Restoring God’s Justice in the World
1. Cover page
3. History of service (Red Cross)
4. What does the service do/who are being served?
5. Where can they be seen?
6. How many people are served (a day, a week, a month, a year)
7. Who can volunteer?
8. How does the service reflect corporal or spiritual works of mercy?
There are lots of poverties in this world, Homelessness, hunger, physical or sexual abuses, substance abusers, physical disabilities and mental illness.
Out of all those, in this assignment I will be explaining about the poverty “hunger”
The history of the services that helps with people who are suffering with hunger, what those services do and who are being served, which places are they seen, how many people are served in at different range of time, who is out there to volunteer them, and to finish off, how does the service reflects corporal.
#1. History of service
Australian Red Cross was formed as a branch of the British Red Cross at Government house in Melbourne on 13th of August 1914 by Lady Helen Munro-Ferguson who was the wife of the Governor-General, nine days after the outbreak of the World War 1. And at the same time, she called on the wives of each State Governor to form a local committee in each capital, and that is how the Australian Red Cross was born.
The main task of the first Australian Red Cross volunteers was to supply care parcels containing soap, toiletries, special food and games for sick and wounded troops. Within weeks of formation, the Branch was providing clothing and they were, flannel shirts, cardigans, socks and gloves and also medical supplies and equipment.
Red Cross was responsible to look after and provide assistance to the survivors of the Battle of the Gallipoli. And they are for the soldiers who fought in Egypt and those who were suffering...