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THE WEEK'S GOOD CAUSE

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An appeal on behalf of ST. JOSEPH'S NURSING HOME by EVELYN WAUGH
St. Joseph's Nursing Home for Incurables is a home for aged people of any religious denomination. Some of the patients are homeless and have no one to look after them; others cannot, for some reason, be cared for by their relatives. Some are bedridden, some totally paralysed.
Of the ninety persons now being cared for in the Home, thirty-five bedridden patients are housed in a wooden hut that has been condemned by the authorities. Not only must this hut be rebuilt ; the Sisters would like to extend, to build a home with a hundred beds in place of the thirty-five-bed hut.
This is the first time a public appeal has been made on behalf of the Home, which has been run for sixteen years on private subscriptions and contributions. But these sources cover only running expenses and allow nothing for reconstruction. £6,000 is required to enable the work to be begun, and a further £14,000 for it to be completed.
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged, and should be addressed to [address removed]

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