I'm struggling with my sponsorship and need some help for a time

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I am about to start having to pay college loans, and the payment is more than I was anticipating. I would like to continue sponsoring my child but I'm not sure if I can; I am going to be cutting it close just to get my loan payments paid on time. Are there an options for situations like these? I would hate to cancel my sponsorship, but may have to if not. Thank you so much!
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I need to cancel my sponsorship as well. Iv tried having my rates lowered multiple times and still I am unable to make up for past due payments as I am 4 months behind. I regretibly cannot afford future payments at this time either .
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Cortney, please see my comment above. I have made your child available for another sponsor.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Financial Struggle.

I am running into some financial difficulties and the $38 per month is going to become difficult for me. I just had my mortgage go up $130 per month, which I was not expecting, and I am trying to pay off debt before interest starts accruing on my credit cards. I don't want to force Jhonatan to be removed from the program, but I will not be able to make the payments in my current financial state.
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Dylan, it sounds like a lot of things have jumped up on you unexpectedly and I am so sorry for any pressure it has put on you or stress :(. You are in my prayers and I hope that you're able to pay off your debt quickly! Please rest assured that if you need to discontinue your support, Jhonatan will not be kicked out of the center he attends. He would still receive benefits from our program and we would work hard to find another sponsor as soon as possible for your child. 

You certainly know your financial situation better than I do, so please know that we respect whatever decision you need to make and don't want you to feel pressured. But I wanted to make you aware of options that we have available for our sponsor's who are experiencing short term financial difficulties. If we are able to help you maintain your relationship with Jhonatan, we certainly want to do so. Would it help you if we covered your support for the next three months? Compassion would also be willing to temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for up to six months beginning in May. If this would relieve you for a while as you get back up on your feet, please let me know. If not, I understand and we can make Jhonatan available for another sponsor. 
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That would be so helpful! Is there anything I need to do to make that happen?
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Dylan, I am so glad that this worked out for you! I have taken care of your support through the end of April. Then starting in May, your support will be just $19 for six months until November. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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After looking at my finances again this weekend, I am not sure even with the lowered rate that I will be able to continue sponsoring Brigitte. Please make her available to another sponsor. # 3297568
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Marissa, I am so sorry that you are still struggling. :( While I fully respect your decision and I honestly do not know what your finances are looking like from your end, it looks like  Brigitte is current through the end of February so you would not need to make a donation for her until March. It would be $19 ($38 with the two children) per month until June. Please let me know if this changes things for you or if you need to just cancel your support of her. 
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I think it would be best to go ahead and cancel.
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Marissa, thank you for your honesty with where you are at. I have made Brigitte available for another sponsor. 
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Aloha,

I've tried commenting a couple times but I'm not sure if it's working. I love this program and my husband and I love to support Daniel. We think it's very important to teach our children about compassion for others and we have many conversations with our daughter about Daniel since they are close in age. We are a very young family and we both are full time college students and my husband works 60-70 hours a week. We live in Hawaii and are barely making ends meet at times. We have cut back on everything else in our lives, but we really don't want to cut back on this. I just wrote and gave what I thought would be a parting gift to Daniel which broke my heart, but now I am seeing that there may be other options. If any of these options would be available to us, we would be so grateful. Please let me know if there's any way we could get some help.

Mahalo,
Danielle
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Danielle, I am so overwhelmed reading your story. Your families sacrifice is so humbling and your love for this boy is so encouraging to me. We would be more than happy to help you out during this time and I am so glad that you contacted us! 

I have updated your account today so that your support is covered through the end of April. Beginning in May, your rate will be reduced to $19 for 6 months. I hope that this helps your family out so that you can continue building a relationship with Daniel. I pray that your daughter is also enjoying and learning from this experience! 

If your situation hasn't changed by the end of October, please let us know and we can re evaluate.

Thank you for being a family who extends the love of Jesus to this precious individual and good luck to both of you as you continue furthering your education and working! Praying strength and energy for you :).
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Wow! Thank you so much. That is truly amazing. I can't tell you how much we appreciate that. God bless you.
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I am also struggling just to pay my bills and student loan payments. I did not want to cancel but I just can't afford it right now. Is there any way you can help me?
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Isabelle, as a recent graduate I understand how overwhelming student loans can become and how quickly they jump on you! I am so sorry that you're struggling and we definitely want to help you out as you catch up on finances yourself! After reviewing your account, I see that your support for Anmol is actually already current through the end of February. Would it help you if we covered your support through the end of May? We could also temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for the months of June through November. Please let me know if this would help you and I will update your account. Thank you so much for your desire to continue supporting Anmol and I pray that your situation would improve quickly! 
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Yes that would be awesome! Thank you so much!!
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Hi Isabelle! I am so glad we could help you in your situation! I have taken care of this for you so that starting in June you will be at the $19 rate for six months.
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Hi Susan,
It doesn't look like I am going to be able keep sponsoring Andre Valentino Espinoza Orejon, I came into some trouble with the law, and with paying fines. I'm struggling.  Hopefully in the future I can sponsor. 

In Christ,
Andrew
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Andrew, you have blessed Andre in an incredible way over the last 2 1/2 years and we are so grateful for the time you supported him. I understand if right now is not a good time for you to sponsor and have made Andre available for another sponsor today. Please know that you're always welcome to sponsor again with us in the future when your circumstances change. I pray that God would give you strength and comfort during this difficult time and encourage you in the way that He only can. God bless you! 
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Thanks Emily.
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I hope you can too, pastclay. Keep your head up bud, I'm praying for you.
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I am very embarrassed to say that I am in some major financial hardship and would like to see after a few months if I can get back on my feet.  Can I cancel my membership temporarily?  Thank you
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Amy, it breaks my heart that you feel embarrassed about going through financial difficulties. We don't want this to be a burden on you and we understand that sometimes unexpected circumstances can be a bit overwhelming. You're a blessing to this ministry and to the child you're giving so selflessly to both financially and through your letters of encouragement! I pray that your situation improves quickly!

Please note that we don't really have a 'temporary cancel' option available. If we cancel your sponsorship today, we would have to make your child available for another sponsor. When you came back, we would not be able to guarantee your child would still be available for you to support. We do have options available however, that might help you maintain your relationship with your child and not have to cancel altogether. Would it help you if we were able to cover your support for the next three months? We may even be able to temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for a few months as well. Please let me know if you think either of these options would help you out and I can review your account. 

I wasn't able to locate you in our system with your name or email address as we have three people under your name :). Please post your child's ID number here and I can update it at that time to reflect the above changes if you feel it will help. If you still need to discontinue at this point, I can make your child available for another sponsor and you are certainly always welcome to sponsor again with us when you are back on your feet. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled unable to support 2 children.

I am sad to say that I do not think I can support two compassion children any longer. I am in college and have to pay for more this semester than last. What are my options?
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Jessica, I know that it can be so hard to make this decision as I see you have been with your children for a couple of years now. I am sorry that your tuition has ended up being more than you anticipated for this semester but I certainly understand and we don't want you to be stressed financially. 

I am so glad that you asked about options because if at all possible, we would love to try and help you continue your relationship with Raphael and Kimberly. Would it help you if we covered your support for the rest of this semester (February, March, and April)? If I am thinking correctly, your semester should be over by the beginning of May and hopefully that will relieve you of the burden to give support for the next few months so that you can focus on school. During this time, your children will still receive benefits from our program and you can still write to them. The only change would be that you do not have to make any donations, this would be our gift to you. 

If in May, your situation has not changed, we can re evaluate and if needed, we could reduce your rate for a time or maybe going down to just one child would be better for you. Please let me know if the above option would help you out for this semester and I will update your account. :)
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That would be great! Thank you so much. I am hoping by May I will be able to pay again. Can I still write letters to my sponsor children during these three months? 
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Hey Jessica! I am thrilled that we can help you! I have updated your account today. The next automatic withdrawal on your children's support will not be until May. Please let us know if things have not changed by then and we're happy to work with you. Yes, you're encouraged to still write your children during these three months :). They will still love to hear from you and don't know anything about the financial situation. Everything will continue as normal for them. God bless you and good luck with class!
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Hello. I am struggling a bit financially right now, and am worried about paying for my sponsorships. I have had Tuyizere Felician for many years, and I've always made it work. I added Ana when I got a big raise at my job. Because of school/schedule conflicts I am no longer in that position and took a big pay cut. I don't want to cancel, but I may need some help for a while, because I know this financial struggle won't last forever.
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Beth, I am so sorry for the unanticipated pay cut and the business of school and work affecting your financial situation. We understand that circumstances change and we would love to help you out for a time in hopes that you can maintain the relationship you've been building with your kiddos! 

Would it help you if we covered your support for the months of February through April? Due to your pay cut, my hope is that this would give you time to catch up on your finances. Beginning in May, we can also reduce your rate to $19 for up to 6 months. If after that time, your situation has not changed we can certainly re evaluate and take a look at if going down to just one sponsorship would be best. Please let me know if you're interested in either or both of these options and I will update your account.
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Both of those would really help. Thank you very much! I hope to be in a better situation by then.
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Beth, I am so glad we could help you in your specific situation! I have taken care of this for you so that starting in May, you will be at the $19 rate per child for six months. Please let us know if we can help in any other way.
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Please tell me the options for suspending my donations for a time or lowering the....

Please tell me the options for suspending my donations for a time or lowering them? If suspended do the boys still recieve anything?
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Stephanie, first off please know that you're such an important part of this ministry and we are happy to work with you. We want to help you maintain your relationship with Romaric and Emmanuel if at all possible and we understand that circumstances come up that can put us at a temporary halt financially. Due to the generosity of other sponsors, we are able to help sponsor's out in these situations and allow them to continue sponsoring their children while they get back on their feet financially. If we cover your support for a couple of months and reduce your rate, your children will not be affected negatively and will continue to receive the same benefits and support from the center they attend. 

Would it help you if we brought your support for your children and your Partners of Compassion fund commitment current through the end of March? Beginning in April, we could reduce your rate to $19 per child for up to six months. Hopefully this would allow you time to catch up and get back on your feet. Depending on your situation, you might also consider removing your extra $7 gift each month for the Partners of Compassion fund so that your support each month is an even $76 instead of $83. Please let me know if any/all of these options would help you and I'm happy to update your account. 
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Hi, I was wondering if it's possible to get some help for Mach and April? I was just hit with a huge tax sum to pay, and it's more than what I make in a month. My march payment is due in a few days and I haven't gotten paid yet (sadly enough, the money won't stay in my hands for too long). I can resume back in May or June; I've just suddenly inherited an incredibly big amount to pay. I hate to ask, because I had to ask last year, too, with school loans and everything; but I love Jonalyn, and don't want to give her up completely.
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Lyanna, I'm sorry you were hit with an unexpected amount to pay back in taxes :(. That can be overwhelming and I certainly understand if you need help with Jonalyn's support for a couple months. You're actually already current through the end of march and your next donation was going to be for April. Compassion will cover your support for April and May and your next withdrawal will not happen until June 20th :). I hope this helps you out and I'm praying that God would provide for you and take away any stress you might be feeling right now. 
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Thank you so much! I hate asking for help (who does?), but sometimes you just have to. That helps so much. I love being able to watch Jonalyn grow and hear what's going on in her life; thank you for helping enable me to continue to do that! I hope oyu have a wonderful day! :)
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I need to put my account on hold for awhile until I get things figured out financially. ive sponsored kamaliza for 8 yrs..and hate to stop completely.
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Brandy, I completely understand and I am so happy that you came to us because we want to help you continue your relationship with sweet Kamaliza. Compassion would be willing to cover your support of your girl through the end of April. We could also temporarily reduce your rate to $19 per month beginning in May, for up to 6 months. Please let me know if either or both of these options would help and I'll be happy to update your account.
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We also need help with our account. The three month coverage + 6 months @ 19 would be amazing, if that's still available.

We recently moved, but my wife hasn't been able to get a job yet, and our old house still hasn't sold. We can't afford our sponsorship of Milton right now. Can you guys help?
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Hi Joseph! I know how chaotic a move can be, especially if you have to sell a house and you are dependent on a buyer to save on that mortgage payment each month. I have taken care of the next three months for you (including March) and starting in May you will be at $19 a month for six months. Thanks so much for all of the loving letters you have sent to Milton! Those letters really are such an encouragement! Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Struggling to Pay.

Hello,
While at college I have been able to pay my sponsorship fee but it is becoming a struggle. In these upcoming months I have some new unforeseen bills that are going to make it hard for me to be able to continue my sponsorship. I saw in some posts that the next three months can get covered and be lowered for the next six after that. How can I get on that program? That would be such a blessing and would help me get through this period of financial struggle. I really do not want to terminate my sponsorship but because of these unexpected financial road bumps I may have too. Thanks.
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Hi Kyle! I am sorry you are struggling but we are happy to help! I have covered the next three months for you. Starting in June, you will be at the $19 support amount for six months. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I was thinking I need to cancel my sponsorship..

I'm currently in the process of starting a business(so I have extremely low funds), so I was thinking I need to cancel my sponsorship. But then I remembered reading a question/problem on here where someone wanted to cancel their account, because they couldn't afford payments. An administrator responded by saying she could put them on some type of temporary break period, where Compassion would cover the payments for a few months. That was a huge relief to remember, how to I go about doing that?
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James, congrats on starting your own business! My husband and I have had our own business in the past and right now he works for a start-up so I can understand the tightness of cash and the risk involved. Compassion really wants to work with you if we can to help you to keep the relationship that you have started with Wilson (not to mention the great role model you could be to Wilson as someone starting their own business :) ).  We will cover your support for the next three months through the end of May. Then starting in June, we will ease you back into donations at $19 a month for six months. Please let us know if you have any further questions or if we can help in any other way.  
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Thanks so much! That's going to be a great help!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I need help :/.

So not long ago I was on here and had to discontinue an additional sponsorship due to getting married and my budget changing. Now while planning and paying for said wedding I'm finding that I'm not able to pay for Mukunzi (RW1510364). If I could get help through May, I will be married and be able to continue sponsoring him without trouble. I love this little boy and am unhappy that I'm already past due on his payment. Thank you guys for all that you do in Christ's name!
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Bethany, weddings are not only busy because of the entire life transition you're going through but can definitely be expensive as well! I certainly understand and we want you to be able to continue supporting sweet Mukunzi without it burdening you in the process. I have updated your account so that your support is current through the end of may; Compassion will cover this for you. Your support will not withdrawal again until June. Thank you for your sacrifice to continue sponsoring him after you get married and I pray that your wedding is everything you imagine and goes smoothly :). Feel free to send Mukunzi a letter with this great news if you feel led to do so; I know our children love hearing about news like this in their sponsor's lives. Congratulations!
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Hello I also facing financial difficulty recently and am unable to make my payments due to my spouse recently being unemployed. I do not want to lose my sponsorship, but need relief temporarily if possible. Where do I need to contact for this information?

Kristy
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Hi Kristy! You are in the right place! Due to the sensitivity of your situation, I am sending you an email.
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Hi,
I am a freshman in college getting ready to finish up this semester in the next week and a half, and I'm still not certain whether or not I'll have a job this summer with the circumstances that are arising, but I am trusting in God to have it work out however He will according to His plan. With that said, I just started sponsoring my child back in February I do believe, and I am so excited because it's something that I've been compassionate about for a few years now, but I would never let myself commit until I felt like I was ready to completely plug myself into it and provide the resources. So I took the step at a Natalie Grant and Danny Gokey concert at a local church and I am so happy and blessed that God has laid this opportunity on my heart. I am contacting because I am so afraid I won't be able to reach my payments for the next couple months without any kind of income coming in (I was relying on work-study checks while I was still in school) and I definitely don't want my child to miss out on the help and encouragement I'm giving him in the name of Jesus Christ, and I feel really bad. I'm not sure what to do but I will try my very best to make the payment each month, but I was just wondering what the deal is if I just absolutely can't? Like will my child be influenced in any way by this?
Thanks,
Samara Burnett
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Hi Samara! I know how tough it can be working your way through college. Congrats on almost making it though your first year! That's exciting. :) Also, thank you so much for your heart for Anderson and for making the sacrifice to provide for him! I have covered your support through the end of July. Hopefully, this will be enough to get you through the summer so you can begin again in the fall. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 
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Thank you so much!
I wasn't expecting this at all but it is such a blessing. I do feel really bad but this is a great organization that I plan on being a part of as long as I possibly can, no matter the set backs and I am so grateful for your understanding and special help. God bless you and compassion. ❤️
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Hi,
Unfortunately I have been very ill and have increased medical bills right now. I thought I would have to cancel my sponsorship of Daniela. But is it possible to get the next 3 months covered and then pay 19 for the next 6. It would be a huge help while I get my health and finances under control.
Thank You,
anita
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Anita, I pray that everything is alright and that you are being restored to full health and healing. We are absolutely happy to help you get through this time. I have covered your support through the end of July. Then starting in August, you will be at the $19 support amount for the next six months. God bless you! I really do hope you are feeling better! :)
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Thank you, this is such a blessing to me!
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Hi everyone, I just wanted to hop on here and let everyone know that I started a thread for sponsors to post prayer requests if anyone would like to. I can relate to so many of these situations and all of these posts would make great prayer requests. There is power in praying in the name of Jesus, and if you post in that place then someone will be praying for you.
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Hi everyone! ^_^
I'm seeking some help with this same trouble and hoping and praying there might be a solution! I recently fell on some incredibly hard financial times and have been struggling to come up with my lovely little girl's payments. I would be overwhelmed with happiness if there is possibly any assistance available to continue sponsorship but possibly make payments at a later time or at a reduced rate? I'm so sorry to ask but I absolutely love sponsoring and was heartbroken to even consider canceling my sponsorship. Thank you so, so very much for your help! <3
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Certainly, Lulu! This is what we are here for! We would love for you to be able to continue the relationship that you have started with your little girl. :) I have covered your support through the end of July. Then starting in August, you will be at just $19 a month for six months. Send off a letter when you get a chance too. Remember the important thing is just letting her know that you care and maybe sending a little encouragement her way. It doesn't need to be a super long letter or anything. Even cards make a huge difference! 
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Oh my goodness I can't thank you enough!!! Thank you so, so much; it means so much to me to be able to continue my sponsorship. I will send my sweet girl a letter right away! <3
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Like others in this post I’ve had some financial trouble. I recently changed jobs and went from a full time to a part time and took a huge cut in pay. I don’t want to stop sponsoring my child but I’m not able to afford it at the moment with car notes and other bills, is there any way to maybe reduce my rate or remove the Partners of Compassion donation from my account? I’m praying this is just for a short season and that a raise in pay will come soon. Thank you!
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Hi Hannah! It sounds like you're going through quite a transition right now and we certainly do not want this to be a burden on you. Your support was set to automatically withdrawal one the 5th of each month and so your donation for May has already been processed. Please let me know if you need this refunded back to you if this put a strain on your account this month.

As requested, I have removed your extra giving towards the Partners of Compassion fund. I have also updated your account today so that your support for the months of June through November will be just $19. Your rate will increase back to $38 in December but if your situation hasn't changed by then, please let us know and we can work with you :). Thank you for your sacrifice and for wanting to continue supporting your precious child!
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Thank you so much!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I may need to cancel my sponsorship....

Having a hard time with my finances and may need to cancel my sponsorship. I read here that there may be other options. Please let me know what they are.
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Good morning, Lindsay! I'm so glad that you came to us because we value the six years you have faithfully supported your precious girl in Brazil and want to help you maintain this relationship if at all possible. I'm so sorry to hear that you're going through financial difficulties. If this situation is short term, we might be able to help relieve some stress for you for a while. I see that your support is already current through the end of June. Would it help you if Compassion covered your support through September? This would be our gift to you and you wouldn't need to send any support until October. We would also be willing to temporarily reduce your rate to $19 for up to six months beginning in October. Please let me know if one or both of these options would help you and I'll update your account.
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Thank you Emily. What does current through June mean? Is it possible to be covered for May, June, and July? I do feel like this is only temporary and I could resume my sponsorship in August.
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Hi Lindsay! I'm sorry for any confusion. To clarify, you have already paid your support up through the end of June. This means that we would not need any support until July anyways. I have updated your account today so that your support is paid through the end of July for you. Compassion will cover this for you and you will not need to reimburse this amount. We will not need another donation for Deisiane until August. If in August, your situation has not changed, please let me know and we're very happy to work with you and see what else can be done to help you.
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I just saw log in into my account and honestly I can only pay the $76. For the month of May. I spoke to a representative a while back and told them we moved and my identity was stolen and our bank account emptied. We are just now getting back on track and there's no way I can cover the past due amounts. Is there anything we can do?
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Hi Michael! I'm so sorry that you went through the hassle of identity theft when you were already under the stresses of moving! I'm so encouraged to hear that the Lord brought you through that and that you're seeing your situation improve! We're happy to help you out and I've updated your account so that your support is current through the end of April and you're starting fresh for May. Sie and Nathalie are so blessed by your sponsorship. Thank you for your sacrifice and love for them!
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Ok thank you!
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We need help with our sponsorship. My husband's hours at work have been drastically cut and we don't know when they will pick back up if at all. There have been massive layoffs all around the country in his industry so it's day to day with us if he is even going to have a job. Plus we have a new little one. We want to keep sponsoring our girls! Can you help us? Their IDs are EC2612142 and GU8980314. Thank you - Rick and Melissa Anderson
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Missy, I'm so sorry to hear about the huge change your family is experiencing. I can understand how this could be nerve wracking and we don't want you to be burdened at all or lose your children that you've been graciously supporting over the years. We're more than happy to help you out, it's the least we can do! 

I updated your account today so that your support for your two children and your partners of Compassion fund are current through the end of July. This means that the next automatic withdrawal on your account will not be until August 15th. This is our gift to you and you don't need to make any donations this month, in June, or in July for your kiddos. We will also reduce your rate to $19 per child for six months beginning in August. You will not need to make the full donation for your children's support again until February of 2016. 

My prayer is that this helps your family out while you get back on your feet again. If things do not improve in the time you anticipate or if you cannot begin support again in August, let us know and we're happy to work with you!
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This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled I haven't been able to make a payment in the last 5 months... What do I do? Help!....

Unfortunately, due to a series of financial struggles I have been unable to make my sponsorship payments in the last five months. It's been a really huge struggle... I've been hoping to catch up every month, but life just keeps happening... I have sponsored my kids for years now and I'm so heartbroken at the thought of losing them. What can I do?
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Anna, life definitely throws us unexpected curve balls sometimes and I'm so sorry that you're going through a season where you're struggling financially :(. You have been such a life giving blessing to Nadia and Tuyishimire over the years and we want to do whatever we can to help you through this time so that if at all possible, you're able to maintain your relationship with them. 

I see that you also emailed our office and one of our representatives just responded to your same inquiry. We would love to bring the support for your children current through the end of May if you think that beginning in June, you could continue supporting them. This would be our gift to you and you would not need to reimburse Compassion at all. Our hope is that this would ease the burden of the months that have been missed. If it would make it easier, we could also cancel your extra giving towards our Partners of Compassion fund so that your rate is reduced from $83 each month to just $76 for your kiddos. Please let us know if this would help you continue supporting your two children and we're happy to update your account today. 

I'm praying that God would provide for you during this difficult time and give you strength and joy in the midst of everything that's going on. 
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I posted a question that was left unanswered a while back, what can I do to get a answer and my account updated.
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Hi Michael! I am so sorry for the confusion! I think you saw our response to you earlier in this conversation but just wanted to make sure. We have covered your support for two months to help you start afresh this month in May. Please let us know if you need any further assistance. 
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Unfortunately, I really am no longer able to support my two kids. I am writing this with a heavy heart, but I would like to cancel my sponsorship at this time. I appreciate the help you have extended my way, but I see now that I can't do this anymore... :(
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Anna, I am so sorry to hear that you are still struggling. :( I have made your children available for other sponsors. Please let us know if we can help in any other way. 

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