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almoner

(formerly) a person who distributes alms or charity on behalf of a household or institution
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The almsgiver also distributes hot meals to homeless people at Italian train stations.
Disraeli had once been a leader in this Romantic school, but now, with substantial power in his hands, he overcame his fondness for the "last enchantments of the Middle Age," and proposed that the modern state should take up the role of paternal guide, cultural teacher, pastoral almsgiver, and spiritual healer.
THE STORY OF PELAGIA IN THE LEONTIOS OF NEAPOLIS'S LIFE OF JOHN THE ALMSGIVER
Perkins then specifies according to one of three categories (freegiving, free lending, by remitting due debt) the relief the almsgiver should extend to a qualified recipient (610-11).
his 11th homily on Acts deplores the poverty of half the populations of Antioch and Constantinople, while his personal philanthropies earned him the extra nickname John the Almsgiver, further vindication of Julian's complaint that Christians 'out-charitied' the pagans.