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- F+W Media 2010; US$ 11.95
When Ingrid E. Newkirk almost singlehandedly set into motion the largest animal-rights organization in the world, she knew that one person can make a difference. In her new book, Newkirk has collected the wisdom, stories, and insight of more than 50 activists and world-changers who have proven that one person can create a movement. Through fascinating... more...
- F+W Media 2003; US$ 14.95
The Everything Fundraising Book makes fundraising easy with step-by-step instruction and advice from the experts. Whether you are a community volunteer or a professional fundraiser, this clear and practical guide shows you exactly how to set goals, create a plan, and tap into a financial goldmine of corporate and government endowments. Features... more...
- Free Press 2012; US$ 14.99
You can be greater than you know how to be. In a world where you are pushed to know more, this book will prove that your greatest asset is often not knowing. In a world where you are told it?s all in the planning, this book will encourage you to keep your cart ahead of your horse and allow your dreams to lead you. In a world where you are told you... more...
- Workman Publishing Company 2009; US$ 10.95
Want to help make your community, your town?your world?a better place, but don?t know where to begin? How To Be An Everyday Philanthropist shows you the way. A handbook, a resource guide, a call to action, and an inspiration, it offers 330 concrete, direct ideas for making a difference?all of which have nothing to do with the size of your checkbook... more...
- HarperCollins 2012; US$ 11.99
Ken Budd?s The Voluntourist is a remarkable memoir about losing your father, accepting your fate, and finding your destiny by volunteering around the world for numerous worthy causes: Hurricane Katrina disaster relief in New Orleans, helping special needs children in China, studying climate change in Ecuador, lending a hand?and a heart?at a Palestinian... more...
- Chicago Review Press 2012; US$ 15.99
For the increasing number of people looking for ways to make a difference while on vacation, this fully updated edition is filled with in-depth information to get them ready for their adventure, including contacts, locations, costs, dates, project details, and profiles of 150 select organizations running thousands of programs in the United States and... more...
- SAGE India 2011; US$ 32.95
From Seva to Cyberspace examines the phenomenon of volunteering in India from its earliest instances to present-day manifestations. Tracing the origins of voluntary action in India, the authors examine the historic, religious, and cultural traditions of Seva (direct service to others) that have played an important role in inspiring Indians toward voluntary... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 28.99
For the past ten years, The Northern Manhattan Community Voices Collaborative has put Columbia University and its hospitals in touch with surrounding community organizations and churches to facilitate vaccines, dental care, and nutritional improvement, along with other forms of healthcare and support. As the nation begins to recognize the importance... more...
- Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 33.99
Collaborating with community members adds a critical dimension to social work research, providing practitioners with intimate knowledge of a community's goals and needs. Yet such partnerships needn't be one-sided. Answering the concerns of critics who doubt the benefits of community surveillance, intentional change research offers a reciprocal model... more...
- Atlantic Books 2012; US$ 4.36
Why is it so difficult to find the time to help others? When Seb Hunter became aware of a nagging ache in the place where his soul ought to be, he embarked on a two year odyssey of volunteering - with hilarious results. He collects litter, teaches pensioners how to use the internet, works at Oxfam (where he meets Gladys, his septuagenarian nemesis),... more...