SHAFAQNA – Mohammad the son of Ajlan narrated: I was with Imam Sadeq (AS) when a Shia Muslim entered and greeted Imam (AS). Imam Sadeq (AS) asked him: How are your brothers? He praised them and replied: They are good people. Imam Sadeq (AS) asked: How is the connection between your wealthy people with the needy ones? He replied: They have little connection and often they do not ask about each other.
Imam Sadeq (AS) asked: Do the rich ones help poor people? He replied: You ask about behaviours which are not often found in our people. Imam Sadeq (AS) said: Therefore, how can they call themselves Shia? The real Shia is the one who helps the poor and the needy and does not forget to be kind to them .
 Beharul Anwaar, Vol. 74, page 353.