almoner

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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.
we have to achieve self-reliance with an aim to become a donor, an almsgiver".
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
This week the team heads west to one of Mongolia's hottest contenders for the location of Genghis Khan's lost nec_ro_polis - the Almsgiver's Wall.
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).