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  Charity - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the 1400, charity meant 'the state of love or simple affection which one was in or out of regarding one's fellows; an occasion or body of people seeking to embody that state; the love of god, in both directions.' The fraternity was the embodiment of this ideal.
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaunteth not itself, is not puffed up, Doth not behave itself unseemly, seeketh not her own, is not easily provoked, thinketh no evil; Rejoiceth not in iniquity, but rejoiceth in the truth; Beareth all things, believeth all things, hopeth all things, endureth all things.
Charity is also used as a forename, intended to evoke the idea that one so named is a giving person.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Charity   (1145 words)

 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Charity and Charities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Fraternal charity done in the spirit of Christ effects an equality among all the members of the Christian family, for the material gift of the giver is balanced by the love and prayers of the receiver (2 Corinthians 8:13, 14; 9:11-12).
Assistance was afforded to the clergy, to widows and orphans, to the destitute, the aged, the sick, the persecuted, and imprisoned, and the stranger; and decent burial was given to the neglected dead.
The results of the Church's preaching and practice of charity during this period were that widows, orphans, abandoned children, friendless young women, prisoners, the sick, the helpless poor, and the victims of the barbarian invasions, received all the care and assistance which their condition and the available resources permitted.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/03592a.htm   (12532 words)

 WSP Auckland - Charity
Through charity, the wives and daughters of the rich become involved in their chosen causes, providing a welcome outlet for altruistic energies, protecting them from boredom, while husbands and fathers are busily engaged either in the fine art of exploitation, swapping stories at the club, or exercising on the golf course.
Charity is a social abomination that should be politically rejected by the working class without hesitation together with its modern day sponsor –; capitalism.
Charity, oh sweet Charity, one day we will deprive the capitalist class not only of their monopoly of wealth but you also will be removed from their benevolent custody and dispatched to the dark ages from whence you came!
www.worldsocialism.org /nz/auckland/charity.htm   (912 words)

 Tzedakah - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Judaism is very tied to the concept of tzedakah, or charity, and the nature of Jewish giving has created a North American Jewish community that is very philanthropic.
While the word "tzedakah" is most commonly translated into english as "charity", the word actually comes from the hebrew word meaning "justice" or "righteousness".
On Passover, a major holiday in Jewish tradition, one is encouraged to welcome hungry people to the table, for Jews were once slaves in Egypt and should help those in need as they were once helped by God.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tzedakah   (674 words)

 A few thoughts on "Charity"
Charity suffers long, and is kind; charity envies not; vaunts not itself, is not puffed up, nor behaves itself unseemly, seeks not after itself, is not easily provoked, thinks not on that which is evil; rejoices not over unrighteousness, but rejoices in the truth; bears all, believes all, hopes all, endures all.
Charity "believes all." God is sometimes hidden, and it seems as though God is not there for us, but charity continues to believe nonetheless: "Even the person who exercises spiritual gifts is subject to doubt.
Charity "hopes all." Charitable love can go on hoping for the best even if there seems to be nothing on which to found that hope.
www.geocities.com /Athens/Delphi/4439/charity.html   (1761 words)

 Charity Navigator - Tips For Giving In Times Of Crisis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Find a charity with a proven track record of success with dealing with the type of disaster and in the region in which the disaster occurred.
Many charities do encourage donors not to designate their gifts so that the charity can decide how best to utilize the money, but depending on your confidence in the charity's ability to make that determination, you may want to tell the charity exactly how to use your gift.
Once you feel comfortable with the charity, send the organization a check directly in the mail, or give through their website, thus ensuring 100% of your gift goes to the charity and not the for-profit fundraiser.
www.charitynavigator.org /index.cfm/bay/content.view/catid/68/cpid/310.htm   (446 words)

 1999 Charity Care Report
In addition to the charity care policy, each hospital annually reports actual total charges for charity care, bad debt, and total uncompensated health care in its fiscal year (FY) within 120 days of the close of the fiscal year as part of the hospital’s year-end financial report.
Charity care is defined in RCW 70.170.020 as necessary hospital health care rendered to indigent persons, to the extent that the persons are unable to pay for the care or pay the deductibles or co-insurance amounts required by a third-party payer.
The decline in the percentage of charity care offered by hospitals may be due in part to an improved economy.
www.doh.wa.gov /EHSPHL/hospdata/CharityCare/1999/1999CharityCareReport.htm   (1944 words)

 Charity Quotes
Charity is a virtue of the heart, and not of the hands.
Charity suffereth long, and is kind; charity envieth not; charity vaulteth not itself, is not puffed up.
Charity separates the rich from the poor; aid raises the needy and sets him on the same level with the rich.
www.worldofquotes.com /topic/Charity/1   (883 words)

 Day to Day Judaism: Charity
Charity is traditionally thought of as relating solely to helping fellow man, to relieving the burden of neighbors in trouble.
It is "justice." The Latin term for charity, caritas, implies an act of giving by the "haves" to the "have-nots" -- out of the goodness of their hearts.
But since all are created equally in the image of God, there is a duty that devolves upon the "haves" to give of their substance to the "have-nots" in order to effect justice and to enable the have-nots to survive, as they themselves do.
www.aish.com /literacy/mitzvahs/Day_to_Day_Judaism__Charity.asp   (951 words)

 Check a Charity
Missourians who give to charity often have questions about what percentage of their gifts go to the charitable purpose and what percentage is used for administrative costs.
The charities also were asked to provide basic information, such as whether their services are available to residents of Missouri, and if their annual reports are made available to the general public.
If a charity you have contributed to in the past - or are considering contributing to - is not listed, it may mean that the charity did not respond to my office’s invitation to have its information included.
www.ago.mo.gov /checkacharity   (313 words)

The necessity of habitual charity is inferred from its close communion with sanctifying grace.
Apart from the cases of the actual reception of baptism, penance, or extreme unction, wherein the love of charity by a special dispensation of God, admits of attrition as a substitute, all adults stand in need of it, according to 1 John, iii, 14: "He that loveth not, abideth in death".
While charity embraces all the children of God in heaven, on earth, and in purgatory (see COMMUNION OF SAINTS), it is taken here as meaning man's supernatural love for man, and that in this world; as such, it includes both love of self and love of neighbour.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09397a.htm   (1781 words)

 Technorati Tag: charity
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www.technorati.com /tag/charity   (569 words)

 Charity Resources
A charity foundation's former accountant, who pleaded guilty to embezzling heart disease research funds that he used to pay an Ohio dominatrix, was sentenced Tuesday to two to six years in prison.
A charity foundation's former accountant, who admitted embezzling heart disease research funds that he used to pay an Ohio dominatrix to beat him, was sentenced Tuesday to two to six years in prison.
NEW YORK (AP) - A charity foundation's former accountant, who admitted embezzling heart disease research funds that he used to pay an Ohio dominatrix to beat him, was sentenced Tuesday to two to six years in prison.
www.givetoacharity.com /charity-events/charity.html   (691 words)

 5 Tips: The best ways to give to charity - Nov. 29, 2004
There have been reports showing that charities that have recently used telemarketers to solicit donations on their behalf have often received less than half the funds raised, while the rest went to solicitors to cover fees.
Check to see if a charity is legitimate by logging onto charitynavigator.org and www.guidestar.org, where you can find out about its financial situation.
If you think a charity pitched by phone is worth of your dollars, have the solicitor send you a copy of the charity's annual report or brochure.
money.cnn.com /2004/11/29/pf/saving/willis_tips   (972 words)

 Find Charity Donations - Cars, Boats - Christian and Catholic Charities
In the next five years, philanthropy will reach $1 trillion annually, and that money goes to 600,000 to 700,000 charities listed in the U.S. But it’s more than a business; charity is a way that people find meaning in their lives and expression of their most basic beliefs.
And giving your money or time to a charity is a wonderful way to ensure a lasting legacy for your community.
Because selecting the right charity to meet your philanthropic requirements is so vital, consider these recommendations: Check on how much a charity spends on marketing and administrative expenses, then compare that against other charities in the similar field.
www.find-a-charity.us   (330 words)

 USATODAY.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The upcoming holiday season is a big one for charities and will add even more to the total raised.
Charity watchdog Daniel Borochoff says he's glad that hurricane giving will exceed 9/11 donations.
In addition to private charity, victims and survivors of those killed Sept. 11, 2001, got $7 billion from a Victim Compensation Fund set up by Congress.
www.usatoday.com /printedition/news/20051114/1a_lede14.art.htm   (436 words)

 CHARITY - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Charity is a categorical programming language currently being developed by The Charity Development Group in The Department of Computer Science at The University of Calgary, Canada.
Charity is based on the theory of strong categorical datatypes.
It is our belief that Charity provides a very elegant, pure framework for software development, teaching, and language research.
pll.cpsc.ucalgary.ca /charity1/www/home.html   (155 words)

Knitting for charity is the most rewarding form of knitting.
A similar charity in Canada is Care and Cuddles International, and in Australia, Bears Who Care.
The two most important details to remember when knitting for charity are to take pride in your work and follow the charity's guidelines.
www.knitty.com /ISSUEfall03/FEATcharity.html   (1041 words)

 The Press on the BCCI-bin Mahfouz-bin Laden Intelligence Nexus
The IDF charity, based in Curzon Street, central London, was named publicly last week in a French parliamentary report as having "points of contact" with Bin Laden's organisation.
The allegations against the IDF and the Sedco subsidiary, which are all strongly denied by the family, come as Saudi Arabia is confronted by growing criticism that its companies and charities may have provided, knowingly or unwittingly, funding for Bin Laden's Al-Qaeda network.
The reason, administration officials said, was the inability of United States officials to locate the charity or determine whether it is still in operation.
socrates.berkeley.edu /~pdscott/q4c.html   (4436 words)

 Charity Navigator - America's Largest Charity Evaluator
Charity Navigator can provide you with a list of potential clients at an affordable price.
Charity Navigator, America's premier independent charity evaluator, works to advance a more efficient and responsive philanthropic marketplace by evaluating the financial health of America's largest charities.
Families that have experienced the loss of a family member often are driven to create charities to fight the disease...
www.charitynavigator.org   (265 words)

 Charity.com: May 2006 Charity of the Month - Byron Story Foundation & Hurricane Katrina Info
Charity Cars Information or Call Tollfree 1-800-CHARITY to make a car, boat, truck, RV, land, auto parts or monetary donation.
Charity Cars is a 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to assisting families and others in need by helping them with transportation.
Charity.com is a news-related entity and is made available to be utilized by legitimate charities whose purpose is to assist those individuals or groups that are less fortunate and/or need charitable assistance.
www.charity.com   (473 words)

 Charity Bolivia - A non-profit organisation
at Charity Portal UK Charity Bolivia is a UK registered non-profit organisation set up to raise money to help relieve poverty and improve standards of living in Bolivia, one of the world's poorest nations.
Charity Bolivia's current project is to build an orphanage for Colonia Ecologica in Cochabamba, Bolivia.
Charity Bolivia is a small charity and all money donated or raised goes directly to the projects we work with - there are no administration costs!
www.charity-bolivia.org   (187 words)

 About Tzu Chi
They use the money that they earn locally to do charity work for their local communities.
At the same time, in 1985, the mission of charity extended from Taiwan to overseas.
Tzu Chi members overseas used the money that they learned locally to do charity work in their local communities.
www.tzuchi.org /global/about/missions/charity   (370 words)

This was the attitude of Muslims towards giving charities, while lots of people nowadays spend enormous amounts of money on the doctors and medications neglecting the importance of a charity that might not even make a noticeable difference in their wealth.
However, for the charity to be accepted and to achieve it's goals, the Believer must consider some essential manners when giving the charity.
It is also much better for the Muslim to give charities during his life when in need of money, than to wait until death comes to him, then he commands his inheritors to give the charity on his behalf.
www.themodernreligion.com /misc/charity/charity_stories.htm   (3769 words)

 The Edwards Pulpit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Spirit of Charity the Opposite of an Angry or Wrathful Spirit
The Spirit of Charity the Opposite of a Censorious Spirit
Charity, or True Grace, Not to be Overthrown by Opposition
www.jonathanedwards.com /sermons.htm   (358 words)

 The Charity Guide find charitable organizations
The Charity Guide is a non profit web site designed to inform and educate those interested in making contributions to charitable organizations.
Whether it is in the form of monetary donations, or a small bit of your time each week, we hope the information provided will help you discover the opportunities you are seeking.
Our primary goal at The Charity Guide is to provide quick and easy access to information about charitable organizations within your local area.
www.charity-charities.org   (111 words)

 » » » V7ndotcom Elursrebmem for Celiac Charity
And if it wins the V7ndotcom contest, then all proceeds go directly to charity - specifically the University of Maryland Center for Celiac Research and as noted there, they'd be real appreciative.
Contest organizer John Scott wrote "SEO's are the most infighting, acrimonious, petty and dishonest group to walk the face of the earth" and the mud-slinging has started early and deep as I've seen a bit of jealousy from a few folks.
Some good quotes from Jim Westergren from Sweden (a pleasent chap I've had a few discussions with) who is currently #1 in the contest.
www.watching-paint-dry.com /v7ndotcom-elursrebmem   (3658 words)

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