Report on Work for Neglected and Dependent Children of Ontario During the Year

Report on Work for Neglected and Dependent Children of Ontario During the Year

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...deal. The event of the year has been the purchase of a Shelter Home by the Society. The undertaking was not started with misgiving but the result has amply justified the faith of those of the Society's friends who held that there would be a ready response to the Society's needs did it prove itself competent in the work it assumes to do. No doubt it required time to demonstrate that Children's Aid Work Under The Provisions of The Statute relating to Neglected Children was a developement of philanthropic effirt in a direction not hitherto undertaken, but the Society has now passed the stage when such evidence is necessary and the Society is accepted as one of the most potent influences for good which the Christian thought of a liberal-minded and responsive community such as ours could have suggested. The growing needs, financially, of the Society, consequent on its widened rflbrt, have been met I am glad to say, by large responses from our charitable citizens, and while our treasurer has never found himself overburdened with funds, still we have never asked in vain when our needs were pressing. The purchase price for the Kent Homestead, our new Home, is $3,000. Of this, interested friends among the Kent relationship donated $500 which went as first payment on the purchase. The remaining $2,500 is to be carried on mortgage (to be reduced $100 annually) for a term of years at 4% per cent. per annum with an option to the Society to pay ofl any fraction larger than $100 of the purchase money with every payment of interest. The doubts as to the wisdom of the Society's course which were at first entertained have entirely vanished in view of the marked comfort of the building and surroundings as compared with the cramped...show more

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  • Paperback | 50 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236982614
  • 9781236982612