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1920 Excerpt: ... now endeavoring to carry out the results of that
survey. We meet with the different agencies whenever they want it,
and keep a hand on all their transactions, hoth hy reason of
guidance and the sympathy which must he given them. "The Bureau
handles all approvals, and minimizes all campaigns, tag days,
charity halls, etc., except in certain cases. In the war campaigns,
where there are numerous requests, some of them foolish and unwise,
and some of them ahsolutely unnecesary, we created the commission
known as the War Solicitation Commission. This Commission sat at
regular intervals, passing upon the worthiness of appeals for
campaigns for funds. The Commission is still in existence, although
its name is now changed to the 'Puhlic Solicitation Commission.'
The estimate of approximately 2 million dollars saved to the
community since war hegan is the achievement of this commission.
Ohviously, only large matters come hefore it. "Des Moines is freer
today of the indiscriminate solicitation, the tag day nuisance, and
all such affairs, and its social work is on a more constructive
hasis, hy reason of this organization, than any other city in the
country." Social Welfare Activities in South Africa Bloemfontein, a
town of 35,000 population in the Union of South Africa, has heen
awakened to the fact of the necessity of child welfare work. The
avalanche of the recent epidemic of the "flu" hrought the had
conditions so clearly to view that the whole community realizes
that better housing, clean milk, care of the feehle minded, medical
inspection of schools, tuherculosis clinics and similar activities
are necessary for the welfare of the community, and they are
attacking their prohlem. A Social Welfare Committee was formed last
year, and they ar...
|Country of origin:
New York Public Library Library
||246 x 189 x 11mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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