WINTER CLOTHES APPEAL

Every year at Casa Ioana we like to offer as much warm clothing as possible to the homeless of Bucharest. In order to do this, we need your help: we need the warm clothes you no longer wear. As this is the time of year when we begin thinking about purchas... read more

HOW ROMANIA FAILS ITS BATTERED WOMEN

A very interesting piece we spotted at the increasingly excellent Black Sea project: a website dedicated to investigative journalism in the Black Sea region. “Regarding domestic violence in Romania, we’re stuck in the middle ages,” says Valentina ... read more

MEET THE CASA IOANA MARATHON TEAM (2)

Just a few days to go now until the Bucharest Marathon (and, by the way, you can find out all about the event at this website, including details of the route in case you want to come along and cheer on our team), so we thought we would introduce a few ... read more

GABRIELA’S STORY

Before coming to Casa Ioana, divorcee Gabriela was living rough “in a carwash and apartment block basement” with her 11 year old son after losing her job and being evicted from her apartment. Her mother-in-law refused to help out by caring for Gabrie... read more

THE CASA IOANA MARATHON TEAM

With just 11 days to go until the Bucharest Marathon takes place on October 5th, we thought it might be nice to take a closer look at the wonderful people who will be running the marathon in order to raise money for Casa Ioana. We start with Phil Walters,... read more

HOW MUCH DO WE RAISE AT A QUIZ NIGHT?

We get asked a lot just how much money exactly do we raise at the quiz nights we hold every two weeks at Mojo Music Club. The answer is: an an awful lot! And we really appreciate every single penny raised, from the 10 lei spent on the door to get in to th... read more

QUIZ NIGHT RELOADED

It’s Quiz Night again in Bucharest this week, so if you haven’t already done so make sure you reserve a table at Mojo for Wednesday night. by emailing the quiz team at quiz@mojomusic.ro. The ‘Losers Round’ for the September 10t... read more

IT’S QUIZ NIGHT!!!

It’s Mojo Charity Quiz Night! If you still haven’t booked your table, please email quiz@mojomusic.ro. In the raffle tonight, we have gifts including dinner at the London Street Bistro, brunch at the Radisson and an amazing handmade bracelet fr... read more

CASA IOANA ON FACEBOOK

Casa Ioana is now, finally, on Facebook. You can find us here. Help us reach our first target on Facebook by getting to 1000 likes as quickly as possible and then spreading the word: tell everyone you know that Casa Ioana needs their support in every way ... read more

CASA IOANA BLOG

At once with the long overdue overhaul of our website – a job for which we are thankful to our friends at Centrade Saatchi & Saatchi – the great and good at Casa Ioana put their heads together and agreed that sometimes, a less formal ap... read more