FWIW, twice a year I donate $50 worth of legumes to a local food bank. They've told that is one of their ideal food donations.
In reading the scriptures, there are two kinds of mistakes:
One mistake is to cling to the literal text and miss the inner principles.
The second mistake is to recognize the principles but not apply them to your own mind, so that you waste time and just make them into causes of entanglement.