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welfare

Pubic funds provided to persons and families whose income falls below certain federal poverty levels. See Aid to Families with Dependent Children, Child welfare Social medicine The constellation of public assistance programs for indigent families.
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Of course, previous Christian welfare work was done in times very different from our own.
Foale's account of the significant, but not well-known, early social welfare work of the Sisters of St Joseph in South Australia is informative and highly readable and it adds to our knowledge of the wide-ranging mission of the numerous 'socially active' Sisterhoods which commenced in the nineteenth century.
In a series of topical chapters, Tone discusses the political motives of employers; examines the role of welfare work in promoting efficiency; describes the publicity campaigns that accompanied welfare programs; emphasizes the close association between welfare work and the growth of the female labor force; explores the reactions of the AFL, radical labor groups, and employees; and, in a brief concluding chapter, summarizes the history of welfare capitalism after 1917.
This is so because the role of the state in welfare is a key point for distinguishing socialist and liberal positions, and so efforts to engage the membership in certain kinds of welfare work involved various and calculated expressions of political ideology.
These policies, although responses to special circumstances, subsequently went on to condition general norms of American personnel practices.[1] Thus, the report on "employers' welfare work" presents a picture of U.S.
Kendrick, born in Philadelphia, saw service in World War I and did welfare work with hospitalized veterans.
A niece of Theodore Roosevelt, she married Franklin, who was a distant cousin, in 1905, and, after his election to the presidency, became the most active first lady in American history; she engaged in social welfare work, took part in Democratic politics, served as assistant director of the Office of Civilian Defense (1941 - 42), and conducted a newspaper column, My Day.
The philanthropists were the agents for mitigating the sufferings of humanity and the country had a large number of such people, he observed while underlining the religious significance of the welfare work.
Sindh Government will stand up to any challenge faced by our nation and will never be found lagging in welfare work. We owe this to our homeland.
She visited SOS Children Village, Rawalpindi and appreciated the welfare work by the organization.
The award was given to Aziz ur Rehman over the welfare work that he has done for the immigrant communities in Norway.
'The foundation carries out welfare work such building mosques, religious tahfiz schools, orphanages, and other welfare activities according to the Shariah law,' Zahid said today at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC).