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The Good Deed Guide: Simple Ways to Make the World a Better Place


Go Ahead—Make A Difference.
We all wish people would be nicer to one another, treat others with respect, and be good to fellow...

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Go Ahead—Make A Difference.
We all wish people would be nicer to one another, treat others with respect, and be good to fellow neighbors. But who knows how to go about doing that these days? The Good Deed Guide has all the answers.
Learn To:
     •  Help Someone Cross the Street
     •  Start a Neighborhood Watch
     •  Help a Friend Quit Smoking
     •  Jump-Start a Car
This fully illustrated handbook provides clear step-by-step directions for becoming a better neighbor, a better friend, and a better citizen. All the tricks to putting a smile on someone’s face are right here. 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781931686334
  • Publisher: Quirk Publishing
  • Publication date: 2/14/2003
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 4.50 (w) x 5.87 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

James Grace is Executive Director of Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts of Massachusetts. Lisa Goldblatt Grace is an independent consultant to programs assisting teenage mothers. Together, they try to do some good every day.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 6
Doing Good with First Aid 9
How to Help an Injured Bird 10
How to Treat a Child's Skinned Knee 16
How to Remove a Splinter 19
How to Cure Hiccups 22
How to Save Someone Who Is Choking 25
How to Make Chicken Soup for a Sick Friend 30
25 Simple Ways to Do Good with First Aid 34
Doing Good for Friends and Neighbors 37
How to Get a Cat out of a Tree 38
How to Arrange a Bouquet of Flowers 42
How to Sew on a Button 47
How to Fix a Zipper 53
How to Soothe a Fussy Baby 54
How to Visit Someone in the Hospital 57
How to Help a Friend Quit Smoking 62
How to Comfort a Friend 67
25 Simple Ways to Do Good for Friends and Neighbors 70
Doing Good for Strangers 73
How to Jump-Start a Car 74
How to Change a Flat Tire 79
How to Help a Person Cross the Street 86
How to Give Good Directions 88
How to Take a Photo for Strangers 91
How to Find a Missing Contact Lens 94
How to Help Someone Overcome a Fear of Flying 97
How to Shovel Snow 100
25 Simple Ways to Do Good for Strangers 104
Doing Good for Your Community 107
How to Start a Neighborhood Watch 108
How to Confront Prejudice 113
How to Be a Good Witness 116
How to Become an Organ Donor 120
How to Donate Blood 124
How to Plant a Tree 130
25 Simple Ways to Do Good for Your Community 136
Experts 138
Volunteer Resources 142
About the Authors 144
Acknowledgments 144
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