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Summer Camp in Budila – “From Romania to Australia”

So I said ‘yes’.  And then I panicked. What had I got myself in for? Running a summer camp in a village? I didn’t even speak Romanian! What was I thinking? I was no dance, music or art expert and I had never ventured into village life since moving to Romania.

A Day in the Life of an FFR Hospital Volunteer

Calah recently came from Texas to volunteer with us for 3 months. We are so thankful to have her on our team! Below is an update she wrote after her first week in the Children’s Hospital.

Celebrating Another Year of Kids Club and After School

Every year at the end of school, we hold a graduation for our students as a way to celebrate them as they move on to the next step. We had 130 students in grade 0-7 in After School and 11 preschoolers in Kid’s Club, and we are so proud of each and every one of […]

Singing and Sharing the Message of Hope and Redemption

  “Come, let us sing for joy to the LORD; let us shout aloud to the Rock of our salvation.” Psalm 95:1    I’ve been introducing myself as the “singing philanthropist,” a person who seeks to promote the welfare of others through music. Over the past six weeks, I’ve been sharing the message of hope […]

Babies, Children, Donations, and Building Project Fills Up a Week!

It is always such an encouragement to have volunteers join us in loving these precious babies and children! We recently had a team of 7 from Virginia, and what a blessing they were to us and the little ones we serve, and how special for Kayla to have her parents here! From taking care of […]

Goodbye Sarah Peters!

Our sweet Sarah Peters has served with us for nearly 3 years. Sarah has a heart of gold, a heart for Jesus and for the people around her.

Another Year of Teen Mums Comes to a Close

This year with our young Mums in Budila, we have spent time reflecting on God’s love, the Fruit of the Spirit, and young characters in the Bible God used to achieve big things for His Kingdom. We’ve celebrated birthdays, had some pampering, visited their homes, and had more visits from the head nurse and social […]

Isus Mă Iubește! Jesus Loves Me!

We love our Kids Club kids! Every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon, they come to us for 2 hours and we get to play, sing, share a Bible story, have a snack, and do some kind of craft with them.

Blessings of Donations

Over the years, we have been so blessed by the generous donations sent to us from people all around the globe. Thanks to these gifts, we are able to provide pajamas and toys for the Brasov Children’s Hospital,

Using the Talents God has Given to Serve Where He Sends

I’m Erin Patton, and after coming to Romania as a short-term volunteer each summer, I’m currently here long-term. Over the years, I have volunteered with FFR, and also connected with other services and charities who support people with disabilities.