a worthy cause

A "worthy cause" is a project or charity that helps people in need or improves society.

Some specific "worthy causes" include:

  • a school fundraiser
  • a soup kitchen for homeless people
  • a foundation which funds research to look for cures to cancer

You can hear this phrase in these contexts:

donate (something) to a worthy cause

(something) is going to a worthy cause


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