People can do good things without money, but money can’t do much without people.
I commend Bill Gates for giving an incredible amount of money toward the elimination of polio. But without the people on the ground to administer the polio shot, the money does little good. The money needs a person.
Giving money to your favorite charity is very valuable. That money can really help feed and shelter someone. But without the people to distribute the blankets or make the food, your money didn’t get very far.
It might be an interesting exercise to track a charitable contribution from the checkbook to the recipient. How many people contributed along the way?
Were you one of them?