Ebola’s Deadly Advance in Liberia: Please Help Us Help Them
Sep 2014 20

hundreds die from EbolaIt seems that the world is finally not just taking notice but responding to the extreme needs for medical intervention in West Africa to combat the Ebola crisis. The Gates Foundation has pledged its largest relief donation ever – $50 million, and another foundation donated $15 million last week; Direct Relief has sent 11 shipments with 100 tons and millions of dollars worth of protective gear, gloves, and medicines, and the US government has announced plans to invest around a billion dollars to help in the battle, which will include setting up 17 Ebola treatment centers and a medical center/training center in Liberia. [..]

Orphan Day 5K: Join us on October 25th
Sep 2014 03

It’s time to register for the 2014 event…

Saturday, October 25th

Ridley Creek Park in Media, PA | Pavilion #17

Read the full details and register on our event page.

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Get to Know Our Staff: Gail Guidry
Sep 2014 03

Get to know Gail Guidry! Check out the interview below and then read her entire bio on our site.

1. How did you first learn about Compassion Corps?

I first heard of CC at my church, Brandywine Valley Baptist Church, in the spring of 2010. [..]

Halfway Around the World: Reflections on this Summer’s Uganda Trip
Sep 2014 03

Reflections From CEO, Jan Bean

The 9-hour layover on our way home from this summer’s Uganda trip afforded me a chance to reflect on some of the highlights of our time in beautiful Uganda… [..]

NEW Ebola Update: School Postponed, State of Emergency in Liberia
Sep 2014 03

Many of you have been following our updates on this devastating crisis (if you missed the previous posts, you can catch up by reading about the spread of Ebola in Liberia and how it is impacting Compassion Corps’ partners) and you’ve responded with compassion and generosity. Thanks to your help, Compassion Corps has been able to send nearly $2,000 to help our Liberian partners in their fight against Ebola, and another $1,000 will be sent this week. But there is increasing need for purchase of food for our partners’ orphan children in White Plains and Ganta. Please share this urgent request with those in your networks, and continue to do what you can. [..]

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