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The Giugiu Project: Physical therapy for children with developmental disabilities – Update

April 2015 update

“The smiles on their mothers faces, says it all” says Nely Tudor, Giurgiu Project Coordinator

The physio-therapy apparatus funded (as seen in the photo) is being used by over ten children with disabilities as part of their physical rehabilitation program. This rehabilitation machine is extremely vital for the children in need especially in the autumn and winter season when it is too cold to be outside to exercise.

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The Chidren of Glodeanu – Update

April 2015 update

“The children’s gratitude and faith in God, shines brightly” says Fr. Marian, Project Coordinator

Our satisfaction is big, although it comes from the small things and the small children of Glodeanu, whose faces light up as they receive a new backpack filled with supplies and a new set of clothes and school uniform to start the new school year.  The children are there for each other and love helping out at the community center, like Maria, who loves coming in early to clean up and prepare what is needed for when the rest of the children arrive.

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Georgiana, an example of strength: mind, body and spirit -Update

April 2015 update

“Tender as a butterfly!” that’s how Georgiana describes herself.

Georgiana one of our most needy beneficiaries which our organization has sponsored for the past four years. Her incurable disability, Bullous Epidermolysis (EB), requires constant care and attention, which implies daily application of medical creams covered with bandages.

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Christ is Risen!

Dear Saint Paraskeva Donors, Members, Volunteers and Brethren in Christ,

This most joyous time of the year is upon us let us happily wish you “Christ is Risen!”.

Christ Is Risen

As we celebrate this Holy Feast, we would like to offer our utmost gratitude for your generous donations and continuous support to our charity. Our charity, like many other charities has faced challenging financial times, yet thanks to your continuous support and appreciation, has been able to advance its important operations in Romania.

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Dr. Mariana Cuceu on WBEZ 91.5 FM

On Tuesday, December 23, 2014 Dr Mariana Cuceu, President of Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity was interviewed on the Worldview program where she talked about our organization and our mission. The interview also included live Christmas carol performances from the Bel Canto Choir of Sts. Constantine and Helen Romanian Orthodox Church of Chicago. You can listen … Read more