How do I change my name on my account?

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I got married and need to change my name from Gerhard to Iyengar (that's spelled with an i). Also, I've been listed as Ms. Gerhard and friends since I sponsored my first child in high school, but for a long time now it has just been me.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Changing my name and adding another person to my account?.

Hi - I have been recently married and need to change my surname to Page - how do I do this? I would also love to be able to have my husband's name (Guy) on this account - is that possible? Thanks
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Hi Rebecca! Congratulations on your recent marriage! We would be happy to change your name and add your new husband's name as well. Regrettably, I couldn't locate your account by your name and email address. Please post your sponsor number or your child's number here or email socialmedia@compassion.com so that we can help you further. 
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Thank you! My child's number is DR036800260
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Hi Bec! It looks like you sponsor this child through Compassion Australia. Regrettably, because I work for Compassion USA, I am not able to alter Australian accounts. Please contact Compassion Australia and they would be happy to assist you! They can be reached via email at compassion@compassion.com.au or by phone at 1300 22 44 53. God bless!
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Please change the name on my account from Tim and Sally Skulski to Sally Winquist. I am no longer married. Thank you.
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Hi Sally! We can change the sponsorship over to an account in your name, but I am not able to simply change the name on your current account due to bank regulations. We would need to create a completely new account in just your name. Since his name is also listed on the account, we also need to hear from Tim to verify that it is ok to remove the child from the current account. He can feel free to email us at socialmedia@compassion.com to confirm. Once that is done, we can move your child over.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Hi! I would like my name to read "Tiffanie and Chris" since we are both sponsorin....
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Hi Tiffanie! I was able to update the account to read Tiffanie and Chris Tudor this morning :).
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I'm so sorry I should have clarified- The last name is Igou.. so sorry!!
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No worries, Tiffanie! I will take care of updating your last name too :).
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Penny Davis

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I need to change my account name from Robert Davis to Robert and Penny Davis. Could you please do that for me?
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Good morning, Penny! I took care of updating the name on your account to Robert and Penny Davis this morning :).
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Name Change.

I was married a few years ago, but am just looking into updating my name here.  :)  Can you change my account to use my last name Wipf instead of Zwald? Thank you!
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Stephanie, I took care of updating your name in our system this morning :)!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I change my first name on my account?.

Hello, I recently changed my first name from "Jessica" to "Avery", how can I change it on my account? Thanks!
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Hi Avery! I took care of updating your name on your account today :). I love the name Avery; it is very pretty!
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I got married last November and need my last name changed from Sabold to Kendall. Thank you! :)
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Hi Shelby! Congratulations on your marriage and your anniversary that will be here in just a few months! I took care of updating your name on your account today!
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Hello! My 2 friends and I decided to sponsor a child 3 years ago while we were in high school, currently there are only 2 of us sponsoring the child and the other friend is no longer helping, but the account is in her name. I changed all the info to my address and email, but was wondering if the name on the account could be changed from Taylor Teague to Haleigh Thompson and Kyla Fergason? Thank you!!
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Hi Haleigh! I would be happy to make you and your friend Kyla the sponsors of Adele instead of Taylor :). Due to tax reasons, I am not able to simply change the name on the account though. I have created a new account under yours and Kyla's name, and your new sponsor number is 07804686. However, I do need Taylor's approval to transfer Adele from her account to yours before I can make this change :). Will you please have Taylor contact us to confirm this change? She can contact us through this online help forum, email us at socialmedia@compassion.com, or call at 800-336-7676. We are here to serve you Monday - Friday from 7 am to 5:30 pm, Mountain Time. Thank you! 
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Okay! Does she just need to send an email saying she confirms the change? If we cannot get a response, would we need to continue sponsoring Adele on her account? I'm not sure I have the right info to get in touch with her. Thank you again!
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Hi Haleigh! Yes, please have her send us a quick email or call if that is easier for her. If you cannot get in touch with her, we are happy to add your names to her account, we will just be unable to remove her name. Thank you for understanding! 
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awesome, thanks for your help!
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I am having the same issue.  I was recently married and my last name changed from Hammontree to McGaughey.  I also need to add my husband, Madison McGaughey, onto my account.  Can anyone help me with his?
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Morgan, congratulations on your recent marriage! As you requested, I have changed the name on your account and added your husband's name so that it is now listed under Morgan and Madison McGaughey. Please let me know if I may be of any further assistance. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I change the name on my account?.

How do I change the name on my account? I recently got married and need to update my last name. I would like to change my name to Colleen Dyer. Thanks! 
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Colleen, I just took care of changing your name on your account this morning. Congratulations to you and your husband!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I change my name on my account?.

I recently got married and changed my last name to Conway. Is there a way to change that in my settings?
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Hi Erin! Congratulations on your recent marriage! I was able to update your name in the system this morning :).
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Name change.

Hello! My boyfriend and I sponsored a child together but we cannot figure out how to add my name to the account. Please let us know how this can be changed! We would like it to say Joshua Mas and Melissa Brown as the sponsors. Thank you!
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Melissa, I believe I have found your boyfriend's account. To be sure, could you please verify the child number of the child that you are sponsoring? Thank you!
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Susan, thank you so much! Our sponsor child's number is PH062100133.
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Hi Melissa! Thank you so much for providing that child number, that was very helpful! I have added you to the account, as requested! :)
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I'm also looking to update my last name on the account after getting married. I need it changed from Bjorkman to Daggett. Thanks!
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Hi Kelsey! Congratulations on your recent marriage! We pray for your marriage to be greatly blessed and filled with love and laughter!! I have taken care of updating your name on your account for you :). Have a blessed day! 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Need to change last name on account.

Hello. I would appreciate your assistance, as I need to change my last name on my account from Cox to Yuschalk due to an unwanted divorce. I look forward to hearing confirmation, and I thank you for your help.
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Elizabeth, I am so sorry that you are having to walk through a divorce right now :(. I can't imagine how painful that must be but I will be praying for you! I was able to update your last name on your account today.
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Thank you.
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Kaitlyn Chavez

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Hi, I have the same issue. I need to change my last name to Chavez instead of Carpenter.
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Hi Kaitlyn! Congratulations on your marriage! We pray for God to bless your unity immensely! Regrettably, I was unable to locate your account using your email address, and there are multiple accounts under your name. Will you please provide your sponsor number, child's number, or the email address associated with your account? Thank you!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled How do I change my name on my account?.

Hi! I just recently got married and need to change my name from Sara Roberts to Sara Carozza please! Can someone please update my account for me? My sponsor number is 01781972. Thank you!
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Hi Sara! How exciting! I have updated your name on your account to read Sara Carozza for you :). God bless you and your marriage! 
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Hello, I got married last month and was wondering if I too could have my last name changed from Clark to Peloquin in the system? I'd like to add my husband onto my account as another primary and we'd like it to read Aaron and Marina Peloquin.
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Hi Marina! Congratulations on your recent wedding! Blessings on this new marriage and your life together! As you requested, I have changed your name to Peloquin and added Aaron to your account as well. :) 
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Good Morning -

Can you please change the name on my account from Jill Boyer to Jill Evans?

Thanks!
Jill
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Hi Jill! I took care of updating your name today :).
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Hi, We need to correct the Spelling of our Last name. It is Currently the "Punvis Family" and should be "Purvis Family." Sponsor Number is 07770695, thanks
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Hi David! 

I am so sorry about this misspelling! I have taken care of this for you and your account now reads Purvis Family. :)
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Name Change.

I got married at the end of June and would like to have my name changed in the system. My name was Rachel Darey and my new name is Rachel Marcus.
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Hi Caleb and Rachel! Congratulations and blessings on your recent marriage! I have changed your name on your account to Rachel Marcus. Would you like me to also add Caleb to your account? 
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Thank you! Yes, that would be great!
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I was able to add Caleb to your account today, Rachel :).
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Hello!  Could you please add my wife's name to my account?  My sponsor # is 01107350, and her name is Kassie.  Thanks!
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Hi Js04rb12! I took care of adding Kassie to your account this morning! Have a wonderful weekend :)!
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Hello,
Could you help me change my name on my account from Whitney Chandler to Matt and Whitney Royer?

Thank you!
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Hi Whitney! I would be happy to update the name on your account for you. May I ask the reason for this name change please? 
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Whitney Chandler

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I recently got married.
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Congratulations!! I have updated the name on your account to be Matt and Whitney Royer. I pray for God to bless your union with abundant love! Have a blessed day.
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Whitney Chandler

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Great! Thank you!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Name Change.

I need my name changed on my Compassion account. My name was Rachael Helmuth and it is now Rachael McCarroll. Can someone help me out with this?
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Hi Rachael! I took care of updating your name in our system this morning :).
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Awesome! Thanks so much! :)
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Hello! I have been married for about 3 months now and am needing to change my name also :)
I was Jessica Newberry but I am now Jessica Almutiri. Thank you so much!
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Jessica, congratulations and many blessings on your recent marriage! As you requested, I have updated your last name on your sponsorship account to Almutiri.
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Hi there, I also need to update my name on my account. I set it to my middle name Alexa when I first signed up, but think it's better if I have it under my first name Oana. Also my maiden name Olariu should change to my married name Gherghel. It's been a few years, so sorry I just never caught it. Thanks so much!
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Hi Alexa! I have taken care of changing the name on your account to Oana Gherghel :). What a beautiful name you have!

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