January to May 2016 – Birthday Parties made possible with your donations

January to May 2016 – Birthday Parties made possible with your donations. Thanks for your kind contributions.  

St Leontie Orphanage featured on ProTV, a leading Romanian TV station

For the last two years we covered all the birthday parties for the children at the St Leontie orphanage (links to their Facebook page, and their website). Saint Hierarch Leontie orphanage, Radauti Translation from Romanian to English below, courtesy of Amalia Nichifor It is 6 o’clock on a chilly fall morning. Heading towards an open…Continue Reading…

August 2015 – Birthday Parties made possible with your donations

Birthday Parties in August 2015. A nice outing made possible by your donations. Thanks to Father Iustin for helping coordinate the project. 

July Birthday Parties made possible with your donations

Birthday Parties in July 2014 made possible by your donations. Thank you all for your support. You made a big difference on these children birthday.

The Delight of a Birthday

As Mother Teresa once said, “Let us always meet each other with a smile, for the smile is the beginning of love.”  The goals that we make are supposed to be reachable and attainable. That’s why Eastern Lighthouse has proposed the “90 Day Plan”. This plan was constructed to help E.L. reach out to at…Continue Reading…

The Experience of a Lifetime

This summer I had the experience of visiting a Romanian orphanage in Campina, Romania. The children at these orphanages ranged from six to seventeen years old, all from different families and backgrounds; some children truly were orphans, others had a tough home life that they needed to escape. But there was one thing that all…Continue Reading…

Washington DC Dinner with the US Ambassador to Romania, and a nice surprise

I had the pleasure of attending this Thursday a dinner in Washington DC with Mark Gitenstein, the US Ambassador to Romania. The Metropolitan club has a very strict policy on photos, so unfortunately no pictures to show. Our graceful hosts were Mark and Libby Gitenstein, and the very nice surprise was meeting Jim Rosapepe as…Continue Reading…

The Joy of Giving

A saintly monk once said that material gifts will bring human joy to those receiving them, but offering gifts will bring divine joy to the giver. Every day, in so many ways, there is opportunity for each of us to bring joy to another child and to experience life changing divine joy ourselves. I have…Continue Reading…

What’s our idea of a succesful future?

Having a child smile tells you that they are where they want to be and that they are thankful. Children all around the world are in need of help and love from everyone. Our goal is to give support to communities in need of supplies and tools. We start with one community and prosper helping…Continue Reading…

Supporting Eastern Lighthouse

There are over seven billion people on earth today, and not everyone is fortunate to have the same amount of necessities as another person.  If our organization could start to improve lives of children, that are not easily accessible in today’s world, then we could improve the future one child at a time. With a monthly donation of…Continue Reading…