Five Reasons to Sponsor a Child in a Developing Country

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World Vision
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The attorneys at Codilis and Associates serve the needs of mortgage lenders and service providers throughout the state of Illinois. As part of their charitable endeavors, Codilis and Associates are long-time supporters of World Vision, which connects children in need with people who can sponsor them so they may enjoy more opportunities in life. Codilis & Associates continues to support this organization and encourages others to do the same by becoming sponsors. Following are some great reasons why individuals should do this.

1. Sponsoring a child is a genuinely rewarding experience. A great deal of satisfaction and fulfillment can be gained from the knowledge that sponsorship will allow a child access to resources that may not otherwise have been available.

2. Sponsorship is affordable and can make a genuine difference in somebody’s life. The World Vision program, for example, costs only $39 per month. That’s less than the price of a cup of coffee per day.

3. Supporting a child affords unique insight into different cultures and regions of the world, allowing one to develop a greater understanding of the social challenges faced by children in other countries.

4. Sponsorship sets a great example for children, demonstrating the importance of helping those who are less fortunate.

5. A sponsor will build a personal relationship with the child being supported through the exchange of letters, gifts, and cards. In doing this, the achievements of the sponsored child can be shared, and the sponsor can feel secure in the knowledge that his or her donations have made it all possible.

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Author: Codillis & Associates

Located in Burr Ridge, Illinois, Codilis & Associates, P.C. is a respected leader in the legal area of creditor rights. Led by Senior Partner Ernest J. Codilis, Jr., Codilis & Associates specializes in real estate law, particularly in the areas of bankruptcy, building court, evictions, foreclosure, and real estate owned property. Combining expertise in client services and technological innovations, Codilis & Associates provides services supported by the most technologically advanced systems and equipment available, such as LenStar, NETtrak, FIS Desktop, NewImage Express(TM), inter alia. An active member of the wider legal and mortgage banking community, Codilis & Associates maintains memberships in the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (FHLMC) Designated Counsel for Illinois, the Federal National Mortgage Association (FNMA) Retained Attorney Network for Illinois, the Mortgage Bankers Association of America, and The Chicago Bar Association. Beyond legal practice, Codilis & Associates is highly involved in a number of charitable organizations dedicated to helping disadvantaged children, including Cambodia’s Hope, Mercy House, and World Vision, Inc. Codilis & Associates also recently donated to the Attorney’s Title Guaranty Fund, Inc.’s efforts to assist homeowners in danger of foreclosure.

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