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Flight #445

Flight Hero: Egencia Canada

Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Manila, Philippines

Flights of Compassion Required: 1

Travel Loyalty Points Required: 50,000

Points Raised: 50,000

Points to go: 0

A Message From The Flight Recipient:

My name is Marites, they call me Tess for short. I arrived in Canada in 2010, full of hope and inspiration just because of my family back home because I have only a single parent which is my mother who raises and support us because my father was died at young age with bone cancer. Life at first here is not easy, I came here as a foreign worker and struggled a lot and cheated with my employer but still thru faith with God I never lost hope until I found a good employer and helped me to get my residency. Early year 2015 while I’m applying my residency I was diagnosed with invasive carcinoma, life is so difficult and I’m almost getting to the point to bring down. Thru God, he gave me my husband who sacrificed a lot and non stop encouraging me to fight for my illness and to those kind hearted people and friends I did managed to get back in track. I almost spend my life working abroad to support my family , I left my country year 2006 and work in Taiwan for almost 4 years, then I cross the country going here. Life is not easy but as long as you have faith in God there’s no impossible, now I am facing another difficulty or trials in life again because the cancer from my breast goes up to my head and it was stage IV now but I always never lose hope because I know a lot of people willfully giving their hands to help. This place is my second home even I straggled a lot for almost 10 years leaving here without seeing my intire family back home I never feel neglected because you guys ( Doctor’s, Social workers and friends ) still keep helping people like me. Seeing my whole family back home this coming Christmas is one of the greatest gift I could have. Thank you so much God bless and more power.

Flight Hero Sponsor: Egencia Canada

Egencia Canada has committed to helping Give A Mile raise at least 50,000 miles to support further flights of compassion.

We are so thankful for all the miles donated and the help this provides us to award flights to people seeking hope, hugs, and togetherness with loved ones in their time of greatest need.

Please reach out to us at [email protected] if you or someone you know is in need of a flight of compassion.