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Charities News

1 day ago
It's unsurprising that the Department for Work and Pensions will not tell Polly Toynbee how many charities have agreed to host placements for the misnamed Help to Work scheme (Comment, 15 April). Many voluntary groups share her outrage at the cruelty and inefficiency of this scheme, which will force[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
Elected mayor of London borough was accused of doubling funding for Bengali-run charities in attempt to buy influenceA police investigation into allegations of fraud and financial mismanagement by the mayor of a London council has found "no credible evidence of criminality".Lutfur Rahman, [...]
Charities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
3 days ago
More than £46,000 has been raised for National Osteoporosis Society, for which Robert Berry was raising moneyDonations to the charity supported by Robert Berry, the 42-year-old London Marathon runner who collapsed and died after the race on Sunday, are rising rapidly, topping £46,000 by lunch[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
ith all the 'free' time you have, you have the perfect opportunity to take the piano class, join the gym, get a new hobby, or start volunteering for social work, like you've always wanted to or do just about anything you fancy. Just think: no need to ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
based. The federation was the last major holdout in the heart of the city's venerable but vanishing Charity Row. The area where ...
which provides advocacy services and management assistance to 200 churches and social via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
5 days ago
The former footballer and veteran broadcaster cancels work and charity commitments to focus on treatmentFormer goalkeeper and veteran broadcaster Bob Wilson is to undergo treatment for prostate cancer.The 72-year-old, who played for Arsenal in the 1960s and 70s and was capped by Scotland, has cancel[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
6 days ago
The two men only met a few months ago and it is the first time a donor and a recipient will run the London Marathon togetherAt the end of his cancer treatment two years ago, Johnny Pearson could barely walk.As he stood up to leave hospital, his leg muscles were so weak that he fell to the ground. Th[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
6 days ago
he medical clinic is at capacity, but the clinic’s basement offers room for expansion, Hudson said, and that space could potentially be utilized for the new social work volunteers the clinic is bringing aboard. Among their charges will be connecting ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
6 days ago
nyder, president of Catholic Charities USA, will give the keynote address at this year’s Catholic Social Services Palm Sunday Brunch on Sunday, April 13, at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel. From his office on the East Coast, Snyder spoke about the role ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
or KSMU News, I'm Theresa Bettmann. Theresa received her undergraduate degree in sociology at MSU, and now continues her education at MSU pursuing a Master’s degree of Social Work. Theresa enjoys writing, drawing, reading, music, working with animals ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
eir Panim is one of several charities in Israel reaching out to help needy Holocaust survivors with food and social service programs. Dozens of Holocaust survivors participate annually in Meir Panim’s “Kulam B’Seder” Passover campaign The project ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Lucent University; Patrick McGrath, Catholic Social Services; James Merklin, CPA, CFE, Bober Markey Fedorovich; Cynthia Misheff, community volunteer leader, retired educator; Donald Misheff ...
retired, Marchetta Construction Co.; Jackie McDermott, Alcatel via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
he largest share of donor money outside the federation system goes to organizations that focus on Israel, with health care and social services second and education third. But when we asked readers to register their choices in an online poll ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and Care
1 week ago
Each year Lutheran Social Services of South Central Pennsylvania (LSS) strives to recognize individuals and groups who give their time and energy to improve the lives of others by volunteering at LSS. In honor of the upcoming week of recognition, listed...
Gettysburg Times via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Government welfare reforms a central factor in the explosion in the numbers of people turning to charity food banks, says academic study Please note: there will be no Society briefing next week; it will return to your inbox on Wednesday 23 April Sign up to Society briefing email briefing Continue re[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Report warns that as social security safety nets become weaker, charity provision could replace state-funded schemesThe government's welfare reforms, including benefit sanctions and the bedroom tax, are a central factor in the explosion in the numbers of impoverished people turning to charity food b[...]
Charities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
My charity is to lose its free banking at a time when banks should support those helping young people affected by economic downturnLast November, my charity received a letter from the bank advising us of changes to our charging arrangements. It was not good news as the free banking we had enjoyed fo[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
Perhaps your editorial staff has been working on one industry (journalism) for too long, and they need to get a broader range of work experience, particularly in the community social services sector in order to truly understand how non-profit organizations really ... program, we question why local g[...]
Royal City Record via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
ome have worked in social services and some have not. Some have volunteered all over town and some have not. Some are bird enthusiasts, some are painters, and some are bike enthusiasts. Some are Christian, some are Buddhist and some are atheist.
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
For many, finding a decent home is harder now than it has been for decades. Tenants and others facing hardship share their housing experiences

Rowan Moore: Margaret Thatcher began Britain's obsession with property. It's time to end it

Room at the top: London's super-prime housi[...]
HousingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
2 weeks ago
sceola Parkway in Kissimmee. The event brings in donations for crucial social services for people in need regardless of their religious, social or economic background. Money raised will help the organization provide food, shelter, medical care ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
is 30 years of experience in business management began after he received a bachelor’s degree in social work at University of Georgia. Bush advanced through the ranks in several corporations, including Burger King, where he headed up Whopper College in ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 weeks ago
ups and painting for a variety of social service organizations. The initiative is part of "Ameren Cares," which connects Ameren with the communities it serves through charitable giving and volunteering.
Activities include gardening, community clean via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
2 weeks ago
Google's Jacqueline Fuller leaves Christian charity's board after it reverses decision to hire workers in same-sex marriagesA World Vision board member has resigned in protest after the Christian aid group quickly reversed its decision to hire employees in same-sex marriages.Jacquelline Fuller, dire[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
2 weeks ago
Krystal Kirby, left, and Amanda Daily work on a lawn for the Big Event in 2012. Kirby and Daily were part of the Phi Alpha Social Work Honor Society and Student Social Work Organization at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. This year's Big Event, a day...
Kearney Hub via Google News 
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Latest Blog

3 weeks ago
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[...]
 

More Blogs

14 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[...]
 
212 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.
Appearing both startled and dismayed by the sharp increase, a year after [...]
 
221 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 [...]