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Almsgiving

The act or practice of giving money to the poor or to an organization dedicated to religious or social issues. Almsgiving is an important part of many religions, which generally encourage or commend taking care of the poor.
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Nakuru County Chief Officer for Gender, Culture and Social Services Tume Abduba said the home has been a rescue centre for the neglected and poor elderly residents."Some of them find themselves in police stations and others are dumped at the entrance of Alms House by relatives," said Ms Abduba.
Eleazar said that as long as indigenous people (IPs) know that people would give alms, then they would continue to flock the metropolis during the holidays.
Beginning in October, they dropped to Metro Manila to solicit alms or holidays, "Relova said.
Relova said they monitor an increase in street dwellers during Christmas season as more people go to city centers to ask for alms during the Christmas season.
The first release of ALMS ARA includes reports that help managers of small-to-medium sized fleets gain insight into their vehicle fleet operations, including vehicle stops and trips, driver behavior, speeding and harsh acceleration incidents, and vehicle engine faults for proactive maintenance.
The residents various sectors said that the beggars also can be seen asking for alms. They even knock the doors of people to collect alms.
Thais across the country gave alms to monks and visited temples early Tuesday, a Buddhist tradition for birthdays for an auspicious beginning of a new birth year.
"So whenever you give alms, do not sound a trumpet before you, as the hypocrites do in the synagogues and in the streets, so that they may be praised by others....
Cutaneous angioleiomyomas (ALMs) are a subset of leiomyomas, that is, benign tumors originating from smooth muscle cells present in the skin.
The cunning beggar whose area of operation was Al-Sitteen Street knew well that people tend to give alms when they are in low spirits because of health issues.
BEIRUT, June 3 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Zakat (Alms) House, in coordination with the Gulf country's Al-Awqaf General Secretariat, will distribute USD 800,000 worth of meals to Syrian refugees settling in Lebanon, a visiting house official said here on Wednesday.
The alms, mandatory for each and every family member -- male or female, old or young, and even domestic helper -- differs from one year to another as per costs of living.