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Appeal on behalf of the P.M. Boys' Club by Ian Hunter
Contributions will be gratefully acknowledged and should be addressed to [address removed]
The P.M. Boys' Club (so roamed because at the time of its foundation it was open only in the afternoons) is designed to provide for the spiritual and physical well-being of boys up to the age of eighteen who are 'working in hotels, clubs, and restaurants in -the West End of London.
The Club was originally started under the sponsorship of Toc H some s years ago, and its first location was in Greek Street, Soho Now it has moved to a bouse in Eccleston Square where there is living accommodation for a certain number of boys, who are in the charge of a resident warden and matron. All kinds of dub activities take place; outdoor games such as football, tennis, and swimming; lectures are given; and crafts and hobbies are taught. Everything possible is done at the Club to create the background of a family life.
The Club is affilated to the L.C.C.
Youth Employment Bureau, the London Federation of Boys' Clubs, and the National Association of Boys' Clubs. An annual grant is received from the L.C.C. and the boys themselves contribute a small sum, according to what they can afford, to help with the day-to-day running expenses, but the Club is, to a great extent, dependent on voluntary donations.


Unknown: Ian Hunter
Unknown: Ian Hunter

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