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Charities News

8 hours ago
Inspired by the 99% campaign and Young London, we'd like you to share your photographs and stories of young people who interest and impress you
From neknominating to mass unemployment to riot vans, negative portrayals of young people are commonplace in mainstream media. Despite this, recent rese[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
2 days ago
Three-quarters of people with mobility problems are unsuitably housed, with five million now needing disabled-friendly homesDisabled people are experiencing a hidden housing crisis, says a new report suggesting that many are having to wash in their kitchens and sleep in their living rooms because th[...]
HousingCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyDisabilities
2 days ago
Haines is originally from Payson and obtained her degree in Social Work from the University of Phoenix. She has been working in the social work field for six years as a trainer for volunteers. “I knew that these experiences were only the start of my journey ...
YourWestValley.com via Google News 
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
3 days ago
Watchdog examining whether charity set up to lead David Cameron's initiative used funds to pay debts of linked companyAn investigation has begun into the use of taxpayer-funded grants by the charity set up to lead David Cameron's "big society" initiative.The Charity Commission was examinin[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
4 days ago
It set my soul on fire and I wanted answers and I wanted them right away." Now 26, and a USC graduate student in social work, Kong volunteers his time to work with Nou and Applied Social Research Institute of Cambodia. He said a lot of younger Cambodian ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
5 days ago
A Sane Australia study reveals the mental health system is missing a key ingredient the advice of survivorsSurvival stories from those who attempt suicide should drive mental health interventions but have been missing from policy discussions, Australias national mental health commissioner has said.[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismEducationHealth and CareMental Health
6 days 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
6 days 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 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
1 week 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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
2 weeks 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 [...]
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17 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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29 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[...]
 
227 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 [...]
 
235 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 [...]