I'm trying to wrap my head around the concept of granting charity, and I can't

I'm trying to wrap my head around the concept of granting charity, and I can't

I'm trying to wrap my head around the concept of granting charity, and I can't seem to form this is one question. So, I'm going to ask a bunch of related questions: - At what point does continually asking for charitable contributions become mooching (e.g., if I ask you for $5 for lunch two days in a row, is that mooching? if I ask you every day for a 2 weeks in a row, is that mooching?) ? - Are there different thresholds for different situations (e.g., a stranger on the street asking for money for a few weeks in a row v. a family member asking for money for a few years in a row)? What factors go into setting this threshold? - Does the person asking for charity have a responsibility to act appropriately (e.g., a homeless person asking for charity should be looking for a job)? - Does the person granting charity have any say in the conduct of life of the person asking for charity (e.g., a family member asking constantly asking for money to be sent is living is a depressed city, can the family member granting charity, guilt free, impose a condition of moving on the charitable contribution?)? -If you can be charitable, is there any reason why charity to family members ever be denied? I don't expect answers to all of them. Your help is appreciated.

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