Originally Posted by purpleblob
I think it all comes down to: to make yourself feel good.
You donate to help others? Why? Because it makes you feel good
You donate so people will recognise you? Why? Because it makes you feel good.
You donate because you are christian? Well, part of the reason would be because you think God will look after you and that you will end up in Heaven - again, because it makes you feel good.
Only other time you'd donate is when you get forced into it! But even then, you will be *forced* to donate, because you'd prefer donating than not for whatever reason it may be