Remembering Romania

Just when you think volunteers forget their experience of volunteering in Romania with FFR, a Facebook message comes in like this from one of our treasured volunteers, Shawny.

Brighten Up the Staff at the Orphanage

Have you ever been in a hospital or doctor’s office where the nurses wear printed scrub tops? These cute patterns and bright colors make everything a bit cheerier! In Europe it’s very difficult to find printed scrubs tops, so nurses are always commenting on the cute scrubs that our volunteers wear. We know how hard […]

A Sweet Swedish Volunteer Comes to Romania

I come from a wonderful little place, far, far away.. It’s white and snowy as far as the eye can see, mostly dark all day long this time of year and its cold so you’ll need layers of clothes when you leave the front door. This wonderful little planet of make-believe is called Sweden.

Feel at home at Calvary Chapel Brasov

casaThis past Sunday Calvary Chapel re-opened its doors in Brasov, Romania! Nicu Hagiu, who assists with our projects and is the husband of Silvana, one of our After School Program teachers, has been praying about starting a church plant. Read more

La Multi Ani! Happy Women’s Day!

Today, March 8 on International Women’s Day, we want to thank all the women who have been, are currently, and in the future will be involved with Firm Foundations Romania! We are so blessed to not only have volunteers come from around the world, but also for the Romanian women that we work with on […]

Unexpected Experiences of Volunteering

IMG_2283Six months ago I was sitting in a minibus riding from Bucharest to Brasov, very exited and not really knowing what to expect of my time volunteering with Firm Foundations Romania. At this point, I didn’t know anyone of Firm Foundations and I didn’t know much about Romania in general. Yesterday I was sitting again in the minibus, this time on the way to go back home. Read more

After School Program Singing Time

During the After School Program, singing is one of the favorite activities for both the kids and adults. If given the choice, the kids would sing for the entire two hours! Read more

We Are Thankful…

Today we are thankful for the hearts of people who give when there is a need. Two of our Kids Club families and two of our After School Program families have received new sobas this winter!

A little bit of culture

For the past four weeks our volunteer activities have followed a bit of a theme. It began with a decision to make British scones, which we ate along with English tea and watching Pride and Prejudice. A super British night. Read more

Kids Club Pizza Party!

Last week we embarked on a new experiment for our Kids Club children. What is more than normal for any other child was a first time experience for all the children in the program…not a single child in Kids Club has ever eaten pizza before in their lives!