Why i Want To Be a Social Worker Essay

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In 2012 Asraya enters its 16th year meeting the ever-increasing needs of people facing what is often the biggest crisis of their lives: a diagnosis of cancer. Over the past fiscal year, record numbers of people came to us for help covering the costs of getting to and from treatment...getting reliable information...coping with the stress cancer can bring. In fact, demand for services, provided by our volunteers of 300 women, rose nearly 8% in fiscal year 2011 when we helped more than 10,000 individuals and their families affected by cancer. Asraya met the increased demand thanks to our many institutional and individual donors who, in a year of global economic turmoil, stood by us and strengthened their commitment to our mission. Dedicated individuals from across the country wrote checks and organised fund-raisers and chose Asraya as their benefactor. .These are only a few of the highlights of the past year. We invite you to view this presentation of our annual report for fiscal year 2010-2011 and learn more about our donors and some of the individuals we've helped. On behalf of the staff and clients of Asraya, we extend our deepest gratitude to you for your continuing support.Our Mission Asraya is a nonprofit organization that provides free, support services to the poor who are affected by cancer: people with cancer, care givers, children, loved ones, and the bereaved. Programs—including counseling and support groups, education, financial assistance and practical help—are provided by Asraya and are completely free of charge.

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