an organization whose purpose is to give money, food, or help to those who need it, or to carry out activities such as medical research that will help people in need, and not to make a profit:
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help, especially in the form of money, given freely to people who are in need, for example because they are ill, poor, or have no home, and organizations that provide this help:
an organization that has the purpose of providing money or help to people who need it, or that does something useful for society:
There are, of course, other cantonal and municipal institutions as well as private charities that supplement the two primary sources of social security.
In some ways, the payment card resembles a familiar pledge card used by charities or conservation organizations to elicit donations.
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As hospitals began to take on the air of public institutions as opposed to private charities, they gained respectability among the middle classes.
A number of charities were founded around 1700 to support and enlarge the school and finance apprenticeships.
Much information, for example, comes from reports intended for the public that also provided the charities with financial support.
Throughout the eighteenth century, pensioners” cash stipends were supplemented with assistance in kind received from the overseers, and, to a lesser extent, from charities.
Opponents of medical charities bemoaned the negative effect of free care on the independence, dignity, and self-sufficiency of the poor.
Less inherently indefensible but still potentially pauperising were the recurrent metropolitan emergency relief charities.
What women did, chiefly through the religious orders, charities and schooling, although mentioned in several chapters, is the sole subject of only one.
During this time, it built social-service organizations such as hospitals and charities that raised its profile and strengthened its relationship with the masses.
Of course, these charities did contribute towards the makeshift economy, but they were extremely restricted in their value.
The volumes then follow a regular pattern with sections on economic history, local government, religion, education and (of course) charities for the poor.
Other charities, particularly those concerned with cancer, also fund trials, though few provide substantial support for more applied research or systematic reviews.