Nope, not about charities. This is just a poem I really like, one of the few I have memorized:
Let No Charitable Hope
by Elinor Wylie
Now let no charitable hope
Confuse my mind with images
Of eagle and of antelope:
I am in nature none of these.
I was, being human, born alone;
I am, being woman, hard beset;
I live by squeezing from a stone
The little nourishment I get.
In masks outrageous and austere
The years go by in single file;
But none has merited my fear,
And none has quite escaped my smile.
What’s your favorite?