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14 hours ago
efore we go on with the story, a couple of things to put this article into perspective: Beyond any charity and social work, [the Catholic Church ... educational, and social service provider in the world? Any comments from this source will have a direct ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
14 hours ago
5350. Community Connection is looking for volunteers to help with Toys for Tots donation this holiday season. Volunteers are needed to help with documentation for Toys for Tots donations.
For more, call the Salvation Army Social Services Center at (706) 543 via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
The Minister for Equality, Social Services and the Elderly, the Hon Samantha Sacramento is pleased have been called upon to officially launch the charity 'Stay Clean'. The idea originated from the experience of recovering addicts and the challenges they face ...
Vox Online News via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
2 days ago
Through their sponsorships the Chamber of Commerce of Eastern Connecticut is able to extend complimentary tickets to a number of staff and volunteers of area social service organizations to attend. The 2014 Eastern CT Social Service Awards will be ...
TheDay.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
We asked you to share your experiences via GuardianWitness of bullying as part of Anti-Bullying Week in the UK. From childhood to the workplace, readers share their stories
Accounts of bullying in the workplace
Financial bullying can ruin a marriage
For the last two years, the Anti-Bullying[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental HealthDisabilities
3 days ago
t is an issue in all countries, including here in Canada. Here we have strict laws, social services and specialist charities that are all in place to prevent and respond to child protection violations. Widespread child protection crises are thankfully ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
ast year, Clark and his team of about six volunteers repaired and donated 265 bikes to Aurora Public Schools, Social Services, refugee communities and the Aurora Police Department. "Officers run across families on patrol who they (identify as needing a ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
Get out more, and listen to real people with real lives: that’s the advice to policy makers from people forced to rely on charity food parcelsIf you want to understand why people use food banks, and come up with policies that minimise them having to do so in the first place, listen to the people w[...]
PovertyCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
Mental health charity says society’s attitudes towards transgender people are not changing fast enoughThe hidden extent of suicide attempts among young transgender people has been highlighted in a study.A survey found that 48% of trans people under 26 said they had attempted suicide, and 30% said [...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental Health
4 days ago
he Center is certified by the California State Department of Education and licensed by the California State Department of Social Services. For more information, see www.sldc.net.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
4 days ago
Research challenges government insistence that there is no link between welfare reforms and increase in charity food aidWatch Britain Isn’t Eating, a microplay about food banks made by the Guardian and the Royal Court theatre
Cuts and changes to Britain’s increasingly threadbare social securi[...]
PovertyCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
4 days ago
For the second year in a row, the 2014 McHappy Day funds were donated to My Brother's Workshop (MBW) on St. Thomas and Lutheran Social Services of the Virgin Islands (LSSVI) on St. Croix. MBW is a non-profit organization that provides services for ...
stcroixsource.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
ash donations also are accepted at www.volunteerfortwayne.org. Coats will be delivered to schools and social service agencies during the week of Dec. 15. United Way of Allen County's Women United has announced the Paths to QUALITY grant recipients.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationWomens Issues
5 days ago
Evelyn writes: I just wish the social work profession was respected like the rest of the healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, even as many have made this our chosen career, we have not escaped the image of volunteer and our salaries speak to that.
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
5 days ago
he Department of Social Services helps with candidate selection. The program gives each child breakfast with Santa, a wrapped gift for himself or herself and cash to shop for gifts for his or her family members. The bonus is that volunteers from the ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
6 days ago
As well, it would eliminate community volunteers from the governance of our health and social service system; fatally compromise the bilingual status of our institutions; and exclude these community institutions from the critical role they play in the vitality of the ... As a newly elected MNA in th[...]
Canada NewsWire via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
Islamic groups say they are being unfairly singled out, with five British charities operating in Syria under full investigationMore than a quarter of the statutory investigations that have been launched by the Charity Commission since April 2012 and remain open have targeted Muslim organisations, an[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
on’t have time to volunteer but still want to take the training? That’s okay! Social service professionals are encouraged to attend this training to better serve their clients.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
ariety has described the character of Claire as someone who is an "idealistic law student and volunteer at a social services law clinic." Also in the upcoming episodes, Harvey's brother or mother is going to be introduced, not both of them, according to ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
EDWARDSVILLE – There's plenty of fresh fruit and pasta ready to be served inside Ollie's Restaurant, but dozens of meals packaged on Friday afternoon will go to hungry middle school students who live in struggling families. The owner of Ollie's American ...
WNEP.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
They are the unsung heroes of the night a band of riders who give up their time to courier medical supplies around the country, saving the NHS a fortune. But should they be allowed to run red lights? Sarah Whitehead went pillion for a nightshiftAs Nigel sits in his kitchen late on a Wednesday night[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment PolicyWome
1 week ago
Report by charity criticises head in the sand policy on benefit sanctions as being behind significant increase in food povertyThe YMCA, the UKs oldest youth charity, has warned the government that its changes to welfare policy are driving vulnerable young people to become reliant on food bank handou[...]
PovertyCharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
(So) charity today is not only to act for social work, for material assistance, but really to bring the Gospel to the people.” Father Raniero Cantalamessa, preacher to the Papal Household, also spoke to the leadership forum for Caritas in Veritate ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
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