“The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there” Most people will recognize these lines from the famous poem, “Twas the night before Christmas.” For many people in Europe, the stockings are actually boots that get filled with chocolates and treats on December 6th. St. Nicholas Day […]
Thank you for all your support, love, and prayers, as the 2018 tour in Germany went incredibly well. Sarah and Steffi were able to raise funds, recruit volunteers, while making new friends and contacts for who support FFR’s mission. Three newspapers posted an article about the tour as well! Check out the below video to […]
Over the years, we have been so blessed with donations of clothes, shoes, and toys to pass on to those around us. One of the ways that we give these items out in the Children’s Hospital is through the Baby Closet. This is when we go to the moms who are staying with their little […]
Do you remember your favorite teacher? The one who made you feel extra special, or helped you understand a subject you never understood before, or gave extra recess time to the class. Our hope and prayer each is year is to find teachers for our After School Program who the kids will remember with fond […]
“How does one sum up two life changing years? It’s hard to believe that it was actually two whole years and that it has slipped passed already. My time in Romania was filled with lots of memories. Many paths were crossed both with volunteers from different parts of the world and littles who left footprints […]
Another year has begun for the children in our After School Program! We currently have over 100 children in Kindergarten through 6th grade. Many of these children have been in our programs since they were little, some we have even known from the hospital as babies, and it has been so special to watch them […]
We love getting to know our volunteers! Hearing their stories is so inspiring, and seeing how they love the babies is such a beautiful thing.
Erin Lawler Patterson, Goodness Chick, is a parenting coach for those raising pre-teens and teens chatting about mental health, drug trends and strategies to strengthen your teen and your relationship with them. Erin is an author, high school addictions counselor, motivational speaker, mom and world traveler.
I volunteered over the past year at an institution for children with severe disabilities. Each day I had the privilege to spend time with the children who live there and the staff. I was able to get to know the children’s individual personalities, and the specific activities that each of them enjoyed.
In July, we had the opportunity to run 2 different summer camps with our After School kids in Budila. How great to be able to reconnect with the kids during their holiday and spend time playing and sharing more about God’s great love for them!