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McCormack, Christopher – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2012
The spectacular growth and equally spectacular decline of the eighteenth-century charity school movement prompts this examination of the contribution made by the movement to nineteenth-century schooling--particularly superior or secondary schooling. Educational historians have argued that the movement was a failure. This paper argues that only in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Boarding Schools, Social Change, Hospitals
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Kenworth, James – Research in Drama Education, 2019
"Dementia's Journey" explores the year-long process of a playwright working with a charity and its partners in writing a play focussing on experiences of dementia in a South Asian community, and how the need to tell an emotionally engaging and resonant story is balanced with the requirement to raise awareness of the issues involved. It…
Descriptors: Dementia, Drama, Asians, Older Adults
Masterson, Kathryn – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2008
The psychology behind getting the big gift and making "the ask" for it was a major topic at Fund Raising Day in New York 2008, which drew representatives from across the nonprofit world, including charities, hospitals, colleges, and museums. Laura Fredricks, who was vice president for philanthropy at Pace University from 2002 until earlier this…
Descriptors: Fund Raising, Donors, Private Financial Support, Interpersonal Relationship
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Qodariah, Lelly – Journal of Education and Practice, 2016
The rise of Indonesian women cannot be separated from the role of Aisyiyah organization since it was established in 1917. The examples are in education, social, religious, charity and society for more than four thousands of Aisyiyah Bustanul Afthal Kindergarten, big hospitals, health business such as mother children health, economic activities,…
Descriptors: Social Change, Females, Foreign Countries, Sex Fairness
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Cross, Ava – Business Communication Quarterly, 2006
Nonprofit organizations, such as social service agencies, charities, and hospitals, plan and prepare communications that are vital to their missions. Although not corporations, these organizations produce news releases, newsletters, and annual reports that are similar to those created in the corporate sector. In this research project for a course…
Descriptors: Communication Strategies, Organizational Communication, Nonprofit Organizations, Corporations
Royster, Sara – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2013
Professional Santas entertain children and adults during the holiday season at all types of events. They work at shopping malls or stores; entertain crowds at parades and tree lightings; and make appearances at holiday parties, charity events, and people's homes. Most Santas work during the Christmas holiday season, which usually lasts from late…
Descriptors: Holidays, Seasonal Employment, Service Occupations, Self Employment
Bridgeland, John M.; McNaught, Mary; Reed, Bruce; Dunkelman, Marc – Civic Enterprises, 2009
This report was written to shine a spotlight on the under-reported plight of America's nonprofit organizations and to make recommendations for how the nation can respond. In the wake of the economic downturn, hospitals, nursing homes, nursery schools, senior centers, soup kitchens, and other nonprofit organizations have been hit by a triple…
Descriptors: Economic Climate, Context Effect, Nonprofit Organizations, National Programs
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Parker, Franklin – Peabody Journal of Education, 1994
One of several papers on self-made millionaire and educational philanthropist George Peabody defends Peabody's philanthropy against those who criticized him as miserly, highlighting his establishment of colleges, libraries, museums, hospitals, and other charities. The paper details his life, work, politics, and death, describing the causes that he…
Descriptors: Donors, Educational History, Museums, Private Financial Support
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Lorek, Ann; Ehntholt, Kimberly; Nesbitt, Anne; Wey, Emmanuel; Githinji, Chipo; Rossor, Eve; Wickramasinghe, Rush – Child Abuse & Neglect: The International Journal, 2009
Objective: The present study aimed to assess the mental and physical health of children held within a British immigration detention center. Method: A total of 24 detained children (aged 3 months to 17 years) were assessed with their parents or carer after being referred by a registered legal charity. Thirteen were seen by a pediatrician alone, 4…
Descriptors: Psychological Evaluation, Child Abuse, Psychologists, Physical Health
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Bennett, Kevin J.; Moore, Charity G.; Probst, Janice C. – Journal of Rural Health, 2007
Context: Rural hospitals face multiple financial burdens. Due to federal law, emergency departments (ED) provide a gateway for uninsured and self-pay patients to gain access to treatment. It is unknown how much uncompensated care in rural hospitals is due to ED visits. Purpose: To develop a national estimate of uncompensated care from patients…
Descriptors: Patients, Medical Services, Federal Legislation, Hospitals
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Young, Philip E. – Journal of Medical Education, 1976
The changing social milieu has removed the charity patient but not the need for a teaching population. The University Hospital's program is described, in which patients prepaid a fixed, single fee for all obstetrics-related care through the third post partum day. (LBH)
Descriptors: Financial Support, Health Insurance, Higher Education, Insurance
Multnomah County Intermediate Education District, Portland, OR. – 1968
An introduction on blindness is followed by a summary of the initial planning grant proposal for cooperative statewide orientation and mobility program for blind children. Background, development, and utilization of mobility-orientation training are discussed in conjunction with educational programs, guide dogs, canes, mobility readiness,…
Descriptors: Administration, Blindness, Cooperative Programs, Demography
Pendergrast, Gail; And Others – 1987
A collaborative relationship was established between the Mississippi Coalition for Mothers and Babies, the Governor's Service Line, and the Mississippi State Department of Health for the purpose of providing outreach and referral to all poor pregnant women and children in need of access to appropriate health care services. The project had a dual…
Descriptors: Children, Counseling Services, Delivery Systems, Health Programs
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. Senate Special Committee on Aging. – 1985
This document presents witness testimonies and prepared statements from the Congressional hearing called to examine the plight of the medically uninsured in America. Opening statements are included from Senators John Heinz, Charles E. Grassley, Christopher J. Dodd, and John Glenn; prepared statements are given from Senators Lawton Chiles and…
Descriptors: Females, Financial Problems, Health Insurance, Hearings
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations, Career Guidance, Counselors, Educational Programs
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