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The Doc and the Duchess

The Life and Legacy of George H. A. Clowes

by Alexander W. Clowes

<p>George Henry Alexander Clowes was a pivotal figure in the development of the insulin program at the Eli Lilly Company. Through his leadership, scientists and clinicians at Lilly and the University of Toronto created a unique, international ...

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The Essential Volunteer Handbook

by Mark Winfield

The Essential Volunteer Handbook provides all the help you will need to find a rewarding volunteer experience in your local community. Easily read in one sitting, information is provided on locating and selecting opportunities that will make a ...

ISBN: 9781460215838

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The Gates Foundation's Rise to Power

Private Authority in Global Politics

by Adam Moe Fejerskov

<p>The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has established itself as one of the most powerful private forces in global politics, shaping the trajectories of international policy-making. Driven by fierce confidence and immense expectations about ...

ISBN: 9781351392792

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The Gutsy Guide to Giving

Your Journey to AWE-thentic Impact

by Elisabeth A. Williams

<p><strong>SYNOPSIS</strong><br /> The world is brimming with successful women who want to have an impact in the world through philanthropic giving but don't quite know where to start.  In this thoroughly accessible and profound guide, ...

ISBN: 9780999404706

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The Heyday of Malcolm Margolin

The Damn Good Times of a Fiercely Independent Publisher

by Kim Bancroft

<p>In an age of big box stores and media conglomerates, how can an independent publishing house survive—and even thrive? Kim Bancroft takes us into Heyday, a small press that for forty years has spotlighted California's best stories. Drawing ...

ISBN: 9781597142885

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The MAGIC of Everyday Giving

Bankroll Your Cause with Ongoing, Passive Income that Doesn't Cost Your Supporters a Dime

by Dick Larkin & Barry Shore

<p><strong>This is the true story of Barry Shore, a tech entrepreneur who was stricken with a rare neurological disease that rendered him a quadriplegic unable to move anything but his head side to side and Dlyted, the platform he built with the

ISBN: 9781732810921

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The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions

by Ted Wells

<p>This collection of true short stories (tied together with 80 old photographs and 12 original letters) is set in a very remote almost inaccessible part of Ethiopia back in the 1960s when Haile Selasie was still alive and in power.</p><p>Partly

ISBN: 9780473228699

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The Philanthropy Reader

by Beth Breeze & Michael Moody

<p>Philanthropy is both timeless and timely. Ancient Romans, Medieval aristocrats, and Victorian industrialists engaged in philanthropy, as do modern-day Chinese billionaires, South African activists, and Brazilian nuns. Today, philanthropic ...

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The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists

by Robert Tressell

<p> The Ragged-Trousered Philanthropists is a novel by Robert Tressell first published in 1914 after his death in 1911. An explicitly political work, it is widely regarded as a classic of working-class literature. Clearly frustrated at the ...

ISBN: 1230000100750

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The Rise and Fall of Philanthropy in East Africa

The Asian Contribution

by Howard Schwartz

<p>Robert G. Gregory challenges the apparent assumption that non-Western peoples lack a significant indigenous philanthropic culture. Focusing on the large South Asian community in East Africa, he relates how, over a century, they built a ...

ISBN: 9781351475051

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The Social Contract

or, Principles of Political Rights

by Jean-Jacques Rousseau & Henry John Tozer

<p>The Social Contract, originally published as On the Social Contract; or, Principles of Political Rights (French: <em><strong>Du contrat social; ou Principes du droit politique</strong></em>) by <strong>Jean-Jacques Rousseau</strong>, is a ...

ISBN: 1230002124445

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The Social Psychology of Prosocial Behavior

by John F. Dovidio, Jane Allyn Piliavin, David A. Schroeder & others

<p>Written by four leading researchers in the study of prosocial behavior, this book introduces a new perspective on prosocial behavior for the 21st century. Building on the bystander intervention work that has defined this area since the 1960s,

ISBN: 9781351540513

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The Volunteer Fundraiser's Handbook

by James, Jimmy

The Volunteer Fundraiser's Handbook is the essential companion for all those who need to raise funds but can't afford to retain or employ professionals. With a Foreword by Sir Stuart Etherington, Chief Executive, National Council for Voluntary ...

ISBN: 9781910923009

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Uplifting Lives

by Lauren Swerdloff

<p>California’s reputation as a playground for the rich and famous often obscures the poverty that exists just blocks away from some of Hollywood’s most glorified landmarks. In the struggle for equality and human rights, many heroes have ...

ISBN: 9781532310911

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Voluntary Associations

by John W. Chapman

<p>A vast and complicated array of subject matter is subjected to analysis, comment, and speculation by fifteen contributors representing three separate but contiguous disciplines. Their approaches are as various as one would expect. One is ...

ISBN: 9781351299787

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We Come to Life with Those We Serve

Fulfillment through Philanthropy

by RICHARD GUNDERMAN

<p>What is the most meaningful and rewarding path in life? Many assume we enrich ourselves only by accumulating more wealth, power, and fame, or by finding new and greater forms of pleasure. In reality, we are most enriched not in taking from ...

ISBN: 9780253031020

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We Would Cry Three Times

Retirement...As An Adventure

by Peg McIntosh

<p><em><strong>Bob Evans and Peg McIntosh belong to that group of dreamers inspired by Bobby Kennedy’s words,</strong></em> <em><strong>“Some men see things as they are and ask why? I dream of things that never were and ask why ...

ISBN: 9781732668614

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Wishman

Kindness, Close Calls and the Magic of Making Wishes Come True

by Frank Shankwitz

The story drops into Frank's sad and difficult childhood - a childhood that was not his, but the byproduct of his mother’s whims. Constantly on the move and frequently hungry and homeless, doing without was the norm. Along his journey, glimmers ...

ISBN: 9781939078124

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