See also Generosity.
Aimlessness (See WANDERING.)Boy Scouts
organization of boys dedicated to community service and character building. [Am. and Br. Hist.: NCE, 350]
agency devoted to channeling relief to needy people abroad. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 456]
recreational and service organization for girls. [Am. and Br. Hist.: NCE, 1089]
military reserve units frequently help in civil disturbances and natural disasters. [Am. Hist.: NCE, 1885]
international philanthropic organization devoted to the alleviation of human suffering. [World Hist.: NCE, 2288]
nonsectarian Christian organization for philanthropic and evangelical work. [World Hist.: NCE, 2408–2409]
(1943–49) supplied funds and personnel to areas freed from the Axis. [Eur. Hist.: NCE, 2832]
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