Barnardo's

UK [bə(r)ˈnɑː(r)dəʊz] / US [bərˈnɑrdoʊz]
a British organization that looks after children who have no parents or who come from poor families

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  • Barnardo's — Logo Barnardo s is a British charity founded by Thomas John Barnardo in 1866, to care for vulnerable children and young people. As of 2010, it spends over £190 million each year on more than 400 local services aimed at helping these same groups.… …   Wikipedia

  • Barnardo — s Barnardo s est une organisation caritative fondée en 1866 par le médecin irlandais Thomas John Barnardo pour s occuper d enfants et jeunes. En 2007 elle a dépensé £195 millions par an sur 394 projets. Barnardo s est basé à Barkingside,… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Barnardo's — est une organisation caritative fondée en 1866 par le médecin irlandais Thomas John Barnardo pour s occuper d enfants et jeunes. En 2007 elle a dépensé £195 millions par an sur 394 projets. Barnardo s est basé à Barkingside, Redbridge, dans l est …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Barnardo — is a surname, and may refer to:* Thomas John Barnardo (1845–1905), an Irish philanthropist, founder of the Barnardo s charity for destitute children, and his daughter, * Gwendoline Maud Syrie Barnardo (1879–1955)surname …   Wikipedia

  • Barnardo — Barnardo, Thomas John, engl. Philantrop, geb. 1845 in Irland, Arzt in London, gest. das. 19. Sept. 1905, errichtete seit 1866 für die verlassenen Straßenkinder Heime, Krankenhäuser, Schulen, aus freiwilligen Spenden …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • Barnardo's — Barnardo’s UK [bə(r)ˈnɑː(r)dəʊz] US [bərˈnɑrdoʊz] a British organization that looks after children who have no parents or who come from poor families http://www.macmillandictionary.com/med2cd/weblinks/barnados.htm Thesaurus: adoption and caring… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Barnardo’s — a British charity that helps children with social, physical or mental problems and their families. It began in 1870 when an Irish man, Dr Thomas Barnardo, started a home in London for poor children without parents and until the 1950s the charity… …   Universalium

  • Barnardo — /bahr nahr doh, beuhr /, n. John Thomas, 1845 1905, English physician, social reformer, and philanthropist, born in Ireland. * * * …   Universalium

  • Barnardo — This interesting name is of Norman origin, introduced into England after the Conquest of 1066 in the French form Bernart . The Normans adopted the name from the Germanic Bernhard , composed of the elements ber(n) , bear, with hard , brave, hardy …   Surnames reference

  • Barnardo's — Bar|nar|do s a British organization whose aim is to help children who have no parents or to help children whose parents are unable to take care of them …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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