Anyone not had breakfast this morning?
Download
1 / 20

Anyone not had breakfast this morning? Anyone not had a drink this morning? - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


  • 94 Views
  • Uploaded on

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

loader
I am the owner, or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the owner, of the copyrighted work described.
capcha
Download Presentation

PowerPoint Slideshow about 'Anyone not had breakfast this morning? Anyone not had a drink this morning?' - valterra


An Image/Link below is provided (as is) to download presentation

Download Policy: Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use and may not be sold / licensed / shared on other websites without getting consent from its author.While downloading, if for some reason you are not able to download a presentation, the publisher may have deleted the file from their server.


- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - E N D - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Presentation Transcript

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?)



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



The Great Fire of 1854.

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





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






Modern day charitable institutions

Founded in 1985 by Alison Kay. Newcastle.

“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? Newcastle.

“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


ad