Specialist personal care and a loving home at Casa Maria, our children’s Family House, costs £3500 per child per month. That amounts to £504,000 per year. Children in Distress in the UK has committed to raising £150,000 in the next 12 months towards this, which is a big undertaking. With your help, we can … Continued

Can we firstly, thank everyone who has signed up to our Royal Celebration on 12 December 2022 hosted by the Romanian Embassy at 1 Belgrave Square, London. Unfortunately, we have taken the very hard decision to postpone our event due to the disruption that we are experiencing and likely to experience during the week of … Continued

12 December, 2022, 6:30 to 10:00pm Romanian Embassy 1 Belgrave Square London SW1X 8PH 18:30 – Drinks Reception 19:00 – Speeches: Host Welcome The Future for Our Children – HRH Princess Maria of Romania, Royal Patron of Children in Distress Our Projects and Activities – Valentina Zaharia-Smith, CEO of Children in Distress Romania 19:30 – … Continued

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Casa Maria Officially Opens

Last week we had the great joy of opening our new children’s home Casa Maria. We were delighted that Her Royal Highness Princess Maria of Romania, under whose High Patronage we are, cut the ribbon for the inauguration of Casa Maria. The event continued with the consecration service of the house, performed by Father Ioan … Continued

          We are proud to announce that Children in Distress, your charity; that has, in the past, helped thousands of children and young adults with special needs, is with your help, opening a new and dedicated family-style children’s hospice near Bucharest. The new hospice,” Casa Maria”, which is located in Popești … Continued