9780982177600

The Gift of Passionaries: Changing Our World

  • ISBN 13:

    9780982177600

  • ISBN 10:

    0982177607

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 04/09/2009
  • Publisher: Passionaries Pr

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Summary

If yours"ve ever asked yourself, "How can one person really make a difference?" The Gift of Passionaries Changing Our World will answer that question and demonstrate how any one person can change our world.In this extraordinary book, yours"ll learn how YOU can turn compassion into action as you read these true stories of everyday heroes, American social entrepreneurs, who provide leadership and inspiration to millions of volunteers. Discover the riveting passionary stories behind the genesis and growth of nonprofits like Americars"s Second Harvest and Food Banks, Samaritanrs"s Purse, Prison Fellowship, and Gifts in Kind International as well as corporate philanthropists and service groups exemplified by Kiwanis International and Rotary. This book captures an unsung movement unique to American culture-to create a legacy, make a mark, leave the world better. Modern-day heroes show each of us how we can make a difference. Yours"ll meet real-life, everyday heroes from 8 to 80, likehellip; hearts; Ken Behringhellip;giving mobility to millions in need through Wheelchair Foundation hearts; Catherine Rohrhellip;creating success for felons with Prison Entrepreneurship Program hearts; Chris Cranehellip; giving a hand-up to the 3rd world poor with Opportunity International hearts; Pat Blumhellip;flying sick kids for treatment for free with CAN: Corporate Angel Network hearts; Sports Passionaries including Stan Smith (Boys & Girls Clubs) & Lance Armstrong (Live Strong) You will be touched, moved, and inspired-empowered with access to important facts, figures, and contact information of giving and volunteering which can encourage your active participation in positively changing our world.

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