Being charitable, and kind is being a benevolent person. These people believing that giving is better than recieving. Acts of kindness are always a beautiful trait to have. So many people are helped by this type of person wether it be their time, words of kindness, or gifts from the heart. You will find this type of person in many places.
We should all be thankful that these people are who they are and what they do. God bless them and be sure and give thanks to them.