"Blessed are You, HASHEM, our God, King of the universe, Who nourishes the entire world, in His goodness- with grace, with kindness, and with mercy" .
Open your hand to your brother, your kinsman and poor and needy in the land.
Charity and mercy weigh against all the Mitzvot of the Torah.
The needy gives more to the giver then the giver gives to the needy.
He who assists a poor Jew by providing him with a gift or loan or employment, putting him where he can dispense with other people's aid by supporting himself.