Fundraising as a Profession Advancements and Challenges in the Field, No. 43

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  • Business/Economics,
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ContributionsLilya D. Wagner (Editor), Patrick Ryan (Editor)
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Number of Pages104
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Open LibraryOL8149250M
ISBN 100787972711
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A used book sale is a simple, easy, and unique fundraising idea that anyone can pull off. Ask for donations of unwanted (but still readable) books from your community.

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