Barnardo


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Barnardo

Dr Thomas John. 1845--1905, British philanthropist, who founded homes for destitute children
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Thomas Barnardo continued to develop the scheme throughout his life, and by his death in 1905, 4,000 children were in foster care.
As a result of the industrial revolution, when he arrived in London's East End, Barnardo found a massively increased population living in overcrowded accommodation, struggling with unemployment, poverty and disease.
Standing only 5ft 3in, with spectacles and a spiky moustache, Barnardo founded separate homes for boys and girls, with the slogan 'No destitute child ever refused admittance'.
uk Text PEOPLE to 70500 to donate PS5 Voice of the Sunday People P:14 Man on a mission to save poor kids MOVED by the scale of poverty among children in East London, Dr Thomas Barnardo abandoned plans of being a missionary.
Cardiff Bach Choir also took part in the service - 160 years after Dr Barnardo was born - performing an anthem specially composed by conductor Timothy Taylor to mark the anniversary.
The trees mark 100 years since the death of the charity's founder, Dr Thomas Barnardo.
The charity is running a Centenary Appeal this year, marking 100 years since the death of the charity's founder, Dr Thomas Barnardo.
IN 1866, Thomas Barnardo arrived in London and found children sleeping in the streets and begging for food.
Sue Peake Redhead, Barnardo's Fundraiser said: "The generosity of the public at events such as that planned for the Pavilions Shopping Centre at Christmas provides us with much needed funding for this vital work to continue 100 years after the death of our great founder, Thomas Barnardo
Today there is no such thing as a Barnardo's orphanage but many of the issues that prompted Dr Thomas Barnardo to establish his famous homes are still around.
The special event coincides with the centenary of the death of the charity's founder, Dr Thomas Barnardo, which staff and volunteers have been marking throughout 2005 with events to celebrate the support Barnardo's continue to provide to thousands of children and young people.