Synonyms of 'hand-out'
1 charityDictionary, dole, alms
They depended on handouts from the state.
2 press releaseDictionary, bulletin, circular
Official handouts described the couple as elated.
3 leafletDictionary, literature (informal) , bulletin
lectures, handouts, slides and videos
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People who live on charity live on money or goods which other people give them because they are poor.
My mum was very proud. She wouldn't accept charity.
A circular is an official letter or advertisement that is sent to a large number of people at the same time.
A circular has been sent to 1,800 newspapers.
Thesaurus for hand-out from the Collins English Thesaurus
If you hand things out to people, you give one or more to each person in a group.