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Vali Maghirescu

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Review for Romanian Children's Relief, Reston, VA, USA

Rating: 5 stars  

I first met Romanian Children's Relief - Fundatia Inocenti when I was just a student in Boston in 2005. I had no idea that this NGO exists or that it does a great job working with children and families in Romania. As a Romanian leaving abroad at that time, I was impressed by the dedication of a group of people trying to help my country. When Eileen McHenry (Executive Director) asked for my help the first time I thought she was joking...I knew that every gesture can count and make a difference, but I didn't really experience it the way it happened in the U.S next with other volunteers regardless their age, profession and so on. I met extraordinary people during my staying in the US and my 3 years of volunteer with RCR. Upon my arrival at home, I had the privilege to join RCR-Fundatia Inocenti's team in Bucharest. What started as a temporary volunteer helping out in the office, turned to be a permanent job of helping children and families in need in Romania working every day with wonderful colleagues in Bucharest, Bistrita and Cluj. Today, we welcome volunteers in our program everyday and we count on their support to continue what others started many years ago. Thank you all!

Would you volunteer for this group again?

Definitely

For the time you spent, how much of an impact did you feel your work or activity had?

Life-changing

Did the organization use your time wisely?

Very Well

Would you recommend this group to a friend?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2012

Role:  Volunteer