"Not only does charity begin at home. Everything begins at home, including spirituality."
Consider making a donation in someone's name to a non-profit of your choice or one of my favorites:
Save Darfur https://donate.savedarfur.org/08/g_darfur
Save the Children https://secure.ga4.org/01/help_children?source=sq_v001_nat&WT.mc_id=1208_sq_v001_nat
Oxfam International http://www.oxfam.org/en/getinvolved/donate