Find us on Give.net

Givenet-SUPPORT-button-LARGE-redWe are pleased to announce that we have just completed our registration on Give.net, the popular charity online giving web site. Clicking on the Give.net logo on this page will take you straight to our donation page where you can make a gift to us.

If you want to hold a fundraising event for the benefit of our charity, you can also do this on the Give.net website. Just set up a fund raising account at Give.net and then search for the Cornel Romanian Rehabilitation Centre Trust when you are setting up your fund raising page. All of the donations that you receive for your event will then come straight to us.

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Donations made easy!

We think we are doing a great job helping our disadvantaged, disabled friends in RomaniaFacebook-180 and I’m sure you are all with us. However, the process of making a donation to a charity or other cause that you support is often difficult. So, we’ve just set up an account with JustTextGiving which will enable you to send a donation to the charity by mobile phone using a standard text message. One of the great things about this facility is that all of the costs are carried by the service sponsor (Vodafone). This means that you don’t pay anything extra to donate and we don’t get charged any administration charges to receive your donation. EVERYTHING you give comes to us!

In addition, if you are a UK taxpayer, we can reclaim an additional 25% of the gift you donate. This is all done automatically for us by JustTextGiving, so long as you reply “YES” to the text you get back in response to your gift.

So, what is stopping you from giving today? We’d love to see gifts of £100 or £500 but any gift, no matter how small, is equally appreciated. If £5 is all you can spare, that would be fantastic….. just send your text ‘CRRC13 £5‘ to 70070.

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Trustees Meeting 11-Jul-2013

The Board of Trustees met yesterday (11th July) to review recent activities of the charity and to discuss future plans. We are really excited about some potential future developments but unfortunately, we’re not yet in a position to let you know about them! We just have a couple of hurdles to get over first that we’d appreciate your prayers for – that God would give us guidance and make our path clear. As soon as we are able to give details, we’ll be sure to post an update as quickly as we can as I’m sure you too will be as excited as us.

In the meantime, rest assured your donations are being put to great use and disadvantaged people in Romania are having their lives transformed. We are looking at different ways of making it easier to give; our Virgin Money Giving page should be available soon. Until then, please feel free to contact us to make bank transfer donations or cheque donations.

You can also check-out our Facebook page !! Remember to “Like” us and to share interesting news with your Facebook friends too.

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Update

At UK prices, the limbs we have supplied over the past twelve months would have cost around £40,000 but, because we have been able to recycle discarded components from the UK, we have only spent around £3500 on this area.  … Continue reading

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It’s a long way to Constanta

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It appears to be a common theme that our patients are far travelled.  Petrisor, Marius and Vasillica had an average journey time of eight hours to get to the clinic in Constanta .  The sad fact is they have no … Continue reading

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The teams at work in Slatina and Caracal

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Report from Ken McCrea, Clinical Director It has been really pleasing to see the progress made by the children we have been treating for over four years in Slatina.  Stefan now attends school and continues to develop physically as well … Continue reading

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New volunteers

We have made four clinical trips to Romania since the last Newsletter and have welcomed some new volunteers/conscripts to our teams, notably Sarah Bacon, a specialist paediatric Physiotherapist, and Ian Massey, Prosthetist, who have both added so much knowledge and … Continue reading

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