Announcing the 2nd Annual Golf for Compassion!
Feb 2014 10

If you were at Penn Oaks Golf Club on May 28th of this past year (2013), you know that the first annual Golf for Compassion event was a huge success! Compassion Corps staff members and volunteers arrived at Penn Oaks early that morning to begin preparing for the day ahead. Sponsor banners were hung, prize bags were stuffed, an entire silent auction and African market place were set up and final details were confirmed with the Penn Oaks staff. [..]

CEO, Jan Bean, Graduates with Masters
Feb 2014 10

In December of 2013, Jan Bean, cofounder and CEO of Compassion Corps, graduated from Eastern University with a Masters degree in Nonprofit Management. After many months and much dedication to study, research and field work, she developed her “Capstone” project – a paper that is essentially a proposed outline for Compassion Corps’ future. With this action plan in place, the board and staff are more ready than ever to tackle fundraising goals, pursue new projects and make 2014 the organization’s most productive year yet. [..]

News on the Coffee Crop – Live from Liberia
Feb 2014 09

Right now excitement is rippling through Lofa and Nimba counties in north Liberia as farmers rush to harvest their coffee – a product for which they’ve had no market in many years. This past week, Gail Guidry and Jan Bean, staff members at Compassion Corps, have been traveling throughout Nimba County, meeting with farmers and encouraging them to spread the word to their neighbors that Compassion Corps is eager to buy their coffee. [..]

Philadelphia Boys Choir: A Benefit Concert for Compassion Corps
Nov 2013 28

If you don’t already know the background on Martha and her 62 beautiful orphan children in White Plains, Liberia, read an overview of their story before you proceed. Because while events and festivities are wonderful and enjoyable, it is people that really matter. And it is because of these children – whose pressing need is on our hearts – that we have organized this special benefit concert for you to enjoy this Christmas season. [..]

A Christmas Cause Worth Singing About
Nov 2013 27

The holiday season is quickly approaching, and at this time of year, many of us take great comfort and joy in the time we spend with family. Around the Thanksgiving table and underneath the Christmas mistletoe, we celebrate the traditions and meanings associated with this happy season. [..]

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