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Food and medicine (1st of 2)

Food and medicine

Scouts carry baskets of food and medicine which they distributed to patients' homes during the influenza epidemic in 1918. Community service was one of the tenets of the Scouting movement.

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Helen Dollery, 'Youth organisations - Youth groups over time', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 June 2024)

Story by Helen Dollery, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 31 Jan 2019