News Releases from Fill The Stadium

February 2021

U.S. soccer star Alyssa Naeher thanks those who helped Compassion’s Fill the Stadium reach goal

Pro athlete drives effort to deliver life-saving aid for more than 76,000 children worldwide struggling in the wake of COVID-19

February 22, 2022

New York Giants offensive tackle Nate Solder celebrates ‘Fill the Stadium’ victory

Pro athlete drives effort to deliver life-saving aid for more than 76,000 children worldwide struggling in the wake of COVID-19

February 14, 2022

On football’s favorite Sunday Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium initiative celebrates aid to over 76,000 children

At the Super Bowl Gospel Celebration star athletes Jason and Devin McCourty will discuss children in extreme poverty affected by

February 8, 2022

Former NFL star quarterback Carson Palmer reflects on ‘Fill the Stadium’ victory

Pro athlete effort delivers life-saving aid for more than 76,000 children worldwide struggling in the wake of COVID-19—and they aren’t about to stop

February 1, 2022

January 2021

Carolina Hurricanes’ Jaccob Slavin: Making a difference with Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium

Pro athlete effort delivers life-saving aid to more than 76,000 children worldwide struggling in the wake of COVID-19

January 31, 2022

BREAKING NEWS! Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium initiative announces $35 million goal reached

Pro athlete effort delivers life-saving aid for 70,000 children worldwide struggling in the wake of COVID-19—and they aren’t about to stop

January 10, 2022

December 2021

New York Giants Offensive Tackle Nate Solder Teams Up with Compassion International and Fill the Stadium

Fill the Stadium is Determined to Feed 70,000 Children Who are Struggling with Hunger Due to Covid-19

December 13, 2021

Compassion International and Fill the Stadium to Support Children in Need Due to COVID

‘This Is A Stadium that Cannot Remain Empty,’ Says Devin McCourty

December 6, 2021

November 2021

New England’s Matthew Slater Uses ‘My Cause, My Cleats’ Campaign to Shine Light on ‘Fill the Stadium’ Initiative

Patriots’ Wide Receiver Joins Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium to Aid Desperate Children Suffering Through Pandemic

November 29, 2021

Former NFL Quarterback Carson Palmer Receives Heartfelt ‘Thank You’ from Compassion Kids

Amid the Continuing Pandemic, Palmer and the Entire ‘Fill the Stadium’ Team Focus on Freeing the World’s Neediest from Desperate

November 22, 2021

NFL Quarterback Case Keenum Urges Others to Help Feed 70,000 Children and ‘Fill the Stadium’

Amid the Continuing Pandemic, Keenum and the Entire ‘Fill the Stadium’ Team Focus on Freeing the World’s Neediest from Desperate Hunger

November 15, 2021

Former NFL Star Quarterback Carson Palmer Urges Others to Help ‘Fill the Stadium’

Amid the Continuing Pandemic, Palmer and the Entire ‘Fill the Stadium’ Team Focus on Freeing the World’s Neediest from Desperate Hunger

November 8, 2021

‘Fill the Stadium’ Initiative; Reaching 70,000 Hungry and Hurting Children Worldwide

Compassion International and Premier Athletes Are Determined to ‘Fill’ a Unique Type of Football ‘Stadium’

November 1, 2021

October 2021

Nebraska Cornhusker JoJo Domann Teams Up With Compassion International to ‘Fill’ Another Type of Football ‘Stadium’

College Linebacker Uses Name, Image, and Likeness to Assist Children in Need Around the World

October 18, 2021

Nebraska Cornhusker JoJo Domann Pledges to Help ‘Fill’ Another Type of Football ‘Stadium’

College Linebacker Uses Name, Image, and Likeness to Assist Some of the World’s Neediest Children— ‘Human Beings Just Like Us Who Live in a Different Reality’

October 11, 2021

This NFL Season Former Defensive End Aaron Kampman Helps ‘Fill’ a New Type of ‘Stadium’

 Kampman and Others Help the World’s Neediest Children—and Invite Others to Assist Them

October 4, 2021    

September 2021

Former NFL Quarterback Brock Huard Throws His Support Behind Fill the Stadium and Its Crucial
Mission to Help Others

Huard and His Compassion International Teammates Help Thousands of Hurting Children During the Pandemic

September 28, 20121

Former NFL Wide Receiver Jordy Nelson Is Committed to ‘Filling’ a New Kind of ‘Stadium’

Nelson and Others Are Determined to Help Desperately Needy Children Amid the Continuing Pandemic

September 20, 2021

Pittsburgh Pirates Catcher and Roberto Clemente Award Nominee Names Fill the Stadium as Charity of Choice

Jacob Stallings, Nominated for Prestigious Roberto Clemente Award, Pledges to Donate to Compassion’s ‘Fill the Stadium’ Initiative

September 16, 2021

Former NFL Star Quarterback Carson Palmer Aims to ‘Win’ for a Worthy Cause

Amid the Continuing Pandemic, Palmer and the Entire ‘Fill the Stadium’ Team Focus on Freeing the World’s Neediest from Desperate Hunger

September 14, 2021

As Fans Anticipate the NFL Season This Fall, Tremendous Urgency Exists Around Filling One ‘Stadium’ in Particular

Former Olympian Santiago ‘Jimmy’ Mellado and His ‘Fill the Stadium’ Team Are Determined to Assist the World’s Neediest  

September 7, 2021

August 2021

Children in Crisis All Over the World Desperately Need Help—and One Organization Will Not Forget Them This Fall

Former Olympian Santiago ‘Jimmy’ Mellado and His Fill the Stadium Team Are Focused on the Neediest of All

August 31, 2021

As the Paralympics Begin, Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium Team Vows to Reach 70,000 Children in Crisis

Former Olympian Santiago ‘Jimmy’ Mellado and His Co-Leaders Know the ‘Empty Stadium’ Effect Far Too Well at a Time of COVID, Chaos, and Crushing Inequalities

August 25, 2021

Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium Drive Will Not Stop Until the Neediest Kids Are Taken Care Of—Every Last One

Charitable Team Effort Run by Former Olympian Santiago ‘Jimmy’ Mellado Knows the ‘Empty Stadium’ Effect Too Well—and Is Determined to Reach All 70,000 Kids in Crisis

August 16, 2021

As the Tokyo Olympics Conclude, Hunger Across the World Continues—and Fill the Stadium ‘Fights On’ for the Less Fortunate

 Compassion International Will Not Stop Working on Behalf of 70,000 Kids as Vast Inequalities Drive an ‘Empty Stadium’ Effect

August 10, 2021

As Pandemic-Driven Hunger Explodes, Fill the Stadium Keeps Fighting for the Neediest

Compassion International Is Focused on Aiding 70,000 Kids Amid Vast Inequalities at a Time of COVID-Driven ‘Empty Stadiums’

August 2, 2021

July 2021

With All Eyes Turned to the Tokyo Olympics, Fill the Stadium ‘Will Not Forget the World’s Neediest’

Compassion International Is Focused on Helping 70,000 Kids Amid Hunger Inequalities at a Time of ‘Empty Stadiums’ and Renewed COVID Concerns

July 26, 2021

As Fans Are Banned from Tokyo Olympics, Fill the Stadium Pleads for Help: ‘We Must Show Support for Those Who Need It Most’

Compassion International Aims to Reach 70,000 Kids at a Time of ‘Empty Stadiums’ and Emergency Conditions

July 20, 2021

Olympians Alyssa Naeher and Jimmy Mellado Aim for the Biggest ‘Win’ Yet in Fill the Stadium’s Urgent Humanitarian Mission

Compassion International’s Goal Is Feeding and Caring for 70,000 Vulnerable Children at a Time of Need

July 13, 2021

Two Olympians, Alyssa Naeher and Jimmy Mellado, Go for the Gold in Fill the Stadium’s Key Humanitarian Mission

Compassion International Aims to Feed and Care for
70,000 Vulnerable Children at a Time of Urgent

July 6, 2021

June 2021

Alyssa Naeher, U.S. Women’s Soccer Goalie Extraordinaire, Plays ‘Olympian’ Role in Fill the Stadium’s Humanitarian Mission

Compassion International Is Determined to Feed and Care for 70,000 Vulnerable Children at a Time of Need

June 28, 2021

Alyssa Naeher, Goalie for the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team, Plays Key Role in Fill the Stadium’s Urgent Humanitarian Mission

 Feeding 70,000 Vulnerable Children Is a Vital Aim of Compassion International at a Time of Need

June 21, 2021

Jimmy Mellado, Record-Setting Former Olympian, Builds Team of Pro Athletes to Help Fill the Stadium’s Urgent Humanitarian Mission

Feeding and Providing Health Care for 70,000 Vulnerable Children Impacted by COVID-19 Is Key Goal of Compassion International

June 18, 2021

May 2021

Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium Has an Urgent Mission: To Help 70,000 Vulnerable Children Avert Starvation

Without Large-Scale Aid This Year, Food Crises Will Surge

May 17, 2021

With Global Food Crisis Looming, Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium Is Saving Children from Hunger

 ‘These Children Aren’t Dying of COVID—They’re Dying of Starvation,’ Says Compassion’s Santiago ‘Jimmy’ Mellado

May 11, 2021

PGA Tour Winner and Valspar Champion Sam Burns Makes Sacrifice for 70,000 Children in Need

 Family’s Sacrificial Example Led Sam and his Wife Caroline to Join Compassion International’s ‘Fill the Stadium’ Initiative, Aiding Children in Poverty During COVID-19

May 3, 2021

Compassion International’s ‘Fill the Stadium’ Answers the Call for Children in Crisis

May 3, 2021

April 2021

Cleveland Browns Quarterback Case Keenum Teams Up with Compassion International’s Fill the Stadium

Keenum: ‘We Want These Kids to Have the Same Opportunities to Live Out God’s Plan for Their Lives’

April 26, 2021

Pro Golfer Sam Burns Is Most Recent Top Athlete to Join Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium

April 19, 2021

Danny Kanell Joins Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium Team Raising Over $24 Million

The Sports Broadcaster/Former Pro Football Quarterback Is Helping to Provide Essential Food, Medical Care and Support for Children and Their Families

April 12, 2021

New York Times Best-Selling Author Randy Alcorn Supports Covid-Response Initiative Fill The Stadium.

April 5, 2021

March 2021

Standout MLB Players and Coaches Join Pros Raising Over $24 Million for Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium

Chris Davis, Adam Engel, Wil Myers, Nick Ahmed and NY Mets Coach Dave Jauss Hit a Homerun for Children in Crisis

March 29, 2021

Carolina Hurricanes’ Jaccob Slavin and Wife Kylie: Making a Difference with Compassion International

What Joining CI’s Fill The Stadium Means to the Hurricanes Defenseman: ‘Let’s Do This In Jesus’ Name!’

March 22, 2021

College Golf Fellowship’s Jason and Wife Kimberly Allred Join Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium Team

Says the Pro Golfer: ‘Our Hearts Break When We Consider the Real Struggles That These Children and Their Families Are Facing in Under-Resourced Countries

March 15, 2021

New York Mets Bench Coach Dave Jauss Joins Movement of Pros Raising Over $24 Million to Fill The Stadium for Children in Crisis

Through Compassion International, Veteran Coach Sees Hope in Dominican Republic Communities Plagued by Poverty

March 10, 2021

February 2021

Arizona Diamondbacks Nick Ahmed Hits a Homerun for Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium

The Shortstop and His Wife, Amanda, Help Children in Crisis Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 15, 2021

Chiefs Fullback Anthony Sherman Shows Dedication Both On and Off the Football Field Leading up to Sunday’s Big Game!

Anthony and Jessica Sherman Join Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium to Help Children in Crisis Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic

February 3, 2021


New England’s Matthew Slater Tackles the Pandemic Crisis

The Pro Bowl Special Teams Player Joins Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium to Aid Desperate Children Suffering Through COVID-19

February 1, 2021

January 2021

Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium Enlists New Orleans Saint Austin Carr to Aid Children in Crisis Due to the Pandemic

‘We Need to Step Up and Make a Difference’

January 25, 2021

Green Bay Packers, Past and Present, Join Compassion International’s Fill The Stadium Team

Children in Pandemic Crisis: Green Bay Teammates Go Beyond the Football Field to Respond in a Time of Great Need

January 21, 2021

They Were Opponents on the Football Field on Sunday, but Heroes Together on Monday

Pro Quarterback Case Keenum and Fullback Anthony Sherman Join Fill The Stadium to Help Desperately Needy Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 18, 2021

They Will Be Opponents on the Football Field This Sunday, but Heroes Together on Monday

Pro Quarterback Case Keenum and Fullback Anthony Sherman Join Fill The Stadium to Help Desperately Needy Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 14, 2021

For Troy and Amanda Calhoun, Supporting Compassion International and the Fill The Stadium Team is a Family Matter

The United States Air Force Academy Head Football Coach and His Family Are Assisting Children During the COVID-19 Pandemic

January 4, 2021

December 2020

Over 40 Top Leaders and Athletes Pledge $300K – $1 Million for Poverty Stricken Children Surviving the Pandemic

During COVID-19, Compassion International and Fill The Stadium Help Struggling Children Worldwide

December 28, 2020

Over 40 Top Leaders and Athletes Team Up with Compassion International and Fill The Stadium to Help Struggling Children Worldwide

In the Wake of COVID-19 Poverty-Stricken Children and Families Fight to Survive – Nation’s Top Athletes Pledge $300K – $1 Million!

December 21, 2020

New York Giants Offensive Tackle Nate Solder Teams Up with Compassion International and Fill The Stadium to Provide for Children in Need Due to COVID

‘It’s Going to Be a Life-Giving Movement,’ says Solder

December 14, 2020

New England Defensive Backs Devin and Jason McCourty Join Compassion International and the Fill The Stadium Team to Support Children in Need Due to COVID

‘This Is A Stadium that Cannot Remain Empty,’ Says Devin McCourty

December 7, 2020

November 2020

‘Fill The Stadium’ Puts Together an All-Star Lineup to Win Much-Needed Support for Kids

U.S. Women’s National Soccer Standout Alyssa Naeher
Joins a Unique Team Effort to Help Children Impacted by COVID

November 23, 2020

Top Leaders and Athletes Announce ‘Fill The Stadium,’ a Unique Effort This Fall for Children Struggling in the Wake of COVID-19

Says the Lead Team, ‘This Endeavor Desperately Needs Caring, Prayerful, Thoughtful Americans’

November 9, 2020