Eglantine Jebb

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Managing Real Estate Broker with Fathom Realty AR LLC PB00068179

Eglantine Jebb was born in Ellesmere, Shropshire back in 1876. She was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. After graduation she taught school for one year. Having made the decision being a school teacher was not for her she went on to do something else. This of course is the rest of the story.

She moved to Cambridge to care for her mother when she became involved with the Charity Organization Society. She carried out some research and wrote a book “Cambridge, a Study in Social Questions” in 1906.

In 1907, she was appointed to the Education Committee of Cambridge Borough Council. In 1913, she went to Macedonia where she wrote in the Cambridge Magazine about her experiences.

With all her experiences she set into motion something that is still going to this day. She started a fund for those in need. It was so successful that in 1925 the then Declaration of Geneva which later became the League of Nations adopted her Declaration. Sadly, she died in 1928 after many years of ill health due to a thyroid problem.

What you may not know about Eglantyne Jebb is that she is the founder of Save the Children. She also had a hand in the International Save the Children Union. Until tomorrow keep a smile on your face and a penny in your pocket  

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Joe Pryor
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Now that is an originator worth venerating. What a wonderful woman she was.

Oct 12, 2017 04:30 AM #1
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Nathan Gesner
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That's a significant impact on many lives and worthy of remembering.

Oct 12, 2017 04:59 AM #2
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What an interesting story, James. We have been contributors to Save The Children for decades, but never knew the background of the founder.

Oct 12, 2017 05:19 AM #3
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Thank you very much, James, for sharing this interesting story.

Oct 12, 2017 05:27 AM #4
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What a wonderful cause, James.  This group has done much for the children of the world.

Oct 12, 2017 05:53 AM #5
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Just think what other things she could have done if she lived longer.

Oct 12, 2017 06:08 AM #6
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Sheila Anderson
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Good morning again James. This is a great story. I didn't know of this woman and now I do.

Oct 12, 2017 07:08 AM #7
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Raymond E. Camp
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Good morning James,

If we do not take of the children the future will be bleak.

Make yourself an astonishing day.

Oct 12, 2017 08:21 AM #8
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Good afternoon James - another great story about a woman who led the way.

Oct 12, 2017 10:12 AM #9
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Hi James

Another great story! I had no idea but certainly am well aware of the Save the Children organization. What a wonderful contribution!!

Jeff

Oct 12, 2017 12:08 PM #10
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Interesting read James. Who know. Not I.

Oct 12, 2017 02:14 PM #11
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James,

Nice background history on Eglantyne.  Thank you for sharing this history with us.  A

Oct 12, 2017 02:45 PM #12
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James- I didn't know her name but I think we all know of the Save the Children Foundation. 

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What a great cause she established. It's so sad to see children suffer. You never know what that person can become with food, shelter, clothing and love.

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Beautiful story of  a life of service, caring, and compassion, James. Wishing you a wonderful weekend.

Oct 13, 2017 06:45 PM #15
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