Category: Romania

Hanukkah-Workshop in Vienna

At the end of October 2022, Leena Hakala and Anne Laine came to Vienna for a Hanukkah workshop. These two hardworking volunteers put together sixty attractive gift bags for the Jewish community of Rădăuți in eastern Romania. We also bought groceries for Ukraine. Leena and Anne report on their workshop experiences below: “When we first planned the Hanukkah gift packs… Read more →

Help for Ukraine via Oradea

At the beginning of September, I managed to combine a business trip with an aid transport to Oradea. Thanks to the HELP and HOPE team and a group of friends, we received a significant amount of clothes and shoes. Groceries such as flour, macaroni, sugar, coffee, tea, oil and chocolate were bought in a Viennese wholesale shop. Of course, hygiene… Read more →

Our Aid Arrives.

To keep it that way, we need a new transporter with which we can continue to bring donations and relief supplies to Ukraine. The war is not over yet, many already lost their lives and many had to flee. The cold winter, the dysfunctional energy infrastructure and poor supply put people in need. They urgently need warm clothes, sleeping bags,… Read more →

Relief Supplies for Oradea

For many years, HILFE und HOFFNUNG has been supporting the Romanian children’s charity people2people ( in Oradea (formerly Großwardein, also called the “Gateway to Transylvania” – This city is 500 km from Vienna and 250 km from Budapest, on the Romanian border with Hungary. The head of people2people Nicu Gal recently picked up the relief supplies himself in Vienna.… Read more →