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Just wondering if I have a letter on the way from Nataly Marie Ortiz Ruiz CO750058. Thankyou Karla Hofmann 3429364.
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Cheyanne Moore

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I have been wondering the same thing? Do I have any letters on the way from Johann PE3380595 thank you and God bless you for all your hard work!!!!!
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Emily

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Hi Karla! You're such a faithful letter writer and I know that sweet Nataly is so blessed and encouraged when she gets to open up what you send to her :). We don't have any letters on the way for you yet, but I pray you get one soon!

Cheyanne, our office in Peru just mailed a letter to our USA office yesterday from Johann :). Once it reaches our Colorado office, we'll mail it off to you. So you can be expecting this letter in the next several weeks! :) 
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Cheyanne Moore

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Thank you so much for letting me know Emily !!! I am super excited
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Chasity Dorsey

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Any letters from Maurice? TG1030067
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Hi Chasity! I saw you posted on this question and created your own as well. To keep my response as a whole one, I am going to answer all your questions here :). We just processed a letter from Maurice on January 14, so it should arrive in your mailbox very soon! You also mentioned that you had only received one letter from Maurice last year. I actually have two recorded in our system, so I just want to make sure that you did actually receive two letters from him. The first letter would be a very basic introduction letter, which was processed in April. After you sent him such wonderful letters, he wrote you again in September. Did you receive both of those letters? Just so you know, it does take two to three months for your letters to reach him and vice versa. The letter you wrote to him in April would have reached him in June or July. After receiving that letter, he wrote a letter back to you, and it reached the USA in September. The letter you are about to receive is probably in response to the letter you wrote in August. It takes time for the letters to travel, but they are so worth it! Do let me know if you did not receive both his initial letter and his second letter last year. Thank you so much for being a wonderful sponsor and sending him encouragement!
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Chasity Dorsey

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Hi Sarah. Thanks for your response, we received 2 letters but one was from a Pastor I believe from the Compassion Center. Again, thanks I look forward to his letter.
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Chasity, I am so sorry as it sounds like you are not receiving all of the letters that Maurice has sent you. When did you receive the one letter from Maurice? 
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Hi Susan. Please check for letters coming to me.
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Chasity Dorsey

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Susan, this was around Sept/Oct
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Susan

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William, we have recently sent you letters from Laura, Ashenafi, Jazeel, Anthony, and Narcisa. 
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Chastity, it looks like one of the letters may still be on it's way to you. However, if you do not receive this letter by next Monday, would you let me know? I will send an inquiry at that time to request a letter from Maurice as soon as possible for you. 
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Ok thanks
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Linda

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Sponsored child ET1270189 contacted me on Facebook tonight. She has an additional last name. I still haven't received a Compassion letter from her.
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Hi Linda! I am so sorry that Melat contacted you through Facebook last night. In order to ensure the safety of children and sponsors, Compassion does have guidelines stating that children will not contact their sponsors through any social media portals or email. I am going to send an inquiry to the office in Ethiopia, and someone at her project will sit down with her to remind her of the importance of following those guidelines. Children having an extra last name on Facebook is actually rather common as well. Linda, did you receive her initial sponsorship letter in September? Are you referring to the thank you letter and photo you should be receiving from her after giving a gift to her family in September? If so, you should receive that letter and photo by April. Do let us know if you don't receive it by then.
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Sarah, Thanks for taking care of the Facebook issue. Melat asked me if I remember her.  Sarah, I have sent her seven letters since the end of August and money twice!  I received the introductory letter last Sept. No letters since then.  I spoke on-line with the woman from Compassion responsible for wiring money to the foreign centers--maybe Bethany.  She said if the CO office hasn't received a letter from Melat by March 11--six months from when I sent her the first gift--an inquiry will be done.
  
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Linda, I'm sorry if that confused you when Melat asked if you remember her. Because the two of you have only communicated through letters and not through Facebook, she might just want you to recognize that it is her (your sponsored child) in case you didn't recognize at first. Rest assured your letters and gifts are reaching her :). Also keep in mind, that we've seen cases in which people pose as a sponsored child but it's actually a fake account; another reason we strongly advise sponsors not to respond to these communications. 

And yes, I see that you sent the family gift to her in September and not October. I'm sorry that we misread the dates. But I actually see that Melat has written you a letter and it's on the way to our office but it hasn't reached us just yet. Once it does, we'll mail it to you. So now you don't even have to worry about sending an inquiry! My prayer is that its the letter you've been waiting for mentioning your generous gift :). 
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Dear Emily, Thanks for keeping me informed.  Glad that a letter is coming from Melat.  Thanks to you and Sarah.

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