Over the last few years the social workers at St Margaret’s have increasingly been involved with  impoverished children and families in Călugăreni, Giurgiu, originally involved through the Christmas Shoebox Appeal, the desperate need of the poor rural families become increasingly evident. The GIURGIU PROGRAMME has involved the distribution of welfare packages of donated clothes shoes and winter woollies to infants and children who otherwise would have gone cold and would have been unable to attend school.