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Charities News

7 hours ago
GCHQ protects the nation from established and emerging threats to security, including cyber attacks, international and domestic terrorism, organised crime and the proliferation of nuclear, biological and chemical weapons. You could be involved in ...
TARGETjobs via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 day ago
Your report (£8bn cost of mental illness in maternity, 20 October) made me very sad. I have been involved for 13 years in Home Start, a charity that supports young families, many of which suffer from postnatal depression, by supporting them with trained volunteers in their homes until they fee[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and Volu
1 day ago
Research for Business in the Community shows long-term joblessness proportionally much higher among older workersMore than a million people over 50 have been pushed out of work, costing the UK economy billions, according to a new report to be launched by Prince Charles on Thursday.The princes charit[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
1 day ago
Prior to taking on one of the toughest jobs in public life, Stevens was a hospital porter who rose to become a key player in the direction of the NHS under Tony Blairs governmentSimon Stevenss 26-year career in healthcare has been partially defined by questions about the role of private enterprise.T[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 day ago
Social Services Minister Kevin Andrews has declared that abolishing the national charity regulator will “break the shackles of red tape around the ankles” of Not for Profits in Australia. Asked by fellow Liberal Party politician Craig Laundy during Question Time ...
Pro Bono Australia via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
n other sectors, almost a third of health charities paid directors to attend board meetings, compared with 15 per cent in aged care and four per cent in social services. Only 16 per cent of charity directors reported being paid at all. The median fee for ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
2 days ago
Thank you for reporting the rising rate of prison suicides as an issue of important concern (Terrible toll of prison suicides, 22 October). One practical suggestion that might ease the problem would be to extend the responsibilities of listeners in our jails so that they also become watchers. Establ[...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
2 days ago
Suits #bringyourfiancetoworkday #hashtag Bellisario will play Claire, a law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic. Claire will meet Mike in a flashback during his days as a messenger. The two began to date while Mike helps Claire with one ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 days ago
Carmel McConnells Magic Breakfast charity aims to help ensure poverty and hunger dont stop children learningCarmel McConnell first came across hungry schoolchildren as a business consultant 14 years ago. Shed visited some schools in east London while researching a book about creating a fairer societ[...]
ChildrenPovertyChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and Care
2 days ago
he dozens of member agencies locally range from social services like the Fairbanks Community Food Bank to medical organizations like the Breast Cancer Detection Center to nonprofits focused on bettering lives of young people like the Fairbanks North Star ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
5 days ago
Maternal Mental Health Alliance says NHS would need to spend £337m a year to bring care up to recommended levelsSubstandard mental health care for pregnant women and new mothers is creating long-term costs of more than £8bn every year, according to a pioneering study of the effects of materna[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducati
6 days ago
Taipei, Oct. 18 (CNA) The number of social service and charity groups in Taiwan have grown significantly over the past decade, suggesting the public was paying more attention to social welfare issues, the Interior Ministry said Saturday. As of the end of June, ...
focustaiwan.tw via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
The South Plainfield Social Services Department will again be organizing our annual “Holiday Project”. We find families in our community who are having problems providing enough food for their family as well as to provide gifts for the children for Christmas.
thealternativepress.com via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
George Monbiot (Life in the age of loneliness, 15 October) does not refer to the role that our planning system has played, at least as an accomplice, in creating the loneliest society in Europe. During the next few years hundreds of thousands of new homes will be built, mostly following a model that[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 week ago
it received one of the country's top awards for social service at the President's Volunteerism and Philanthropy Awards. Runninghour has close to ...
Last night via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismDisabilities
1 week ago
I recruit via social services, some selected local charities and soup kitchens. I am constantly expanding my network to try and find new sources for potential guides," she says. Each guide, aside from having to be drug and alcohol free, must also speak ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
up with Tess. Variety describes the character of Claire as someone who is an "idealistic law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic." Mike and Claire's relationship gets complicated when Mike ...
It is likely that Mike met Claire after his break via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
or his volunteer work, he was given the Bagong Bayani Award for Community and Social Service this year by the Bagong Bayani Foundation Inc. He was also the recipient of the Blas F. Ople para sa Natatanging Bagong Bayani Award.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
nited Way also works with Volunteer Oxford, Schools of Education and Social Work and College of Liberal Arts and the McLean Institute for Public Service & Community Engagement. It is also the leading agency in LOU Excel by 5 Coalition which works with ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
ell us more about the charities and how they benefit local residents. Union Mission has been providing vital humanitarian and social services to Savannah’s homeless and special needs communities since 1936. According to their website, their care ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 week ago
... on priorities for national leadership, arranges meaningful formation and support of new and existing local agency directors, and helps assure continuous improvement in the Catholic Charities network's provision of quality social services to those in need.
Denied via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Those papers, and the discussions in the workshop, offer a rich window into the changing nature of Islamic social services and their relationship with political movements and parties. The specific mechanisms by which social service provision translates into ...
washingtonpost.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Alcohol Concern finds number of people drinking above safe limits fell to 9.6 million, or one in six of Englands populationFewer people are being classified as risky drinkers or admitted to hospital because of alcohol, but people consuming dangerously large amounts are costing the NHS £2.8bn a[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
1 week ago
affiliated associations that rent their properties to the public for wedding receptions; religious charities that provide adoption and other social services, often with government funding; and individual religious objectors ...
That category includes faith via Live.com News 
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2 weeks ago
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Approximately 2.2 million service members make up the U.S. all-volunteer force in the active, National Guard, and Reserve components, representing less than one percent of all U.S. citizens. Furthermore, veterans constitute seven percent of the country’s population, or almost 22 million persons, w[...]
 
41 weeks ago
By Paul R. Pace, News staff Social worker Lisa Wessan knows personally how debilitating compassion fatigue can feel — emotionally and physically. She was one of many social workers who volunteered to help the people of New York City cope with the grief and uncertainty after the terrorist attacks o[...]
 
239 weeks ago
From the NYT:The Bloomberg administration said Friday that the number of people living on New York’s streets and subways soared 34 percent in a year, signaling a setback in one of the city’s most intractable problems.
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248 weeks ago
Charming, as always:Although the government distributed billions of these food coupons, or food stamps, over the last half-century, only a small number have survived since they were replaced by a debit-card-like system. Now this coupon — and the master dye used to make the plate that created it [...]