"Let us recognize charity for what it is at heart: a noble enterprise aimed at bettering the human condition. On this International Day, I call on people everywhere to act on the charitable impulse that resides in every human being -- to start giving and to keep on giving.
Whatever the case, such generosity and kindness, with no expectation of financial gain, can make profound differences in human well-being."
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
Message for the International Day of Charity, 5 September 2014
Last week the world celebrated the life of one of our most remembered philanthropic leaders, Mother Theresa. Designated by the United Nations as International Day of Charity, each year on September 5th, the anniversary of the passing of Mother Theresa, the UN asks the world to recognize and...