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The Red Bandanna
Rinaldi, Tom

$23.00 $6.19

The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage.One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red handkerchief for his back pocket. Welles kept it with him that day, and just about every d...


Start Something That Matters
Mycoskie, Blake

$19.84 $4.92

The incredible story of the man behind TOMS Shoes and One for One, the revolutionary business model that marries fun, profit, and social good   "A creative and open-hearted business model for our times."--The Wall Street Journal   Why this book is for you:   * You're ready to make ...


The Billionaire Who Wasn't: How Chuck Feeney Secretly Made and Gave Away a Fortune
O'Clery, Conor

$22.00 $6.79

The astonishing life of the modest New Jersey businessman who anonymously gave away 10 billion dollars and inspired the "giving while living" movement.In this bestselling book, Conor O'Clery reveals the inspiring life story of Chuck Feeney, known as the "James Bond of philanthropy." Feeney was bo...


Real Impact: The New Economics of Social Change
Simon, Morgan

$34.00 $7.38

A leading investment professional explains the world of impact investing--investing in businesses and projects with a social and financial return--and shows what it takes to make sustainable, transformative change.Impact investment--the support of social and environmental projects with a financia...


A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity
Kristof, Nicholas

$20.95 $7.38

An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad - a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be.In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles f...


The Red Bandanna: A Life. A Choice. A Legacy.
Rinaldi, Tom

$33.06 $9.76

What would you do in the last hour of your life? The story of Welles Crowther, whose actions on 9/11 offer a lasting lesson on character, calling and courage.One Sunday morning before church, when Welles Crowther was a young boy, his father gave him a red handkerchief for his back pocket. Welles ...


Charity Detox: What Charity Would Look Like If We Cared About Results
Lupton, Robert D.

$18.50 $5.60

The veteran urban activist and author of the revolutionary Toxic Charity returns with a headline-making book that offers proven, results-oriented ideas for transforming our system of giving.In Toxic Charity, Robert D. Lupton revealed the truth about modern charity programs meant to help the poor ...


Putting Wealth to Work: Philanthropy for Today or Investing for Tomorrow?
Fleishman, Joel L.

$36.50 $5.60

By 2025, Americans will likely be donating over half a trillion dollars annually to nonprofit organizations. Those philanthropic gifts will transform significant parts of America's civic sector landscape.Philanthropy is entering an era of unprecedented growth and innovation. Established foundatio...


A Selfish Plan to Change the World: Finding Big Purpose in Big Problems
Dillon, Justin

$31.00 $8.57

You are exactly what the world needs.What if your search for meaning could solve the world’s problems? What if everything you are passionate about could save a life or change history? Justin Dillon argues it can, and A Selfish Plan to Change the World shows how. In this paradigm-shifting new book...


The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
Callahan, David

$38.95 $7.38

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors are at work below the...


The Givers: Wealth, Power, and Philanthropy in a New Gilded Age
Callahan, David

$38.95 $4.92

An inside look at the secretive world of elite philanthropists--and how they're quietly wielding ever more power to shape American life in ways both good and bad. While media attention focuses on famous philanthropists such as Bill Gates and Charles Koch, thousands of donors are at work below the...


The Power of Giving: How Giving Back Enriches Us All
Jamal, Azim

$17.50 $6.19

Simple and easy to use, The Power of Giving provides a wealth of down-to-earth ideas, exercises, and real-life stories that reveal to each reader the unique gifts he or she has to give - including kindness, ideas, advice, attention, hope, and more - and the many ways you can benefit from giving t...


Doing Good Better: How Effective Altruism Can Help You Make a Difference
MacAskill, William

$32.00 $7.38

Most of us want to make a difference. We donate our time and money to charities and causes we deem worthy, choose careers we consider meaningful, and patronize businesses and buy products we believe make the world a better place. Unfortunately, we often base these decisions on assumptions and emo...


Everyday Ambassador
Otto, Kate

$21.00 $3.73

In Everyday Ambassador Kate Otto brings people together even as our digital networks pull us further apart. In a world of limitless technology, we are more connected than ever before but our hyper-connected lifestyles threaten our ability to know ourselves and interact with each other. By focusi...


Successful Philanthropy: How to Make a Life By What You Give
Shafiroff, Jean

$19.84 $5.60

Successful Philanthropy is a practical guide to modern giving that redefines philanthropy for today's era. Far more than making monetary donations, philanthropy today encompasses giving time and knowledge, resources that can be just as valuable as financial contributions. Whether you're a new phi...


365 Ways to Change the World
Norton, Michael

$19.84 $6.19

You want to make a difference in the world, but don't know where to begin. Now you can. Here is just the guide to lots of exciting ways that are more personal and fun than merely writing a check. For every day of the year, 365 Ways to Change the World is packed with information and ideas that ...


The Shed That Fed a Million Children: The Extraordinary Story of Mary's Meals
MacFarlane-Barrow, Magnus

$30.41 $7.98

In 1992, Magnus MacFarlane-Barrow was enjoying a pint with his brother when he got an idea that would change his life – and radically change the lives of others.After watching a news bulletin about war-torn Bosnia, the two brothers agreed to take a week’s hiatus from work to help.What neither of ...


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