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    • Humanitarian aid

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    • Aish HaTorah

    • Aish HaTorah (Hebrew: אש התורה‎‎, Esh HaTorah, "Fire of the Torah") is a Jewish Orthodox organization and yeshiva. Aish HaTorah was established in Jerusalem by Rabbi Noah Weinberg in 1974, after he left the Ohr Somayach yeshiva, which he had previously co-founded. The organization wo ... Read »


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    • Alternative giving

    • Alternative giving is a form of gift giving in which the giver makes a donation to a charitable organization on the gift recipient’s behalf, rather than giving them an item. The idea of giving something to one person by paying another was applied by Benjamin Franklin as a "trick [...] for doing a deal of good with ... Read »


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    • The Book Thing

    • The Book Thing of Baltimore is a 501(c) non-profit charity, located in Baltimore, Maryland, United States, created in September 1999 for the purpose of giving away books. It was created and is operated by Russel Wattenberg, a former bartender who was inspired to create a system for distributing books to impoverished st ... Read »


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    • Chabad outreach

    • Chabad Hasidic outreach is a Kiruv phenomena, whereby Chabad Chasidim attempt to encourage Jews to adopt Orthodox Jewish observance. Rabbi Yosef Yitzchok Schneersohn, 6th leader of the Chabad-Lubavitch branch of Hasidic Judaism, and then his successor, Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson were responsible for focusing ... Read »


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    • Charisticary

    • A charisticary is a person to whom is given the enjoyment of the revenues of a monastery, hospital, or benefice, also known as a comendatory or donatory. The charisticaries among the Ancient Greeks were a kind of donatories who enjoyed all the revenues of hospitals and monasteries, without giving an account thereof to ... Read »


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    • Compassion

    • Compassion is the response to the suffering of others that motivates a desire to help. Compassion motivates people to go out of their way to help physical, spiritual, or emotional hurts or pains of another. Compassion is often regarded as having an emotional aspect to it, though when based on cerebral notions such as ... Read »


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    • Compassion fatigue

    • Compassion fatigue, also known as secondary traumatic stress (STS), is a condition characterized by a gradual lessening of compassion over time. It is common among individuals that work directly with trauma victims such as, therapists (paid and unpaid), nurses, teachers, psychologists, police officers, paramedics, anim ... Read »


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    • Corporate donations

    • The term corporate donation refers to any financial contribution made by a corporation to another organization that furthers the contributor's own objectives. Two major kinds of such donations deserve specific consideration, charitable as well as political donations. Corporations give to charitable causes, either ... Read »


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    • Democratized transactional giving

    • Democratized transactional giving is a form of corporate philanthropy and the latest evolution in cause marketing, (defined as when for-profit companies join forces with nonprofits to promote a cause) where consumers, and not the brand in question, have maximum control over the causes they choose to support. Augmenting ... Read »


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    • Diplomatic gift


    • Effective altruism

    • Effective altruism is a philosophy and social movement that applies evidence and reason to determining the most effective ways to improve the world. Effective altruism encourages individuals to consider all causes and actions, and then act in the way that brings about the greatest positive impact, based on their values ... Read »


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    • Egg donation

    • Egg donation is the process by which a woman donates eggs to enable another woman to conceive as part of an assisted reproduction treatment or for biomedical research. For assisted reproduction purposes, egg donation typically involves in vitro fertilization technology, with the eggs being fertilized in the laboratory; ... Read »


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    • Eidi (gift)


    • Embedded generosity

    • Embedded generosity is the incorporation of charitable donations into the sale of a product at no extra cost and was highlighted as a key consumer trend for 2010 by Trendwatching. Consumers are increasingly trying to do good as they spend. Research in 2008 by Cone, a brand consultancy, found that 79% of consumers woul ... Read »


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    • Epidoseis

    • Epidoseis (Ancient Greek: ἐπιδόσεις) was a form of non-compulsory, non-tax financial giving in ancient Greece. These epidoseis were voluntary contributions, either in money, arms, or ships, which were made by the citizens of Athens in order to meet the extraordinary demands of the state ... Read »


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    • Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Learning

    • Etz Chaim Center for Jewish Learning is an Orthodox Jewish organization designed to reach out to secular and non-Orthodox Jews in the hopes of bring them into the Baal teshuva movement. Officially incorporated on November 30, 1983, Etz Chaim is a multi-faceted outreach center dedicated to reaching Jews of all back ... Read »


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    • Feed the Deed

    • Feed The Deed, also known as #FeedtheDeed, is a social media pay-it-forward initiative that started in February 2014. Participants film themselves performing a creative random act of kindness, then nominate friends and family to continue on the chain. The participant usually uploads a video or pictures of the kind act ... Read »


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    • Food swap

    • Food swaps are events where members of a local community meet up to share homemade, homegrown, and foraged foods with each other. Apart from diversifying their larders and redistributing surpluses and gluts, they provide opportunities for building stronger communities, and picking up tips. No money changes hands. Atten ... Read »


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    • Freeware

    • Freeware is proprietary software that is available for use at no monetary cost. In other words, freeware may be used without payment but may usually not be modified, re-distributed or reverse-engineered without the author's permission. Two historic examples of freeware include Skype and Adobe Acrobat Reader. Freeware, ... Read »


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    • Gamete donation

    • Gamete donation is the donation of gametes, either ova or sperm, and may thus refer to: ... Read »


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    • Giri choco

    • Giri choco

      Giri choco (義理チョコ, literally, "obligation chocolate") is chocolate given by women to men on Valentine's day in Japan. It is a relatively inexpensive type of chocolate women give to male co-workers, casual acquaintances, and others to whom they have no romantic attachment. Men generally recipro ... Read »


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    • Give-away shop

    • Give-away shops, swap shops, freeshops, or free stores are stores where all goods are free. They are similar to charity shops, with mostly second-hand items—only everything is available at no cost. Whether it is a book, a piece of furniture, a garment or a household item, it is all freely given away, although some ... Read »


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    • Giving circle

    • A giving circle is a form of participatory philanthropy where groups of individuals donate their own money or time to a pooled fund, decide together where to give these away to charity or community projects and, in doing so, seek to increase their awareness of and engagement in the issues covered by the charity or comm ... Read »


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    • Global Youth Service Day

    • Global Youth Service Day (GYSD), originally launched and known as National Youth Service Day in the United States, is a coordinated annual event which gathers young people around the world in conducting community service, service learning, and youth voice activities that benefit their communities, their countries, and ... Read »


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    • Good Deeds Day

    • Good Deeds Day

      Good Deeds Day is an international day of volunteering. Beginning in 2007, its mission is to unite people from around the world in doing good deeds for others and the planet. This day of community service was launched in 2007 in Israel by businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison, through Ruach Tova, a Nonpro ... Read »


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    • Green envelope

    • A green envelope (Malay: sampul hijau or sampul duit raya) is a Malay adaptation of the Chinese red envelope custom. During the festival of Eid ul-Fitr, Muslims in Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, and Indonesia hand out money in green envelopes to guests who visit their homes. The colour green was chosen for its associatio ... Read »


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    • Handsel Monday

    • Handsel Monday is the first Monday of the year, particularly as used to be celebrated in Scotland and northern England. Among the rural population of Scotland, Auld Hansel Monday, is traditionally celebrated on the first Monday after January 12. This custom reflects a reluctance to switch from the old (Julian) style ca ... Read »


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    • History of Christmas Gift Giving


    • Honmei choco

    • Honmei choco

      Honmei choco (本命チョコ?, "true feeling chocolate") in Japan is chocolate given by women on Valentine's Day to men whom the giver has romantic feelings for. This is often given to husbands, boyfriends, and prospective boyfriends. Honmei chocolate is usually higher-quality and more expensive than gi ... Read »


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    • Identifiable victim effect

    • The "identifiable victim effect" refers to the tendency of individuals to offer greater aid when a specific, identifiable person ("victim") is observed under hardship, as compared to a large, vaguely defined group with the same need. The effect is also observed when subjects administer punishment rather than reward. Re ... Read »


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    • Inalienable possessions

    • Inalienable Possessions: The Paradox of Keeping-While-Giving is a book by anthropologist Annette Weiner. Weiner was a Professor of Anthropology and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts at New York University, and served as president of the American Anthropological Association. She died in 1997. The book focuses on a ra ... Read »


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    • International Volunteer Day

    • International Volunteer Day (IVD) (originally and still known as International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development) (December 5) is an international observance designated by the United Nations since 1985. It offers an opportunity for volunteer organizations and individual volunteers to make their contribu ... Read »


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    • International Year of Volunteers

    • International Year of Volunteers was designated for 2001 by the United Nations General Assembly. The initiative aimed at increased recognition, facilitation, networking and promotion of volunteering, to highlight the achievements of the millions of volunteers worldwide who devote some time of their lives to serving oth ... Read »


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    • Jewish outreach

    • Jewish outreach is a term with mixed support sometimes used to translate the Hebrew word kiruv or keruv (literally, "to draw close" or 'in-reach'). Judaism usually does not actively seek converts, although all denominations do accept those with a sincere commitment. Efforts are instead directed at Jews who have "gone a ... Read »


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    • Join Hands Day

    • Join Hands Day is the first Saturday in May. It is a national volunteer day and annual event sponsored by the American Fraternal Alliance. The day was launched by what was then called America's Fraternal Benefit Societies in 2000, in partnership with Points of Light Foundation. It is meant to have a focus not just ... Read »


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    • Kindness

    • Kindness is a behavior marked by ethical characteristics, a pleasant disposition, and concern for others. It is known as a virtue, and recognized as a value in many cultures and religions (see ethics in religion). Aristotle, in Book II of his "Rhetoric", defines it as being "helpfulness towards someone in need, not in ... Read »


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    • Mandela Day

    • Nelson Mandela International Day (or Mandela Day) is an annual international day in honour of Nelson Mandela, celebrated each year on 18 July, Mandela's birthday. The day was officially declared by the United Nations in November 2009, with the first UN Mandela Day held on 18 July 2010. However, other groups began celeb ... Read »


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    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

    • Martin Luther King Jr. Day

      Campaigns Death and memorial Martin Luther King Jr. Day (officially Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.) is an American federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr. It is observed on the third Monday of January each year, which is around King's birthday, January 15. The holiday is similar to holid ... Read »


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    • Matching funds

    • Matching funds are funds that are set to be paid in equal amount to funds available from other sources. Matching fund payments usually arise in situations of charity or public good. The terms cost sharing, in-kind, and matching are often used interchangeably. In philanthropic giving, foundations and corporations o ... Read »


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    • Micro-donation

    • Micro-donation or microphilanthropy is a form of charitable donation that is small in the donated amount. In the past, micro-donations have been used most effectively by companies collecting spare change at registers and checkouts. Recently, this form of philanthropy has become more popular with the advent of online an ... Read »


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    • Mitzvah Day International

    • Mitzvah Day International is an annual day of faith-based social action that takes place in November each year, primarily in the United Kingdom. On Mitzvah Day each year, community groups and individuals undertake a range of volunteer projects for those in need in their local community. Organizations register with Mitz ... Read »


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    • Moves management

    • Moves management is a term used primarily with the non-profit sector in relationship to donor development. It refers to the process by which a prospective donor is moved from cultivation to solicitation. “Moves” are the actions an organization takes to bring in donors, establish relationships, and renew contr ... Read »


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    • National Public Lands Day

    • National Public Lands Day

      National Public Lands Day is celebrated annually at public lands in the United States on a Saturday in late September. A signature event of the National Environmental Education Foundation, it promotes both popular enjoyment and volunteer conservation of public lands. Three federal agencies and 700 volunteers launched ... Read »


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    • National Volunteer Week

    • National Volunteer Week is an annual celebration observed in the United States and in Canada in mid to late April, to promote and show appreciation for volunteerism in the two countries. In the United States it is organized by the Point of Light foundation." In Canada, National Volunteer Week was first conceived i ... Read »


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    • Nonprofit Marketplace Initiative

    • The Nonprofit Marketplace Initiative (NMI) was an initiative of the Effective Philanthropy Group of the Hewlett Foundation launched in 2006. Its closure was announced in the Chronicle of Philanthropy in April 2014. The NMI was started by the Effective Philanthropy Group at the Hewlett Foundation in 2006 with the g ... Read »


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    • Orthodox Judaism outreach

    • Orthodox Jewish outreach, often referred to as Kiruv or Keruv (Hebrew: קירוב , קֵרוּב‎ "bringing close"), is the collective work or movement of Orthodox Judaism that reaches out to non-Orthodox Jews to encourage belief in God and to live according to Orthodox Jewish law. The proces ... Read »


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    • Outreach

    • Outreach is an activity of providing services to any populations who might not otherwise have access to those services. A key component of outreach is that the groups providing it are not stationary, but mobile; in other words they are meeting those in need of outreach services at the locations where those in need are. ... Read »


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    • Outreach Judaism

    • Outreach Judaism

      Tovia Singer (born September 20, 1960) is a rabbi, the founder and director of Outreach Judaism. In Indonesia, Outreach Judaism's program is managed under a local Jewish foundation, Eits Chaim Indonesia Foundation which describes itself as an advocate for the Jewish faith, the Jewish people and the State of Israel for ... Read »


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    • Pay it forward

    • Pay it forward is an expression for describing the beneficiary of a good deed repaying it to others instead of to the original benefactor. The concept is old, but the phrase may have been coined by Lily Hardy Hammond in her 1916 book In the Garden of Delight. "Pay it forward" is implemented in contract law of loans i ... Read »


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    • Pending Meal

    • A Pending Meal is one paid for at a restaurant or other food joint, to be made available to any future visitor who asks for it. The Pending Meal community initiative was started on social media in April 2015 by Sarah Rizvi, focusing on restaurants in Dubai. Once the news of the initiative started to spread, many local ... Read »


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    • Pepero Day

    • Pepero Day is an observance in South Korea similar to Valentine's Day, but held on November 11. The current purpose of this day is to exchange Pepero snacks to show affection for friends and loved-ones. The exact origins of this day are unknown. The origins are usually traced to a news story set in 1983. In the st ... Read »


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    • Petter Chamor

    • Petter Chamor

      The Petter Chamor (Hebrew: פטר חמור‎‎) or Redemption of the firstborn donkey, is a mitzvah in Judaism in which a male firstborn (bechor) donkey is redeemed by the owner of the donkey giving a lamb or kid to a Kohen. The lamb is not required to be firstborn. The mitzvah, albeit rare in mo ... Read »


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    • Police Foundations (Local)

    • In many cities, counties and states throughout the United States, local charitable organizations or "police foundations" have been created. Police foundations—nonprofit organizations that help raise money and provide resources for police programs, equipment, and special needs that cannot be readily provided throug ... Read »


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    • The potlatch among Athabaskan peoples


    • Potlatch

    • A potlatch is a gift-giving feast practiced by indigenous peoples of the Pacific Northwest Coast of Canada and the United States, among whom it is traditionally the primary economic system. This includes the Heiltsuk, Haida, Nuxalk, Tlingit, Makah, Tsimshian,Nuu-chah-nulth,Kwakwaka'wakw, and Coast Salish cultures. Potl ... Read »


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    • The Power of Half

    • The Power of Half:
      One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back

      The Power of Half: One Family's Decision to Stop Taking and Start Giving Back is a book written by Kevin Salwen and his teenage daughter Hannah in 2010. The book describes how the Salwen family decided to sell their home so that they could donate half the proceeds to charity. It discusses the initial decision-making, ... Read »


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    • Pro bono

    • Pro bono publico (English: for the public good; usually shortened to pro bono) is a Latin phrase for professional work undertaken voluntarily and without payment. Unlike traditional volunteerism, it is service that uses the specific skills of professionals to provide services to those who are unable to afford them. Pr ... Read »


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    • Push present

    • A push present is a present a partner gives to the mother to mark the occasion of her giving birth to their child. In practice the present may be given before or after the birth, or even in the delivery room. The giving of push presents has supposedly grown in the United States in recent years. A push gift is any type ... Read »


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    • Random act of kindness

    • A random act of kindness is a nonpremeditated, inconsistent action designed to offer kindness towards the outside world. The phrase "practice random kindness and senseless acts of beauty" was written by Anne Herbert on a placemat in Sausalito, California in 1982. It was based on the phrase "random acts of violence and ... Read »


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    • Random Acts of Kindness Day

    • Random Acts of Kindness Day is a day to celebrate and encourage random acts of kindness. “It’s just a day to celebrate kindness and the whole pay it forward mentality,” said Tracy Van Kalsbeek, executive director of the Stratford Perth Community Foundation, in 2016, where the day is celebrated on Novembe ... Read »


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    • Red envelope

    • Red envelope

      In Chinese and other East Asian and Southeast Asian societies, a red envelope, red packet, lai see (Cantonese), âng-pau (Hokkien) or hóngbāo (Mandarin) is a monetary gift which is given during holidays or special occasions such as weddings, graduation or the birth of a baby. Outside of China, similar customs ... Read »


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    • GiveWell

      GiveWell is an American non-profit charity evaluator and effective altruism-focused organization. Unlike many other charity evaluators, GiveWell focuses primarily on the cost-effectiveness of the organizations that it evaluates, rather than traditional metrics such as the percentage of the organization's budget that is ... Read »


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    • Secret Santa

    • Secret Santa is a Western Christmas tradition in which members of a group or community are randomly assigned a person to whom they give a gift. The identity of the gift giver is a secret not to be revealed. Deriving from the Christian tradition, the ritual is known as Secret Santa in the United States, Canada and the ... Read »


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    • September 11 National Day of Service

    • The September 11 National Day of Service or 9/11 Day is a national volunteer day and annual event celebrated on September 11. According to the lead agency's web site, the goal of 9/11 Day is "to keep alive the spirit of unity and compassion that arose in the immediate aftermath of the 9/11 attacks." The idea of ma ... Read »


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    • Sewa Day

    • Sewa Day is an international volunteer day and annual event celebrated primarily by Hindu and Sikh-affiliated groups. It is celebrated a Sunday of October. Sewa, also Seva, is short for the word Kar Seva, which is derived from the Sanskrit words kar, meaning hands or work, and seva, meaning service. In Punjabi, th ... Read »


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    • Soup kitchen

    • A soup kitchen, meal center, or food kitchen is a place where food is offered to the hungry for free or at a below market price. Frequently located in lower-income neighborhoods, they are often staffed by volunteer organizations, such as church or community groups. Soup kitchens sometimes obtain food from a food bank f ... Read »


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    • Teind

    • In Scotland a teind was a tithe derived from the produce of the land for the maintenance of the clergy. It is also an old lowland term for a tribute due to be paid by the fairies to the devil every seven years. Found in the story of Tam Lin as well as in the ballad of Thomas the Rhymer. Teind is a Scots word for tith ... Read »


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    • Tiger Mask donation phenomenon

    • The Tiger Mask donation phenomenon is a series of donations of randoseru (school backpacks) and other items to orphanages around Japan. The first donation happened when someone left ten 30,000-yen backpacks at a child guidance center in Gunma Prefecture on Christmas Day in 2010. A note attached to the bags was signed " ... Read »


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    • Tithe

    • A tithe (/ˈtaɪð/; from Old English: teogoþa "tenth") is a one-tenth part of something, paid as a contribution to a religious organization or compulsory tax to government. Today, tithes are normally voluntary and paid in cash, cheques, or , whereas historically tithes were required and paid in kind, such as ... Read »


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    • Tithing settlement

    • Tithing settlement is the name of a formalized series of meetings held at local congregations of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). During tithing settlement, each member of the church is individually interviewed by the bishop or branch president of the congregation and asked to declare wheth ... Read »


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    • Toy drive

    • A Toy drive is a charity event that collects toys or money for them to be distributed to poor children. This is usually for the celebration of Christmas. Volunteers are brought together to sort through toys to wrap and sort for age appropriateness. Appeals are made in shopping centers, schools, and other places for th ... Read »


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    • Virtual volunteering

    • Virtual volunteering is the practice of volunteering using the Internet, off-site from the organization being assisted. Virtual volunteering is also known as online volunteering, remote volunteering or e-volunteering. In one study, over 70 per cent of online volunteers chose assignments requiring one to five hours ... Read »


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    • Volunteering

    • Volunteering is generally considered an altruistic activity where an individual or group provides services for no financial gain "to benefit another person, group or organization". Volunteering is also renowned for skill development and is often intended to promote goodness or to improve human quality of life. Voluntee ... Read »


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    • Volxkuche

    • VolxKuche/VolxKüche (VoKu/VoKü), peoples kitchen, free supper club or kitchen for all, are names used by the alternative scene (left) for a weekly or regularly occurring group cooking event, at which the meal is served free of charge or at cost. The name derives from the German expression “people's kitchenâ ... Read »


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    • White Day

    • White Day

      White Day (ホワイトデー, Howaito Dē?) is a day that is marked in Japan, South Korea,, Vietnam, Taiwan, and China on March 14, one month after Valentine's Day. In Japan, Valentine's Day is typically observed by girls and women presenting chocolate gifts (either store-bought or handmade), ... Read »


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    • Wish list

    • A wish list or want list is an itemization of goods or services that a person or organization desires. The author may distribute copies of their list to family, friends, and other stakeholders who are likely to purchase gifts for the would-be recipient, or to offer some of the listed items for sale. The goal of a wish ... Read »


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    • World Kindness Day

    • World Kindness Day is an international observance on 13 November. It was introduced in 1998 by the World Kindness Movement a coalition of nations kindness NGOs. It is observed in many countries, including Canada, Japan, Australia, Nigeria and United Arab Emirates. In 2009, Singapore observed the day for the first time. ... Read »


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