Where staying warm is not easy 

Where staying warm is not easy 

As autumn ends and the air turns brisk, many people in Ukraine and other Eastern European countries shiver with dread as they think of staying warm in the harsh winter season ahead.  They might gather twigs and leaves to burn to try to stay warm, but firewood? It is...
Easing the dread of winter in eastern Europe

Easing the dread of winter in eastern Europe

Winter is coming. Imagine living in a poverty-stricken village where temperatures often drop below freezing at night. Biting winds sneak through cracks in the doorways and windowpanes. The cold leaves you shivering, even with a small stove and layers of clothing and...
Warming families and strengthening faith

Warming families and strengthening faith

Imagine lacking the simple comfort of a warm house on a wintry night. This scenario is a harsh reality to many Ukrainians. Ukraine is home to long, bitter winters. Temperatures often reach negative 20°F. Countless families, widows, and other Ukrainians cannot afford...
Helping a Romanian widow provide for winter

Helping a Romanian widow provide for winter

Silvia from Romania received $150 from Warm-A-Family to help buy firewood for the coming winter. This Romanian widow cares for her three mentally handicapped sons. One son is able to do odd jobs for Christian brothers, but the little he earns doesn’t reach around for...
An answer to a widow’s prayer

An answer to a widow’s prayer

During the bitter cold winter of Kazakhstan, a widow was forced to tell her seven children that they were running out of coal and had no money to buy more. Desperately she fasted and prayed, crying to God for help. The next day a pastor called her and asked if she had...