We are excited to announce that our new FARA Kids store in Teddington is now open. FARA Kids had been at 119 High Street for almost 15 years and had built up a loyal base of customers and donors from across Teddington. Our lovely new store opened on Saturday 12th August, located just across the […]
FARA Charity Shops took part in this years ‘Love Not Landfill’ pre-loved pop-up shop From 29th June – 2nd July at Angel Central in Islington, FARA Charity Shops showcased a stylish collection of #FARAfinds expertly curated by the style queen that is Demi Colleen. #LoveNotLandfill is a non-profit campaign, run by ReLondon, to encourage fast fashion […]
Our colleagues in Romania have launched the Fundatia FARA Educational Bursaries, a new scholarship scheme to encourage students from disadvantaged backgrounds to continue their education.
Homes for Life is FARA’s programme dedicated to caring for adults with learning disabilities. Our young people – each with varying degrees of mental health problems – live in one of two purpose built family homes in Suceava County, North-Eastern Romania: Casa Elisabeta in Cacica and St Mary’s in Vadu Moldovei. Adela Stefaroi is […]
His Majesty, King Charles III was coronated on 6th May 2023. The former Prince of Wales has been our Royal Patron for over 20 years now (23 to be exact) and we extend our utmost gratitude for his many years of support. ‘FARA is the only charity in Romania that has the former Prince […]
The FARA Foundation runs three Therapy and Recovery day centres in Romania – in Popești Leordeni, Suceava and Fălticeni – to support children with disabilities. We talk to Monica Oprisanu, a clinical psychologist who works at one of the centres....
Luckily the dark, cold, miserable, depths of January haven’t found us completely doom laden! We enjoyed an action packed year with some very diverse activity - fashion shows in clothing made from deadstock, supplying essentials to Ukrainian refugees, and navigating the 2000 mile-long River Danube - and we wanted to tell you all about it
Save Cash and Shop Sustainably This Season It’s officially December and we all know what that means: if you haven’t heard Mariah Carey belt out ‘All I want for Christmas’ or you’ve yet to see the John Lewis Christmas advert, then you can count yourself lucky! We are certainly in the thick of the festive […]
FARA Charity Shops teams up with The London College of Fashion (LCF) on a sustainable fashion collaboration #FARAxLCF to promote second-hand shopping.