Chicken Soup for the Soul: Volunteering & Giving Back: 101 Inspiring Stories of Purpose and Passion

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Author: Newmark, Amy

Brand: Chicken Soup for the Soul

Edition: 1st

Number Of Pages: 400

Release Date: 18-08-2015

Details: Product Description Find your purpose and passion by volunteering and giving back. This collection of 101 stories will inspire you to make a difference. Volunteers and people who give back choose hope over despair, optimism over cynicism, and caring over indifference. By serving others, they also help themselves, reporting that the biggest beneficiaries of their charitable activities are themselves! In this inspiring collection of personal stories you’ll read about: How volunteering can change your life Making amazing human connections Bonding as a family when volunteering together New perspective and lessons learned through volunteering Giving back after receiving help during a rough time The true spirit of Christmas and the holiday season Working with therapy animals and saving abandoned pets About the Author Carrie Morgridge is vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and has completed multiple Ironman competitions. She and her husband, John, have headed the Morgridge Family Foundation for fifteen years.   Amy Newmark is Chicken Soup for the Soul's author, editor-in-chief, and publisher, after a 30-year career as a writer, speaker, financial analyst, and business executive in the worlds of finance and telecommunications. Amy is a magna cum laude graduate of Harvard College, where she majored in Portuguese, minored in French, and traveled extensively. She and her husband have four grown children and two-plus grandchildren.After a long career writing books on telecommunications, voluminous financial reports, business plans, and corporate press releases, Chicken Soup for the Soul is a breath of fresh air for Amy. She has fallen in love with Chicken Soup for the Soul and its life-changing books, and really enjoys putting these books together for Chicken Soup's wonderful readers. She has co-authored and/or edited the last 160 Chicken Soup for the Soul titles, all the ones published since mid-2008. You can reach Amy with any questions or comments through webmaster@chickensoupforthesoul.com and you can follow her on Twitter @amynewmark.Carrie Morgridge is vice president of the Morgridge Family Foundation and has completed multiple Ironman competitions. She and her husband, John, have headed the Morgridge Family Foundation for fifteen years.

EAN: 9781611599510

Languages: English

Binding: Paperback

Item Condition: New