Presents and shoeboxes were donated to over 1500 school children and the elderly and disabled in 15 villages over Christmas ! Shoeboxes, presents and food were donated to school children, the elderly and disabled in Romania over Christmas!
As our Day Centre family has grown, it has become impossible to celebrate everyone's Birthday individually. Therefore we have decided to have a party every month to celebrate ALL the Birthday's for that month! Last week we celebrated the February Birthday's with a massive cake, singing, dancing and lots of fun!
Today we had our traditional Valentine's Party and took the opportunity to show how our residents have progressed under the love and care of our dedicated staff. We played different games that showed improvement in various skills such as colour matching, counting, dexterity and mobility, all in a fun environment and with calming music in
We are five months in to our project to prevent school abandonment and we are really pleased with the progress we've made. We are working with 14 children who are currently in their final year at the village school. At the end of the school year they will take national exams in Romanian and Maths
We would like to wish all our friends a very Happy New Year and thank you for all your support. Thanks to you all 2015 was an amazing year and here are just some of the highlights of 2015.... Our Special Needs Residents; kept progressing and developing every day, all benefitted from regular massages, speech
Today some of our talented Day Centre children attended an exhibition of their work at the library in our nearest town, Tecuci. They all loved seeing their work on display and were all awarded with a certificate! Afterwards our lovely Irish volunteers, Laura, Meabh and Dervla treated the gang to ice-cream in the local park
Here at Casa Bridget, we use Valentine's Day as yet another excuse for a party and a celebration of our love for our residents! We had different races, competitions and games all modified depending on different capabilities, followed by music and dancing. We enjoyed eating sweets and home-made, heart-shaped cakes. It was a lovely day
This year your generosity meant we were able to make Christmas special for even more people than in previous years! It all started on the 19th December when we had our Christmas Party for our lovely day centre children with a big lunch, presents from Father Christmas and shows for our residents. Great fun was