CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe)

 
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 1 donation
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Kids 'n Boots, Here We Come!
    By - Gretchen Lange Baumgarten - Director of Development
    Would you believe December is around the corner? It may seem far away, but December will be here before you know it. Each December CERI travels to Eastern Europe with teams of mission volunteers to fit orphaned children, youth, and adults with disabilities with brand new warm, winter boots.Kids 'n Boots is a signature...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 2 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 2 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 11 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 3 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Christmas in July
    By - Gretchen Lange Baumgarten - Director of Development
    Summer is officially upon us! For many of us, that means plans for a summer of fun with friends and family, ocean and waves, picnics and BBQs, hikes at dawn, and ballgames at the park. For CERI, summer means mission trips traveling the globe to help children in need.This summer CERI will be in Moldova for the...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 6 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 11 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 12 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Christmas in Spring!
    By - Gretchen Lange Baumgarten - Director of Development
    Each year before Christmas, Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI) travels to Eastern Europe with teams of U.S. Volunteers who outfit children who are orphaned and deprived with brand new warm, winter boots, socks, hats, and scarves. This year will be no different. In December, teams will depart for Moldova to...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 6 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 10 donations
    • 8 months ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
    • 8 months ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Kids 'n Boots, Campaign Success!
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    Wow, what a trip... THANK YOU for your gifts to Kids 'n Boots! Because of your generosity, the 2013 Kids 'n Boots Mission was a huge success. Over 3,000 boots were successfully delivered to children and youth in Romania AND Ukraine. In spite of some unexpected twists and turns, here's what happened: Teams in Romania...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
    • 8 months ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 10 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 4 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 4 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Kids 'n Boots 2013
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    For more than a decade, Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI) has led winter boot missions to Eastern Europe before Christmas. Each year CERI volunteers personally fit children who are orphaned and in need with brand new socks and winter boots. Historically, CERI alternated missions between Moldova and...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 25 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Kids 'n Boots: It's time again...
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - CERI's Director of Development
    Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI) is excited to kick off another year of winter boot missions! We are pleased to unveil this year's Kids 'n Boots mission to Romania! In years past, CERI has alternated boot missions between Moldova and Transnistria. Moldova is a tiny country wedged between Ukraine and Romania...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Gratitude
    By - Dr. Dearing L. Garner - Executive Director
    The child pictured was an orphan in 1999 near Balti and became the inspiration for donors and volunteers to help with subsequent winter shoe missions to Moldova. Her pensive and sad countenance along with her tattered sweater and folded hands accurately portrayed the plight of many orphans hopelessly housed in institutions....
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    'Tis the Season for Warm Feet
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    Can you believe that Christmas is almost here? We at CERI hope you had a Happy Thanksgiving and are ready for the joy that Christmas brings. While the hustle and bustle of the Christmas season has officially begun, we wanted to take a moment to tell you how much your gifts to CERI mean to us and, more importantly, the...
    • 1 year ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Kids 'n Boots 2012 Underway
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    Children's Emergency Relief International's (CERI) Kids 'n Boots 2012 campaign is well underway, and we are so grateful for your support! Very soon, teams of CERI volunteers will leave the U.S. to outfit every institutionalized orphan living in Moldova* with brand new winter boots, warm socks and hand-knit hats...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 27 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Operation Knit Together (Moldova Boot Mission)
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    Every year before Christmas Children's Emergency Relief International (CERI) leads teams to Moldova on its signature project, "Operation Knit Together" (OKT). On this mission to Moldova (a former communist nation between Ukraine and Romania), team members individually put pairs of brand new socks and winter boots on every...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Planning Ahead: 2012 Winter Boot Mission
    By - Gretchen H. Lange - Director of Development
    March means different things to different people depending on the part of the world in which you live. In Houston, Texas – home base for Children’s Emergency Relief International (CERI) – March means respite from hostile heat, the coming of spring, and overall beautiful weather. In Moldova, March means the...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    A Happy Ending to a Difficult Mission
    By - Diana Bass - Project Leader
    After months of planning and preparation, forty-seven volunteers from the U.S. traveled to Transnistria during two weeks last month to deliver 3,859 pairs of new winter boots and socks to orphans and impoverished children there.  The first week of teams was able to enter the country and deliver shoes as planned, but...
    • 2 years ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    The Boots Are Coming!
    By - Shera Fowler - Project Leader
    Winter is coming and logistical preparations for CERI’s 2011 Boot Mission are on schedule. The ship carrying the boots has recently reached the port of Odessa in Ukraine. After passing through customs, the boots will be transported to a warehouse where they will be stored until teams of volunteers arrive in December...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 37 donations
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has made updates to their project page.
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    The Heart of a Child
    By - Shera Fowler - Project Leader
    Year after year, many orphans in Moldova and Transnistria are getting frostbite from the bitterly cold winters. CERI has the great opportunity to help Transnistrian children in need. To give you get an idea of how these boots are helping the children, consider these statements from orphans who received boots in past...
    • 3 years ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    The Pursuit for Boots
    By - Shera Fowler - Project Leader
    Since our last report, CERI has ordered 3,468 pairs of winter boots for this year's Transnistria boot mission. We will have boots for toddlers, girls and boys in all sizes. Right now, the boots are being manufactured and will hopefully be shipped to Transnistria by the end of September. We have taken a loan of $30,000 for...
    • 3 years ago
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    Beginning Again - Winter Boots for Orphans
    By - Shera Fowler - Project Leader
    It is a new year and the need of orphans is still great. This year CERI volunteers will distribute new boots and thick socks, along with knit caps, gloves, and scarves on the feet of approximately 3,000 orphans to prevent them from developing frostbite that's common during harsh winters throughout Transnistria. Transnistria...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    CERI's Winter 2010 Boot Mission to Moldova Complete
    By - Dearing Garner - CERI Executive Director
    The wife of the British Ambassador to Moldova, Kate Shannon, responded to CERI-USA’s GlobalGiving fundraising appeal sent to the expatriate women’s club in Chisinau, of which Mrs. Shannon is a member. The expatriate women’s club donated $500 towards CERI's winter 2010 boot drive! Mrs. Shannon...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    An Urgent Plea for CERI's Boot Mission to Moldova
    By - Dr. Dearing Garner - CERI Executive Director
    Dear friend, How poor is an orphan? Poor enough to say, “The first present that I ever received was a new pair of boots and socks from the Americans.” 8,112 pairs of boots are being loaded unto a ship this week and will arrive in Moldova before Thanksgiving for volunteers to personally give to orphans. We have...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) posted a progress report
    CERI has won a GlobalGiving Open Challenge!
    By - Marianna Gurtovnik - Contract Administrator
    Dear Friends and Supporters of CERI, We are very pleased to announce CERI’s victory in the GlobalGiving’s September 2010 Open Challenge. As of September 30, we have raised $12,000 from 62 unique donors, far exceeding our initial goal of $4,000 from 50 unique donors. Thanks to you, CERI has won a long-term...
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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  • CERI Kids 'n Boots (Eastern Europe) has received 83 donations
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Project Leader

Gretchen Lange Baumgarten

Director of Development
Kingwood, Texas United States

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