Anyone not had breakfast this morning? Anyone not had a drink this morning? Would anyone be prepared to give their dinner to someone else? (Are you feeling Altruistic today?). History of Charity. How did Charity develop in the UK?. Philanthropy
Anyone not had breakfast this morning?
Anyone not had a drink this morning?
Would anyone be prepared to give their dinner to someone else? (Are you feeling Altruistic today?)
History of Charity
This is an archway
Leading to Castle
Chares were narrow, congested, lanes, with houses on either side.
Disease was rife due to high population density and noxious industries e.g. tanneries.
The Great Fire of 1854.
It destroyed many slum properties where cholera and typhoid were rife.
Taken c1935. This area was marked for slum clearance.
Today it is Newcastle’s Chinatown.
Many houses were
part of slum
House of a wealthy merchant
Founded in 1985 by Alison Kay.
“We are not here to see through one another, but to see one another through.”
Based at Bath lane in Newcastle.
An outreach service bringing friendliness and food to the homeless.
“Anticipate charity by preventing poverty.” Maimonides
“Capital punishment is as fundamentally wrong as a cure for crime as charity is wrong as a cure for poverty.” Henry Ford
“Charity begins at home, and justice begins next door.” Charles Dickens