At Compassion Planet, we do more than rescue; we believe every at-risk youth entrusted to us has the capacity to overcome as well as become valuable leaders, and members of our community. The gifts in this year’s catalog were chosen to have the greatest impact on the youth we serve as they transform their lives. Chose a gift below and change a life!
$25 | Program
Compassion Planet welcomes new groups of trainees into our
Mentoring Program twice a year. Upon arrival, we spend the first few weeks
preparing them for an outstanding year. Your gift will help purchase individual
handbooks, start-up materials, a personal thumb drive and orientation meals.
$50 | CP
Our team loves to catch our trainees in the act of doing
something good! Sometimes they will hear praise and other times we like to
reward them with CP Bucks (gift cards) that helps them with life expenses and
treats. Your donation will help Compassion Planet secure gift cards for gasoline,
groceries, clothes or eateries.
$75 | Trainee Attire
Once invited to join our Mentoring Program, we supply our
trainees with warm weather shirts, cool weather shirts and zip-up hoodies.
Trainee uniforms help facilitate a positive work and learning environment and
your gift will assist in making this happen.
$100 | Birthday Celebration
We love to celebrate at CP, especially individual birthdays.
We throw a birthday party at weekly training sessions on a trainee’s birthday
week. Your gift will supply party stuff like décor, cake, wish list items and
$125 | One Year of
During the first quarter of the Mentoring Program, CP
trainees are given their training materials, assessments which establish base
lines, reference books, a Hire Me Next manual and other resources which will be
used throughout the year. Your gift will purchase an underserved youth’s
$150 | One Month of Interactive Coaching
Compassion Planet trainees spend 12-15 hours per month in
formal training which includes life skills, career development, and Hire Me
Next. Our youth are often exposed to local speakers and business professionals
who help widen their experiences and prepare them for the workforce. Your
donation will benefit an at-risk youth for one month of formal training.
$175 | Hire Me Next Wardrobe
Upon each trainee’s one-year graduation our goal is to help
them find their next job or internship through CP’s Hire Me Next program. In
making them job ready, we train them in first impressions and job interview
skills. Your gift will provide funds for purchasing interview attire and work
clothes with a personal shopper.
$250 | Graduation
After one year in our Mentoring Program, we like to celebrate each group’s
achievement with a graduation celebration and an overnight grad trip to the
coast and the Monterrey Bay Aquarium. Your gift will help cover the ceremony
and overnight lodging, travel expenses, meals and excursions for a graduating
$500 | Annual
Festivals and Gatherings
Three times a year we have three big parties and which
include a Fall Festival and Costume Party, a seated Christmas Dinner and Spring
Volunteer Festival. These events will often include trainees, alumni and volunteers.
Your donation will help fund one of these annual events.