HURRICANES HARVEY, IRMA AND MARIA

Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas over the greater Houston area and the Corpus Christi area on August 25, 2017 with winds topping 130 miles per hour. The devastating winds and landmark flooding inland made this an unprecedented event for Texas. Through the help of so many of you, CSI was able to send relief supplies to area churches that were set up as distribution centers in their communities. The CSI mobile response trailer also served as a first aid station for volunteers as they worked to cleanup the debris. 


Hurricanes Irma and Maria caused widespread damage in the Caribbean. In Puerto Rico 100% of the population was without power for several days. In the island of Dominca almost 90% of the buildings were destroyed. Reports of devastation were reported from multiple islands. Thanks to the generous donations of our supporters generators, tarps, and other necessary supplies have been shipped and flown to the Caribbean. The damage is still being assessed and there is still a long road of recovery ahead. CSI is committed to showing compassion for the Caribbean through your donations and prayers. We have the opportunity to provide both lasting and substantial support and aid to those suffering. 


We also had a team of medical volunteers arrive in Puerto Rico on November 13, 2017. The team will be delivering medical supplies, holding multiple clinics and working with other humanitarian workers throughout the week. 









Mexico Earthquake Relief


CSI is dedicated to helping those personally affected with rebuilding what has been lost. As specific needs become clear and projects are developed, we will post updates. Please join us in showing compassion. By partnering with CSI, you can make a difference in Mexico. 

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From Him-To Them-Through Us

Compassion Services International exists to offer help and hope to people living in desperate situations around the world. CSI receives an overwhelming number of requests for help from around the world each year. We want to be the hands and feet of Christ while providing for the physical and spiritual needs of those who are suffering. CSI does this by offering Disaster Relief, Medical Missions, Humanitarian Aid and more around the world. These endeavors not only help to meet the immediate physical needs of those we serve but it also opens the door for the love of Jesus to be displayed and for the gospel to be shared. 



Help the Suffering

CSI believes in offering help and hope to those suffering in the aftermath of natural disaster and to those who suffer daily because they live in impoverished areas where drought, famine and inadequate medical care are ongoing needs. 



Urgent Needs

In the midst of all of the hurricanes there are still other needs coming in to CSI from around the globe. The most recent need is to replace a village shelter for a recent that was destroyed in a recent storm. We are not able to give many details because this area is a closed nation to the the Gospel. An individual was recently converted from the Muslim faith and is the only convert in this village. Several other dwellings were also destroyed and if CSI can repair this shelter it will have a tremendous impact on the local community for the furthering of the true Gospel. The amount needed is only $1500.00. You can donate to our Religious Persecution Fund. DONATE NOW


Devastating mudslides in Sierra Leone have claimed hundreds of lives and hundreds more are still missing with the chances of finding survivors diminishing each day. With continued rains there is the threat of additional mudslides. Survivors are numb with grief walking around in despair. We have been in touch with those on the ground and we have the opportunity to assist 200 families with immediate emergency relief. A donation of just $25 will help one family. How many families can you help? Can your church or business help any? We are hoping to respond quickly to this need as time is of the essence! 

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Recent flooding in Nepal has killed more than 120 people including, 5-year-old, Kamalu Sada. Kamula's parents had to make the agonizing choice to set his body adrift in the flood waters after they were unable to find dry land to bury his body. The flood waters have destroyed more than 7000 homes and over 18,000 people have been displaced. The poorest citizens are the most vulnerable to the flooding because they most often live in the floodplains. They depend on agriculture for their livelihood. The floods have destroyed their homes and their crops. The Nepali government is struggling to respond to the current floods. They have ordered that all flood aid be directed through the Prime Minister's Relief Fund hindering the work of independent relief organizations. The government has also not declared a state of emergency which has further restricted what independent organizations can do to help. Although CSI can't send direct aid or volunteers to Nepal at this time because of our long-standing relationships with those on the ground in Nepal we have the opportunity to get needed aid to 8 different communities. We are hoping that you can help us raise $4,000 in the next 4 days. People are in desperate need. One young woman named Sajani who is expecting a baby said that she had received rice from local government personnel but as of August 18th she hadn't eaten for 3 days. Please consider what you can do to help others like Sajani. 

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CSI is hoping that we can continue to assist the people of Sri Lanka. 4 churches have been damaged by recent flooding. We have been able to cover about 70% of the repairs as well as the repairs to the homes of 6 pastors. The pastors lost their personal belongings but the most critical items have been replaced thanks to your generosity. Currently their are 12 church families whose homes still need repairs. 5 pastors and 7 church members have lost their source of income and 24 church members who have lost their personal belongings. Authorities have begun to put pressure on the families that if repairs are not made soon they will have to vacate their homes. The authorities have been told that the people are hoping to have the needed funds soon to take care of this so that they do not have to leave. The total amount needed is $30,000.00. CSI hopes to cover it all but we are asking for your immediate help to cover the cost of the repairs so that the families can stay in their homes. So please help us raise at least $15,000.00! Let's let our brothers and sisters in Sri Lanka know that they have not been forgotten.

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We are also continuing our work to help the people of South Sudan. The hunger crisis due to continued fighting that has caused families to have to flee their homes is still a major problem. The church we have been able to partner with is doing what it can with the funding you have provided. However, the number of people needing help has greatly multiplied and the cost of grain has went up considerably. Any amount you can give will help. 

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Compassion Your Way

Compassion Services International wants to give each supporter the opportunity to create their own unique compassion experience. Some are called to give. Some are called to go. Some are called to pray. Some are called to help raise awareness about who we are and what we do. Whatever compassion calling you have we hope that you will find that Compassion Services International offers you the ability to fulfill that calling. 


So choose one way or choose them all but just know that this is-Compassion Your Way. 


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You may have noticed that things look different and that our donation page has been updated. Our website has gone through some changes and we are preparing to launch a brand new site later this year. Also, our donation page has been updated and you will now just click one Donation button or link to give to any fund. There is a drop down menu where you can designate where you want your donation to go. You can also set up recurring donations quickly and easily. Visit our Donate page to learn more.