worthwhile cause

worthwhile cause

Something that deserves time, attention, or funding. A: "Do you want to donate to my marathon team? I'm trying to raise money for cancer research." B: "Sure, that's a worthwhile cause."
See also: cause
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Teddy Markhart: "I would think taking care of our own homeless would be a better worthwhile cause.
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Rather than smile and secretly hide them in the back of the wardrobe, why not give them to a worthwhile cause and bring a smile to a child's face in the New Year?
She added: "It was at that moment I decided to use my knowledge and contacts to organise a show in aid of this worthwhile cause.
Every pensioner and retired person like myself has to make up their own mind about whether they really need it and whether they are going to give it to some worthwhile cause.
Nevertheless a great night was had by all and for such a worthwhile cause.
General manager Louise Fawcett said: "Comedy night is a first for The Living Room and we're really looking forward to an evening full of laughs and are delighted to be able to help a worthwhile cause at the same time.
I would expect fellow letter writers to donate generously to what I see as a worthwhile cause.
Iain, a solicitor with North of England P&I Association, said: "Apart from the fundraising, I want everyone to go home having enjoyed a memorable meal, for a worthwhile cause.
He added: "Please make my suffering worthwhile by helping alleviate the suffering of the 70,000 children who's calls to Childline go unanswered every month and give generously to this worthwhile cause.
THIS Thursday, there is still a chance for you ladies to join us for a great night out at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff to the Ascot Dinner to raise money for the George Thomas Hospice, a really worthwhile cause.
As part of the campaign, all profits from the sale of Mary Kay Creme lipstick in apple berry--one of its top-selling lipstick shades--will be donated to a worthwhile cause of each market's choosing.
It's such a worthwhile cause and we want to get the message out there.
He said: "It was a very enjoyable experience with competitive bidding helping to raise more than was anticipated, for a very worthwhile cause.
During one of our meetings we discussed organizing a charitable event, to give back to the community and in support of a worthwhile cause.