books about: charities
A Chance for Charity (The Immortal Ones - A Paranormal Romance)
If you live long enough... love (and danger) will find you. Seventeen-year-old Charity regularly changes her town and her name, with hopes to begin a new life. But it's impossible to fly under the radar in tiny Telluride, Colorado. When fellow newcomer Link enters her life, her plan to start over with a clean slate unravels. Charity soon realizes that you can never truly leave your past behind, while Link discovers that mortals are not the only ...
The Baby and Toddler Cookbook: Fresh, Homemade Foods for a Healthy Start
Give your baby and toddler the best start in life and help them grow up healthy, happy, and strong with delicious, homemade foods. Packed with 90 easy-to-prepare recipes made with wholesome ingredients, The Baby & Toddler Cookbook--along with its companion volume, Baby and Toddler On the Go--offers a fresh and nutritious approach to feeding children from 6 months to 3 years. Making fresh, homemade meals for your baby and toddler is one of the ...
Charity Rising (Charity Series Book 2)
"Once again Kinney creates a vivid and realistic world with just enough conflict to keep the reader interested." -Busy Moms Book Reviews In this fast-paced, two-part sequel Charity is finally settling into her new role as alpha female to the Drake pack. With Prom and Graduation approaching, this should be the best time of her life, but something is wrong with Levi—dangerously wrong. With his odd behavior growing daily and her now blackening ...
Charity Moon (Charity Series Book 1)
"Charity Moon is an amazingly adorable book about the depths of true love." -5 star rating from a reviewer Charity Bell is eighteen, beautiful, and has an unyielding chip on her shoulder. The loss of her father and betrayal of her stepfather have left her angry and confident that no man will ever win her trust, or possess her heart. She wears that declaration proudly--on her countenance, as well as her sharp tongue. That's all tested when ...
Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World
A blueprint for a national leadership movement to transform the way the public thinks about giving Virtually everything our society has been taught about charity is backwards. We deny the social sector the ability to grow because of our short-sighted demand that it send every short-term dollar into direct services. Yet if the sector cannot grow, it can never match the scale of our great social problems. In the face of this dilemma, the sector ...
My Little Pony: Rarity and the Curious Case of Charity (My Little Pony Chapter Books)
G. M. Berrow
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Rarity is excited to welcome her new apprentice, Charity, to Ponyville. Rarity is sure that the two of them will become best friends, bonding over their love of fashion and glamour. But after Charity dyes her mane and tail to look more like her mentor, and begins to copy the fashionista's every move, Rarity realizes this pony is a problem!
Toxic Charity: How Churches and Charities Hurt Those They Help, And How to Reverse It
Robert D. Lupton
Veteran urban activist Robert Lupton reveals the shockingly toxic effects that modern charity has upon the very people meant to benefit from it. Toxic Charity provides proven new models for charitable groups who want to help—not sabotage—those whom they desire to serve. Lupton, the founder of FCS Urban Ministries (Focused Community Strategies) in Atlanta, the voice of the Urban Perspectives newsletter, and the author of Compassion, ...
With Charity For All: Why Charities Are Failing and a Better Way to Give
Each year, the average American household donates almost $2700 to charity. Yet, most donors know little about the American charitable sector and the nonprofit organizations they support. In With Charity For All , former NPR CEO Ken Stern exposes a field that few know: 1.1 million organizations, 10% of the national workforce, and $1.5 trillion in annual revenues. He chronicles the many flaws in the charity system, from tax-exempt ...
Charity in Truth (Caritas in Veritate)
Pope Benedict XVI
In "Charity in Truth" (Caritas in Veritate), Pope Benedict XVI shares his thoughts on social justice. In his third encycylical, the Holy Father reminds us of the importance of recognizing the social and economic needs of all people. He affirms that the efforts to improve the condition of humanity must continue.
Charity: The Place of the Poor in the Biblical Tradition
Gary A. Anderson
Yale University Press
It has long been acknowledged that Jews and Christians distinguished themselves through charity to the poor. Though ancient Greeks and Romans were also generous, they funded theaters and baths rather than poorhouses and orphanages. How might we explain this difference? In this significant reappraisal of charity in the biblical tradition, Gary Anderson argues that the poor constituted the privileged place where Jews and Christians met ...
Maya James, 2013
Charity Powers is a young, intelligent woman that has left behind her predictable small town life, and even more predictable lover, to gamble on a fresh start in New York. She arrives with no leads or friends, just an armful of optimism and determination. When an attack at a local bar, a possible kidnapping attempt on her, is thwarted by a stranger, her life takes on an unforeseen turn. Gorgeous and overly-experienced Justin Collins saves ...
For Bernard Samson, the end is near. In the concluding volume of Len Deighton's superb trilogy that began with Faith and Hope, Bernard Samson continues to peel away the mystery surrounding the cold-blooded murder of his sister-in-law, Tessa, on the streets of Berlin. Although his wife, Fiona, has come back from the cold and is now in the West, his family is in tatters, and Samson has no where to turn for answers. Only his childhood friend ...
Charity, Philanthropy, and Civility in American History
Cambridge University Press
Professional historians address the dominant issues and theories offered to explain the history of American philanthropy and its role in American society. These essays develop and enlighten major themes, oftentimes contesting each other in the process. The overarching premise is that philanthropic activity in America has its roots in the desires of individuals to impose their visions of societal ideals, or conceptions of truth, upon their ...
Charity and Philanthropy For Dummies
Karl T. Muth
Michael T. S. Lindenmayer
The easy way to make a difference Despite tough economic times, rates of donations are on the rise. If you want to make a difference but don't know where to start, you need Charity & Philanthropy For Dummies. This is your one-stop, no-nonsense guide to charitable activities. Inside you'll find lots of strategies for philanthropic work such as volunteering your time, raising funds, donating your own cash or expertise, impact investing, and ...
Charity for the Suffering Souls: An Explanation of the Catholic Doctrine of Purgatory
Rev. John A. Nageleisen
TAN Books & Publishers
Profound, provocative, complete treatment of Purgatory--its sufferings, consolations, duration, etc., plus, how we can assist the Poor Souls, their gratitude, and God\'s reward to us for helping them. A very moving book. Impr. 416 pgs, PB
Mobility in Context: Principles of Patient Care Skills
Charity Johansson PT PhD GCS,
Susan Chinworth PT PhD
F.A. Davis Company
Rely on this state-of-the-art, multimedia resource to help you meet the expectations for today and tomorrow’s health care providers. Review essential patient care skills—from positioning and vital signs to transfers and ambulation with assistive devices. Then learn how to transition to the “out-of-the-box” thinking you need to quickly and effectively respond to the myriad of unusual and unplanned circumstances encountered daily among ...
Charity and Its Fruits: Living in the Light of God's Love
Jonathan Edwards took great pains to illustrate how love must be lived out and exercised in one’s life when he exposited I Corinthians 13. Thus Edwards scholar Kyle Strobel has gone to great lengths to help readers understand this classic work of biblical spirituality by providing: A detailed introduction Over 150 explanatory notes addressing difficult concepts throughout the text Definitions of arcane terminology Relevant quotes ...
Lucky 7 Bad Boys Contemporary Romance Boxed Set
Lucky Romance Authors, LLC, 2014
***Seven fabulous books on sale for only 99 cents for a short time.*** Get lucky with a bad boy. . . . Whether he's a rock star, a billionaire, or a playboy magician--whether he wears work boots or a suit and tie--bad boys have one thing in common: how good they can make a woman feel. This contemporary romance boxed set sizzles with SEVEN full-length novels by SEVEN bestselling authors, starring SEVEN unforgettable bad boys who will make ...
Charity in Truth: Caritas in Veritate
Pope Benedict XVI
Benedict XVI has something for everyone in Charity in Truth -from praising profit to defending the environment, from calling for a role for government in the economy to insisting on the necessity of moral transformation and "gratuitousness" in economic life, from the issue of immigration to the importance of technology. However, he also insists on discernment and the purification of our ideas by faith and reason, in order to temper any ...
"Georgette Heyer is unbeatable."— Sunday Telegraph A young and lovely runaway alone on the road to London Miss Charity Steane is running away from the drudgery of her aunt's household to find her grandfather. Not expecting her visit, the old gentleman is not in London but is away in the country. A scandal broth in the making When Viscount Desford encounters a lovely waif searching for her grandfather, he feels honor bound to ...
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