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Annual Christmas Celebration

On Sunday the 10th of December WVM hosted its Annual Christmas Meeting at the International Community Center in Pulawska. Besides distributing material aid, we sang carols, read Christmas reflections, and were joined by special guests including ‘Santa’ – who had the rewarding job of giving the children their special gifts :-)
Thanks to the involvement […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off

New Soup Kitchen Project

As the weather has gotten colder, we have been reaching out to some very poor people in our area on Monday afternoons. Besides  supplying clothing and food around twice a month to the most needy in Piaseczno, we have started to make a weekly commitment to serve a warm meal as well.  WVM volunteers […]

By |November 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

‘Side By Side’ Volunteering

Pictured above is a great example of what we call  ‘Side By Side’ Volunteering – a wonderful way to spend meaningful time with your family –  reaching out together to people in need!  (L-R) American Ambassador Paul Jones and his wife Catherine with their young adult children Hale and Ally, niece Ella and Mike […]

By |September 13th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

WVM Summer Camp

On the 24th of June we traveled down to the South of Poland with around 100 individuals from difficult situations, as well as volunteers. We were on our way to the Elim Christian Center in Lwówek Śląski, where WVM hosted its annual summer camp. We enjoyed nine wonderful days of fun in the sun, […]

By |August 1st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

The Warsaw Charity Ball

On Saturday, May 6th we hosted The Warsaw Charity Ball at the Westin Hotel, which was a great success! It was a wonderful opportunity for those attending to have a special night out for a good cause. All the funds raised will go in their entirety towards W.V.M.’s Social Center Building Fund. Sincere thanks […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

‘Soul Shelter’ Retreat

Over the 5 day ‘long weekend’ holiday in May, we held a ‘Soul Shelter’ Retreat, where members of WVM’s “Families in Crisis” program had a chance to get some respite in the peaceful town of Lwówek Śląski, in South Poland. We were hosted at the Elim Christian Center, a lovely renovated 16th century palace, […]

By |June 5th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Easter Celebration for Families in Crisis

On Easter Sunday WVM held a special meeting for members of our “Families in Crisis” Program. There were fun festive-themed activities organized for the kids and with the kind help of the British School of Warsaw and some other dear local friends, we were able to supply an Easter Hamper full of goods and […]

By |April 28th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Action for the Homeless in Piaseczno

We have recently started a new action in reaching out to the homeless and the poorest of the poor in the Piaseczno area. We have been distributing food and clothing, as well as serving some refreshments, and we hope to do so on a regular basis.
We found out that one of the individuals present […]

By |April 14th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off

Additional Festive Community Meeting

On the last Sunday before Christmas we hosted an additional celebration for a further group of 30 + families in need. We distributed food, clothing, toys, and special Christmas presents for kids. Many thanks to the British School of Warsaw for donating an additional 30 hampers of food and treats. Special appreciation also to […]

By |January 3rd, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off