Charity is the act of extending unconditional love and kindness to others, without expecting a reward.
Charity is important because it can change people’s lives and help make the world a more tolerable place to live in. By giving to charities, we can help those less fortunate and support causes we believe in.
Since the beginning of time, the world has been unequal in every way. The rich and the poor, strong and weak will always live together. While poverty is extreme and widespread, there are also rich and wealthy people in the world capable of giving. Realising the power that we have in our hands when pooled together is the beginning of a sweet story.
You see, everyone has problems, troubles, and griefs of some sort in life but charity starts with those who learn to downplay their own problems, in order to extend compassion, kindness, and love to help others. Setting aside one’s own pains to relieve the pain of others, is a sign of strength.
The essence of charity organisations:
A charity organization is usually a nonprofit that helps people or communities in need. A charity may be funded by donations from individuals, corporations, foundations, and governments. Charities are established to provide aid for specific purposes such as medical research, education, disaster relief, and advocacy. They help the environment and raise awareness about all kinds of important issues. And they’re there to help bridge the gap between yourself and those in dire need of your act of kindness.
How to choose a charitable organization that is right for you?
By donating to charity, you’re showing that you care about the things that matter most to you, whether they’re animals, families, or nature – and your support goes directly to those in need.
Before adopting a charitable organisation, read about the ones you’ve found, find out if your values and theirs align. If you care so much about sick people, it would be wise to donate to medical missions. If you are worried about the impact of floods, then you should donate to organisations who are environmental advocates.
Also, invest in organisations who show transparency, especially, with how they use people’s resources.
How can you contribute?
Make a charitable donation through payroll deductions.
Donate blood or organs (if you can).
Donate your car.
Give to a food bank.
Shop at a charity shop.
Donate using gift cards.
IBIENE is saying a big thank you to everyone has helped make life worth living for another. You’re a true hero.
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