I give because I want to share, because I want to offer my creations for the joy of others, and because my creative gifts are not to be commodities. (thanks Elizabeth Gilbert from Big Magic!)
Perhaps you might give because you found value or joy in the offerings I've made. Maybe because you know that artists are supported by patrons (historically as well!) rather than organizations. Maybe you know an artist friend and want to help them share art with others. Maybe you give because you want to show your love and support for the creative work and ingenuity of the person.
Whatever your reason to give or receive, all is embraced and is okay. I choose to give and if you choose as well, then you are welcome to and I thank you for it :D