Audiobooks to Inspire You to Give Back

Giving your energy, time, or money to charitable causes benefits so many people—including yourself. However, figuring out where to start can be a bit daunting. Luckily, these authors are here to help! From Bill Clinton to Nicholas Kristof, each of these authors has experience running or being a part of at least one charity. By sharing stories and lessons learned, they’ll inspire you to discover how you too can give back.

Giving
Author: Bill Clinton
Read By: Bill Clinton

Clinton reveals the extraordinary and innovative efforts being made by companies and organizations—and by individuals—to solve problems and save lives both around the world. He also urges us to seek out what each of us, “regardless of income, available time, age, and skills,” can do to help, to give people a chance to live out their dreams.

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A Path Appears

“Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn show you, through many amazing vignettes matched with serious evidence, that you can make a difference….Read this book. Seize one of the many opportunities it lists, and change lives for the better, including your own.”
The New York Times Book Review

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Showing Up for Life

Bill Gates Sr. shares principles and values over a lifetime of “showing up”—lessons that he learned growing up in the Great Depression, and which he instilled in his children and continues to practice on the world stage as the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Start Something That Matters

Blake Mycoskie tells the story of TOMS and TOMS’ One for One movement. You don’t have to be rich to give back and you don’t have to retire to spend every day doing what you love. You can find profit, passion, and meaning all at once—right now.

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Thirst

An inspiring personal story of redemption, second chances, and the transformative power within us all, from the founder and CEO of the nonprofit charity: water.