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13 hours ago
As a child, I was impressed by the social work done by Mother Teresa,” she says, clarifying that she liked the founder of Missionaries of Charity “only for her social work and nothing else”. Born in Haryana, the Sadhvi grew up in Khetri in ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and Volunteerism
1 day ago
From bake sales to the bank and beyond, follow your money behind the scenes at the annual Comic Relief appeal and meet the team making it happenI organise the volunteers taking calls, and essentially my job is making sure we have enough volunteers to answer every call into our telethon centre. This [...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
1 day ago
efore he started working at the Methodist Home for Children, Pearson had a temporary job with the Department of Social Services. He also worked in a local animal shelter while going to school. He said a big inspiration to him has been Dawn Hairston ...
General Social WorkChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
2 days ago
Maryam had severe cerebral palsy and her family were in dire need but we couldn’t get support for themJane and Helen are highly experienced therapists. They have come straight to my office door from their home visit to a teenage girl, Maryam, with severe cerebral palsy, and both are on the edge of[...]
HealthChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismDisabilities
2 days ago
Our new survey reveals half of UK charities don’t have a digital strategy and fear losing out on fundraising income if training and funding aren’t improvedThe government has signalled its intention for the UK to lead on technology: its digital strategy, published earlier this month, commits to t[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
3 days ago
The Channel 4 reality dating show didn’t lead to love, but Marie Curie asked me to share my experiences and raise awareness of its daffodil appealI always confuse people who meet me. This is because even when I’m feeling awful, I look perfectly healthy. So as I sat across from my date I had to t[...]
CharitiesHealthHealth and Care
4 days ago
Report on ‘alarming evidence’ of rising homelessness singles out UK for criticism while warning that one in 70 Athens residents are homelessA European housing body has warned that homelessness and exclusion from housing has reached crisis point in the majority of countries in the EU. European Un[...]
HousingPovertyCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
4 days ago
We’re interested in hearing from undocumented migrants and asylum seekers who have had problems with accessing NHS care. Share your experiencesHundreds of pregnant women without legal status are avoiding seeking NHS antenatal care because of growing fears that they will be reported to the Home Off[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMinorities and ImmigrationGovernment PolicyWomens Issues
5 days ago
I enjoy working at my large agency but despair at selling people rubbish when I could be making their lives better Twice a week we publish problems that will feature in a forthcoming Dear Jeremy advice column in the Saturday Guardian so that readers can offer their own advice and suggestions. We the[...]
Charities
5 days ago
Painting charity trustees as inept, meddling do-gooders is unfair and unjustified. They bring skills and passion to boards – and do it all voluntarilyPainting charity trustees as inept, meddling do-gooders is both unfair and unjustified. Over 20 years as a charity lawyer, and almost as long as a c[...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
5 days ago
xcerpts from his interview... What is NSS? Is it only limited to social service? NSS is not just about sweeping places or planting trees. It's a platform that helps students discover the merits within. When I was working as a volunteer, I remember girls ...
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismEducation
6 days ago
The minister, who suggested in 2013 that the Department for International Development be scrapped, said the world was looking to Britain for leadershipPriti Patel, the international development secretary, will make her most robust defence of Britain’s aid spending on Monday when she announces an [...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHousing and PovertyHealth and Care
1 week ago
Challenging a will is never easy, whether the money has been left to an animal charity or a private school. A court ruling this week has made it even more of an uphill struggleWhen Sybil Jenazian died last year it was no surprise that her estate was worth a tidy sum. Her Armenian father had mad[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducationCriminal Justice
1 week ago
ome meal programs encompass a single county and are operated by just one social service agency, such as Catholic Charities, which serves meals to homebound seniors in Lake County. Other programs distribute meals to parts of several neighboring counties.
General Social WorkCharities and VolunteerismGerontology
1 week ago
Charities, campaigners and teachers report scale of the problem, saying more must be done to tackle stigmaGirls from low-income families across England are struggling to afford sanitary protection, with many teachers buying tampons for their students or seeking help with supplies from charities and [...]
PovertyHealthEducationCharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHousing and Poverty
1 week ago
The charity worker: you have wasted public money on faux consultants and paying out hefty sums to ex-workersWhen I joined the charity, it was exciting and different. Everyone was so committed and dedicated to the cause, which was inspiring.But in your attempt to transform the organisation, you have [...]
CharitiesCharities and VolunteerismHealth and Care
1 week ago
A huge error of judgement has been made by the three animal charities that fought to overturn a daughter’s win over her estranged mother’s willIn 2002, Melita Jackson did something that thousands of people do each year. She drew up a will and left her money to charity. Jackson’s £500,000 esta[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
Letter from finance chief Paul Baumann says contingency of £800m will be used to offset hospital overspendsMinisters have been accused of breaking their promises on mental health after £800m earmarked to improve services was diverted to shore up hospitals’ finances.A leading mental health charit[...]
HealthCharities and VolunteerismHealth and CareMental HealthGovernment Policy
1 week ago
The St John Ambulance video, which teaches parents how to save a choking baby, has won charity film of the year So far, we know of 54 babies whose parents say wouldn’t be alive today if it wasn’t for The Chokeables, St John Ambulance’s first aid film teaching people how to save a choking baby [...]
CharitiesHealthChildrenChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismEducation
1 week ago
Judgment overturns 2011 ruling that increased Heather Ilott’s award in Melita Jackson’s will which left estate to charityThe supreme court has overturned a decision to increase the sum of money left to a woman by her estranged mother, who left her entire £500,000 estate to three animal charitie[...]
CharitiesChildren and ParentingCharities and VolunteerismCriminal Justice
1 week ago
At Suicide Crisis we build personal connections so people trust us when they need to call someone at 3amIt took just minutes for a deeply traumatic experience in March 2012 to fracture my life. I experienced such terror during those moments that I couldn’t sit with my back to a door for weeks. I w[...]
CharitiesHealthHealth and CareMental Health
1 week ago
Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission says complaints were made about 21 charities over the past two yearsAustralia’s charities regulator has warned it will crack down on improper political advocacy in the sector and lobby to remove “frustrating” secrecy provisions that gag it fr[...]
CharitiesCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
After Mhairi Black said she finds parliament ‘depressing’ we asked the future of UK politics to tell us how they would like to see things changed
It’s a mixed bag. I certainly worry about the implications of having all of our mistakes and history preserved forever online, ready to be picke[...]
Charities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
ilfswerk Niederosterreich, an Austrian provider of social services, selected MobileIron platform to enhance the mobility – Google Android, Apple iOS and Microsoft Windows Phone devices — of its 3,600 staff and 2,800 volunteers. Hilfswerk NO ...
General Social WorkCharities and Volunteerism
1 week ago
The government’s £20m domestic abuse fund is welcome, but if it goes the way of so much local authority spending it will count for nothingThe £20m domestic abuse fund, announced by the government on International Women’s Day, is so desperately needed that of course it’s to be welcomed. Frank[...]
CharitiesWomenWomens Issues
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13 weeks ago
NASW member Reia Chapman, who runs her own practice in Charlotte, N.C., volunteered with the American Red Cross for its disaster mental health services team in Lafayette, La., helping victims of the region’s historic flooding. “I do a lot of community-based organizing and racial trauma and advoc[...]
 

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366 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 [...]
 
374 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 [...]