alms box

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Synonyms for alms box

box for collecting alms, especially one in a church

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For this reason Charity stood on the ground floor newel with an alms box for donations from passers-by.
They also threatened to stop contributing to the alms box if they were not allowed to attend services.
On display is the alms box used at Newcastle's Newgate Prison from 1400-1823.
OSMANyYE (CyHAN)- A security camera revealed that an unknown young man stole alms box in a bookstore in the southern province of Osmaniye.
Canon Christopher Samuels, of St Mary's,in Handbridge, Chester, received an anonymous telephone call from a woman claiming she had left the jewellery in an alms box.
But 'box' becoming 'boxing' seems much more unlikely to me, even if it is an alms box that could make a poor man very happy.