Tuesday, November 15, 2005

What Is Charity? - New York Times

The New York Times has their special giving section here

What Is Charity? - New York Times: "What Is Charity?

Published: November 14, 2005

ACROSS the country, nonprofit leaders who battle poverty saw hope in Hurricane Katrina, which starkly illustrated how even something as evenhanded as a natural disaster can discriminate against the have-nots.

'Suddenly, everyone was talking about poor people,' said Lilliam Barrios-Paoli, a former nun who has devoted herself to the poor as a public official and is now a charity executive. 'It seemed to dawn on everyone that we didn't win the war on poverty.'"

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