The Sonflowerz join Compassion International’s Independent Artists Network

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLO., February 13, 2008 – Compassion
International today announced a new partnership with The Sonflowerz, comprised
of sisters Elissa & Becca Leander. The popular Christian duo was named the
Best Over-All Vocal Group at last summer’s GMA Music in the Rockies competition.
As members of Compassion’s Independent Artists Network The Sonflowerz join a
growing number of artists who are lending their voice to children in need. As a
ministry Compassion International has partnered with Christian musicians,
including Michael W. Smith, Jeremy Camp, Rebecca St. James for over 20 years.

“We look forward to a partnership of ministry with The Sonflowerz.
Elissa and Becca bring a unique combination of talent and passion into their
ministry and they share our commitment to changing the lives of children.” said
Paul Haddix, of Compassion. “We believe Artists like the Sonflowerz will have an
increasingly significant role in the music industry and the Independent Artists
Network was established to give artists like The Sonflowerz the opportunity to
use their ministry to serve the poor.”

About Compassion International…

Compassion is one of the world’s largest Christian child-development
organizations, working with more than 65 denominations and nearly 4,000
indigenous church partners in Africa, Asia, Central and South America and the
Caribbean.  Since its founding in 1952, Compassion has touched the lives of more
than 1.6 million children and has been recognized for its financial integrity
with top ratings and recommendations by several of the nation’s leading
not-for-profit “watchdog” organizations.  For information about sponsoring a
child, contact Compassion online at or by calling (800)
336-7676, Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., MST.

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