Meaning of “charity” - Learner’s Dictionary

charity

noun uk us /ˈtʃærɪti/
ORGANIZATION [ C, U ]

B1 an official organization that gives money, food, or help to people who need it:

The raffle will raise money for charity.
A percentage of the company's profits go to charity.
MONEY/HELP [ U ]

B1 money, food, or other help that is given to people:

I won't accept charity.
KINDNESS [ U ]

kindness towards other people:

an act of charity

(Definition of “charity” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)