :)
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Thanks for the help! I am sad to quit sponsoring but we will definitely continue to pray! I just reposted about this because I couldn't figure out how to see your reply, so you can disregard my other message. Thanks again for the help and God bless.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Cancel sponsorship.

I regretfully need to cancel my sponsorships at this time. My finances are not in a good spot at this time. I will continue to keep compassion and the children i sponsored in my prayers and hope to pick back up sponsoring sometime in the future. thank you!
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Hi Krystal! It looks like we have canceled your sponsorships as of January 2. Please let me know if I can help in any other way. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Need to cancel.

Hi, sorry I know that I'm way behind the payment. It's because I got in an accident while moving from Soth Dakota to Colorado. I Would like to let you guys know that I need to cancel this program. I feel so sorry for doing this.
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Lerpway, I am so sorry that you got in an accident and I hope that you are alright and healthy. Moving is already hard on the finances and to have accident expenses as well I'm sure was difficult. I pray that you are getting back on your feet now financially and physically. Would it help if we were to cover your support for a while to get you through this tough time? For example, we would be happy to cover your support through the end of January and then we could lower your support amount to $19 for six months. It looks like you have a commitment of $7 to the Partners of Compassion fund and you are welcome to take a break from giving to this fund. Please let me know if any of these options would help you to be able to keep the relationship that you have with your child. If not, let me know and I'll make your child available for another sponsor. It looks like we still have a South Dakota address on file for you. Please let us know if this needs to be updated. You are welcome to email socialmedia@compassion.com with your new address or log into your "My Account" to update it yourself. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Need to Cancel/Refund time the child is not at center, need help ASAP.

I need to cancel my sponsorship of Adarsh Shaiju. Child ID IN7650040. I also recieved a letter stating that my child was no longer attending the help center and I need a refund of the time he was no longer being supported by me. 
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Hope, I sincerely apologize for the confusion regarding the situation at Adarsh's student center. We are closely monitoring this situation because the center was receiving threats from a local fundamentalist group. The children are only attending when it is safe for them (our priority) and so regular activities are not going on right now. This started in mid December and we sent out a letter to you as soon as we heard because Adarsh is not receiving the full benefit of the program during this time. This is a result of us trying to be completely upfront with you and tell you exactly where your support is going (or not going). We are expecting a resolution and will reassess the situation around March 9. For this reason, I am refunding the month of December for Adarsh's support and I have adjusted your account so that you will be shown as paid through the end of March. Are you needing to cancel due to the situation at his center or was there something else going on? If this is due to a financial difficulty, we would be happy to lower your support amount to $19 for six months if the situation is resolved in March. If the situation is not resolved, we may have to close this center and Adarsh would no longer be our program. You are welcome to just wait until March and see what happens if you would like. Please let us know if you have any feedback for our organization and if we can help in any way.
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I would like to cancel my sponsorship for child BD-325-0217. We are in a bit of a financial situation and our monies will be paying for my fiancées schooling. I tried to reach via phone but no one ever seems to pick up!
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Flor, I sincerely apologize that you were unable to reach us. Our phone line is 800-336-7676 and we are available to serve you between the hours of 7AM and 5:30PM Mountain Time. As you requested, I have made Sabuj available for anther sponsor. Best wishes as your fiance continues his schooling and to both of you in your life together. :)
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I apologize but I need to cancel my sponsorship. I'm a Senior in high school and I'm unable to work due to school work. Child ID: ID4160205 Desika Prasetia Injakray  I will continue to pray for her and her family. 
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Hi Spence! We understand that it can be difficult to sponsor a child when you are in school. As you requested, I have made Desika available for another sponsor. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Cancel sponsorship.

I need to cancel my sponsorship at this time. I had my baby very early and I'm no longer working at this time. We are trying to get her healthy enough to come home. Once I get situated and back to work and stable, I may come back. My id is 3406655. Thank you
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Brandy, congratulations on your new addition! I'll be praying that your new little one's health will improve and that she will be able to come home soon. This is bittersweet as I know that things can be a little scary with a sweet little preemie and I'm sure complications can cause added strain on already difficult finances. I'll be praying for peace for your family as well as you get your little girl home. In the mean time, I have made your financially sponsored child available for another sponsor. 
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Due to some changes in our financial situation, I regret that we are no longer able to continue our support to Compassion. Would you be kind enough to make our child available to another sponsor? Thank you!
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Dan, wow, it looks like your sweet family is blossoming in your photo! Blessings to you all! As you requested, I have made Jose Daniel available for another sponsor. Thank you so much for your support of him and the two precious boys that you sponsored before him!  
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I cancel my compassion account?.

I have ran into some money problems and can no longer afford to sponsor a child. I would like to cancel my account that way someone who can afford it can sponsor my child so that he can get the help he needs
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Stormy, I am sorry to hear that you have run into some financial struggles. :( I know you only just started sponsoring Josue a few months ago. We do have some options, if you think that these money problems might clear up in the next three to nine months. For example, we would be happy to cover your support for all of the months missed up through the end of this month and start you in February at $19 a month for six months. Please let me know if this would help. If not, let me know and I'll make Josue available for another sponsor. Please don't feel pressured either way but just know that I can help you with whatever you need right now. 
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Unfortunately I can't afford to donate any money. My fiancé and I are struggling pretty bad right now and I'm not sure as to when our money problems will come to an end. I believe it would be better for Josué to have a different sponsor. This is very hard for me to do cause I was so excited to have a child to sponsor but u have to think of my family as well and Josué deserves a sponsor who can give him more time. Thank you though for being so understanding and I hope that in the future I can sponsor again.
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Stormy, I understand and it does really sound like you need to take care of your own family right now. I have made Josue available for another sponsor. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I need to stop my sponsorship..

I’m very sorry, but I need to stop my sponsorship of Mairelyn (3129799). I’m in my last year of college and making payments for a mission trip this summer; I’m having a really hard time making ends meet and I can’t afford to continue to sponsor right now. 
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Haley, as Gary pointed out, we would be happy to work with you during this time to help you to be able to keep the relationship that you have with Mairelyn. For example, we could lower your support amount to $19 for six months while you finish out the semester. Then over the summer, while you are on missions, we could cover your support for three months. Please let me know if this would help. If you think things are too uncertain after you are done with college and doing missions ( and I would completely understand this) just let us know. 
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Thank you, Susan. 
While I would love to say I think I could manage to continue sponsoring at the lower rate, I really don’t think I can. After I finish college, I plan on going to get my Master degree. So, financial security isn’t something I feel like I can claim in the near future. 
I’m very sorry, but thank you all for being so understanding and easy to work with. I hope to sponsor again sometime down the road. 
-Haley 
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Haley, as I said, I can completely understand that sometimes financial situations are uncertain during transitions, particularly when you are transitioning out of undergrad. I have made Mairelyn available for another sponsor. Best wishes to you as you travel this summer and continue your education after that. :)
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I am needing to cancel 2 of my sponsorships. My sponsor # is 1322222-6. We would like to keep Lismary Rodriguez. Thank you!
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Michelle, 

As a former girl scout and life-long lover of girl scout cookies, I very much like your profile picture. :) 

Also, as you requested, I have made two of your children available for other sponsors. I know that must have been a difficult decision  :( and it looks like we have assisted you in the past. Thank you so much for all that you have done for children in poverty over the years! It looks like you have impacted eight children through your sponsorships and letters. What you have done for them will stay with them for the rest of their lives. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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Thank you, Susan. Girl scout cookie season is in full swing ;) And, as a former Compassion employee, it was very difficult to cancel the sponsorships. :)
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Andrew Lee

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Hi,

I have had a significant life event occur and will need to unfortunately cancel my sponsorship. 3544111  
Unfortunately a temporary relief won't work in this circumstance, so if you would be so kind as to cancel effective immediately it would be greatly appreciated. I look forward to working with you again when things clear up in my world. 
Thanks
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Andrew, I am sorry to hear that you are struggling right now. :( However, we certainly understand that our temporary solutions are not able to help everyone in every circumstance. I have made Renata available for another sponsor as of today. 
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I would also need to cancel sponsorship for Child ID: BO7090018 and Sponsor Number: 3538706.  And do not wish to place on temporary hold.  Thanks.
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Melody, as you requested, I have made Cristian available for another sponsor. Please do not hesitate to let us know if there was any way that we could have better served you during your short time as his sponsor. 
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I am very sorry, but I need to end my sponsorship for Roselyn Kodi, child ID # EI-418-0015 and sponsor # US-1687009. I have sponsored her since January 2003. I believe she is 19 years old now. I would to send her a good-bye letter also. Would that be appropriate? 
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Josephine, I am so sorry to hear that you need to discontinue your support of Kodi. You have been such a faithful sponsor to her for many years and she is anticipated to graduate our program in 2017. May I ask if there is anything that we could have done to better serve you?

I have stopped your automatic donations effective today. Before I make her available for another sponsor, I wanted to make sure you were aware of options we have available for you if this request is due to short term financial difficulties. Compassion would be willing to cover your support for the next three months and also temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for up to 6 months. Please let me know if this would help you out and allow you to maintain your relationship with Kodi.

If not, please let me know and I will make her available for another sponsor. You will be welcome to send her a letter saying goodbye. If you choose to discontinue, we ask that you write the words, 'Final Letter' at the top of your note so that it is processed correctly.
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Thanks Emily, for being understanding. And thanks for the other options, but I will have to decline the offers. I decided to go ahead and send Roselyn a letter this morning, but I did not put "Final Letter" at the top. Should I write another one and make it the final one?
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Josephine, I have made Roselyn available for another sponsor. It will be just fine that you did not write "Final Letter" at the top of your letter. This documentation helps us in processing when a child is no longer listed as sponsored. However, we should still be able to send the letter. Thank you so much for all that you have done for Roselyn over the years! What you have done for her will stick with her for many years to come. 
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Josephine

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Yes, you're welcome, and I will always keep her and her family in my thoughts and prayers. 
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Marsha Moss

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Marsha I would like to cancel my sponsorship this month was low in funds. I will not be making my January 2015 payment
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Marsha, I am so sorry to hear that you're experiencing financial difficulties right now:(. I understand that can be hard and I pray your situation improves quickly. We so appreciate your heart to support sweet Alexa and I see that you just recently began sponsoring her back in October. We want to help you maintain your sponsorship if possible so that you're able to continue building a relationship with your girl. Before I cancel your sponsorship, I wanted to make sure you're aware that we do have options for you if you believe that your situation is short term. Compassion would be willing to cover your support for the months of January through March and we could also temporarily reduce your rate to $19 per month for up to 6 months beginning in April. Would this help you out? If so, let me know and I'll update your account! If not, I understand and I can make your girl available for another sponsor.  
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Outstanding balance.

i also have an outstanding balance and about to start living on my own for the first time and cannot afford the payments and paying the balance with saving up and bills coming in. i really wish i could continue sponsorship but i just cant. how do i go about canceling and am wondering if i still pay the balance even though i cant at this time.
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Alyssa, we are a non-profit and we are not going to make you pay the balance of your support for Peace (love that name!). I'm praying for peace for you as you move out on your own and in your new place. :) As you requested, I have made Peace available for another sponsor. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Financial struggles.

i need to cancel my sponsorship. I wasnt't expecting my bills to be like they are when i moved out into college life. Compassion has helped me out before but I think its just time to cancel.
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Benny, l am so sorry if you're feeling overwhelmed financially :(. Life is definitely expensive but be encouraged that we serve a God who wants to provide for us and take care of us. I pray that your situation improves quickly. I certainly understand if it's not an ideal time for you to support a child and I have made Piero available for another sponsor today. Please know that you're always welcome to come back and sponsor with Compassion at a later date. Let me know if there is any other way that I am able to assist you.
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I need to cancel my sponsorship because I am starting college and have a huge amount of expenses that I have to pay.. sorry!! I will continue to pray for Andri and her family though!!
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Hi Emily! We understand that it can be difficult to sponsor a child while in college and can certainly help make your child available for another sponsor for you. Regrettably, I was unable to locate your account by your name and email address. Please post your child's ID number here so that we can find your account. 
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I need to cancel my sponsorship for GU4550050. Please place her back for another sponsor. Thank you.
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Emily

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Dan, I am saddened to hear that you wish to discontinue your sponsorship of Lesly because you have been with her for about a year and a half and we value your relationship with her. May I ask if there was anything we could have done to better serve you?

If this is due to short term financial difficulties, we do have options available such as Compassion covering your support for three months and reducing your rate to $19 for up to six months. I do see that her project has been temporarily suspended and the funds are currently being held. We are working hard to resolve this situation and expect an update at the end of this month. I have stopped your automatic withdrawals effective today so that no further support withdrawals. Another option we have would be to wait until the issues with your child's project are resolved and Compassion can cover those months for you and we can resume when the project is able to resume receiving funds. Please let me know if you would be interested in either of these options and I'll update your account. If not, please let me know and I'll make her available for another sponsor. 
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Dan Austin

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No, just please make her available to another sponser.  There were a few reasons why we can't keep going. 
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Emily

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Dan, I understand and have made your child available for another sponsor today. I pray that the Lord would provide for your family during this time. Thank you so much for your faithfulness to this precious child and for your partnership over the past year and a half. God bless you!
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Please cancel my sponsorships - child number: BF-465-0250 and child number: ME-824-0473.  My sponsor number is 3625791-1.  Thank you!  
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Kathy, it looks like you just started late last month. I am not sure if maybe you were so excited when you started and just hadn't looked at your finances or if you had a change of heart. However, if something came up and you are facing a short term financial difficulty, I hope that you know that we have options that we would be happy to extend to you as well. For example, we would be happy to cover three months of support and then lower your support amount to $19 ($38 for two children) for six months. It is a tough decision either way, but you are also welcome to give up just one child if it would help too. Please let me know if either of these options would help you in your specific situation. If not, just let me know and I will make your children available for another sponsor. 
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Hope Elizabeth Skibstead-Maca

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I need to completely cancel my sponsorship. We are no longer able to afford it every month. And also I was told we were marked paid through march, but it was taken out of our bank account this month anyway. 
Hope Skibstead
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Emily

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Hope, I can see how this was frustrating for you and I am so very sorry for any misunderstanding with your account and that you were still charged for this month. As requested, I have made your child available for another sponsor and have stopped all automatic donations from your account effective today. I have also requested that $45 be refunded back into your account since you were not expecting this charge.

We appreciate the time that you supported Adarsh. I pray that the Lord would provide for your family during this difficult time and that your financial situation would improve quickly.
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kathy starnes

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Yes, you are correct. I was caught up and gave an emotion based response instead of talking with others who would be a part of it and also thinking through our financial circumstances. Thank you for offering other options, but a am afraid they would not help. I truly am sorry! Thank you for your kind response.
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Emily

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Kathy, we certainly understand and have made your children available for another sponsor today. Please know that you're always welcome to sponsor with us again when you and your family are ready :). God bless you!
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Amanda

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Hello,
I am saddened to say that I need to cancel my sponsorship. I understand that you offer special financial plans for some sponsors, but at this time I just need to cancel completely. My sponsor number is 3608296-6 and my child's number is PE-339-0474. Will I receive any type of confirmation after this cancellation process has gone through? Thank you for your help.- Amanda
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Susan

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Amanda, as you requested, I have made Mery Key available for another sponsor. You will receive a confirmation in the mail that this was processed for you as of today. Regrettably, it looks like your support for March was automatically withdrawn on Friday but this will be the last donation for your little girl. Please let me know if I can help in any other way. 
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Tiffany Bovell

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Hello, unfortunately due to decreased income and increased medical bills I will no longer be able to sponsor Child ID: RW7620067. Thank you.
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Emily

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Tiffany, it sounds like your situation might have come a bit expectantly and I'm praying that God would provide for you during this difficult time and that your health is improving. We are grateful for your generous and kind heart for Museniwabo but we don't want you to be burdened either. 

As requested, I have made her available for another sponsor this morning. Please know that you're always welcome to sponsor with us again at any time. 
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kennedy

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I commented this a month ago, "I need to cancel my sponsorship due to some financial problems. If Compassion can pick up the sponsorship for a couple of months then I can resume it, that would be fine. My ref number is ET3740185. Thanks." And was just billed again. I will need to cancel my sponsorship all together to ensure that doesn't happen again.
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Susan

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Kennedy, I sincerely apologize as it looks like we responded to you but forgot to take care of this months' support for you. I am so sorry for our mistake and sincerely hope that this does not have too many repercussions for you. Please know that I have made your child available for another sponsor today just as you requested. 
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Adam

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All of us make mistakes sometimes, Kennedy.
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aarron Wells

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Hey, I am sorry to inform you that I will no longer be sponsoring Micky Andreey Neiva Guerroero Child ID: CO4180740. I do not want any other information regarding financial help. Thank you. 
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Aarron, I'm sorry to hear that you no longer wish to sponsor Micky but we certainly respect your decision and I have made him available for another sponsor today. Please let us know if there was anything that we could have done to serve you better during your time as a sponsor! Thank you so much for the difference you made in his life over the past three years. We are grateful for you and you're always welcome to partner with us again. Have a blessed day!
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Venessa Critchlow

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Hi i also would like to cancel my sponsorship.
I just lost my job today the day i started sponsorship. I'm hoping once i have a new job in place i can re sponsor a child. Thanks
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Susan

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Venessa, I am so sorry to hear that you've lost your job. :( Regrettably, I could not locate your account from your name and email address. Please post your child's ID number here and we would be happy to help you with whatever you need right now. 
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Venessa Critchlow

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Hi Susan,
I was going to sponsor the following children. 
TH9960448
PH3190064
Thank you very much
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Venessa, it looks like you may have sponsored these children through Compassion Australia. You have reached the community support page for Compassion USA sponsors. I apologize for the confusion. Please contact Compassion Australia about canceling your sponsorships. Here is their contact information:

Website: www.compassion.com.au
Email: compassion@compassion.com.au
Telephone: 1300 22 44 53 (Mon to Fri, 9am - 5pm AEST)

Facebook: CompassionAU Twitter: @CompassionAU

Instagram: @CompassionAU
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Hi, unfortunately I had to leave my job back in June and have not been able to find a job since. It looks like I will be unemployed for a while longer and can no longer sponsor. I've held on as long as I could, but I'm a bit stuck right now. Lyka's number is PH8650071. Thank you for understanding.
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Adam

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Kiara, I'm so sorry to hear that you haven't been able to find a job. I know from personal experience how difficult and stressful that can be. Thank you so much for your heart to keep sponsoring your child these past months through this difficult time that you've had. It sounds like your sponsorship means so much to you and I'm sorry that you are at a point now where you feel like you're stuck and you must cancel. I completely understand if that's the decision that you need to make at this time, but I wanted to make sure that you were aware that Compassion does offer some options to sponsors facing short-term financial difficulties. They are willing to cover your support for three months and then reduce your rate to $19 for up to six months to try to help you maintain your relationship with your child through difficult situations like this. Please think it over and post back here to let the ladies at Compassion who monitor this community know if you think this would help you to be able to hang on to your sponsorship, or if you still feel you need to cancel. They will be able to assist you with whichever decision that you need to make at this time. I think the Compassion offices will be closed on Monday and will be back open on Tuesday. I hope and pray that you are able to find a job that's perfect for you very soon and that God will bless your financial situation. God bless you.
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Kiara, I'm so sorry that you're having a hard time finding a job. I am praying that despite jobs being difficult to find right now, God would open doors for you and give you favor as you continue your search! I pray that you find one very soon. We appreciate your desire to continue supporting Lyka and for your sacrifice in doing so but we certainly don't want this to be a burden on you and don't want to see you struggling. 

As Adam mentioned, we would be honored to help you during this time and cover your support through November and then reduce your rate to $19 from December through May. I also noticed that you give extra each month towards our Partners of Compassion Fund. If it would help you, we could completely remove this extra support and that would permanently reduce your rate from $45 each month to the normal $38 for child sponsorship. Please let me know if any or all of these options would help you for a time. Our hope is that it would give you more time to find a job and get back on your feet but not have to stop your relationship with Lyka. 

If not however, please let me know and we can make Lyka available for another sponsor. Please rest assured that I have stopped all future donations from pulling from your account until we hear back from you. 
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Unfortunately I feel like my financial situation now and for the next several month is going to be too unstable for these options to be feasible. I would prefer to cancel my sponsorship for the time being.
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Emily

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Kiara, I understand and have made Lyka available for another sponsor today. I pray your situation improves quicker than you expect. God bless you!
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Catherine Garcia

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Hello, I have started school again and am in a very very tight situation financially and can no longer afford to continue my sponsorship. I am so sorry. This will be going on for about 2 years so I don't think this counts as short term. I might be able to start sponsoring again after a few years, but in the meantime can you tell me how to cancel my sponsorship? Thanks and God bless y'all!!

Catherine Garcia

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Hi Catherine. I am so sorry you have to give up your sponsorship:(. I can absolutely remove your child and put him or her back up for sponsorship for you. The child will still be taken care of and be able to attend all program activities. To do that, would you provide me with your sponsor number or child number? I was unable to find your account with your email address. 
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Natalie Harper

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A there someone I can email to figure out how to cancel?
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Hi, I am very sorry to have to do this but I need to cancel my sponsorship because of personal financial reasons. I have been blessed these last few years to sponsor Julia, but I cannot continue right now. I hope to be able to sponsor again in the future when I finish school and have a job. Julia's number is KE4140754. 
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Hi Sarah. I am so sorry you are struggling financially right now.  I totally understand how difficult it can be to be financially stable when you are attending school and don't have a job. I have put Julia up for sponsorship again. Thank you so much for investing in Julia's life over the last four years. You have truly blessed her life abundantly, especially through the many letters you wrote to her. We would love to partner with you again in the future. :)
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Compassion had covered my last 3 months for my donation, but unfortunately I'm not able to continue sponsoring viviana
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Sheniah, I'm so sorry to hear that your situation has not improved like you'd hoped. It sounds like right now is not the best time for you to sponsor a child as we don't want it to be a burden on you and know that it's important for you to take care of yourself. As requested, I have made Viviana available for another sponsor today. We are so grateful for your heart for children and when your situation improves and you're back on your feet, please know you're always welcome to sponsor again with us. God bless you!
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Victoria House

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Due to a career change, I can no longer support my two sponsor children. Pleas find Eliu and Jonathan a new sponsor. NI1800538 and NI2760029. 
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Victoria, I hope this is a good change for you! :) I just made Eliu and Jonathan available for new sponsors. Thank you for all that you have done for them over the last six months! May God bless you in this next season of your life! 

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