Staff Profile: Alyssa

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Alyssa sits at her desk with her laptop in front of her.

Name: Alyssa

Location: Pickering, Ontario

Job title: Content and Communication Specialist

In 10 words or less, what do you do at Compassion? I tell stories about Compassion to inspire Canadians to action.

Where are your sponsored children from? Nicaragua, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania and Thailand.

What song is getting you through the pandemic? Closer by Maverick City Music

What’s your favourite local charity? UrbanPromise Toronto—they love youth and love Jesus, much like Compassion!

What’s your favourite local business? Level Ground Trading for their amazing coffee!

What scripture is speaking to you lately? “God answered, ‘I will be with you.'” – Exodus 3:12

In 30 words or less, what’s your top Compassion moment? In 2018, I interviewed Tigist, a mom in Ethiopia. While saying goodbye, she said to me, “I’m alive because of Compassion.” Those powerful words continue to stick with me.

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Written by: Compassion Canada