The word charity is a noun. Charity means (1) an activity or gift that benefits the public at large, (2) a kindly and lenient attitude toward people, (3) an institution set up to provide help to the needy, (4) a foundation created to promote the public good (not for assistance to any particular individuals), (5) pinnate-leaved European perennial having bright blue or white flowers.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word charity.
The purpose of this website is to bring together donors, volunteers, and charities online to accomplish good. Users can donate to more than 1 million charities and search from more than 36,000 volunteer opportunities. Network for Good was founded in 2001 and is located in Bethesda, Maryland. Users can search by charity name, type of charity, or by state.
Directgov, launched in 2004, provides public service information and access to public service sectors. The website contains a guide to the government including the monarchy, directories for contacts for public service organizations, charity and volunteer groups, health and well-being, calculators for determining the cost of raising a child, and much more.
Guidestar's mission is to provide information about non-profits so that users can find out about individual organizations to help in making philanthropic decisions. There are 1.5 million organizations in the database, and around 212,000 subscribers to the GuideStar newsletter. GuideStar also provides research analysis such as a Charity Check, Grant Explorer, Analyst Reports, and much more.
The following articles provide recent charity-related news.
The aid group Mercy Corps believes that the new Libra currency could help funnel aid to the poor. But critics wonder why the charity has teamed up with a controversial company.
Malaka Gharib. NPR. Friday, 19 Jul 2019 13:30:00 -0400.
A Swedish aid clinic was given "permission" by the Taliban to re-open its doors on Friday. The facilities in Kabul had recently been shut down due to a controversial Afghan army raid that happened ten days prior.
The Local. Friday, 19 Jul 2019 16:33:31 +0200.
New figures show that people who are obese now outnumber people who smoke two to one in the UK, and excess weight causes more cases of certain cancers than smoking, as the charity urges government action to tackle obesity.
Science Daily. Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019 21:13:35 EDT.
The German captain of a charity rescue ship, arrested for defying an Italian ban on docking with migrants, arrived in a Sicilian port yesterday for her first court appearance.
Irish Independent. Tuesday, 02 Jul 2019 02:30:00 +0100.