Thursday, April 19, 2018
The Latest at PHFTC
I am so eager to be back in Romania soon~ 5 weeks to be exact! But there is still so much to do before I get there! We have added two new Board Members to our Board, which I will introduce in the next letter! We are very thankful for their interest and excited to see how God uses their talents for this Ministry!
I have received many Loveys from kind women who have been sewing all year; Desitan rash cream, onsies and beautiful wall cling donations from so many! I also hope to take over something new this year; fabric books for the hospital babies that can be washed frequently.
I have received the wonderful news that the Oradea hospital after looking at my medical tests and childcare classes has accepted me back in to work this year! This is such a praise and I cannot explain how fearful I was of not being able to hold those precious babies myself!
Please continue to pray for funding! We had over $1200 come in for March Madness and we have just received a $2000 donation to cover our employee in Sibiu's part time salary! We also have a great Sock Fundraiser going on right now and numerous generous donations from individuals coming in weekly. However, we still will need several more thousand to be up to budget for the end of the year and we are so thankful to all of you who have supported us this year!
If you haven't checked out our website in a while go on over and see the 2017 pie chart. We are also adding testimonials from employees and partner foundations for you to read. Also, if you haven't added this email to your contacts, please do. We have been getting some bounces and for some our updates are going into their Spam accounts. https://www.projecthopeforthechildren.org/
Baby N is 6 months old in our room with Bronchitus
Posted by Ramona Petrella Cummings at 12:58 PM
Monday, March 26, 2018
The Latest at PHFTCGood Morning!
We are still running our March Madness Campaign and looking for single or monthly donations. As this is the 15 year Anniversary of working in Romania, may I suggest a minimum donation of $15 or for fun anything divisible by 15?
Almost every day, I receive a report from our staff in Romania telling about what children we are caring for and the history behind them. Many are very sad and even more could have been avoided with proper nutrition and education.
Currently, we are helping a child on the 8th floor of our First Hospital. She was brought in by her Roma mother. The mother is a very respectful, but a poor woman and can no longer care for her child. "Hope" is seven years old, weighs about 20 lbs and has Tetraplegia~ the paralysis of all four limbs. She is terminal. We are providing carrot juice and yogurt for her. Please pray for her to be comforted.
We are also caring for several babies on our own ward. Each little one has their own story, Some will be go home to the parents, some will be adopted and others will be sent to live in an orphanage. All small and weak and not understanding this life they have been born into. Please take the time to look at their pictures and share with your family even, We are blessed and need to be reminded of it!
Please consider donating today and aiding us in this work! http://PayPal.Me/phftc Or you can send a check to PHFTC 6983 Chase Rd, Fabius, NY 13063
Thank you for your interest and support!
Posted by Ramona Petrella Cummings at 10:43 AM
Tuesday, March 13, 2018
The Latest at PHFTCI am so pleased to report that we have $600 in one time donations come in so far! A great start to our fundraiser!
As many of you know, we have another hospital in the middle of Romania that we have been working with for several years now.This hospital is small and modern, yet still they have the many social children. we have average about 30 per month.
We have had a nurse named Cornelia who has been our Volunteer Liaison, storing and distributing the supplies since we started in Sibiu. However, just this summer we hired a wonderful woman, Dora who is working part time caring and loving on those babies there. This has been wonderful for the hospital and the children. The hospital has even agreed to let us a bring a small team of women over this year! We are excited about our work here!
Dora,Alina and Cornelia in Sibiu
We have added wall clings to the rooms to brighten and stimulate the children.
Bathing the babies is a daily activity.
We have children from infant on up to the preschool age in Sibiu
One of the things we do in Sibiu is purchase books so as the children leave the hospital each child can have a book of their own to keep.
If you are interested in helping us in this work you can send a check to Project Hope for the Children, Inc, 6983 Chase Rd, Fabius NY 13063
You can also pay by PayPal on our website
Please feel free to like and follow us on Facebook and Instagram
Posted by Ramona Petrella Cummings at 3:32 PM
Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Project Hope for the Children, Inc: March Madness 2018: The Latest at PHFTC Happy March Everyone! I hope everyone's winter has been going well and this will be the last month of snow for m...
Posted by Ramona Petrella Cummings at 12:25 PM
The Latest at PHFTCHappy March Everyone!
I hope everyone's winter has been going well and this will be the last month of snow for most of us! My family and I had the privilege of going to Thailand for two weeks and we so enjoyed the warmth and sun there! But now we have returned just in time for our annual fundraising time! Before I explain a little more about this month's fundraising, here is a brief update of what we have been doing at Project Hope for the Children the past several months.
This past year saw us grow, as the Lord gently led us to help in new ways in Romania! We were able to hire one part time maternal assistant in our Sibiu Hospital~ the only worker for an average of 30 social babies! It is going well and we are hoping to add another worker this year,if we can find someone qualified! PHFTC also was able to increase the salary of our longtime employee, Alina, who supervises our projects so beautifully!
We were able to assist two different foundations with their openings of an after school care facility and preschool respectively. We donated supplies of food and items to help them get up and going and we love seeing the faces of these children as they are introduced to new ideas such as: hygiene, proper food, God's Word, educational instruction, etc.
We also continued to help our two other regular foundations with diapers, wipes, food and cleaning supplies for their orphan homes and Gypsy projects! As usual,we aided other foundations in the hospital in Oradea when they lack the money to buy supplies for their social babies, and,of course, our primary goal of funding our wards in the Oradea and Sibiu Hospitals with every baby essential you can think of!
With all that going on, it is time I return and purchase the supplies, reconnect with the hospital staff and foundation directors and check on our employees, as well as cuddle as many babies as the hospital allows! The dates are March 25- June 8th!
Sooo... that brings us to our annual March Madness Fundraiser! If you are not familiar with it, let me explain how it started. March was the month I moved to Romania so many years ago and so I enjoy dedicating a month of online fundraising to help meet our budget before my Spring trip! This year it is the 15 year anniversary of working in orphan care in Romania. This is such a huge milestone for myself and PHFTC and I cannot tell you how incredibly blessed I have been because of this ministry!
This month, I will be sending out many more mailings and posting pictures and information on our Facebook and Instagram pages. Please join in, contribute, donate and share with your friends about this foundation and what we do! Because it is our 15th year, would you consider giving in amounts divisible by 15, such as: $15 ,$30, $45, $115 etc.
You can do so immediately by clicking on our PayPal link here http://paypal.me/phftc .
You can also go to our website and donate via the link and make reacurring donations https://www.projecthopeforthechildren.org/support.html. (And yes, it works this year:)
Also, if you haven't seen us on FB or Instagram come check us out. I post as many pictures as possible on these sites.
I'm excited about this month and about this year ahead of us! Thank you for your support!
Posted by Ramona Petrella Cummings at 12:12 PM