plural of almsgiving
as in philanthropies
the giving of necessities and especially money to the needy good works such as almsgiving, tending the sick and visiting the imprisoned

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“Almsgivings.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/almsgivings. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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