Making Change: Tips from an Underage Overachiever

Making Change: Tips from an Underage Overachiever


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Fundraising wunderkind Bilaal Rajan shares his tips for effective fundraising, using examples from his own amazing life to show how it can be done—and how you can have fun doing it. The second part of the book is a section entitled Eight Principles to Maximize Your Full Potential, which includes exercises to help you identify and attain your dreams.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781554690015
Publisher: Orca Book Publishers
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)
Lexile: 940L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Bilaal Rajan started fundraising at the age of four, when he sold clementines to raise money for the victims of an earthquake in India. Since then he has raised funds for children in Southeast Asia, Haiti and Africa. In March 2005, Bilaal became the UNICEF Canada Child Representative. He continues his fundraising efforts while attending school and traveling the world spreading his message of hope. Bilaal lives in Toronto, Ontario, with his parents.

Table of Contents

Foreword by Nigel Fisher, President and CEO, UNICEF Canada

PART I Fundraising Tips for Activist Kids

  • Chapter 1: You CAN Do Amazing Things
  • Chapter 2: Get Creative
  • Chapter 3: Think Big
  • Chapter 4: Strength in Numbers
  • Chapter 5: Don’t Take No for an Answer
  • Chapter 6: Media Makes the Difference
  • Chapter 7: Public Speaking
  • Chapter 8: Other Ways to Give
  • Chapter 9: Seeing Is Believing
Part II Eight Principles to Maximize Your True Potential
  • Introduction
  • Principle One: Know Your Destination
  • Principle Two: Think Before You Act
  • Principle Three: Listen Hard, Don’t Hardly Listen
  • Principle Four: IOU—Importance Over Urgency
  • Principle Five: Strength in Numbers
  • Principle Six: Practice a No-Lose Policy
  • Principle Seven: Give Yourself a Tune-Up
  • Principle Eight: Visualize Success
  • Bilaal’s Reading List

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