Category: Europe

An update on our support for Ukrainian refugees – Learn about our recent efforts to help orphans & families

Kadir Tasdelen, Overseas Adventure Travel (OAT) Country Manager in Eastern Europe provides updates on support for orphans and mothers and their children in Poland. “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” ~ Lao Tzu You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here. This month when many are celebrating Easter,… Read more »

Grand Circle Foundation Update: Clean Water in Ukraine

An update from Alan & Harriet Lewis Since 2018, Grand Circle Foundation has partnered with Wine to Water to support our WASH (Water, And Sanitation, Hygiene) initiative bringing clean water to remote villages in Tanzania, Laos, Cambodia, and the Amazon. This year, in recognition of World Water Day on March 22, we’re bringing you an… Read more »

An update on our support for the people of Ukraine

“Ukrainian glory and the freedom, has not yet  died! Still upon us brave brothers, Fate shall smile!” ~Ukrainian National Anthem You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here.  Dear friend, These sad and difficult times certainly give one perspective on life.  I also find that I am filled with such… Read more »

Support the people of Ukraine

  “Love will find a way. Indifference will find an excuse.” ~ Ukrainian Proverb  You can help us provide direct support to Ukrainian refugees by donating here. We will match all donations, up to $150,000, made by March 15. Dear traveler, The situation in Ukraine is heartbreaking.  It seems unreal and is almost too painful… Read more »

Haven Horizons – the inspiration

Can you tell us about the inspiration about this window display? I was inspired to create this  window display by a middle aged lady with special needs called Mary who has been a long-time regular customer of our charity shop.  Mary is obsessed with Marilyn Monroe memorabilia  and certain Hollywood icons of the past like… Read more »

Haven Horizons of Clare Ireland welcomed US police delegation

Haven Horizons, a charity based in Clare, set up the visit. A delegation from Ireland visited St Paul last year. Haven Horizons is one of the foundation’s newest partner sites, with OAT visitors to start arriving in 2021. Learn more about this new site here.

Albania Earthquake Relief

When disaster strikes in an area visited by Grand Circle and Overseas Adventure Travelers, Grand Circle Foundation makes every attempt to support recovery efforts, relying on our regional associates to identify needs and worthy organizations. On November 26, Albania was rocked by a 6.4 magnitude earthquake, killing 51 people, and leaving thousands with homes destroyed… Read more »