Charities and Philanthropies; Women's Work in Utah

Charities and Philanthropies; Women's Work in Utah

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...Bertha Hempstead, Secretary. Blanche Mackintosh, Treasurer. Object of Organization--To render help to the deserving poor. Class of persons assisted--All needing aid, irrespective of creed, age or nationality. Number assisted--From twenty-three to fifty-five families each month. Average assisted each year--Thirty-five families each month. Whole number assisted since organization--Two hundred and fifty families. Amount of money raised each year--Average amount, fourteen hundred and seventy dollars and sixty-five cents. How raised--By monthly subscriptions, and entertainments. Yearly expenditure--Average amount, fourteen hundred and seventy dollars and sixty-five cents. Brief history--The "Young Ladies' Aid Society," an outgrowth of the "Ladies' General Aid Society," was organized October 5th, 1886, with a membership of twelve young girls. As a non-sectarian institution its object was to aid all cases of distress which came under its notice, irrespective of creed, age or nationality. It appoints each year a special visiting committee whose duty it is to visit the homes of these people and learn as nearly as possible their true condition that they may be helped accordingly. Since its organization the society has expended over nine thousand dollars. This amount has been spent principally for rents, food and coal, besides this a great deal of clothing has been made and solicited and given away. The Society has given assistance to two hundred and forty families. 'Some of these have received aid every month since its organization, others have been helped as occasion required. The Society has endeavored to secure employment for all who are able to work and has been the means of rendering many self-supporting. Those assisted regularly...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236591216
  • 9781236591210