Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/ 60 Help a priest pay for emergency dental work http://fundforassistance.org/news_141120_2.html Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/FrOleg.jpg&archive=0&final_h=117&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Fr Oleg Yarovoy (Royal Martyrs Church in Sparks, NV) gets a small salary from his parish - it's enough for the bare necessities of his family. But there isn&rsquo;t anything for emergencies.</p> <p>He was getting along, but then one day this happened.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_141120_2.html Abbot Nektariy from Mexico: On the verge of physical collapse http://fundforassistance.org/news_141105_1.html Thu, 06 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/ARCH.NEK2.jpg&archive=0&final_h=201&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>We've received bad news from Mexico City. Fr Nektariy Haji-Petropoulos - abbot of the Holy Trinity Monastery in Mexico City - says the monastery may need to close its doors before Western Christmas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_141105_1.html FFA donors provide Medicine to Refugees living at Svyatogorsk Holy Dormition Lavra http://fundforassistance.org/news_141104_1.html Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/events/2014/Medical-exam_Lavra_refugees.jpg&archive=0&final_h=107&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Svyatogorsk (Holy Mountain) Holy Dormition Lavra in Eastern Ukraine has admitted 800 refugees from the current warzone. The holy habitation has turned over the monastery guesthouse to the refugees to use as shelter and living quarters, as well as provided free meals, medical assistance, and any required clothing.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_141104_1.html I Can See Clearly Now! http://fundforassistance.org/news_141009_2.html Mon, 13 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=peg&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/united%20states/jordanville/image.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=213&final_w=160&percent=100"><p><strong>How you saved a Jordanville monk from going blind </strong></p> <p>The last thing you expect to hear when you&rsquo;re only 30 years old is: &ldquo;You are losing your eye sight&rdquo;. Riassophor monk Alexander, candle maker and reader at Holy Trinity Monastery in Jordanville, NY, has had vision problems for years. And his sight was rapidly deteriorating.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_141009_2.html Home, Sweet RV, - no more! http://fundforassistance.org/news_141009_1.html Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/united%20states/HCM/_HCM7972.jpg&archive=0&final_h=106&final_w=160&percent=100"><p><strong>Thanks to your generosity, brethren abandon temporary housing for monastic cells </strong></p> <p>Brother David entered Holy Cross Monastery as a novice 3 years ago, at a time when Holy Cross Monastery was growing so fast, it was splitting at the seams. There were so many prospective novices, there was a waiting list to enter the monastery.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_141009_1.html Find out exactly how much good you've done - read our bulletin! http://fundforassistance.org/news_140918_1.html Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=png&relativeimage=images/clipart/ffa_newsletter7.png&archive=0&final_h=192&final_w=160&percent=100"><p><a href="/files/newsletters/ffa_newsletter_aug2014-2.pdf" target="_blank">Click here to read</a></p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140918_1.html Her family abandoned her... Then YOU came in! http://fundforassistance.org/news_140917_1.html Wed, 17 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <p><iframe src="//www.youtube.com/embed/jhHhbZJZaWI" width="100%" height="315" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen="allowfullscreen"></iframe></p> <p>Thanks to donors like you, Elizaveta and suffering young people like her find a new family at Orthodox Youth Retreats.</p> <p><a href="https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&amp;hosted_button_id=E28M4SG9YSRG8" target="_blank"><span style="font-size: large;">Please support our Youth Programs!</span></a></p> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140917_1.html Help Refugees from Ukraine! http://fundforassistance.org/news_140910_1.html Wed, 10 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/iStock_000007392659Small.jpg&archive=0&final_h=106&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Dear brothers and sisters, <br /><br />May I introduce you to Bogdan? <br /><br />He&rsquo;s a cute little guy. He loves playing hide-and-seek and watching cartoons. <br /><br />He looks like a typical 4 year old. But Bogdan has already witnessed horrors that will likely affect his whole life. <br /><br />Bogdan is a refugee from Eastern Ukraine. His grandmother was able to scrape enough money to flee the war-torn region with him. Bogdan&rsquo;s mother and father, his sister Anya and his parrot Plut had to stay back.<br /><br />When watching TV, Bogdan continually asks his grandmother: &ldquo;Is he going to be killed? What about her? Is she safe?&rdquo; <br /><br />This 4-year old has already experienced grief and death, want and hunger... Night after night he screams with terror and calls for his mother. He may never see her again... <br /><br />There are thousands stories like this one.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140910_1.html Her Shattered Life, Made New http://fundforassistance.org/news_140909_1.html Tue, 09 Sep 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/portraits/Liza4.jpg&archive=0&final_h=242&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>Her family disowned and abused her when she converted to Orthodoxy. But your kindness let her find a new family within the Church.</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140909_1.html Our Annual Report is out! http://fundforassistance.org/news_140720_1.html Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:00:00 -0400 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=jpg&relativeimage=images/clipart/annual_report_thumb.jpg&archive=0&final_h=206&final_w=160&percent=100"><p>See what your donations have accomplished in 2013! Thank you for keeping our Church strong!</p> <p><a href="/files/annual_reports/annual_report_2013.pdf" target="_blank">Read the report here.</a></p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140720_1.html Orthodoxy a la Uganda http://fundforassistance.org/news_140127_2.html Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=peg&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/uganda/FrChristopher.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=195&final_w=130&percent=100"><p>"Father Chris is one of the most amazing people I&rsquo;ve ever met. He is always in good spirits and loves to laugh. He welcomes all those that come to him, will give you anything you ask, but will never ask for anything in return."</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140127_2.html Take a pilgrimage to Uganda from the comfort of your home! http://fundforassistance.org/news_140127_1.html Mon, 27 Jan 2014 00:00:00 -0500 <div><img border="0" hspace="5" vspace="0" align="left" src="http://fundforassistance.org/display_image.php?ext=peg&relativeimage=images/projects/locations/uganda/chapel.jpeg&archive=0&final_h=65&final_w=130&percent=100"><p>You are invited to take a pilgrimage to a unique church on Bukasa Island, Uganda. You can click through this amazing panorama and listen to Liturgy served in a local language. The <a href="http://www.fundforassistance.org/tour/temp_church.html" target="_blank">wooden chapel</a> was built by Fr Christopher Walusimbi, who heads the small ROCOR mission there. FFA has been supporting Fr Christopher for several years.&nbsp;</p></div> Fund for Assistance to the ROCOR http://fundforassistance.org/news_140127_1.html