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'Boy Wanted'

A Book of Cheerful Counsel (Illustrations)

by Nixon Waterman

<p>In presenting this book of cheerful counsel to his youthful friends, and such of the seniors as are not too old to accept a bit of friendly admonition, the author desires to offer a word of explanation regarding the history of the making of ...

ISBN: 1230000276073

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A Hidden World

by Gerry Saunders

After a tornado ravages a small town in South Dakota, Tammy Richards, a former Marine turned schoolteacher, finds herself in a school basement, crushed under the rubble. She tells her trapped students to “follow the angels.” Succumbing to her ...

ISBN: 9781460264324

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Activism

The Ultimate Teen Guide

by Kathlyn Gay

<span><span>Despite claims that young people today don’t care about the world they live in and don’t get involved in causes, more and more teens are taking up the fight for things they truly believe in. In fact, there are more than 10,000 ...

ISBN: 9781442242944

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Animal Shelter Heroes: How To Make A Difference In Your Own Community

by Donna Ledbetter

<p>Have you found yourself wanting to help your local animal shelter by raising adoption rates or improving the level of care the animals receive, but could never figure out where to start or what you should do to make the most impact? Working ...

ISBN: 9780986404269

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Asymmetric Engagement

The Community and Voluntary Pillar in Irish social partnership

by Joe Larragy

This book focuses on one of the most innovative aspects of Irish social partnership, the Community and Voluntary Pillar. It is the most thorough account of the dynamics of the Pillar to date and tackles the weaknesses in existing perspectives. ...

ISBN: 9781526110572

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Behind the Smiles

An African Odyssey

by Dr. Rilly Ray Rajkumar

While tourists see the beauty of Kenya, volunteers and medical health professionals often only see the poverty. With half of the country’s forty-three million people living below the poverty line and unable to meet their daily nutritional ...

ISBN: 9781482880595

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Beyond the Local Church

How Apostolic Movements Can Change the World

by Sam Metcalf

Many people have given up on the church. But that doesn't mean that they've given up on God or Christianity. In many cases, it was merely that local church congregations were not the best context for missional people to live out their sense of ...

ISBN: 9780830898893

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Building Your Volunteer Team

A 30-Day Change Project for Youth Ministry

by Mark DeVries & Nate Stratman

Do you find yourself again and again wondering what it would take to get some new volunteers onboard for your ministry? And yet does it seem that you are never able to focus your energy on recruitment? Maybe you find yourself saying things like:

ISBN: 9780830897636

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Deliberate Acts of Kindness

Service as a Spiritual Practice

by Meredith Gould

An indispensable guide to the spiritual and the practical aspects of devoting one’s time and energies to the service of others.<br><br><i>Deliberate Acts of Kindness </i>is for people who are ready to supplement"random acts of kindness" with ...

ISBN: 9780385505505

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Doing Good . . . Says Who?

Stories from Volunteers, Nonprofits, Donors, and Those They Want to Help

by Connie Newton & Fran Early

Doing Good. . . Says Who? explores the impact of good intentions from the inside. The authors conducted over 400 interviews and synthesized the lessons learned. The end result is that you are on the ground with volunteers, nonprofits, donors, ...

ISBN: 9781634137157

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Doing Good Without Giving Up

Sustaining Social Action in a World That's Hard to Change

by Ben Lowe

12th Annual Outreach Resource of the Year (Social Justice) "Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up." - Galatians 6:9 If you're working to make the world a better place, you might

ISBN: 9780830896721

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Faith-Rooted Organizing

Mobilizing the Church in Service to the World

by Rev. Alexia Salvatierra & Peter Heltzel

With so many injustices, small and great, across the world and right at our doorstep, what are people of faith to do? Since the 1930s, organizing movements for social justice in the U.S. have largely been built on assumptions that are secular ...

ISBN: 9780830864690

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Guidelines To Active Workers

by Sri Sathya Sai Baba

<p>"A spiritual organisation is really above all rules and regulations; the realm of the Atma is beyond the limits of regulations. In this sense, rules are either meaningless or superfluous in Sathya Sai Organisations. But at least, to satisfy ...

ISBN: 9789350691519

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Hoping to Help

The Promises and Pitfalls of Global Health Volunteering

by Judith N. Lasker

<p>Overseas volunteering has exploded in numbers and interest in the last couple of decades. Every year, hundreds of thousands of people travel from wealthier to poorer countries to participate in short-term volunteer programs focused on health ...

ISBN: 9781501703843

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How to organize a day of giving in your community or a community in need

by Christine Rankins

This book describes How to Organize “A Day of Giving” in your community or a community in need. <br><br> It also describes why we need “A Day of Giving,” with statistics on Hunger in America, Homelessness, the New Poor, Number of Homeless ...

ISBN: 9781453539422

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Human on the Inside

Unlocking the Truth About Canada's Prisons

by Gary Garrison

In Human on the Inside Gary Garrison takes readers out of their comfort zones and into some of Canada's most notorious and violent prisons, introducing us to a menacing yet vibrant subculture of inmates, guards, and staff. Through personal ...

ISBN: 9780889773783

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In Darkest England and the Way Out

by William Booth

According to Wikipedia: "The Salvation Army is a Protestant Christian Church denomination that is organised in a quasi-military manner. It is well known for its social services and charitable work. The founders, William and Catherine Booth, ...

ISBN: 9781455340330

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Is Giving Worth It?

Find out the Answers from Volunteers Who Give Their Time, Talent, Treasure

by Richard Hartung

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED WHETHER IT IS ACTUALLY WORTH IT TO GIVE? Have you ever been asked to volunteer your time or donate money, and then wondered if it’s really worth it? Perhaps a person you know at a school, temple, social welfare home or ...

ISBN: 9789810917821

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Katie's Cabbage

by Stagliano, Katie

The charming story of one girl's ambitious dream to end hunger, beginning with her cabbage farm ...

ISBN: 9781611175066

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Lentil as Anything

Everybody Deserves A Place At The Table

by Shanaka Fernando

Shanaka Fernando is often hailed as a modern-day revolutionary. As the founder of the Lentil As Anything community restaurants in Melbourne that feed thousands every week, he advocates a unique business and life perspective. Entrancingly honest ...

ISBN: 9781922022912

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