registered UK Charity No.1087961
Kingsport, USA charitable non-profit # 86-0957704
Oradea, Romania registered Charity No.14839712
...making smiles in Romania
prayer and praise
After 15 years of active
Mission Support in the
former communist state
of Romania –
is now carefully
looking ahead and
needs your help.
Over these years, from
the simple beginnings
of helping a few families who were living in absolute poverty, Smiles
has grown into one of the largest Mission Charities in Romania with over
1,500 people being helped every day.
They are assisted through more than 20 different projects, served by
nearly 80 Romanian staff and supported by hundreds of volunteers across
the UK and America who
to help the work continue.
those simple beginnings, Smiles now has an annual budget for Operating
and Capital Development initiatives in excess of £1 million /$1.5
continue to pull through the impact of the World recession, Smiles needs
to take action on securing the basic operating costs of the Key
Projects, so as to ensure the excellence of service can continue, along
with critical and relevant development plans for the future.
is an ambitious, but crucially important challenge.
In 2011, the Smiles basic operating costs for our 10 key projects
totalled £220,000 / $330,000.
Allowing for both contingencies and inflationary increase, we have a
2012 Operating Budget of £240,000 / $360,000.
the year 2012, 2,012 people would commit to £10 / $15 a month support for
Operating Budgets – we would raise £241,440 / $362,160!
£1 / $1.50 a month for each project, totalling
£10 / $15 a month,
specifically designated to Operating Costs, will enable us to ensure the
continued progress and development of these wonderful programmes.
is about meeting our
Operating Budget with regular support that can be relied upon and
This would allow our other funds raised
and donations received to make a serious impact on development for a
sustainable future for many of our beneficiaries with Employment,
Education and Economic security.
We ask you to PLEASE join
with a new or additional
£10 / $15 a month commitment to the Operational costs
Further leaflets and information available from
The Smiles Foundation offices, or by emailing
Thank you for your support.
MISSION 2012 SUPPORT OPTIONS
UK: Monthly support £10
USA: Monthly support $15
UK: Single donation
USA: Single donation ($)
Download printable PDF Version of the leaflet
Download printable PDF Standing Order support form
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last updated on
01/03/2012 09:49:56 AM
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