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It Made a Difference For That One

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.

Goodbye, Blanca!

After volunteering with us for over a year, the time has come to say goodbye to our dear Blanca as she and her husband move back to their home in Spain. Blanca has been a hospital shift supervisor, friend to all of us, and the loving arms of a mother for so many babies in […]

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 […]

Roma Conference in Bucharest

Andreea Mondoc recently had the opportunity to go to a conference in Bucharest about tinerii romi între stereotipuri și prejudecăți (“young Roma between stereotypes and prejudices”), and we asked her to share about her experience while there.