What happens to a child when a sponsor can no longer support them financially?

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What happens to a child when a sponsor can no longer support them financially? Do they stop receiving any type of help at all until someone else picks up their sponsorship again? Or, does that child still receive help regardless? Do the children on the list who are waiting for a sponsor receive help while they’re waiting? Also, what is the difference between a normal monthly sponsorship donation for a child ($38) and a critical needs sponsorship donation ($45)? Thank you!
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Hello Nicole! When a child loses the sponsor, Compassion is able to still provide the benefits of the program, sans sponsor letters, while we search for a new sponsor for the child because of the generous donations we receive towards a fund for unsponsored children. The fund allows us to temporarily provide the money needed for the children to receive the benefits, which is taken over by the sponsorship funds of $38 once a child finds a sponsor again. The base rate sponsorship is $38, while the $45 sponsorship amount adds an extra $7 commitment towards one of our funds. These funds range from HIV/ AIDS support, Partners of Compassion, Highly Vulnerable Children, and others. These funds help Compassion be able to provide extra support to those in the program who are in need of it. You are welcome to read more about the funds we have  on our website: https://www.compassion.com/donate-to-charity.htm.

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