pure charity


pure charity
An undertaking for a charitable purpose only. The relief of poverty, advancement of education, advancement of religion, promotion of health, the obtaining of good government, and the accomplishment of that which is beneficial to the community in any other respect. 15 Am J2d Char § 57.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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