• Christ is Risen!

By God’s grace SPOC remains on target – $100,800 financial aid have been awarded during the second half of 2021!

This is a truly remarkable accomplishment that was possible through a joint effort of volunteers in the United States, Canada and Romania as well as the financial support received from our donors. Through the intercession prayers of Saint Paraskeva, God   multiplied the gifts offered. In this way our charity continues its mission of bringing relief … Read more

Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

The birth of our Lord Jesus Christ, is a reminder to be thankful to God for His coming into the world. In this past year, our beloved intercessor Saint Paraskeva,  through her intercession prayers in front of Almighty God, moved the hearts of our donors enabling us to respond to many critical needs  during this … Read more

Give children joy and hope at this Christmas

Give children joy and hope at this Christmas is our last fundraising campaign for the year. Sometimes, the simplest way to spread hope and joy is through sharing our gifts with those who do not have as much. The winter is coming and some of the Romanian children live in desolate places. Their houses are … Read more

Greetings on the Feast of Saint Paraskeva!

On this blessed day of October 14, the feast of Saint Paraskeva, our protector Saint, we lift a prayerful and humble appreciation for your ongoing love and support to our mission. In spite of major challenges in personal lives and around the world, Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity continued to be faithful and successful in offering … Read more

Over $86,000 in grants awarded during the first half of 2021

In the first two quarters of the year 2021, SPOC managed to release 18 grants totaling $86,063.74. This has been possible with the help of our donors and relentless effort of volunteers in the United States, Canada and Romania. The financial assistance, time, effort, prayers, and commitment of our volunteers and donors were united and … Read more

SPOC efforts in the light of Ressurection

Dear Friends of Saint Paraskeva, Orthodox Charity, In these Light-filled moments of Holy Easter, we carry you in our hearts, with deep gratitude for your support, trust, and dedication in working with Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity. All that has been accomplished together by all of us, volunteers and donors, it becomes more meaningful on these … Read more

Christ is Risen!

“Now all things are filled with light: heaven and earth, and the nethermost regions. So let all creation celebrate the Resurrection of Christ, whereby it is established.” Pascal Canon Ode 3 In these Light-filled moments of Holy Easter, we carry you in our hearts, with deep gratitude for your support, trust and dedication in working … Read more

The Feast of Saint George – April 23 – Life and Miracles

St. George’s life St. George the Victory-bearer is one of the most respected Christian martyr-saints in both the Orthodox as well as the Catholic Church. His commemoration day is on April 23rd and is considered one of the most valiant saints of Christianity. He is widely known because of his legendary battle with the dragon. … Read more

Building Homes and Hopes for impoverished Romanian children

Over 51% of children of Romania are at poverty level; this is a big percentage compared to Bulgaria, Spain, Letonia, Greece where this is bellow 35%. We need to provide shelters for some of these children. With your support, we can offer them the help they need so desperately. Homes that we can build together … Read more

140 YEARS IN 140 SECONDS: Mariana Cuceu

Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity has been featured through its President Mariana Cuceu at the Romanian Cultural Institute and Embassy of Romania through the United States. With special gratitude we thank you the Romanian Cultural Institute/ICR Institute for highlighting our charitable agenda for Romanian children in need.

SPOC Updates for Forth Square of 2020

Thanks to the generous support of our donors, and the commitment of our volunteers in the U.S., Canada, and Romania, Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity had a wonderful fourth quarter of 2020. We were able to help many children and families across Romania with various needs including Christmas gifts for the children, food, and more. In … Read more

We wish you a Joyful Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year!

As we approach the joyful celebration of the Holy Nativity of Christ we give thanks to our God and our beloved intercessor Saint Paraskeva that we arrived once again at this blessed moment. Our words cannot express the gratitude we have for your generous support, prayers and team collaboration during the entire year of 2020. … Read more

Christmas for 1000 Romanian Children in Need

Thank you for your generous donations to our “Christmas for 1000 Romanian Children in Need” campaign! We appreciate your support to help the most underprivileged children of Romania. Together we can spread some Christmas joy! If you haven’t had the opportunity to give yet, please consider doing so through Facebook and Paypal! During this campaign and … Read more

UPDATE from PROJECTS: Offer a Hot Meal for Thanksgiving!

Cantina Saracilor Cluj -Napoca – President SPOC Mariana Cuceu is volunteering in Romania to distribute food to the most needy shelters affected by COVID-19 pandemic. Help us deliver a hot meal at this THANKSGIVING by DONATING $5 to our campaign bellow:  

$77,250 in grants distributed during the third quarter of 2020

During the 3rd quarter of 2020 Saint Paraskeva Orthodox Charity was able to distribute a total of $77,250 in grant to 14 projects that we support in Romania. We would like to thank all our donors and volunteers that made this possible.

The Feast day of Saint Paraskeva

On October 14, the Romanian Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast day of Saint Paraskeva of Epivata — also known as Saint Paraskeva of Iasi. Saint Paraskeva is a highly honored presence in the living faith of the Romanian, Greek, Bulgarian, and Serbian Orthodox communities. According to Orthodox tradition, Saint Paraskeva lived her earthly life in … Read more

Support Childhood Education in Romania!

Our youth are the future of Romania. Helping to provide a quality education for them is more critical now than ever. WITH THIS PANDEMIC CRISIS IT IS VITAL TO SUPPORT THESE UNFORTUNATE CHILDREN! All children should be provided with an equal opportunity to be successful learners. It is unfair that there are many who are … Read more