A. Although CFCA’s focus is the one-on-one relationship developed through sponsorship, we have many different funds and initiatives that support our work. Continue reading
Q. During the holiday season, I send Christmas cards to relatives and friends. Does CFCA have any holiday cards I could purchase?
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Q: When should I send my sponsored friend a Christmas greeting?
A: Typically, letters sent by regular mail can take six to eight weeks to reach your sponsored friend.
During the holidays, it can take even longer. Continue reading
Q. I would like to mail my sponsored friend a letter. Is there a Forever stamp for international mail?
A. We’re so glad you asked!
In January 2013, the United States Postal Service presented the Global Forever First-Class Mail International Stamp.
Q. I learned through my sponsored friend’s family profile that she sleeps on a straw mat, and I would like to buy her a bed. Is there a way to make an extra contribution for my sponsored friend beyond the $30 monthly sponsorship contribution?
A. CFCA has several funds designed to address special circumstances of sponsored friends and their families. If your friend tells you of a special circumstance through their letters and you want to make a special contribution, contact Sponsor Services for assistance.
CFCA and our field staff will work with your sponsored friend and family to use your contribution effectively. Once your friend’s needs have been addressed, any unused portion of the funds may be used to help another member of your sponsored friend’s family or another person in the CFCA community.
Special needs funds allow you to help address critical needs identified by your sponsored friend or family that go beyond what regular monthly sponsorship can cover. Needs may include medical emergencies, home furnishing items, housing repairs or assistance in times of financial crisis.
Please note that donations for special needs must be handled through Sponsor Services.
For more information, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Sponsor Services at (800) 875-6564 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Central time.