charity noun

ADJ. local, national | registered | private | animal, cancer, conservation, educational, housing, medical

VERB + CHARITY donate (money) to, give (money) to, support | go to All the proceeds from the sale will go to charity. | ask for | accept They are proud people who don't accept charity. | depend on, live on They have no money and are forced to live on charity.

CHARITY + NOUN appeal, auction, ball, concert, event, match, show | school | shop | work | worker

PREP. for ~ The school raised over a hundred pounds for charity. | ~ for a charity for sick children

PHRASES an act of charity