Toria feels blessed to have started at Lifeline in 2017. She serves as an International Social Worker on the Eurasia team. A Louisiana native, Toria graduated from the University of Alabama in 2015 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work. She then went on to receive a Master’s Degree in Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) from CIU in South Carolina. Toria has a deep passion for welcoming the foreigner, caring for the orphan, and reaching those who have not yet heard of the Gospel! She and her husband, Samuel Parsons, currently live in downtown Birmingham and attempt to keep their plants alive!