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a place to grow and call home

Like Mary and Joseph who struggled to find a safe place to shelter, so too do many orphanage leavers and orphan mums in Russia. Love Russia is currently running an appeal to fund a NEW Transition Home to provide emergency shelter and short term homes for vulnerable young people in the St Petersburg area. Orphans such as Shura and Zarina from Ryazan, who recently left orphanage care and had nowhere to live, are now in a Transition Home. Here they’ll learn valuable life skills and reach a point in their lives where they’re able to cope with the challenge of adulthood. Under the care and close supervision of Mentors, Zarina and Shura will be prevented from the fate that awaits so many orphanage leavers; a life of crime, drugs, alcohol, prostitution, abuse, homelessness and desperate poverty.

encourage Send a message of encouragement to an

orphanage leaver. Please use the tear off postcard provided. Write on the left so we can translate on the right and personalise the front however you wish! Messages will be distributed to individuals via Mentors as appropriate.

Transition Home Appeal If you’d like to donate towards the NEW Transition Home, please use the form inside our magazine or return it with the postcard. You can also call us or donate online at www.loverussia.org/transition-home-appeal


Dear Supporters,

Your support during 2016 has been a real encouragement to us and helped change the lives of many vulnerable young people in Russia. We wish you a wonderful Christmas time filled with joy and thanksgiving.

From, the Love Russia Team!


Love Russia 0115 983 1100

Manor Farm, Church Lane, Thrumpton, Nottingham, NG11 0AU

www.loverussia.org

postmaster@loverussia.org

Charity No: 1092154


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