Not alone!

The wonderful musician and Diaconia volunteer Yulia Drukh from Karlsruhe has started an online project #nicht_alleine – #not_alone. Project goals: To support Diakonia and to remind people of the importance of music for society and for everyone. Thank you, Yulia, for your support and wonderful music!

Listen to music (Youtube Video) Bach – Siloti Präludium h-moll
Listen to music (Youtube Video) J.S.Bach “Ich ruf zu Dir, Herr Jesu Christ”

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House for DobroMore

As many of you know, in addition to volunteer support for medical treatment in Europe and in the countries of the former Soviet Union, we also provide education and training for volunteers, educational programs, and rehabilitation programs for families with children who are sick or just underwent a severe illness. The project is called DobroMore and is based in Montenegro.
At the moment, we have an opportunity to purchase a wonderful house in the northern part of Montenegro and create a site there. This will not only allow us to run our programs all-year-round, but also provide financies for these programs.
The house is located in Durmitor National Park, Montenegro. It is one of the most beautiful and pollution-free places in Europe, in just 2.5 hours drive from the sea and from the southern branch of our center where we can carry out our programs off-season.
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Düsseldorf, 18-7-2020

On Saturday 18-7-2020 in Dusseldorf our volunteers took part in the weekend fair. All funds collected are to purchase an orthopedic bicycle for our care-receiver Andryusha.
7-year-old Andryusha has cerebral palsy, and he needs an orthopedic bike for the development of the hip-joints and thigh muscles. The family lives very modestly, Andryusha is the youngest of 4 children. The parents cannot afford such a bike on their own. HELP GOOD TO HAPPEN!

Munich, 5-7-2020

Our volunteer Irina has picked up the family B. at Munich airport to drive them to Vogtareuth
clinics. The familiy has come for a planned surgery.

The Orthodox Volunteer Day, 4-7-2020

Dear friends,
The Orthodox Volunteer Day, which was established in Russian Orthodox Diocese of Berlin and Germany to be celebrated every year on the first Saturday in July, will take place this year on July 4th. It was planned to be in Hamburg. Yet it is not possible in current circumstances, and the event will be held online. Presumably, the online meetings take most of the day, from 9:00 till 16:00. Everybody who wants to participate in a super-motivating and unique event of the international scale, to wants help us and our care-receivers – you are welcome to join! The preliminary program (in Russian) is HERE.

To participate in the Day events, a registration is required: please do this HERE.