Bread of Life has been bringing the love of God to the poor in rural Romania for over 15 years. The work of bringing relief to the orphans and neglected children began in the small mountain village of Brosteni. At the request of the town’s mayor who did not have a place for abandoned children, Bread of Life received an empty building once used for a mining dormitory and renovated it to create a home for them. Today the Orphanage is a vibrant place filled with the sound of happy children running and laughing. The same children who once were dirty, hungry, and covered with lice now have clean clothes, warm beds, and good food. Each child is loved and encouraged to do his or her personal best: socially, academically, and spiritually. If you visit the Bread of Life orphanage during the worship times you will hear the same thing God hears: a room filled with his beautiful children singing at the top of their lungs! The family relationship with the children continues after they are old enough to leave. Bread of Life provides transitional housing, tuition for higher education or job training, and most importantly mentoring for them to become young men and women for Christ.
Bread of Life’s work in Romania has expanded in recent years to bring relief to the children of other poor villages across Romania through their Feeding Center program. Bread of Life staff work with local churches to set up basic kitchen and dining facilities. Local poor children who do not have enough are invited to come and have a hot nutritious meal. Bread of Life supplies the food which is then prepared and served by the local church volunteers. The children are included in a program of Bible stories and songs. Through the Feeding Centers, Bread of Life also distributes warm winter coats, hygiene products, and school back packs to needy children. With the prayers and help of supporters Bread of Life is making a difference every day.