We've been sponsoring a child since early December.

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We've been sponsoring a child since early December. Both of my children have anxiously awaited a reply from our sponsor child. Can we expect a response from him any time soon?
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Sarah Heacock Schreffler

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You have to wait 4 months from the date the child was added to your account for the 1st letter. Then they can send an inquiry if it has not arrived yet.  My first child was sponsored Oct 29 at a Compassion Experience, and added to my account Nov 11. So this Saturday (March 11) I can request an inquiry be sent if the introductory letter has not arrived yet.  After that, you need to allow 6 months before sending another inquiry.  I have been sending frequent letters (at least 1 a month) in hopes that, once the letters start, they will continue more regularly (not every 6 months!) because the child on the other end will have something to reply to!  If nothing else, though, I comfort myself that they are getting consistent encouragement and prayer.
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Marci! It can be so hard to wait for that first letter from your child, can't it? Like Sarah mentioned, it can take up to four months to receive the first letter from your child. Since we set up your sponsorship at the end of November, you should expect to receive the first letter by the end of this month! If you do not, please let us know so we can look into it for you :). Thank you so much for involving your own children in this program and for already taking the time to bless your child with several letters!
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Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

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Hi Marci! It can be so hard to wait for that first letter from your child, can't it? Like Sarah mentioned, it can take up to four months to receive the first letter from your child. Since we set up your sponsorship at the end of November, you should expect to receive the first letter by the end of this month! If you do not, please let us know so we can look into it for you :). Thank you so much for involving your own children in this program and for already taking the time to bless your child with several letters!

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