It may be the first of September, but that hasn’t stopped your favorite retailer from decking the halls with boughs of (plastic) holly! This year, it feels as though we’re all pushing hard for December—not just because it brings Christmas, but because it signals the end of 2020.

As much as we want to close the book on this year, though, it’s still full of potential.

At Orange, we’re excited to offer kids in your ministry a chance to help end the year on a high note for families living through Covid-19 in developing nations.

We invite you to partner with Orange and Compassion International for Neighbors Around the World. Together, we can raise funds that will provide for the most immediate needs of Compassion-sponsored kids and their families during the crisis.

As always, Compassion works through the local church to provide assistance to sponsored kids. When Covid-19 shuts down a Compassion center, staff and volunteers up their game by taking food and supplies directly to the front door of sponsored kids. Many Compassion staff are even providing their personal phone numbers to families to ensure that no need is overlooked.

What does all of this mean? The money you raise will not only help to keep a family healthy, but will strengthen their personal connection with someone who loves them and loves Jesus.

A gift of $25 could provide a family with a six-month supply of hygiene items like hand sanitizer, soap, vitamins, cleaning supplies, and masks.

A gift of $40 could meet the needs of a family with a two-week supply of essential foods like rice, eggs, meat, milk, corn, and nonperishable goods.

Whether your ministry is meeting in person, online, or something in between, you can find all the materials you need to get started with your September curriculum download.

2020 has been a difficult year—but we’ve already seen beautiful stories of kindness and compassion emerge. Learn more about how you and your church can get involved at compassion.com/orange. We’re excited to work with you as we help write a bright new chapter in this year for kids in need.