charitable charitable  /ˈtʃæ rə tə bəl/


  1. (adj) relating to or characterized by charity
  2. (adj) full of love and generosity
  3. (adj) showing or motivated by sympathy and understanding and generosity


  1. The charitable foundation embarked on a restoration, which took six years and more than $3 millionand the results are stunning.
  2. The company's profits go to charitable causes.


  1. Bank Donation Helps Logan Neighborhood Get A Comprehensive Plan Started

    The charitable arm of Wells Fargo Bank has written a sizeable check to the Logan Community Development Corporation to help it create its first-ever neighborhood plan.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CBS Philadelphia

  2. Fidelity Charitable releases donor-activity report

    A new report has shed light on the charitable donation patterns of people who contribute to donor-advised funds operated through Fidelity Charitable, finding that many donors are older, actively engaged in philanthropy and clustered in large metropolitan areas, the charity announced Monday.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Providence Business News

  3. Fidelity Charitable® Releases First-Time Report on Donor Activity

    A new report offers the first detailed view into the demographics and giving patterns of more than 94,000 individuals who advise on donor-advised funds at Fidelity Charitable®, an independent public charity that operates a national donor-advised fund program.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "If it's really a charitable contribution, I'm assuming that that shouldn't be the determining factor as to whether you're giving that $100 to the homeless shelter down the street," Obama told a nationally televised news conference.
    on Mar 24, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: Reuters

  2. "You all know that I am supposed to be retired," Mandela said at the time. "But my friends and the charitable organisations that bear my name want to use my 90th birthday year to raise funds to continue our work and so of course I want to...
    on May 6, 2008 By: Nelson Mandela Source: AFP

  3. "We'll take our hits. There's no question about that," Finchem said. "Hopefully, those hits won't derail us from delivering the product to the public and maintaining our charitable base."
    on Dec 20, 2008 By: Tim Finchem Source: USA Today

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