Religion: Faith, Hope & Organization

When the Red Cross, in 1917, hired the services of Organizers Charles Sumner Ward and Harvey J. Hill to raise $100,000,000 (they raised $123,000,000), it sounded the knell of unorganized charity. Other organizers got the idea. After the War they started companies whose sole business it was and is to raise money—for schools, colleges, hospitals, churches, worthy objects of all kinds. The three largest money-raising companies today are Ward, Wells & Dreshman, Tamblyn & Brown, John Price Jones, all of Manhattan.

Municipalities also got the idea. Instead of letting their citizens be solicited...

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