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Charities News

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profit agencies that provide social services for all ages, educational programs and medical care. The following service agencies received funds this year: American Red Cross Mid ...
Each year, UMCC conducts a rigorous application and review process for non via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and Care
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In 1976, the pioneering Open Door charity for young people with mental health problems launched. Forty years on, it’s asking whether it’s harder than ever to be an adolescentMollycoddled and cosseted or stressed and over-pressured. Energised and engaged or bored and turned off. Young people have[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyEducationHealth and CareMental Health
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nd sometimes the physician should really be calling a local social service agency or volunteer organization ... Other industrialized countries spend an average of roughly $2 in social services for every $1 on health care. We spend about 90 cents per ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGerontology
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When I became an outreach worker ten years ago there was still some vestige of a welfare state. The indignity and devastation I see now is astonishing Related: I'm a DWP call handler and have no time to care about your disability claim I don’t work for the public sector and I’m not paid by the s[...]
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fingernails work. Here's a closer look: • Family Resources, a social services organization based at the Annie Wittenmyer campus, 2800 Eastern Ave., had 50 volunteers painting 28 dorm rooms ...
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General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
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Research suggests confusion over funding of bisphosphonates means some women are not receiving the drug that could prevent their disease spreading Thousands of women with postmenopausal breast cancer are missing out on 43p-a-day drugs that could prevent their disease spreading, research suggests.
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ater, he also served in various companies. Since last few years he had dedicated his life to preaching the religion and social work. He also participated in various charitable activities in the community. Abrar will live forever in the hearts of PHVG ...
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The chair of the new charity fundraising regulator promises a fair and speedy complaints process ahead of a keynote speech to the Media TrustIt’s been a year since the voluntary sector, reeling after a media scandal involving “vile and disgusting” tales of older and vulnerable donors bein[...]
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Long delays caused by NHS drive for ‘efficiency savings’ causing misery for mainly elderly patients, charity saysPatients in England are having to wait up to 15 months to have cataracts removed from their eyes amid increasing rationing linked to the NHS’s deepening financial woes, a new report[...]
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UK care sector’s reliance on EU workers means they must be given right to remain in any future arrangements, charities saySocial services for older and disabled people face crisis because post-Brexit migration restrictions could cause a massive shortage of care workers, leading care organisations [...]
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Charity signs lease on new craft and hopes they can reach every child in UK who needs potentially life-saving transferThe UK’s only dedicated children’s air ambulance service is to double in size under £32m plans unveiled on Tuesday.Two new Children’s Air Ambulance helicopters are to come int[...]
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The days of the heroic leader are over; the voluntary sector must develop a leadership model based on collaboration Beneath the shadow of the demise of Kids Company, I find myself enormously inspired by the actions of a group of chief executives from youth charities I have had the recent privilege t[...]
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Charity says self-inflicted prison death rates in England and Wales at highest level in eight years as staff numbers fallThe charity Samaritans has called for government action to tackle sharp rises in the rates of self-harm and suicide in jails in England and Wales in the past year as prison staff [...]
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here nearly 1,000 volunteers from Detroit’s Jewish community were joined by Muslims to help Detroit social service agencies at 43 different community sites on Christmas. "We heard there was a school in need of brightening up, said Slovis, who is Jewish.
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he government is committed to ensuring that the people of Kagera receive all required support including social services such as medical facilities, food, water and other items. “The head of state and the premier responded quickly to the problem by ...
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morning, they were in the field. “For us, social service agencies and nonprofits in the community, the work can be hard,” said Brandon Brooks, CEO of Center for Children and Families ...
Volunteers were given marching orders at about 8:30 a.m. By mid via Live.com News 
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Work and pensions secretary says local housing allowance cap will be deferred after opposition from charities and LabourPeople living in hostels and supported housing will be exempt from a planned cap on housing benefit payments, the government has announced, following a campaign against the changes[...]
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any of them lost everything they had and were scared. Many of them did not know how to maneuver the fairly complex social services system in Louisiana,” Roldan said. “I was just one of several translators who volunteered at the center. Our job was to ...
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t Vincent de Paul Society, Mission Australia, Catholic Social Services, Anglicare and the Salvation Army joined forces to call out the “injustice” if the Turnbull Government and Labor supported the cut. “We have been lobbying the Government about ...
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In Gambia and Tanzania, where prosthetics aren’t readily available, losing a limb can lead to people living on the streetsLosing a limb is a devastating physical and psychological experience for anyone. For adults and children in countries where prosthetics are not routinely available, it can also[...]
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Nurse’s representative argues isolated incident of poor judgment brought about by illness and fatigue should not be allowed to blight her recordAn isolated incident of poor judgment brought about by extreme exhaustion and the early stages of Ebola infection should not be allowed to blight Pauline [...]
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On the 15th anniversary of the twin tower attack, members of Cheshire’s Fire Choir are singing their hearts out on a charity singleUntil three years ago, the only singing Cheshire fire service area manager Gus O’Rourke had ever done was in the pub with a pint.“In my 26 years with the fire serv[...]
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With the Brexit vote rocking the boat and trust in the voluntary sector sinking, how can charity leaders use social media to tackle the challenges?Charity leaders face a unique set of challenges. Brexit means they will be operating in a volatile climate in the years ahead. And public trust in charit[...]
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Charity says findings are ‘really concerning’ and it is government’s responsibility to inform people and take action on obesityThree out of four Britons do not know the types of cancer that are linked to obesity, a poll suggests, raising concerns that widespread ignorance is hampering efforts [...]
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The JustGiving page motivated by the radio soap’s storyline of Helen Titchener’s abuse will help thousands of familiesI put my JustGiving page together one night in February, in about the time it takes to check Facebook after a day at work. It was easily the best 10 minutes I have ever spent. As[...]
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#GivingTuesday on December 1, 2015 is a global day dedicated to giving back. On that day, charities, families, businesses, community centers, and students around the world will come together for one common purpose: to celebrate and encourage giving. Anyone, anywhere can get involved in #GivingTuesda[...]