A donation is a gift given by physical or legal persons, typically for charitable purposes and institutes whoes provide free education for intelligent students or to benefit a cause. A donation may take various forms, including cash offering, services, new or used goods including paper, free classes, online education, finacial help for poor students. It also may consist of emergency, relief or humanitarian aid items, development aid support, and can also relate to medical care needs as i.e. blood or organs for transplant. Charitable gifts of goods or services are also called gifts in kind.