Help Send a Child to Camp in Romania!
It is easy for each of us to be thankful for what we have. It is harder for us to look at people, especially children, who have less, who do less and who experience less. Here is an opportunity for you to donate to the children living in poor conditions in the capital city of Romania, Bucharest. We work with these children on a weekly basis and have gotten to know them well. These kids are funny, loving, and super fun despite coming from difficult family circumstances and tough conditions. We want to give them something they will never forget this summer; a week long camp in the countryside. The camp will include games, songs, Bible time, sports, art, a field trip, and even going out to dinner one night! With financial help from you, we can make this happen. The cost for each child to attend is $160 for the week. Our goal is bring 30 children, ages 9-12, to camp with us this July. Money donated will cover buying supplies for all activities, food for the week, train tickets to and from the camp, shampoo, soap, other general toiletries and overall expenses for room and board at the camp location. We are not looking for 20 people to be heroes and donate lots of money, we are asking for whatever you CAN donate, to make this an experience of a lifetime for these kids! For more information about the camp and information on some of the children who will be attending, please visit cck.ccbucuresti.ro.
Here are some ways you can help!
$160 will send a child to camp and cover all of their costs and needs
$100 will pay for the food for TWO children for the week of camp
$32 will pay for an entire day of camp for a one child
$10 will feed a child for a day in camp
Also, if you are interested in coming to camp with us to help serve, please contact me and we can discuss further!
Thank you, from all of us at Calvary Chapel Bucharest and from all the children too!
THANKS AGAIN! It was so great knowing we had so much support from around the world!
I have heard that the children and more excited than ever, as are their parents. I think I can speak for our entire 15 person staff and say that although we are a little nervous, we are SO blessed to be able to do this for the kids, and more importantly, for His Kingdom.
Again, Thank you!!! The amount of support is overwhelming and very much appreciated!
I want to start by saying a HUGE thank you to everyone who has donated to this camp so far. It is incredibly encouraging to know that we are not alone in wanting these children to be a part of this great experience.
I wanted to update you on where we are financially. Thankfully, it is good news! After looking over our initial budget of $4,500 we readjusted our camp budget to 5,000 US dollars. We COULD do the camp in $4,500, but we would have to leave out camp pictures, a camp shirt, and possibly an ice cream or souvenir for the kids on our day out. We have an amazing staff for this camp who are continuing to work very hard to get the most "˜bang for our buck,' but we felt like the children should be able to have a nice printed picture of their time here, a camp shirt to remind them of what fun we had, and a candy apple as we walk around the medival ruins on our field trip!
The great news is, out of the $5,000 dollars we aim to raise, we have $3,500. We have had some donations from England and a lot from Romania that are not recorded on this website. The best part of this is the donations from Romania. Although all the money we have received is greatly appreciated, it is so amazing to see Romanians donate to the children in their community. They see that the children go without many things and want to be a part of financially helping them have an experience of a lifetime.
Again, thank you for all the donations already. We are so thankful for all of the support we have received and are excited to fundraise for a few more weeks to complete the financial aspect of camp! I can't tell you how excited the kids are for camp, it is all they talk about!