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Charity and giving money to charity

aid

noun

money, food, or other help that an organization or government gives to a country or area where people need it, for example because of a war or flood

aid

verb

to give money, food, or other help to a country or organization that needs it

alms

noun

money, food, or clothes given to poor people

cause

noun

an organization, plan, or activity that you are willing to support because it provides help or benefit to people who need it

charitable

adjective

intended to help people who are poor or sick, or who need advice and support

charity

noun

money or food that is given to people who are poor or sick so that they can live

collection box

noun

a container for money that is given to a charity

community chest

noun

money that people and businesses in a community give to local organizations that help people

community service

noun

work without payment that someone does to help their local community

donation

noun

money or goods that you give to an organization, especially one that helps people

donation

noun

the act of giving money or goods to an organization

donor

noun

someone who gives things such as money or goods to an organization, especially one that helps people

endow

verb

to give money to a school, hospital, or other institution

endowment

noun

the act of giving money to a college, hospital, or other institution

endowment

noun

an amount of money that someone gives to an institution

give

verb

to pay money to charity (=organizations that help people)

giver

noun

someone who gives, especially to charity

handout

noun

an amount of money or goods given to people who need them

humanitarian

adjective

relating to efforts to help people who are living in very bad conditions and are suffering because of a war, flood, earthquake etc.

humanitarian

noun

someone who helps people who live in very bad conditions or receive unfair treatment

outreach

noun

the practice of providing help and advice to people in a community before they have to ask for it

patronise

a British spelling of patronize

patronize

verb

to support an organization, especially by giving money to it

philanthropic

adjective

helping people, especially by giving money to those who need it

philanthropy

noun

the belief that you should help people, especially by giving money to those who need it

relief

noun

food, clothes, and money given to people who are in urgent need of help, for example because of a war or other bad situation

tied aid

noun

money given to a country or area where people need it, but they have to agree to spend it only on goods and services provided by the country or organization that has given the money

voluntary

adjective

a voluntary organization does important work for the community but is not part of the official government services, and usually has to raise all its money by itself

charitableness

noun

charitably

adverb

philanthropically

adverb

charity begins at home

used for saying that you should take care of yourself, your own family, friends, or country before you start helping other people

in aid of

if an event is in aid of an organization or group, it is held to make money to help that organization or group

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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