Spreading Peace and Love to those in the Shadows

He will cover you with his feathers,
and under his wings you will find refuge;
his faithfulness will be your shield and rampart.

Psalm 91:4

Karson’s Kompassion Project

On January 23, 2018 Karson Whitesell’s life was cut short when she was shot and killed in a random act of violence. She was a bright light with a beautiful spirit that was taken from this world far too soon. While Karson was only 19 years old at the time of her death, she lived an extremely full life. She loved fiercely and deeply.

To ensure that light and love would triumph over the tragedy that took Karson from this world Karson’s Kompassion Project was formed.

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Growing up being taught the importance of service to others, Karson spent the summer of 2017 in Africa on a short term mission trip. While there the people of Swaziland stole her heart. As a lasting legacy to her servant’s heart we will continue to take teams to the same community that Karson loved to improve the conditions for the people there.


Kuddles for Kids

Collecting Stuffed Animals for First Responders

In the spring the community so generously donated over 3,000 stuffed animals for the Kuddles for Kids Project. The animals were donated in memory of Detective Mike Doty and Karson who both lost their lives within a week of each other in January 2018. Mike and Karson both had such passion for children so we knew it was a perfect fit to team up with Detective Doty’s family on this project. The animals were sorted and given to first responders to have on hand to give to children that they encounter in a crisis situation.

Due to the overwhelming support from the community and the appreciation of law enforcement we have decided to make Kuddles for Kids an annual event. I know that both Mike and Karson are beaming with joy about this successful project.


Stuffed Animals Collected in May 2018

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Latest News & Events

A Playground In Swaziland

Days after Karson’s death, a GoFundMe account was set-up in her name. We wanted to be sure this money was put to good use for the people of Swazilan[...]

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Good Day Charlotte

Karson Kompassion Project Debbie Whitesell visits Good Day Charlotte tells us about Karson Kompassion Project, an initiative used to keep her daughter[...]

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T-Shirts are available

Are you interested in purchasing a Karson’s Kompassion Project t-shirt and carrying our message out into the community? Cost is only $20 for Adult S[...]

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Kuddles for Kids update

Past Events
In the spring the community so generously donated over 3,000 stuffed animals for the Kuddles for Kids Project. The animals were donated in memory of D[...]

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Karson’s Kompassion is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the State of South Carolina. All donations are tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law.


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