We’d love to share Maribel’s story with you to illustrate just how impactful the simple act of writing a letter can be.

If you were forced to quickly leave your home of 17 years because of a disaster, which items would you grab quickly?

In Maribel’s case, she rescued the items most valuable to her — letters from her Compassion sponsor.

If you’d like to change the life of a child like Maribel and offer words of encouragement through letter writing, we’d invite you to consider becoming a sponsor. Click here for details.