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Happy New Year 2016

Posted by on Jan 4, 2016 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Happy New Year 2016

We would like to wish all our friends a very Happy New Year and thank you for all your support. Thanks to you all 2015 was an amazing year and here are just some of the highlights of 2015…. Our Special Needs Residents;  kept progressing and developing every day, all benefitted from regular massages, speech therapy,  occupational therapy, reflexology and regular sessions in our specialised sensory room. have participated (and won certificates) in a number of national art  and craft competitions. enjoyed regular cultural and educational day trips. participated in a number of Charitable events (a sponsored run for a children’s cancer hospital, an autism...

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Exhibition August 2015

Posted by on Aug 7, 2015 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Exhibition August 2015

Today some of our talented Day Centre children attended an exhibition of their work at the library in our nearest town, Tecuci. They all loved seeing their work on display and were all awarded with a certificate! Afterwards our lovely Irish volunteers, Laura, Meabh and Dervla treated the gang to ice-cream in the local park ...

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Happy Valentine’s 2015!

Posted by on Feb 14, 2015 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Happy Valentine’s 2015!

Here at Casa Bridget, we use Valentine’s Day as yet another excuse for a party and a celebration of our love for our residents! We had different races, competitions and games all modified depending on different capabilities, followed by music and dancing. We enjoyed eating sweets and home-made, heart-shaped cakes. It was a lovely day which really showed off all our residents ever improving skills and the hardwork put in by our dedicated staff! ...

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Christmas joy to over 250 in Romania

Posted by on Jan 17, 2015 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Christmas joy to over 250 in Romania

This year your generosity meant we were able to make Christmas special for even more people than in previous years! It all started on the 19th December when we had our Christmas Party for our lovely day centre children with a big lunch, presents from Father Christmas and shows for our residents. Great fun was had by all   In the days before Christmas we donated food, clothes and presents to over 200 needy people in 10 different villages, the joy on people’s faces when Father Christmas walks up their path is indescribable!   On Christmas morning our residents put on a small show which was gate crashed by Father Christmas! They were thrilled...

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Good luck Liliana!

Posted by on Nov 12, 2014 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Good luck Liliana!

We’d like to wish Liliana the very best of luck on her first day at school in IRELAND! Liliana  and her family have been supported by the foundation for a number of years and in a variety of ways. From 2007-2013 Liliana attended our Day Centre where she developed into a bright, kind and caring young lady. When Liliana turned 14 years old and left school in the village, we offered to sponsor her to go high school in the nearest town but unfortunately her mum didn’t agree. For a year Liliana stayed at home doing the housework and looking after her younger siblings. Then in 2014 the Philips family came to visit and met up with Liliana, on hearing her story they...

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Happy Halloween 2014

Posted by on Nov 1, 2014 in Eastern Europe, Featured, Recent Updates, Success Stories | 0 comments

Happy Halloween 2014

Yesterday we celebrated Halloween with a fantastic party for our residents; everybody dressed up, we danced and we ate delights such as “witches fingers” and “boiled mice”! Then we went outside to chat around the bonfire, light our pumpkins and set off Chinese lanterns! It was also Ionel’s Birthday and he had a great time scaring everyone ...

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