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Summer News from Healing Hearts Balkans, 2018

Summer News from Healing Hearts Balkans, 2018

Our latest humanitarian trip to Germany, Poland, Hungary, and Serbia was very fruitful with lots of aid given out along with the Word of God that was distributed to those desiring a handy pocket-sized version of the New Testament that they can take with them everywhere. Thanks to all of you who helped to make Read More »

Christmas 2012 “Shoe Box” Gift Distribution to Roma children

Christmas 2012 “Shoe Box” Gift Distribution to Roma children

Roma children are not used to receiving gifts at Christmas, or at any other time of the year for that matter. It’s a hard fact of their young lives that standards are low, life is hard, and if there’s ever any money around, it will go to buy food. How wonderfully satisfying was it then for us to be able to be a blessing and the hands of Jesus during this Christmas season by bringing the children Christmas “shoe box” gift packages…

More Aid for Roma Gypsy Settlement

More Aid for Roma Gypsy Settlement

We had been talking to two of our friends about how we were helping the poor Roma settlement near to us and how we had recently brought them a donated generator so they could have electricity in the evenings, since the isolated area where they are living does not have running water or electricity. The young couple, who are not so well off themselves, said they wanted to donate to them some warm bedding and other things for the winter…

Supplying Electricity to an Isolated Roma Encampment

Supplying Electricity to an Isolated Roma Encampment

Over 7 years ago while driving along an isolated country road we noticed a small Roma encampment of a few dilapidated shacks next to a tiny stream. Since we generally carry some humanitarian aid in the back of our vehicle, we stopped and went down to give them what we had with us…

Trip to Kosovo — October, 2012

Trip to Kosovo — October, 2012

It is always so rewarding to visit Kosovo. Our first trip was in the fall of 1999, just 3 months after the NATO bombing. That trip required a 16 hour drive over two mountain ranges and the traversing of myriad craters in what remained of roads that had been hit by air-to-surface missles, not to mention the…

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