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“ He who helps a child helps humanity with an immedi.Vteness which no other help given to huflaan
creature in any other stage of human life can possibly give again.”— Phillips Brooks.
“ It has rescued tens of thousands of children who will live to redeem the waste places and to rebuild
the ruins in the Near East.”— Robert E. Speer.
There were 132,532 orphan
children among the more than
ONE MILLION LIVES
saved by Near East Relief.
35,000 still remain in the
care of Near East Relief.
105,000 bowls to be filled
every day. Food is the
largest single item of ex
pense — 79 yi tons con
Medicine and hospital
supplies for 35,000 children
—a daily expense.
Character building is the
great objective of Near East
Relief, but it takes time for
moral fibre to grow as it
does for bone and muscle.
The Golden Rule applied already has
wrought miracles in bringing children
like the above to full health. Further
applied it will bring every orphan
still in the care of Near East Relief
to self-support; a fitting climax to “the
greatest piece of constructive relief
work the world has ever seen.”
MEETING THE PRESENT PROBLEM.
The present problem of Near East Relief is nothing new.
It is as old as life. It is as old as love. It is a problem that every
father and mother understands.— to supply all the varied,
changing, recurring needs of children, from babyhood to full
THIS MEANS CASH FOR DAILY EXPENSES.
1000 articles of clothing and 400 pairs
of shoes are needed daily to replace
what wears out.
Material and equipment for vocational
training is a constant item of expense.
Every ten orphans have
a “group leader,” every
ten groups a “senior
leader." Through these
leaders the orphanage di
rector can influence the
School supplies for 35,000
a daily expense.