Offer a Smile!

Day Centre in Bârlad (Romania)

What is this project about?

  • Our parish aims to lend a helping hand to 31 children from a Day Centre in  Bârlad, Romania. The day centre runs within the Social Centre “Sfântul Ierarh Iosif cel Milostiv” and it addresses children aged 5-14, coming from families in need, with single parents or living with their grandparents.

  • Within this centre, children receive 2 meals daily - after school, and before leaving the centre in the evening to return to their families. They also get help with homework and take part in educational activities.

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How do we plan to help?

How can you help?

  • We aim to help these children 3 times per year – for Easter, start of school, and Christmas – with goods for children or with funds for the centre, depending on their needs.

  • We are looking to identify an “adoptive” family or a group of people who can provide long term support 3 times per year. 

  • For Easter this year, the centre is planning to buy scooters and roller skates, estimated cost of £1240, equivalent of  £40 per child. We hope to collect this amount by 23-Apr-2021.

  • You can help by donating via the parish website, GoCardless option and select Day Centre in Bârlad.

  • You can choose to offer long term support for a child (please get in touch for more details).

  • You can share the project details with your family and friends and encourage them to get involved.

 

Any child would be  happy to have a good and helpful friend, no matter how far away! 

 

Contact details in our parish:

Ioana Popescu: iona_kadjia@yahoo.com/07853583825

Oana Lang: oana_lang@yahoo.com

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