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  • Making A World of Differenceby Miles Roston

    Exisle Publishing PTY Ltd. 2010; US$ 9.99

    In this inspirational book, writer and film-maker Miles Roston tells the stories of people from around the world who, despite unlikely backgrounds, have used their skills and energy to change the lives of those less fortunate than themselves. They demonstrate that one person can make a difference, and by doing so live a life of sheer joy. more...

  • The New Fundraisersby Beth Breeze

    Policy Press 2017; US$ 42.95

    Charitable fundraising has become ever more urgent in a time of extensive public spending cuts. However, while the identity and motivation of those who donate comes under increasingly close scrutiny, little is known about the motivation and characteristics of the ‘askers’, despite almost every donation being solicited or prompted in some way. This... more...

  • Fundraising Fundamentalsby James M. Greenfield

    Wiley 2004; US$ 80.00 US$ 70.50

    "Fundraising Fundamentals is a practical and valuable resource for fundraising professionals, trustees, philanthropists, and nonprofit executives who aspire to raise substantial monies for worthy causes. I have utilized Jim Greenfield's literature in various fundraising courses . . . my students have benefited from the theory and substance that Jim... more...

  • Voluntary Organisations & Social Policy in Britainby Margaret Harris; Colin Rochester

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2000; US$ 99.95

    Taking into account the fundamental reassessment of the role of the state in welfare and the funding and organization of the delivery of health care, social services, housing and so on, this book asks what the implications are for voluntary sector organzations, and how will they respond. more...

  • Volunteering as Leisure/Leisure as Volunteeringby R.A. Stebbins; M. Graham

    CABI 2004; US$ 90.00

    Examines critical aspects of contemporary volunteerism, from the perspective of a variety of volunteering contexts. more...

  • A Textbook of Social Workby Brian Sheldon; Geraldine Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Where did professional social work originate from? How effective are social work interpretations in the lives of vulnerable people? A Textbook of Social Work provides a comprehensive discussion of social work practice and its evidence-base. It strikes a balance between the need for social workers to understand the social, economic, cultural,... more...

  • Making A World of Differenceby Miles Roston

    Exisle Publishing 2010; US$ 7.49

    Many of us feel helpless when faced with the seemingly endless pain and poverty in the world. We are paralysed by the immensity of the problem, thinking, ‘What can I possibly do?’ Yet sometimes the smallest actions have the biggest consequences. There are people among us who devote themselves to improving the lives of others, and in MAKING... more...

  • A Home of Their Ownby Garry Jenkins

    Transworld 2011; US$ 11.27

    Battersea Dogs & Cats Home is the best-known animal sanctuary in the world. Since it first opened its doors in 1860, millions of abandoned and abused pets have benefited from its refuge. Around the world Battersea is a byword for compassion and hope. It hasn't always been this way. Victorian London had little time for canine strays, and homeless... more...

  • The Price of Virtueby Vivien Foster

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2001; US$ 40.00

    A study of the economic value of the charitable sector, seeking to improve upon rudimentary evaluations of the sector in terms of its income. It demonstrates how much charity adds to the economy, and how much good economics can add to charity. The authors adapt techniques for "willingness-to-pay" and "willingness-to-accept" even... more...

  • A Gift of Hopeby Danielle Steel

    Random House Publishing Group 2012; US$ 11.65

    In her powerful memoir His Bright Light , #1 New York Times bestselling author Danielle Steel opened her heart to share the devastating story of the loss of her beloved son. In A Gift of Hope, she shows us how she transformed that pain into a campaign of service that enriched her life beyond what she could imagine.   For eleven years, Danielle... more...