A Handbook of Charity Organization

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The author, 1882 - Charities - 254 pages
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Page 54 - Then Jesus answering said unto them, Go your way, and tell John what things ye have seen and heard ; how that the blind see, the lame walk, the lepers are cleansed, the deaf hear, the dead are raised, to the poor the gospel is preached.
Page 120 - ... 1. There must be no exclusion of any person or body of persons on account of religious creed, politics or nationality. . . . 2. There must be no attempt at proselytism on the part of the Agents or others employed by the Organization. . . . 3. There must be no interference with any existing benevolent societies...
Page 238 - To obtain from the proper charities and charitable individuals suitable and adequate relief for deserving cases. 4. To procure work for poor persons who are capable of being wholly or partially self-supporting.
Page 52 - But if any provide not for his own, and especially for those of his own house, he hath denied the faith, and is worse than an infidel.
Page 74 - ... with such surroundings. Sometimes I had to open the kitchen door myself, after knocking several times in vain, when a woman, quite drunk, would be lying on the floor on some black mass which served as a bed ; sometimes, in answer to my knocks, a half-drunken man would swear, and thrust the rent-money out to me through a chink of the door, placing his foot against it, so as to prevent it from opening wide enough to admit me. Always it would be shut again without a light being offered to guide...
Page 114 - Mm, do in my inmost heart believe that my money, spent in providing what he might by effort provide for himself, is harmful to him, surely he and I may be friends all the same. Surely I am bound to give him only what I believe to be best. He may not always understand it at the moment, but he will...
Page 230 - Members, to be received from such Committees. VIII. — Each District Committee shall have power to fill up vacancies, and to send special Representatives in the place of its ordinary Representatives to meetings of the Council, provided that such special Representatives be appointed at a Committee Meeting, and that a Secretary of the District Committee send written notice of the appointment to the Secretary of the Council.
Page 228 - ... who shall be appointed by and hold office during the pleasure of the board and...
Page 132 - To investigate thoroughly, and without charge, the cases of all applicants for relief which are referred to the Society for inquiry, and to send the persons having a legitimate interest in such cases full reports of the results of investigation.
Page 74 - The front doors stood open day and night, and as I felt my way down the kitchen stairs, broken, and rounded by the hardened mud upon them, the foul smells which the heavy, foggy air would not allow to rise, met me as I descended, and the plaster rattled down II H with a hollow sound as I groped along.

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