Donations of time and money have a positive impact on bettering the human condition of those suffering from poverty and those who are affected by crises around the world. On September 5th, International Day of Charity recognizes the valuable charity work done by organizations and individuals. On this day, awareness-raising activities organized around the world aim to educate people about the importance of benevolent giving. The day coincides with the anniversary of the death of Mother Teresa who dedicated her life to help those in need. International Day of Charity honours the contribution of Mother Teresa, and encourages more people to engage in charity work.