What YOU Can Do
Here are some books to suggest little things you can do to make the world and your community a better place.
How to Be an Everyday Philanthropist: 330 ways to make a difference in your home, community, and world-- at no cost
This handbook is an inspiring resource guide offering hundreds of concrete ideas for making a real difference in your home, community, and the world regardless of the size of your bank account.
The Prayer Shawl Companion: 38 Knitted Designs to Embrace, Inspire, and Celebrate Life
Janet Bristow and Victoria A. Cole-Galo founded the Prayer Shawl Ministry to reach out to people of all faiths in sadness and celebration.
The Crocheted Prayer Shawl Companion: 37 Patterns to Embrace Inspire and Celebrate Life
And for those who would rather crochet than knit, there's a version for you as well.
Giving: How Each of Us Can Change the World
From Bill and Melinda Gates to a six-year-old California girl named McKenzie Steiner, who organized and supervised drives to clean up the beach in her community, Clinton introduces us to both well-known and unknown heroes of giving.
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Part career guide, part activist's handbook, this handbook from Idealist.org provides tools and inspiration for anyone who wants to make a difference but doesn't know where to start.
Everyone Helps, Everyone Wins: How Absolutely Anyone Can Pitch in, Help Out, Give Back, and Make the World a Better Place
Levinson, director of Big Sunday -- a large grassroots volunteer network whose mission is to build community through community service, tells you how to volunteer in your community.
Give a Little : How Your Small Donations Can Transform Our World
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Together, ordinary Americans have far more transformational power than any government or big foundation. In 2008, giving by American individuals amounted to $229 billion-that is, eighty-two times the amount the Gates Foundation gave that year.
29 Gifts: How a Month of Giving Can Change Your Life
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Cami Walker at 35 had multiple sclerosis and was seeking relief from depression. She received an uncommon prescription from an African medicine woman: Give to others for 29 days. By Day 29, with her health and happiness improved, she had created a worldwide giving movement.
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