• The Life, the Akathist, and the Paraklesis of Saint Paraskeva of Iași

School of Varlaam Scholarships

Site Progress to Date Varlaam Mitropolitul School is a school in Iasi operating under Orthodox Christian values. The students attending this institution are cultivating their talents in an Orthodox spirit, and in this way Varlaam Mitropolitul School is contributing to the moral development of a new generation of future Christian Romanian leaders. This school serves … Read more

Saint Nicholas Shoes and Saint Nicholas College, Iasi, Romania

Site Progress to Date Situated in the city of Iasi and under the patronage of Saint Nicholas, the college hosts dedicated theologian students embodying Christian values and morals.  Their goals are to help guide and change the way society lives through virtuous responsibility, professionalism, and dedication to help our brothers and sisters in need. Their … Read more

The Village of Children – Valea Plopului

Site Progress to Date The village of Valea Plopului, located 16 km from Vălenii de Munte, is the charity site of the “Pro-Vita for the born and unborn” Social Centre operated within the Valea Plopului Parish, where the parish priest and charity mediator Father Nicolae Tănase has been serving the community since 1979. The Pro … Read more

Saint Onufrie Social Settlement, Cluj, Romania

Site Progress to Date SPOC’s partnership with Saint Onufrie Social Settlement started in 2015. It is to date one of our longest beneficiaries and a major investment site. The site offers accommodation in two separate residential houses which are fully operational and host about 20 abandoned children. The two family-style houses for the Protection of … Read more

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