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Charities News

7 hours ago
A woman who complained 16 years ago of being abused by charity personnel in the 1970s now wants an inquiryThe Salvation Army failed to investigate allegations of historical child abuse, according to a woman who told the charity 16 years ago that four of its members had sexually assaulted her in the [...]
ChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
18 hours ago
SINGAPORE — The National Council of Social Service (NCSS) will be developing a volunteer management framework for the social sector, as part of plans to beef up volunteer resources and develop the expertise of social service professionals. This could ...
TODAYonline via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 day ago
One-third of calls go unanswered amid huge rise in callers seeking advice on rent and mortgage arrears, claims charityBenefit cuts and rising pressures on household budgets have driven a surge in the number of people on the brink of homelessness, according to the charity Shelter, which warns it can [...]
HousingCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
2 days ago
Charity commission freezes bank accounts of Families Against Neuroblastoma, which raised money for treatment abroadA charity that raised money for children with an often lethal cancer to travel abroad for therapies the NHS did not provide or approve is being investigated by the Charity Commission.Th[...]
CharitiesChildrenHealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareGovernment Policy
2 days ago
Policy Exchange report finds employment service is failing to help a third of customers and recommends splitting servicesJobcentres are failing to help about a third of their customers mainly the long-term workless and should be restructured to enable private companies and charities to compete wit[...]
Charities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental Health
4 days ago
Gangs assault rivals' sisters and girlfriends as a 'low risk' method of asserting dominanceGangs are drawing up and disseminating lists of teenage girls whom they consider to be legitimate rape targets, as sexual violence is increasingly used to spread fear and antagonise rival groups.The so-called [...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
4 days ago
The assisted dying bill, introduced by former Labour cabinet minister Lord Falconer, gets its first significant debate in the House of Lords
5.50pm BST Rowena Mason's story after the Lords vote is here
5.46pm BST Now it's the turn of John Stevens, former commissioner of the Met police, who[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareGerontologyMental HealthGovernment PolicyDisabilitiesCriminal J
4 days ago
Follow live updates as the assisted dying bill, introduced by former Labour cabinet minister Lord Falconer, gets its first significant debate in the House of Lords
5.50pm BST We're taking a break in proceedings in these live updates now. The debate is set to continue for another hour or more, wi[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareGerontologyMental HealthGovernment PolicyDisabilitiesCriminal J
5 days ago
A charity is asking upmarket hotels to offer a free night's B&B to those in need of respiteIn India, they call it frugal innovation - small changes, employing familiar ingredients, costing comparatively little, that can make a big difference in surprising ways. Local Solutions is a hugely impres[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
5 days ago
income families in local elementary schools by providing backpacks and school ...
Anne Arundel County Dept. of Social Services – Back via Live.com News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and Care
6 days ago
Each year volunteers from Arbella Insurance in Quincy pitch in to help to assemble over 100 backpacks for Interfaith Social Services. From left to right: Caterina Cardarelli of Braintree, Courtney Foster of Abington, Maria Dunlea of Weymouth, Coleman Lunt of ...
Milton, MA via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
6 days ago
Volunteers from Arbella Insurance in Quincy pitch in to help Interfaith Social Services assemble backpacks for school children. From left, Caterina Cardarelli of Braintree, Courtney Foster of Abington, Maria Dunlea of Weymouth, Coleman Lunt of Hanson and ...
The Patriot Ledger (blog) via Google News 
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
here is no coordinated effort on behalf of social services agencies. In Texas: When asked if Catholic Charities was in charge of the operation, Julia Sullivan, Hidalgo County’s director of public affairs, said: “Yes, as it should be. It’s their ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
That would break a record set in 1972. Social service organizations have been preparing for the heat. Volunteers of America says it has spent extra time cleaning homeless shelters because of expected high demand. Also, about a half dozen people a day are ...
capradio.org via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
Social service organizations have been preparing for the heat. Volunteers of America says it has spent extra time cleaning homeless shelters because of expected high demand. Also, about a half dozen people a day are coming into Catholic Charities in ...
capradio.org via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
Geoffrey Robertson QC suggests that the Charity Commission does not understand what causes are good (The Charity Commission doesn't know what charity is, 5 June).He was referring to the commission's decision not to register the Human Dignity Trust as a charity. The trust supports those who seek to c[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Denise Coates receives more than £60m in pay and dividends from the online business she started from a car park in Stoke 14 years agoBet365 founder Denise Coates has received more than £60m in pay and dividends from the online betting business she started from a car park in Stoke 14 years ago[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
heryl Stan, finance director of Cass Community Social Services, a nonprofit organization, is on Parker’s volunteer advisory committee. Stan said there’s two camps in the city of 28,000. One faction believes the state takeover was the best thing that ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
With warnings that many of Britain's parks are on a financial precipice, some are looking at novel ways to meet running costsThe people who run the community-owned Heeley park in Sheffield know local visitors love its orchard, wildflower bank and walking trails. Annual park festivals draw crowds of [...]
Charities
2 weeks ago
Peter Wanless, who is heading inquiry into Home Office actions, says anyone leaving a child at risk should face prosecutionFailing to report child abuse should be a crime, the head of the NSPCC has said.The charity's chief executive, Peter Wanless, who is leading a review into the Home Office's hand[...]
Children and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
I have mentioned in previous articles that volunteering is important especially for students. Volunteering is usually thought of as an act of kindness benefiting the community, and it makes you feel good about yourself. Although this is true, volunteering can also ...
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General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 weeks ago
I don't expect our homelessness services to implement stupid budget cuts that throw people on the scrapheapWhen I show visitors the training and education centres at our homeless charity Crisis, they have on occasion been puzzled. Why art classes? What good to a homeless person is a sculpture worksh[...]
HousingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyEducation
2 weeks ago
hat is one of the core lessons I’ve picked up from my years volunteering within the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), which raises and distributes $3 billion annually for “social welfare, social services and educational needs.”
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 weeks ago
t religious discourses and social service events, I render free service," he said. Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) traffic Uday Naik appreciates his effort. "These volunteers have been helping the police in easing out the traffic. The commuters ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
2 weeks ago
ong history of volunteering For Boersma, the trip is a continuation of humanitarian and social work he started at the age of 18 when he began smuggling bibles behind the wall in Eastern Europe. Though today’s efforts are more about bringing physical ...
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16 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[...]
 

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28 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[...]