How to connect with other Child Sponsors

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Does anyone have any recommendation of ways to connect with other sponsor (Compassion sponsors and / or sponsors from other organizations)?  Are there any online communities / groups / forums where you can connect, share experiences / ideas? I've been a sponsor for several years now and looking for ways to connect with other sponsors, similar to the old 'Our Compassion' site which was discontinued.  Is there still a Letter writing club on the Second Friday of every month like there used to be? Any suggestions would be helpful.
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Carla

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Laura Allen

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Hi, Carla, there are several groups on Facebook. My favorite is Compassion Correspondents. This group is administrated by several Social Media ladies, who work for Compassion. Group members share about their letters, trips to visit their sponsored children, Compassion events, and sometimes personal prayer requests. You can also ask questions to other sponsors or the administrators. It’s a great group— very informative and friendly!
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Patricia

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Hi, i was wondering the same as the original poster when I saw this post. I looked up conpassion correspondents on Fbook and it doesnt look like that page is very active. No posts in almost 8 months. Is it called something else?
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Sierra, Employee

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Hi Patricia! The group is a secret group, so it wouldn't show up in a public search. You would need to be invited in order to view it.
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Sierra, Employee

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Hi Carla! Laura is correct. Compassion Correspondents is a great group to connect with if you're looking for something similar to the Our Compassion site. :)
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Sierra, Employee

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Thanks! I'm not sure why you would be receiving that error message... :/ Are you receiving it when you click on the link in the email I sent you?
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Kristin Dodd

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Yes
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Kristin, 
Do you happen to know anyone else who is part of this group that you could friend have them invite you? I am not sure why our invite isn't working, but maybe that would work? 
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Kristin Dodd

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I don’t know anyone else who is a part of this group.
:(
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Kristin, 
Are you positive this is the correct email that you registered your Facebook under? If so, can you forward us a copy of the email to socialmedia@compassion.com? I want to look at it and see what might be going wrong. Thank you so much! 
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Carla

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Thanks. Would this be the group called 'Compassion Sponsors / Correspondents'?

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Sierra, Employee

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Hi Ashley! I have sent you an invite, as well.

Just to let you know, it does sometimes take a few days for these requests to be approved, so if you're not a part of the group right away, don't worry. :)
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Patricia

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Can you invite me as well please? My current email is not the email i originally signed up on facebook with ten years ago rhough & I cant remember exactly what the old email was.  and my name on facebook is patricia lytle Prince
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Hi Patricia!
You do need to provide us the email your Facebook account is linked to or your request will not work. If you go to Facebook and click the little arrow in the right corner, then click on "Settings", you will see the email. Please provide this to us and we can then invite you! :)
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Hi Shannon,
Can you send me the link to the group as well. My email that is connected to my Facebook is takiyaharrell@yahoo.com
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Shannon Massey, Employee

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Hi takiya! 
I just did the invite for you. :)
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Ashley Gonzalez

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Hi. Someone sent me a link to the group and the link didn’t work
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Ashley Gonzalez

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I think I wrote the wrong email.

Can you send it
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Sierra, Employee

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Hi Ashley! I did message you from the Compassion Correspondents Facebook page, requesting your email address, but I'll go ahead and resend the request to this email address you just provided. :)
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Laura

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Can I be invited Also looking for a group just like this
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Christina Doza

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I would like to be added to the compassion correspondents group please. My email is cdoza28@yahoo.com.
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Sierra, Employee

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Hello, Christina! I will send you an invite to the group now. :)
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Sierra, Employee

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Actually, Christina, I see that you have already been invited to the group. Have you received an invite recently? I would encourage you to check your email inbox, as we are unable to send an invitation twice.
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Christina Doza

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No have not seen any kind of invitation. Would it be from Facebook or compassion international or some one else? And do you know what day it was sent? I'm looking for clues on how to find it in my inbox. Thanks
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Sierra, Employee

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It would be from Facebook. Regrettably, I'm unable to see when the invitation was sent to you, our information just tells us that you have a pending invitation to the group.
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ann

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I received the invite to the group through email and sent join request  I don’t often check that email but didn’t want you confused where it came from. Thanks for the invite. I look forward to getting approved.
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Kristin Dodd

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I know this is few months old, but if it’s still active, could I get an invite please? Thanks!