In 1997 Notre Dame's
outreach to an institution for so called 'irrecuperable'
children in Siret, Romania began.
sent graduated Seniors, alumnae and
faculty to work with a volunteer group run by an Irish
Our purpose was to
extend a human touch to these most forgotten and abused
children. This program ran until 2003.
improbable beginnings, including some poignant turns of life,
were beautifully recounted by writer and NDP
Fernandez in the May 2000 issue of Baltimore Magazine.
story below, and then go to the more recent information on my
after reading this, you are inspired to connect with these
children please contact me at
Strausbaugh, M.S., LCPC