Staff Profile: Mike

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Mike wearing a navy button up, in front of his desk in his home office

Name: Mike

Location: Kelowna, British Columbia

Job title: Manager of Partnership Development

In 10 words or less, what do you do at Compassion? I oversee Compassion’s national team of partner relationship managers.

Where are your sponsored children from? Ecuador

What song is getting you through the pandemic? Promises (feat. Joe L Barnes & Naomi Raine) by Maverick City Music

What’s your favourite local charity? I came to know Jesus at Gardom Lake Bible Camp as a 7-year-old and have been a massive champion of the ministry ever since.

What’s your favourite local business? I love a coffee shop that has a faith underpinning and includes a counselling / support arm: Third Space Cafe.

What scripture is speaking to you lately? “I planted the seed, Apollos watered it, but God has been making it grow. So neither the one who plants nor the one who waters is anything, but only God, who makes things grow.” – 1 Corinthians 3:6-7

In 30 words or less, what’s your top Compassion moment? I started at Compassion right at the beginning of the pandemic, and it has actually resulted in a “shrinking of the distance” as all staff became “remote.” Technology has brought us together!

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Written by: Compassion Canada