"More Than Just a Job: A Mission to Serve"

by Kayla Gilson I met Kristianne during one of her visits to Grapevine, TX, not far from the store I manage in Fort Worth. I learned the story of Compassion That Compels that day and saw her ministry in action at the local cancer center. I saw and heard Kristianne’s passion first hand. Her words… Read More

"A Never-Ending Love"

by Heather Autry As Store Manager of Altar’d State West County in St. Louis, I’ve been involved with Compassion That Compels and, twice, I’ve had the privilege of visiting a local cancer center with Kristianne. Last year, I met a patient, Lisa, as she was receiving treatment. I noticed Lisa sitting alone in the corner,… Read More

"My Wish"

by Sam Perdue Women who are battling cancer hold a special place in my heart. I lost my dear mother-in-law, Judy, to an aggressive sarcoma. I sat beside her during treatments, keeping her company. As she rested, I’d look around at the many women getting infusions, noticing how strong they seemed in the face of… Read More

"Passing the Torch of Faith, Hope, & Love"

by Tara Ashley I’m the store manager for Altar’d State in Frisco, TX. I’ve worked with Kristianne and Compassion That Compels since the early days of our Mission Monday partnership. All of the Compassion Bag recipients from our store are precious to me. One special lady invited me into to her inner circle of cancer… Read More