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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Shaina Moats

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Michelle Wright, Champion

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It is my hope that Correspondents commit to going above and beyond the required 3 letters per year. Many of us aim to write at least once a month, with the idea that we can't send TOO much love and encouragement!
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We would be delighted to have you write to a child! To start the process, please post here, email ciinfo@us.ci.org, or call us at (800) 336-7676. We assign correspondents for sponsors who do not have the time or desire to write, and as soon as an opening becomes available, we can assign a child to you. At that time, we will send you an information packet for the child, as well as writing instructions.

The requirement to be a correspondent is a commitment to write at least three times a year. In turn, you will receive three letters a year from the child. Our experience has shown that children who receive consistent encouragement tend to set higher goals for themselves. Your role is a very important aspect of our ministry.
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Eleanor Clark

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Our Life Group Bible Study would like to correspond with a girl from any where that we can write to. our number is 3547812
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Susan

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Hi Eleanor! I just added your Life Group to the correspondent waiting list for a girl to write to. 
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Eleanor Clark

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Thank you
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Addyson

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I had a corespodent child, but whoever was sponsoring quit  and I could not aford to sponsor her. May I apply for another one?
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Emily

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Addyson, I'm sorry about this situation and that you're no longer able to write to your kiddo :(. But thank you for the difference you made in her life during the time you were her correspondent. You were such a faithful letter writer, you don't even have to apply! I will just go ahead and add you to the waiting list for another correspondent child to be assigned to you at the next available opportunity. God bless! 

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