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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

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Anyone not had breakfast this morning anyone not had a drink this morning would anyone be prepared to give their dinne

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

History of Charity


How did charity develop in the uk

How did Charity develop in the UK?

Philanthropy

  • Often wealthy people, sometimes in business whose conscience bothered them because of the living conditions of people less fortunate than themselves.

  • Christian individuals who followed the main tenets of their religion. E.g. Love your neighbour. Or “treat others as you wish to be treated.”


Why did charity begin

Why did charity begin?

  • No existing Welfare Service.

  • Poor living conditions exacerbated by increasing population.

  • Fewer resources available to all.

  • Individuals whose families were unable or unwilling to care for them if they were young, sick, elderly, or disabled.


Chares

This is an archway

Leading to Castle

Chare.

Chares were narrow, congested, lanes, with houses on either side.

Disease was rife due to high population density and noxious industries e.g. tanneries.

Chares


Gateshead from newcastle

Gateshead from Newcastle.


Anyone not had breakfast this morning anyone not had a drink this morning would anyone be prepared to give their dinne

The Great Fire of 1854.

It destroyed many slum properties where cholera and typhoid were rife.


The great fire of newcastle 1854

The Great Fire of Newcastle 1854


Miner s rescue team c1923

Miner’s rescue team c1923


Tanners

Tanners


Stowell street

Taken c1935. This area was marked for slum clearance.

Today it is Newcastle’s Chinatown.

Stowell Street


Stowell street1

Stowell Street

Many houses were

demolished as

part of slum

clearance.


Bessie surtees house

Bessie Surtees House

House of a wealthy merchant


What kind of charities were set up

What kind of charities were set up?


Holy jesus hospital newcastle

Holy Jesus Hospital, Newcastle


Trinity house broad chare newcastle

Trinity House, Broad Chare, Newcastle


Almshouses at the back of trinity house trinity chare newcastle

Almshouses at the back of Trinity House, Trinity Chare, Newcastle.


Modern day charitable institutions

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.

Modern day charitable institutions


Which quote

Which quote?

“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


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