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Philanthropist Dr Barnado (1845 -1905)

According to Wikipedia, philanthropy derives from Ancient Greek, meaning "to love people". Philanthropy is the act of donating money, goods, services, time and/or effort to support a socially beneficial cause, with a defined objective and with no financial or material reward to the donor.

via Philanthropy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

A person who  does good is sometimes called philanthropist. Dr Barnado is one of the most famous philanthropist during Victorian time. Dr Thomas Barnardo set up the famous charity homes bearing his name which have given millions of orphans a better start in life, and took millions of children off the street.

But Barnado's homes started off pretty strict by modern standards.

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