Give a Little

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  • Edition: Original
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 11/3/2009
  • Publisher: Hachette Books

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Smith reveals that the most significant charitable donor in the world is the American of modest means. "Give a Little" contains stories of remarkable nonprofit organizations and the inspiring ways they use these modest contributions to make a major impact around the world.

Author Biography

Wendy Smith has worked in the nonprofit sector for the past twenty years. She is inspired by the generosity of everyday citizens and passionate about informing them of the power of their giving. Wendy lives in a suburb of Chicago with her twin daughters.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. xiii
how and why we give
Doers and Donorsp. 3
Four Big Secrets About Givingp. 11
Ripple Effect Givingp. 27
Ending Extreme and Cyclical Povertyp. 33
Filling Bowls with Small Giftsp. 43
KickStartp. 51
Heifer Internationalp. 61
Feeding Americap. 74
The Cycle of Poverty and Poor Healthp. 87
Asthma Care on Wheelsp. 95
The Big Threep. 106
Pathp. 120
Education and Povertyp. 133
Developments in Literacyp. 138
Safe Passagep. 157
Ounce of Prevention Fundp. 167
infrastructure, tools, and technology
Bridges, Bikes, and Buckets (of Clean Water)!p. 181
Bridges to Prosperityp. 186
Potters for Peacep. 203
World Bicycle Reliefp. 224
giving, lending, and clicking for good
The Multi-Front Attackp. 237
Social Investment and Fair Trade Purchasingp. 244
In a League of Its Ownp. 262
Sixteen More Ways to Make Wavesp. 270
Organization Contact Informationp. 299
Charity Navigator's Approach to Evaluating Nonprofit Financial Healthp. 305
Author's notesp. 311
Endnotesp. 317
Acknowledgmentsp. 343
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