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Holiday Aid Deliveries

“Somehow, not only for Christmas, But all the long year through, The joy that you give to others, Is the joy that comes back to you” (John Greenleaf Whittier)
December has been a very special month of outreach, with so much good will being shared. Among other actions, a total of forty two families in […]

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

WVM’s Annual Christmas Celebration

Christmas Joy at WVM’s 1st of 2 Special Celebrations with families in need – Carols, Reflections, Material Aid, and hand-picked Presents for 111 children A big thank you to all who helped to make it possible, especially the American School of Warsaw and our hosts at International Christian Fellowship!
Special thanks also to our three […]

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

WVM and British School of Warsaw Reach Out to Warsaw’s Poor!

Last Saturday WVM & BSW joined forces with the Markowska Street Church in North Praga to organize a Charity Picnic Day where the neediest in the area could enjoy a day of Fun, Food, and Friendship. The school’s enthusiastic student body provided the main manpower. Besides a great barbeque lunch with hot and cold drinks, plus snacks etc., […]

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

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