The Fashion of the Salvation Army
Regulated dress promoted unity with the organization and distanced members, especially women, from both secular life and conventional Protestantism.
The Charities That Gave Flowers to the Poor
Presenting impoverished city dwellers with a fresh bouquet might seem condescending. On the other hand, flowers are awesome.
Not Everyone Wants Their Donations Touted on Facebook
Some people are more inclined to give when they know their friends will find out—and some are not.
When People Thought Charitable Donations Would Save Their Souls
As the Middle Ages progressed, monasteries became a major engine of economic activity in European communities.
Why Do People Support Charities?
A paper explores the reasons why people give to charities.