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You have been "gifted" free access to the '7 Marks of Effective Charity' course set. In these courses, you will learn about seven vital aspects of effective charitable practice that help ensure we resolve the root causes of poverty and avoid developing dependency in those we are trying to help.

To redeem your free courses:
  1. Click Buy now below and create a True Charity University account. (Don't worry, the courses are free for you!)
  2. Enter your coupon code in the Have a coupon? field, click Redeem, and click Buy.
  3. You'll be able to begin learning how to practice charity that truly helps individuals rather than hurting.  

Please note: The first two courses, Affiliation and Bondingare always available at no cost. You can start with those courses after creating your account and redeeming your coupon code. 
Don't worry, the courses are free for you with your "gifted" coupon code. 
The 7 Marks of Effective Charity course set is designed to equip you with both the philosophy and practice behind charity that targets the root causes of one's poverty rather than the symptoms, helping to free them from the bondage of dependency.

The "marks" are based on those outlined in Dr. Marvin Olasky's poverty-fighting classic The Tragedy of American Compassion, which he uncovered as aspects of effective past charitable practices.

Try out the first two courses!

Courses 1 and 2, Affiliation and Bonding, are already available at no cost. Try them out now!


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Your response to common situations like these could end up helping or hurting individuals in need. True Charity University empowers you to ensure your compassion leads to real results. Learn how!


The course challenged me to make changes to the way I serve. I found the information easy to understand and presented succinctly but thoroughly.
It has been an 'eye-opener!' I feel like I have answers for the misgivings I've had for a long time about how the church deals with benevolence and charity.
Very good!  I especially like the real life examples and the discussion questions that helped me apply what I was reading.
Very good!  I especially like the real life examples and the discussion questions that helped me apply what I was reading.




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The True Charity Network is an association of like-minded churches and nonprofits that work together to learn about more effective ways to serve the poor, connect with each other to share best practices, and influence the broader legal and cultural landscape to promote effective charity.
True Charity means true community. Through a Community Initiative, you’ll join together with your local organizations, businesses, and neighbors to enact holistic change for the long-term.


The True Charity Initiative exists to champion a national movement of voluntarily sourced, effective charity at the most local level.

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