Warsaw Diplomatic Community joins WVM Prison Outreach – Bringing Hope for a Better Tomorrow!

Following great efforts by Dutch, Maltese, German, and Luxembourgian diplomats and spouses this year, Norwegian and American colleagues recently visited Warsaw’s Grochów and Mokotów Penitentiaries with us.
 Below are their reflections from the meetings;
“Thank you so much for this. We have been sitting this evening trying to sort out all the strong and emotional impressions from […]

By |October 13th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

School Supplies For Struggling Families

Many thanks to all who kindly donated funds towards school books and supplies for struggling families this school year! Obviously it makes a big difference in a child’s life when he/she has the materials needed to learn and to participate in the scholastic environment.
Pictured here are some of the happy recipients!

By |October 6th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

WVM Summer Camp 2016

With the help of kind friends and sponsors – especially SHOM, FIBC, and BSW, we were able to take close to 100 people from crisis situations, on a much needed and appreciated family holiday. We were joined by enthusiastic local volunteers as well as a group of ‘happy helpers’ from FIBC Copenhagen, all of who […]

By |August 2nd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The Warsaw Charity Ball 2016

On May 14th WVM hosted its annual fundraiser, this year entitled “The Warsaw Charity Ball 2016”, at the Westin Hotel. Thanks especially to our amazingly talented and energetic volunteer organizer, Caroline, the event was a great success in every way!
The fund-raising aspect is still ongoing, and is already way above our best hopes :-) […]

By |June 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

WVM’s first “Soul Shelter” Spiritual Retreat

Over the long May weekend, WVM organized a Spiritual Retreat near the Polish mountains at a renovated palace in the beautiful Lwówek Sląski. Participants had a chance to take a break from the busyness of everyday life, and regenerate spiritually. In a wonderful atmosphere of honesty and trust, each was able to share their hearts as well as […]

By |May 14th, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

WVM’s Easter Outreach

On Good Friday we had meaningful commemorations with inmates at both the Grochow Women’s and also the Rakowiecka Men’s Penitentiaries. We were happy to be joined in the morning by our good friends Rolf and his wife Olivia at the women’s prison, and by another dear friend, Paul, […]

By |April 3rd, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Christmas/Winter aid deliveries to families in need!

With the help of friends and sponsors, especially the American School of Warsaw,  in December we were able to deliver 5 truckloads of Christmas/winter aid boxes and special hampers to all 60+ members of the WVM “Families in Crisis” program.  Many were overwhelmed to see how much had been donated for them and their children, and we saw an abundance of tears and […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Christmas Community Meeting

On the 13th of December, WVM held its Christmas Community Meeting. A distribution of food, clothing, and toys took place. Thanks to the Students, Parents, and Staff at American School of Warsaw each of the 133 children from the “Families in Crisis” program received a Christmas gift from our special guest, Santa :-) There […]

By |January 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Opportunity to Sponsor School Books for a Child in Need!

With the 2015/2016 Polish School Year getting underway next Tuesday September 1st sadly many kids will show up without the required text and exercise books! Annually this is a significant cause of embarrassment and stress for children and parents alike. For approximately PLN 500 (Euro 125) you can meet this pressing need for a […]

By |August 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off