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Feb 20 2013

8 reasons why people sponsor through CFCA

Looking for a meaningful way to make a difference, pay it forward or reach out to someone in need? These are all reasons that people choose to sponsor a child or elderly friend through CFCA.

CFCA awareness trips

CFCA sponsor Elizabeth Vautour, middle, meets sponsored friends Michael, left, and Walter, right, on a 2012 CFCA awareness trip to Guatemala.

Using comments from our blog, we’ve compiled eight reasons why people choose to sponsor:

  • ‘Be a voice’ for the voiceless

Ted Dauphin: “As sponsors we can be the voice of those living in extreme poverty. We have an opportunity to help others enjoy a better life.”

Read the full comment here

  • Make a difference for a child

Katie: “I began my journey with CFCA while I was in college. My parents sponsored a young child, and encouraged me to do the same. Being that I was a broke college student, $30 seemed a lot at the time. However, I realized that what $30 did for me was not nearly what it could do for someone in poverty. I resolved to do whatever it took to always have at least $30 in my bank account for sponsorship. Read more

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