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The Difference a Day Makes: 365 Ways to Change Your World in Just 24 Hours

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Publisher Comments:

This timely compilation features 365 simple actions people can take to change the world, one day - or even five minutes - at a time. Each suggested action, in 16 "helping" categories, can be started and finished in a day or less, and none requires a cash donation. Readers may choose to accomplish a different altruistic step each day of the year, activate the same tool every day, or take actions that address a personally favored issue, such as animal welfare, or the pursuit of peace. Possibilities for compassionate service include acting as driver for a battered women's shelter, planting trees or a garden at a schoolyard, recycling running shoes into a playground surface, taking a day off from consumerism, aiding low-income students in finding grants and scholarships, helping unemployed workers put together resumes, and much more.

Synopsis:

If your compassionate instincts are greater than the time or energy you can spare, The Difference a Day Makes is all you need to turn your good intentions into powerful action. Flip this book open to any page and discover simple yet meaningful things you can do - in a few minutes or hours - to become an "everyday altruist" and improve your world. Book jacket.

Table of Contents

Preserve our earth's resources and unspoiled places — Shape a promising future for children and teens — Be a healing force for physical well-being — Provide relief to those living with insufficient means — Promote alternatives to violence at home and abroad — Affirm your values with your spending decisions — Embrace the richness of all races, religions, and cultures — Feed creative expression that inspires and uplifts — Help an older citizen continue a life of dignity and esteem — Express your freedom as a U.S. citizen — Ensure respectable, affordable housing for everyone — Assume responsibility for the welfare of animals — Make learning an engaging, lifelong pursuit — Make sure no man, woman, or child goes hungry — Friends and neighbors: remember the little things close to home — Make red-letter-day celebrations more rewarding — Calendar of special days.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781577317852
Subtitle:
365 Ways to Change Your World in Just 24 Hours
Publisher:
New World Library
Author:
Karen M. Jones
Author:
Jones, Karen M.
Subject:
Happiness
Subject:
Volunteer Work
Subject:
SELF-HELP / Personal Growth/Happiness
Subject:
Social change
Subject:
Community organization
Subject:
Social action
Subject:
Self-Help : General
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20041216
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
253

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"Synopsis" by , If your compassionate instincts are greater than the time or energy you can spare, The Difference a Day Makes is all you need to turn your good intentions into powerful action. Flip this book open to any page and discover simple yet meaningful things you can do - in a few minutes or hours - to become an "everyday altruist" and improve your world. Book jacket.
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