Saluda Charitable Foundation

 


Project Details

2008 2007 2006

2005 2004 2003

 

 

2008
  • June 2008: We are pleased to send 10 residents of the Glenn Spring Boys Academy of Pauline (near Spartanburg, SC), along with their chaperons, on the trip of a lifetime. In August, these boys will be flown to British Columbia, Canada, where they will enjoy a fun-filled week of outside adventure. For most of the boys it will be a week of firsts... airplanes, international travel and outside sports as only the Canadian West can offer. For more information on Glenn Springs and the fine work they do, please visit www.glennspringsacademy.org
     

  • June 2008: 43,360! That is the number of meals provided by the Saluda Charitable Foundation in Ukraine from 1/1/08 to 6/31/08. This is the highest number of meals we have ever provided in a 6-month period and it shows the ever-expanding need that the financial situation there is causing.

  • May 2008: The January 1st to June 30th room nights at our Senior Home will total 3,620. This is up 20% from the same period in 2007.

  • January 2008: Granddaughter of Saluda-Ternopil President Ihor Vovk born to Alex and Vikka, her name is Irene.

  • January 2008: Food Pantry Sofia is serving 110 handicapped and poor children with a well-balanced ration of food. The pantry also serves as a distribution point for clothes, medicines and other donated items.

 

2007

  • December 2007: The New Hope Village Senior Home is completely full!

  • December 2007: The New Hope Village Family Orphanage is "expecting" three more children. Foster parents Igor and Ollya are proving to be fantastic at assimilating and rearing these orpahns.

  • December 2007: Provided roundtrip transportation for Drs. Rik and Sabine Celie from Oregon to mission base in Bolivia.

  • November 2007: Created the Eugene Vovk Scholarship for Law and Public Service. The first recipient begins law school in January 2008.

  • September 2007: Saluda Charitable has funded a major purchase of equipment for Asheville-based MedEquip, a Christian missionary group specializing in repair and maintenance of vital medical equipment. MedEquip works extensively in Latin America and the Caribbean.

  • Continued major projects such as the Food Pantry Sophia, the New Hope Village, and the Saluda-Ternopil Charitable Organization

  • Continued financial funding for associate missionary projects in Ukraine, Bolivia, Costa Rica and the U.S.

  • Continued cleft surgery program in Ternopil, Ukraine, providing no cost surgery for poor children

  • Continued funding for "foster family" orphanage in pilot program with the Ukrainian government.

  • Continued funding for the 160-bed hospital to repair and replace 60-year-old plumbing system

  • Personal visit by Chairman Curtis Loftis to Ukraine

  • Funded and assisted adoption oversight by Ihor Vovk in the case of a South Carolina family attempting to adopt two sisters from a Ukrainian orphanage

  • Funded major equipment purchase for Asheville, N.C.-based MedEquip, a Christian missionary group specializing in repair and maintenance of vital medical equipment. MedEquip works extensively in Latin American and the Caribbean.

 

2006
  • Continued major projects such as the Food Pantry Sophia, the New Hope Village, and the Saluda-Ternopil Charitable Organization

  • Continued financial funding for associate missionary projects in Ukraine, Bolivia, Costa Rica and the U.S.

  • Began cleft surgery program in Ternopil, Ukraine, providing no cost surgery for poor children

  • Began "foster family" orphanage in pilot program with the Ukrainian government.

  • Provided funding for the 160-bed hospital to repair and replace 60-year-old plumbing system

  • Provided transportation and housing for Costa Rican youth to have surgery in Portland, Oregon

  • Provided funding to send children from the New Hope Village Orphanage to the sea shore for summer vacation

  • Began re-construction on final building at the New Hope Village

  • Continued financial support of 10 Ukrainian missionary families

2005
  • Provided funding for installation of heating system for 160 bed hospital in Ukraine

  • Provided funding for installation of heating system for medical clinic in Shelpachy Village

  • Provided funding for renovation on three riverside buildings in Alexandria, Ukraine, to be used as Christian Training Center and summer camp

  • Purchased four motorcycles for pastor transportation in India

  • Provided funding for complete sound set, musical instruments, PA system and bibles for church in Bolivia

  • Provided funding for "Food Pantry Sofia", which serves 90 indigent families and children in Ternopil, Ukraine (opened May 2005)

  • Provided funding for an awards system for New Hope Orphanage students.

  • Provided funding for cleaning supplies, sanitary supplies, school supplies and medicines for New Hope Orphanage

  • Provided funding for New Hope Village, an elder care hostel and provider of 32 jobs in Ukraine

  • Provided funding for the doubling in size of a church in the Himasial Pradesh region of India

  • Provided funding for a biomedical repair facility in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

  • Provided funding for the Christian Youth Summer Camp

  • Provided fundingto the Mennonites Brothers of Germany to assist with building needs at their medical clinic in Ukraine.

  • Provide funding for the "first ever" Invalids Summer Camp

  • Purchased Volkswagen Transporter Van, for transporting orphans and patients

  • Provided funding for farming operation of "Andrew's Home for Alcoholics", allowing them to be self-sufficient

  • Provided funding for the championship orphanage soccer team to travel to the European Games in Poland

  • Provided funding for 10 missionary families in the Vennista region of Ukraine

  • Purchased one prayer house in the village of Granov

  • Provided Girls Handicapped Orphanage with funds for summer trip to seashore

2004

          Bolivia:

  • Provided funding for a 500-seat church in Yamparez

  • Provided funding for the Azuurdy medical clinic through June 2004

  • Provided funding for surgeries

          Ukraine:

  • Provided complete funding for the New Hope Village re-construction and operation.

  • Provided continuing and intensified support for the New Hope Orphanage and its 170 orphans

  • Provided funding for the purchase of four buildings to be used by "church planters" in the villages of the Vennesta region

  • Provided funding for weekly interfaith youth groups

  • Provided funding for an alcoholic treatment center

  • Provided funding for handicapped orphan girls summer trip to the Black Sea

  • Funded and managed the "Christmas party of all Christmas parties" at the New Hope Village Orphanage

  • Provided funding for three small ministries (individual Ukrainians) to assist their friends and relatives
     

2003

          Bolivia:

  • Initiated and provided complete funding for the purchase and distribution of 750,000 vitamins

  • Provided complete funding for the 2003 annual operation of the medical clinic in the village of Molleni

  • Provided funding for the completion of the church in the village of Azurdy.

  • Provided pastor's annual stipend and purchase of a motorcycle for the pastor to use to get to remote villages

  • Provided funding for shipping of a 40 ft. container of humanitarian supplies.

  • Provided substantial funding for the missionaries' humanitarian discretionary fund for travel, tools, etc.

          U.S. Virgin Islands and Honduras:

  • Provided funds for three church workers to spend their vacations participating in charity missions in these areas

          Ukraine:

  • Provided funding for regional medical diagnostic center in Ternopil, a city of 500,000.

  • Reached agreement to provide complete funding for the New Hope Village

  • Provided complete funding for the first year of operation, including initial stocking of medicine for the chronic care pharmacy at the village of Scallat

  • Provided substantial funding for a vitamin project, food pantry and humanitarian discretionary fund

  • Provided complete funding for the purchase of buildings in six villages to be used by "church planters" in establishing new churches

  • Provided complete funding for 10 missionary families to work in rural villages

  • Provided a new English language lab for the Koropets Orphanage, complete with TV, VCR, cassette tape decks, and audio/visual language instructors

 

 
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