Succor the poor.
An example of succor is giving the Heimlich maneuver to someone choking in a restaurant.
Origin of succor
- Middle English sucur back-formation from sucurs (taken as pl.) from Old French secors from Medieval Latin succursus from past participle of Latin succurrere to run to the aid of sub- sub- currere to run kers- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition