How do I become a correspondent to a child?

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I'd like to write a child. How do I get on the waiting list for a correspondent child?
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Susan or Emily? I sent you an email and never got a response. I know you have been busy assigning all of the boys, so I was wondering if it got missed or if you just haven't made it to the emails yet? Thanks! :)
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Ditto to that. My email isn't urgent, but I would like to know that it didn't get lost. :)
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Mine is about payment issues, so while it's not world ending urgent, I just need to make sure it's not lost. ;) but since I'm not the only one, I'm guessing they just got a little behind on emails while assigning the 100 boys. So that makes me feel a little better. :)
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Emily and Susan,  I received a sweet girl from PH earlier in the week.  thank you so much.  If I have it right, I now have 2 more children on the list a child from LK and a girl from anywhere.  Is that correct.  Can you also add one more to the list?  A boy from PH?  I think after these 3 I will wait a while to add new children unless you have more big groups of children or unless I loose children. Of course you know that if you have children waiting with out correspondents I am always happy to minister to these children.  It seems as though you have a lot of interest from a lot of people at this time. 
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Erin, you are at about number twenty out of seventy requests right now. 

Chelsie, in the last two weeks, we sent you a letter from Jovi, a letter from Uwase Liliane, and a letter from Gednika (this is the one in Haiti you were thinking of :) ) As you requested, I have ordered a new welcome booklet for Vanessa. 

Sara, I love your heart and desire to really bless these children with letters. Please know that each letter means the world to that child as it may be just what they need to get through the day. I noticed that you just started sponsoring and corresponding in late January and you already have quite a few kids. Regrettably, we have seen quite a few people sign up for more correspondence or financial children than they can handle and then have to drop some children. For this reason, we like to see a history of faithfully writing to several children before adding more. I adding you to the waiting list for five correspondent children, with three coming from El Progreso or Puerto Cortes, Honduras (we have several centers in both areas). I would encourage you to focus on the children that you are already ministering to. If in July of this year, you feel that you can take on more children, please let us know. 

Kate and Athena, I responded to the last of the emails from late Wednesday this morning. I am still working on emails that were sent yesterday. Emily has been out of the office yesterday and today and I am getting through things just as fast as I can. I sent you an email about Bretney this morning, Kate. However, Athena I have not gotten to your email yet as it is still in my inbox. I'll try to send a response by the end of the day today.  

Deb, your are at about number seven and about forty-four on our list out of seventy requests. Your top request is for a child from Sri Lanka and the other request is for a girl from the Philippines. I do not see a third request. Would you like me to add one more request? 
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I totally agree, I would hate to get overwhelmed and make the children suffer.  Thank you for watching out for them and me!   Thank you for looking into the El Progreso area for me too.  Have a blessed and quiet weekend.
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Hi Susan, was I only on the list for one request? I thought I was on for a girl from El Salvador or Nicaragua and a 6-7 year old girl from Bolivia. If one of those is missing, would you mind adding it in?
Thank you so much for your replies to all of our questions. :) Hope you have an awesome weekend!
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Susan, again thank you for your continued hard work.  Yes, can you add to my existing 2 request a boy from PH and a girl from any where for a total of 4 request?  So that will make it a child from LK one girl and one boy from PH and one girl from anywhere.  Thank you so much.
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Erin, I see that there was a child from Bolivia assigned to you on January 30th and you had originally requested a child from Nicaragua or El Salvador because you had thought it might take some time to receive your Bolivia child. Because you received it quicker than anticipated we were waiting to hear back regarding if you still wanted that additional child added. I apologize if there was any misunderstanding there. I have added you to the list for two additional children.

Deb, you are now also on the list for a boy from PH and a girl from anywhere.
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Hello! Can I get my current request updated to age 12? Thank you!
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Hi Kate! I just changed your request from age 8 to age 12. :) 
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Thanks! I had wanted a little one, but I really felt God telling me he has someone older for me. So back to waiting. :)
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Could I have any previous info on Danitza? Also, where in Lima is Luciana (where she lives)? I cannot find it on a map. # 3297568 Thanks!
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Hi Marissa! I sent you an email with previous information as well as a previous photo of Danitza. I also explained where her project is located in Peru. It was actually difficult for me to locate by searching in Luciana as well. My hope is that my email explains it better for you :). Let me know if you have additional questions!
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Hey Emily! I just a little boy instead of a little girl. While he is precious, can I get him transfered over to someone else on the wait list and be put back in the list for a little girl from Peru or Dominician Republic under 12? Thank you!
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Hi Kate! We had you on the list for any gender but I know that you always request girls. I am so sorry for this error! I have removed little Jorge from your account and placed you back on the list for a girl instead. Thank you so much for your grace :). 
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Thanks! :) Will I be at the end of the list? Just out of curiosity?
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Emily and Susan,  I was so excited to find Daniel on my account today.  I am praying that the letters I send to him will be of encouragement to him and his family.   Can you email me his current and previous pictures along with his sponsor history, such as letters and how long has he been with his current sponsor and do they give financial gifts. 
Also, Want to make sure, I now have 2 remaining on the list.  I know they are special request, but just wanted to make sure I was correct about the number I was waiting for.  Thank you so much for being patient with all of our questions.  You help us get to know and build relationships with our kids.
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Emily and Susan
I have apparently spread correspondentitis in my house.  After a lot of prayer, my teenage son (Robby) would like to become a correspondent.  He writes my kiddos when I send packages, but my large family is beginning to overwhelm him a little :)!  Is it possible to get him his own account and get him on the list for a correspondent?  He says he has no requests because God will give him who he is supposed to have.  Thanks and God bless! 
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Hi Deb! You are still on the waiting list for a child from Sri Lanka and a girl from the Philippines.. Also, I am sending an email with Daniel's photos and information your way. :)
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Kate, because our system doesn't allow us to place you in the beginning of the list or really anywhere except for the end of the list, you are number 65 on the list currently. However, I am manually keeping an eye out for the next available girl that fits your request so that I can add you sooner. 
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Heather, that's so cool that your son would like to write to his own child! I have created an account for him and have emailed his new sponsor number to you. I added him to the waiting list as well :). We will mail you guys a packet of information on his new kiddo as soon as one is assigned to him! 
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:( thanks for keeping an eye out. I'll just trust that God has the perfect child for me in his time.
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Hi Kate, I received a girl from Peru in February, and I would be willing to transfer her over to your account if you would want to. I can just imagine how disappointed you are about the mix up. Yenifer will turn 9 at the end of this month and she looks really sweet. If you would like to write to her let me know and we can hopefully work something out with Susan or Emily :).
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That's super sweet of you Hillary! I don't want to take your sweetheart away from you though. I'm sure that I will get a young lady at some point. :) I just have to make myself be patient is all. :)
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If you're sure :). I've gotten quite a few new correspondents recently ( I think a couple more than I asked for haha) so I wanted to offer her to you since you have been waiting for a bit. I know God has the right child for you <3
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I'm more than happy to write to her, but I feel terrible taking her from you. :) I can wait. I needed practice on patience anyways! But thank you so much. It was very gracious of you!
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Hello! Just wondering where my request is at on the list at this point? I promise, I won't ask again. :) just curious how much it's moved since the mix up. :)
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No problem, Kate :). You're number 54 out of 115. You're moving up quickly and I'm hoping you have a new kiddo here in the next couple of weeks or sooner! 
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Thank you! I'm almost back to where I was. Hopefully sooner than later! I ended up broadening my request in hopes of getting her sooner. However, if you see anyone from the Dominican Republic or Peru, I would still love to have a child from those countries! :)
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Okay, great! Will do, Kate! :)
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Thanks Susan! :)
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Hello! May I please go on the list for little boys age 12 years old or younger from El Salvador, the Philippines, Thailand, and Kenya? May I also go on the waiting list for a little girl around the same age from Ecuador? I'm really excited to be able to help encourage kids to never give up striving to accomplish their dreams and become the beautiful person blooming inside of them! ^.^
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Good morning Esther! I hope you had a fun weekend :). I have added you to the waiting list for five more children. These kiddos have awesome goals and are changing the world so thank you for dreaming with them!
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Hi, I got assigned two kids, Eduardo Alexander Martinez and Nantiya Ponput, ages 16 and 17 years old. I asked for kids 12 years or younger, not older! :p
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Esther, I am so very sorry that you were linked with children older than you requested. I have made these children available for another correspondent and have double checked your other requests and they're for boys 12 or under from the countries you requested above. You're still on the list for all five children and there are less than 100 requests on the list so I hope that you receive all of them here very soon!
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Thanks! I'm excited to see who I get assigned and write to them! ^.^
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If we have a special needs child as a correspondence child will it tell on the website?
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Hi Sara! Regrettably, medical information does not show up on the website. However, you will be able to view this information once you receive your packet in the mail. 
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May I be added to the list for a correspondence child from Guatemala? (Specifically a girl 9 years or younger). # 3297568
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Hi Marissa! As you requested, I have added you to the waiting list for another correspondent girl. :)
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I'd love to write to a child! How do I get on the waiting list to become a correspondent? I'll be able to write to at least 5 children if needed.
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Hi Abigail! We would LOVE to have you writing to and encouraging children in our programs! Regrettably, I couldn't locate an account for you. Have you ever donated to Compassion in the past? If not, just shoot an email to socialmedia@compassion.com with your mailing address so that we can set you up with an account. Then we will add you to our waiting list for five children. As soon as a child becomes available for this program, we will send you their packet so that you can begin writing. :)
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I am already on the waiting list for a girl from Guatemala. Can I also be added to the list for one girl from the Philippines, one girl from Brazil, and one girl from Bolivia?
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Hi Marissa! Your request for a girl from Guatemala is moving up the list, I hope you receive her soon! :) I have added you to the waiting list for three additional girls from the above countries as well. 
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Hi Emily! Could I please be placed on the correspondent list for one last child (for now)- a girl between the ages of 7-11 from Honduras? Thank you!
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Hi Hilary! Of course you may, I went ahead and added you today :). Actually, I noticed that you just received a precious new girl from Honduras that was added to your account today! Her name is Kimberli and I couldn't resist but to pull up her picture :). I am sending you an email with her information and photos that I know you love! Enjoy!
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Emily or Susan, I received a sweet girl this week and now I have one remaining request for a girl from PH.  Could you let me know where I am on the list for this one?:)
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Thank you so much, Emily! I absolutely adore girls from Honduras! They are my favorites :). Thank you for Kimberli's photos and info! When I saw the email , I thought wow she read my mind haha. I am excited for her to get letters after so long . It also says she dropped out of school so I hope to be an encouragement!
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Is there a way to find out why she dropped out of school?
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Deb, you're number 11 on the list! I'd anticipate seeing a lovely new face on your account very soon :). Have a blessed weekend! 

Hilary, our records actually show that back in 2009, she left the program because she and her family moved away. Thankfully, she was still eligible for the program when she and her family came back to the community and she was registered once again into the project. She did drop out of school for unknown reasons (possibly the move or a lack of motivation). However, now that she is back in our program, our project staff is working hard to encourage her to go back to school. You have the opportunity to encourage her of the benefits of being in school also and to help encourage her of her gifts and talents and how important an education is :). I am excited to see what God does in your relationship with her! 
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Oh wow, thanks for that added info! Did she just return to the program recently? I was actually wondering if this were to happen with my girl that just left the program- would I be notified if she rejoined her project or ever joined another one ? Thank you!
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Hi Hilary! She came back to our program in May of 2013. If a child ever leaves our program and is somehow reinstated later, we will always contact the previous sponsor of that child first to see if they would like to resume that relationship :). 
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Thank you, Emily! I thought that was the case, but wanted to make sure! Also, I may be crazy, but I just realized I'm 2 kids away from 50 haha- can I be added to the list one last time ( I promise it's my last haha) for 2 girls from Honduras- one 12 and under and one between the ages of 7 and 9? Thank you so so much!!
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Also can one of those be from the San Pedro Sula area? Doesn't matter which one!
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Emily, I received my girl from PH today.  She is the same age as my son and she has not received a letter sense 2010. I am looking forward to sending her letters to encourage her in Christ for what ever time God allows her to be assigned to me.  I consider this time to be God appointed time.  He tells us that his word will not return void.  I pray that the scripture and the letters will be encouraging to the children families and to all that read the letters that are sent to our children. I want to thank all the CI staff that work hard to keep the correspondent program going.  You are truly impacting the lives of these children. 
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Hilary, that's exciting! I am constantly blown away at those of you who correspond so faithfully with so many children. God has truly given you such a special gift and tender heart. We are so blessed by you! I have added you to the waiting list today and hope you receive your two little ladies here very soon! 

Deb, I have passed along your encouraging words as I hope they put a smile on the faces of our staff like it did mine when I came in and read it this morning! :) We are blessed to be a blessing and we cannot do what we do without the people in this community and all of our other sponsors. It's truly incredible that we have the honor to be a part of what God is doing in the lives of children in other nations and to be able to do it as a family together :). 
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Can I be put on the list for a child 9 or younger from India and then a child 9 or younger from the Dominican Republic? Thank you!
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Hi Lindsee! I added you to the list for two additional children, today. God bless you and have a fantastic weekend :). 
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Can I have any previous info/photos for my newest little ones: Raquel, Mildred (she is so tiny and adorable), and Dianne? Thank you!
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Hi Marissa! I agree, Mildred is so petite! :) She only has one photo on file because she is so new, but I hope you enjoy it! I just sent you an email with their information and pictures.
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Could I be added to the list for 2 more children? 1 8 or under and 1 between 8 & 14 Thanks and God bless!
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Hi Heather! You sure can :). I have added you to the waiting list for two additional children today. God bless YOU also!
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Hey I was wondering if I have any letters coming I called earlier today twice but couldn't understand what they were saying. The last one I got was Miguel in mexico and if I do have letters can you tell me when they arrived in Colorado thank you
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Hi Chelsie! I sincerely apologize that you couldn't understand the people over the phone. The only other letter we have received in March (aside from Miguel's letter) was from Dina in Indonesia. We just received this letter in Colorado and will be sending it to you today. 
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Thank you so much Susan I do know on the phone they said some thing abt jean Claude in Rwanda and hope in Kenya and victor in Kenya so I dont know what they were saying
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Hi, again! I somehow got my numbers in my groups off. Could I be added for one kiddo 7 or younger? Then I should be done for a while, unless God says otherwise! Thanks and God bless!
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Hi Heather! I understand it can be pretty crazy keeping track but it's not a problem at all :). I added you to the waiting list for an additional child that is age 7 or under. Have a blessed Tuesday!
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Can you add me to the list for just one more child from either GU, EC or ME?
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Good morning, Deb! I'm happy to add you to the list for an additional kiddo! There are currently only 63 other requests so you will hopefully receive your new child here very soon :).
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Had to repost as me .. LOL Emily and Susan can you add me to the list for two girls from India 12 or older .. Thanks, TracyAnn
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Good morning TracAn :). You're on the list for two additional young ladies from India. I hope you have a great day!
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Is it possible to write to a child that has not yet been sponsored?
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no, it's not possible.  Compassion tries to get kids sponsored as quickly as possible, and it would be very confusing if you wrote a letter, then the child was sponsored, and the sponsor starting writing.  
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In light of that, could I please be added to the list to be a correspondent for two girls over the age of 10?  They can be from anywhere in the world.
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Denise, I have added you to our correspondent waiting list for two girls over the age of 10. Thank you so much for your interest in writing to and encouraging children in need! 
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Awesome, and thanks!  How soon might it be when I get assigned to a child, and how will I know that I have a correspondent child?

Also, would I be able to send monetary gifts to a correpondent child on a birthday or Christmas?
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Denise, because we can only assign correspondent children as they become available, we cannot give a definite time frame. However, I can tell you that our correspondent sponsor's have been receiving children fairly quickly recently. We have 92 requests on the list right now and your request is not too specific and so my hope is that you will see a new child on your account within the next couple of weeks :). Please note however, you will most likely be receiving these girls separately and not on the same day. You're welcome to check your My Account every couple of days as I know some people do to see if a new child shows up the 'My Sponsorship's' section. This is one way you will know if you have been assigned a child. We will also mail you a packet of information on your new child once your child is assigned :).

In regards to gifts, the same monetary gift options are available to send to your correspondent children as your financially sponsored kiddos. So, Yes! You can certainly send them special gifts throughout the year. You will not be able to donate gifts to them online because you are not financially linked to the child, but you're welcome to call into our office or mail in a check and we'll send it to them :). 
 
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I understand, so I'll check back frequently and keep an eye out for anything new on my account and in the mail.  Thanks for the response, and this opportunity!
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Can you go ahead and add me for 2 children, one from GU and one from BR.  Just wondering also how long is the waiting list at this time?
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Hi Deb! I just added you to the waiting list for two additional children. Currently, there are 70 requests including yours. 
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I would like to 2  correspondent children from any of the following places, Bolivia, Brazil, Peru, Columbia, Thailand, or India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka. No preference on age or gender.



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Hi Casey! You're on the list for two more kiddos :). That will bring you to 21 correspondent children, how exciting! I am so glad that you're enjoying this program so much because I know these children love to hear from you!
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We have really been enjoying the correspondent program. Especially my 8 year old :)
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Wow that fast! I already received on. Emily could you please send me the history on Luis BO3800268.
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Casey

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Could you also send me his pictures as well.
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Hi Casey! I'm glad you didn't have to wait long for your new young man. I just sent you an email with pictures and history for Luis. Enjoy!
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I would love to be a correspondent to some children. We (my kids and I ) just sponsored our first child. We would sponsor more but as a single mom to three kids, the budget it tight. My daughter would be thrilled to write to some children too. We would love to commit to correspond with two more children at this time. Please let me know, thanks!
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Connie, welcome to the Compassion family! We are excited that you're doing this with your own children and that you and your daughter would like to write to more! :) I certainly understand if you're unable to support more children at this time but letters mean so much to them and I'm excited that we can offer this to your family! I have added you to the waiting list for one additional child today. Because your daughter wants to write to the other child, would you like us to create a separate account under her name so that letters back and forth to her child are addressed to her? Sometimes our sponsor's like to do this and we would be happy to set an account up for her. If not, I will add another request to our waiting list for you under your account and you're welcome to just introduce your daughter to these children when you write them :). 
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Thanks Emily! Yes, she would really enjoy her own account. Let me know what else you might need.
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Hi Connie! Please email or have your daughter email socialmedia@compassion.com with her name and mailing address so that we can create an account for her to receive correspondent children. Thank you so much for you and her interest in writing to children in need! 
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Just received a call that one of my newer correspondent girls, Tania, left the program. :(. Could you guys please add me to the list for another girl, any age,from Bolivia, and also a girl, any age, from Honduras. 3560926. Thank you!
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Hi Jennifer! I'm sorry to hear that Tania left. :( However, I have added you to the list for two new correspondent girls. Hopefully, you will get some new faces on your account soon! 
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Jennifer Harre

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Thanks!
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Miriam Wisner

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My girl, Erica from Brazil, left the program :( May I please be on the list for two girls that are 8 years old or older? I want one girl to be from Bolivia and the other to be from Indonesia.
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I'm so sorry, Erica :(. I do see however, that you were able to get three letters out to her before she left. Please know that your words of encouragement were a blessing to Erica and she will be able to keep these letters and re read them for years to come. 

As requested, you're now on the waiting list for two additional girls. 
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Miriam Wisner

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Thank you :) May you please make Damiao available for another correspondent? It seems like I was also put on the list for another child from Brazil. I'm fine with just the two girls :D
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chelsie2010

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I would be willing to write him
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Susan

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Chelsie, you're in luck. None of the requests on the correspondent waiting list right now are a match for this young man. I have transferred him from Miriam to Chelsie. 
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chelsie2010

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Thanks Susan hope you have a great Easter
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Hilary Hopkins

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Hi Emily, I was just looking at a map of Honduras and realizing how many places in Honduras that there are centers. Could I possibly be put on the correspondent list for a girl, 11 or under from anywhere in Honduras other than the San Pedro Sula and Tegucigalpa areas? Does that make sense? The majority of my kids are from those cities and I thought it would be interesting to have a child from a different part of Honduras :). Thanks!
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Susan

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Hi Hilary! No problem! I just added a request to the correspondent waiting list as you asked. :)
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heather o

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Hello, ladies! My correspondence bug is infecting more of my family! My oldest daughter would like to set up an account and become a correspondent to a girl 14 or younger. Her name is Rheannen. Also, if you are ever in need of a correspondent sponsor for any child and no one to assign them to, please know I am always willing to write. Thank you and have a blessed Easter weekend!
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Miriam Wisner

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May I please be on the list again for two girls that are 8 years old or older? I want one girl to be from Guatemala and the other to be from Thailand.
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Susan

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Hi Heather! I have setup an account for Rheannen (beautiful name by the way!) and added her to the correspondent waiting list for a girl who is 14 years old or younger. Thank you to your whole family for being so willing to love and encourage children in poverty through your letters!
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heather o

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Thanks, Susan! Can I get her sponsor # so I can set up her online account and change her email address to her own instead of mine? Thanks so much for all you all do! Have a blessed week!
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Susan

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Heather, I am sending you an email with her sponsor number. :)

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