WELCOME TO OUR QUESTION AND ANSWER PAGE!
We will regularly post questions asked by CFCA sponsors and our answers on this page. We invite your questions and comments on these topics. If you have a question not covered by these posts, please feel free to contact Sponsor Services directly. Thank you!
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Did my sponsored friend receive the gift I mailed?
Q. I sent my sponsored child some gifts in the mail (using a CFCA-approved mailing package and everything), but I never received any thank-you letters from her or any acknowledgement of my gift. How do I know she received it? A. Depending on when you sent the item, an acknowledgment letter may have crossed in the mail. If much time …
What’s the best way to let CFCA know when I change my address?
Q. I just moved to a new address. What’s the best, easiest way to let CFCA know? A. We’re so glad you asked! It’s important that we keep our records updated whenever you move, so that we can continue sending your sponsored friend’s letters to you at your new location (as well as your tax-deductible sponsorship contributions). If we cannot …
Send an online photo to your sponsored child, aging friend
By Shanxi Omoniyi, CFCA online content manager We keep hearing wonderful stories from those of you who have logged into your online sponsorship account and used our eLetter feature to send an online letter to your sponsored friend. One of the most frequently asked questions we have received since launching the eLetters in 2011 is “When can we send a …
5 myths about letter-writing busted!
By Veronica Batton, CFCA writer/editor Ever sit down to write a letter and then notice an hour later you only have one word? Do you ever think, “I’ll send a letter next month,”†and then next month turns into next year? CFCA is here to help bust these tough myths about letter-writing, and help you cross “write a letter to my …
7 ways you can help CFCA cut costs
We assign the highest reasonable amount of available resources to the direct benefits of sponsored friends, which is why more than 93 percent of our expenses go toward program support. Here are some ways sponsors and supporters can help us keep our overhead low: 1) Use our Automatic Payment Plan. Sponsorship contributions made through CFCA’s Automatic Payment Plan are safe, …
18 small gift ideas to send in your Christmas card
By Veronica Batton, CFCA writer/editor Around the holiday season, a lot of sponsors call and ask what they can send to their friend for Christmas. Sending small items that fit in a regular envelope are the best gifts to send to your sponsored friend. Packages must be no larger than 9 x 12 inches, weigh less than a pound and …