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almsgiving

(ˈɑːmzˌɡɪvɪŋ)
n
the making of charitable donations, giving alms
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Noun1.almsgiving - making voluntary contributions to aid the poor
giving, gift - the act of giving
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He returned a day prior to the team's match and played against Australia on 15th June and went again to Sri Lanka for mother-in-law's alms giving. "He joined the World Cup squad again on Wednesday early morning and "most likely" to play against England on Friday", the source said.
It is one of Islam's five pillars, alongside the declaration of faith, praying five times a day, alms giving, and the pilgrimage to Makkah, and is the time when Muslims fast from dawn to dusk -- a practice in self-discipline aimed at showing empathy for the suffering of those who are less fortunate.
He said that the Eid Gift initiative, inaugurated recently by the Religious Affairs Directorate's Zakat (Alms Giving) and Charity Fund, in cooperation between the Bahrain Defence Force and Interior Ministry for the families and children of the late servicemen, is a token of gratitude to them for the patriotic sacrifices they had made in order to safeguard the nation, under His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa's leadership.
'Therefore, governments at all levels as well as individuals who have the wherewithal are called upon to extend benevolent gestures such as alms giving and support to the indigents in severe need, as well as millions of IDPs spread across the country.
It's our customers continued trust and support that helps us give back - we are committed to streamlining the process of alms giving and receiving.'
Raymond's Parish in Mount Prospect is currently the sole supporter that funded this innovative war against malaria via a 2018 Lenten Alms Giving initiative.
'Alms giving, fasting and prayer will help us leave behind unnecessary bags and baggage on our Lenten journey with Jesus,' Tagle said.
As the month of Ramazan is just a few weeks away, the government must launch crackdowns against beggars in different cities and also against those who travel from far-flung interior areas of the province only to make most of the alms giving season.
Marking the culmination of a season of fasting, alms giving, repentance and spiritual renewal Easter is not only an occasion for celebrations but also an occasion to make a solemn pledge that the commitment to spiritual rejuvenation will not be allowed to wither away or weaken, Asif Ali Zardari said.
However, it reiterated that alms giving especially on the streets is not aligned with responsible help as it only poses more dangers to homeless families.
Alms giving have been an ancient practice in all religions.