What address do I send letters to?

  • 12
  • Question
  • Updated 3 years ago
  • Answered
  • (Edited)
My daughter hand wrote a letter to our sponsored child and wants to mail it.  I lost the address. :(  How can I get the address to send. 
Photo of MichelleT

MichelleT

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes

Posted 5 years ago

  • 12
Photo of Susan

Susan, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

  • 7368 Posts
  • 1564 Reply Likes
That is so sweet of your daughter! Not to worry! Here is the address for hand written letters: 

Compassion International
[no street address necessary]
Colorado Springs, CO 80997-0004
Photo of Rachel

Rachel

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
Do I put my sponsor # or my child's number on the outside of the envelope anywhere?
Photo of KristenH

KristenH, Champion

  • 1111 Posts
  • 687 Reply Likes
No, just on the contents inside the envelope Rachel!
Photo of Logan White

Logan White

  • 2 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes
Can I send it with this envelope?
Photo of Adam

Adam

  • 503 Posts
  • 565 Reply Likes
Hi Logan! Welcome to this community! Yes, you can send a letter in that envelope. Any envelope is fine just as long as you send it to that address. Thanks for being awesome and writing to your kiddo!

P.S. I like that profile picture. :) I hope to be in a photo exactly like that here in a couple weeks! :)
Photo of Logan White

Logan White

  • 2 Posts
  • 2 Reply Likes
Thanks for the help Adam and good luck
Photo of Maggie Flotemersch

Maggie Flotemersch

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
I'm trying to send a hand written letter and I'm not sure how the postage works....
Photo of Brandy Fisher

Brandy Fisher

  • 31 Posts
  • 3 Reply Likes
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Mail?.


What is the address that I would send letters and packages to for my sponsored child? I tried to find it online but I found a couple different ones and wanted to make sure I was sending to the right place. Thank you!
Photo of Brent Carroll

Brent Carroll

  • 2 Posts
  • 1 Reply Like
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Addres for Mailing a card to my child.


i need an addtess to mail a card to my child
Photo of Brandy Herard

Brandy Herard

  • 4 Posts
  • 1 Reply Like
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
Mailing Address.


The Compassion website says we can mail small gifts to our sponsored child. Can you please give me the mailing address? I want to make sure I send it to the right place.
Photo of Emily

Emily

  • 2650 Posts
  • 811 Reply Likes
Hi Brandy! Thank you for wanting to bless your child in such a tangible way! I merged your inquiry into this conversation as other's also had this question! You can just send your items to the address that Susan provided above. Please make sure to put your sponsor number and child reference number on each item you send so that it is processed correctly and we can ensure it reaches your child. :) 
Photo of Marcy Hanson

Marcy Hanson

  • 2 Posts
  • 1 Reply Like
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled
How to do you send a paper letter?.


My kids are writing letters to the child we just sponsored, but I can't find where we send them to. Can some one help us?
Photo of Emily

Emily

  • 2650 Posts
  • 811 Reply Likes
Hi Marcy! How neat that your own kids are writing letters and getting involved in the sponsorship of your Compassion children! Thank you so much for the impact you make on their lives. :) I merged your inquiry with this conversation as others have also had this question. Please be sure to add your name, sponsor number, child name, and child number, on everything that you send so that it is processed correctly. Let me know if you have any other questions!
Photo of Wendy Reynolds Swiney

Wendy Reynolds Swiney

  • 3 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Sending a gift.

This may seem silly, but I am a new sponsor. I know to put my and my sponsored child's information on the package. I just don't know WHERE to send the package. Is there a central address these go to?
Photo of Emily

Emily

  • 2650 Posts
  • 811 Reply Likes
Hi Wendy! That is not a silly question at all :). Welcome to the Compassion family and I hope you find the above information that Susan posted, helpful! I did want to note that all items you send to your child must be made of paper. You might be interested in reading a complete list of items you can send to your child, here.

Thank you so much for writing to your child and I pray that you enjoy your relationship with her! 
Photo of Wendy Reynolds Swiney

Wendy Reynolds Swiney

  • 3 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
Thanks for the reply.  I found what to send, I just can't find where to mail it to.  Thanks.
Photo of KristenH

KristenH, Champion

  • 1111 Posts
  • 686 Reply Likes
Compassion International, Colorado Springs, CO 80997. No street address.
Photo of Athena

Athena

  • 62 Posts
  • 24 Reply Likes
It might be a good idea to include this address in the "Write your child" section of the booklet you send with a new sponsorship.
Photo of Emily

Emily

  • 2650 Posts
  • 811 Reply Likes
Denise, I've passed your suggestion along again for consideration as we're always looking for ways we can serve our sponsors better and this seems to be something that you feel would greatly help as people begin their sponsorship. Our motive is not to confuse you or get you to write online rather than mailing tangible cards and I'm sorry it has caused so much frustration :(. Although we prefer the 80997 zip code for receiving correspondence to your child as Susan mentioned, please rest assured that whichever address you mail your letters to (including the one on the welcome packet), they will reach our office in Colorado Springs and we'll be sure to get them to your child. 

Please know that we value letters both tangible, hand written letters as well as letters written online. Every encouraging word that you send to your children gives them hope and tells them they're loved and valued and we appreciate you so much! 
Photo of liz Fewins

liz Fewins

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
I have gotten letters returned from post office and mine won't accept them without a street address or post office box. Is there one for the zip code you prefer?
Photo of Sarah

Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

  • 4692 Posts
  • 1062 Reply Likes
Hi Liz! I am so sorry you have had letters returned :(. You can use our physical address: 

Compassion International
12290 Voyager Parkway
Colorado Springs, CO 80921-3668

We do prefer the address with the 80997 zip code, but that one has no street address or P.O. Box. Your letters will still arrive at our Colorado Springs office and we'll be sure to forward them to your child. 
Photo of Donna Haack

Donna Haack

  • 1 Post
  • 0 Reply Likes
Exactly what address do I send the letters to? I have received three different address to send letters, which is the correct one?
Photo of KristenH

KristenH, Champion

  • 1111 Posts
  • 686 Reply Likes
Donna, this is the address you'll want to use:
Attn: Child Correspondence Dept., Compassion International, Colorado Springs, Colorado 80997
Photo of Charlene

Charlene

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Mailing address to send picture.

I would like to send my child some small pictures I've painted on photo paper. It's 8.5" x 11" and no frame. Where should this be mailed to be sent to him?
Photo of Emily

Emily

  • 2650 Posts
  • 811 Reply Likes
Good morning, Charlene! Thank you so much for painting your child fun pictures! I merged your question into this conversation so that you can see the address for our office that Susan provides in the first comment of this forum. We will be sure to get these to your boy!
Photo of Sonya Barron Counselor

Sonya Barron Counselor

  • 2 Posts
  • 0 Reply Likes
This reply was created from a merged topic originally titled Lost return address envelope.

We just sponsored a child and I lost the return address envelope. We have the card where we taped a picture and told about our family. What address should we mail it to?
Photo of Debi

Debi

  • 130 Posts
  • 55 Reply Likes
Do I have any letters on the way? I'm especially wondering about Melany and Luis, as I've not heard from them since their intro letters.
Photo of Sarah

Sarah, Sponsor and Donor Relations, Social Media

  • 4692 Posts
  • 1062 Reply Likes
Hi Debi! We processed a letter from Jorge on November 20. Otherwise, we haven't received any new letters for you yet. It has been over six months since you have heard from Melany, so I am going to send an inquiry for you today. The project will have her send a letter to you :). I am so sorry you haven't heard from Luis in a while! I'd expect him to write you soon, but if you don't hear from him by January 10 please let us know. We can send an inquiry for him at that time too.