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Chicken Soup for the Volunteer's Soul Stories to Celebrate the Spirit of Courage, Caring and Community

ISBN-10: 162361001X
ISBN-13: 9781623610012
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Description: Deep within each one of us lies the ability to step up and care for those in need, even though we often feel overwhelmed by a complex world. In fact, more than 200 million people throughout the world offer their time and love to volunteering.

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List price: $14.95
Publisher: Chicken Soup for the Soul Publishing, LLC
Publication date: 9/18/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 400
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Deep within each one of us lies the ability to step up and care for those in need, even though we often feel overwhelmed by a complex world. In fact, more than 200 million people throughout the world offer their time and love to volunteering.

Jack Canfield Jack Canfield earned his Bachelor's of Arts from Harvard and a Master's degree from the University of Massachusetts. he also has an honorary doctorate from the University of Santa Monica. Canfield has been a high school and university teacher, a workshop facilitator, a psychotherapist and a leading authority in the area of self esteem and personal development for approximately 30 years. Canfield is the founder and co-creator of the Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, which has over 36 titles, 53 million copies in print and is translated into over 32 languages. He is the founder of Self Esteem Seminars in Santa Barbara, California, which trains entrepreneurs, educators, corporate leaders and employees in how to accelerate achievement. Canfield is also the founder of the Foundation for Self Esteem which provides self esteem resources and training for social workers, welfare recipients and Human Resource professionals. Some of his clients include Virgin Records, Sony Pictures, Merrill Lynch, Caldwell Banker, Federal Express, Bergen Brunswig Pharmaceuticals and the American Alzheimers Association. In 1987, Canfield was appointed by the California Legislature to the California Task Force to Promote Self Esteem and Personal and Social Responsibility. He is the co-founder of the National Association for Self Esteem, and a member of the association for Holistic Education, as well as the National Association for for Self Esteem, where he was also a past member of the Board of Trustees and the recipient of the 1993 National Leadership Award. He is also a member of the National Staff Development Council and the National Speakers Association. In 1989, Canfield was awarded the Certified Speaking Professional designation, an honor that is held by less than 5% of NSA's membership. In 1997, he was nominated by three of NSA's past presidents for the coveted CPAE designation. Canfield has appeared on such television shows as Oprah, The Today Show, 20/20, Eye to Eye, the NBC Nightly News and the BBC.

Mark Victor Hansen Mark Victor Hansen has been helping people reshape their personal vision of what's possible for themselves for over 26 years. Hansen's keynote messages of possibility and opportunity have helped create powerful changes in more than 2 million people in 38 countries. He has appeared on such as television shows as Oprah, CNN, Eye to Eye and The Today Show and been interviewed in Time, US News and World Report, USA Today, The New York Times and Entrepreneur Magazine. He is perhaps most well know for his position as co-editor for the "Chicken Soup for the Soul" series of books. Hansen has been called one of the "Top 10 Greatest Motivational Speakers." He's been inducted into the highly acclaimed circle of Horatio Alger recipients because of the path his life has taken.

Arline McGraw Oberst is an author, speaker, trainer and spokesperson for Prevent Child Abuse.

Volunteer's Creed
Introduction
The Rewards of Volunteering
When Two or More Gather
Something Worthwhile
The Sounds of Hope
The Yellow Birds
Keep Your Head Up
How Many Grapes Does It Take?
The Hug of a Child
We've Got Mail
With a Little Help from Her Friends
A Second Chance
Pegasus's Wings
The Quilting Bee
Don't You Just Feel Like Singing?
Giving Back
Roberto's Last At-Bat
Hurricane Donna
Beyond the Huddle
A Cure for Restlessness
Giving Something Back
Daddy Bruce Randolph
Coats for Kosovo
I'll Never Forget
Making a Difference
Dave
A Touch of Love
A Volunteer's Prayer
A Touch from Above
Treasured Visits
A Brief and Shining Moment
The Lady with the Smiley Voice
Big Sisterhood
What's a Big Brother?
Drawing Out the Truth
A Reason for Living
New Appreciation
The Pillow
A Twist of Fate
A Tiny Denim Dress
Reunion
The Magic Key
The Reluctant Den Leader
Volunteer's Lament
Swinging for Respect
Just Obedience
Love and Kindness
You, Got Another One, Joey!
A Hug and a Kiss
The Sign of the Rabbit
Grandmother's Gift
Her Spirit Lives On
A Child's Gift
One Step Ahead
Thank Gawd fo' Y'all
The Children of Russia
Find That Child!
A Friend for All Seasons
My Brother, My Hero
Without a Word
Defining Moments
Forgive Me, Davey
One Whale of a Volunteer
Residuals from Roger
An Armful of Love
Conversation with a Wise Guy
Volunteer 101
Sap to Seedling
Saving Grace
The Silent Breakthrough
It Only Takes a Few
A Matter of Perspective
Smashing Potato Chips
Christmas Presence
The Eyes Have It
African Eyes
No Batteries: No Survivors
Coming Full Circle
Gentle Words
Overcoming Obstacles
He Taught Us to Love
The Healing Power of Friendship
Let the Games Begin!
The Bread of Life
A Child's Voice
The Real Treasure
One Determined Angel
If I Can Move I Can Win
Ward C, Room 842
The Cry of a Woman's Heart
Little Changes
Hi, I'm Jane
On Wisdom
Thanks, Mom
Twenty-One
Bless Every Evelyn!
Synergetic Souls
Top Ten List of Things a Volunteer Should Know
Who Is Jack Canfield?
Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?
Who Is Arline McGraw Oberst?
Who Is John T. Boal?
Who Is Tom Lagana?
Who Is Laura Lagana?
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