Books tagged: philanthropy

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Hand to Mouth | Summary
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 6,200. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology / Cultural, Nonfiction » Social Science » Poverty & Homelessness
Hand to Mouth The Truth About Being Poor in a Wealthy World From Linda Tirado Summary and Analysis Summary Station Linda Tirado begins her introduction with her answer to a question she saw on an internet forum: Why do poor people do things that seem so self destructive? The answer she gave is a snapshot, a brief insight into the life of someone who is, and always has, living in poverty.
You Can Save African Lives by Buying This Book!
You set the price! Words: 2,050. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2017 by Publisher Inc.. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This short eBook lists 9 reputable groups acting towards alleviating many issues in sub-Saharan African. A portion of the sale of this eBook will go to the author's fundraiser page for "The Water Project".
Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region
Series: Regional History Series. Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 95,110. Language: English. Published: May 18, 2017 by Pikes Peak Library District. Categories: Nonfiction » History » North America, Nonfiction » Biography » Historical biography
From Colorado Springs’ wealthiest and most prominent citizens, including Spencer Penrose and Winfield Scott Stratton, to the lesser-known but vitally important contributions of the Beth-El Nurses and American Indians, Bigwigs & Benefactors of the Pikes Peak Region is a collection of biographical narratives about people who have impacted the Pikes Peak region’s history and development.
Uniform Champions: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Excellent Assistance for Veterans
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 38,940. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2017 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
This guidebook is built on years of advisory work, scores of first-hand interviews, and careful research and analysis. It includes a statistical appendix offering a range of indicators on the status of veterans, an up-to-the-minute review of services provided by government, and many details for donors anxious to be as helpful as possible to those who have worn our nation’s uniform.
What Comes Next?
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 33,660. Language: English. Published: November 15, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American
This short book explains how citizens have repeatedly used voluntary action, private giving, and the processes of civil society to dramatically elevate our society. In eras when our national prospects were considerably bleaker than they are now, Americans found effective ways to solve their problems. It can happen again.
Learning to Be Useful: A Wise Giver’s Guide to Supporting Career and Technical Education
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 36,110. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2016 by Philanthropy Roundtable. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Handbooks and Manuals
Philanthropists are already connecting educators, nonprofits, and companies, and funneling young people and low-wage adult workers into job training. If expanded, this assistance has the potential to move millions of Americans firmly into the middle class. If you are a donor who wants to bolster America’s workforce, this practical book will show you how.
The Luna Blanket
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 220. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
Follow a special boy as he grows and pursues a yearning to help others with his magical blanket.
Thieves
Price: Free! Words: 8,430. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Cyberpunk, Fiction » Science fiction » High tech
A woman, a man, and an AI. A hacker, a psychopath, and a crusader for justice.
Osho NewStream, Volume 4 February 2016, Billionaires Back Mainstream Meditation
Price: Free! Words: 2,470. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Investments & securities / stocks
An insider look at billionaire philanthropy and why meditation is the New Necessity. Help make a Meditation Nation! "Billionaires Back Mainstream Meditation" is a commentary on the extremely high social value of meditation. At the present rate of self-destruction, in 100 years our world will be unbearable. Major philanthropic giving is required to support Osho meditation worldwide..
iCompete: How My Extraordinary Strategy for Winning Can Be Yours
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: March 29, 2016 by Post Hill Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Inspirational
What does it really take to WIN in your business? John Hewitt’s no-nonsense personal story will knock you out of your comfort zone and show you how to win in any business you choose. Hewitt has been called annoying, challenging and brilliant—with a fanatical desire to improve and out-give everyone he meets. He competes to win!