Seek the answer and you shall find it! A ubiquitous insect is making black gold.
Meet Zariah , a young entrepreneur out to make the journey of decision making a less traumatic phase for youngsters.
It is easier to build up a child than it is to repair an adult
Catherine's Legacy: Empowering Lives with Variety of Illinois
A circular economy favours activities that preserve value in the form of energy, labour, and materials. Today, more than ever, the world needs Entojutu and the black soldier fly to rally for food production.
This mentorship program app aligns intrapersonal strengths with interpersonal resources and opportunities, so youth can thrive.
Standing Tall And Manifesting Purpose Each Day STAMP is just one of the ways Janea Harris wants to change the community. Tune in to hear her story.
Angelique tells us about how Variety of Illinois got its mission after a little girl was left at the doorstep of eleven young men affiliated with show business.She was named Catherine Variety Sheridan. Listen to how this organisation has helped thousands with disability to survive and thrive!
The Banyan tree is a fascinating and iconic tree that holds a special place in many cultures and is an important symbol of strength, longevity, and community. Listen to how Alison Palumbo is emulating this majestic symbol.
This toddler dad started this non-profit that eliminates single-use plastic from schools and restaurants by subsidizing the purchase of reusable replacements. They have eliminated more than 8 million single-use plastic food ware items from the waste stream, and counting!
People who have been sexually assaulted often experience a range of emotions and reactions, and no two survivors of assault will feel exactly the same way about their experience. It may take years for someone to be able to talk about their experience. Hearing others talk about what was done to them can help someone feel they are not alone.
Non-profit organizations that focus on disabilities aim to improve the quality of life of individuals with disabilities by providing resources, support, and advocacy. These organizations work tirelessly to ensure that people with disabilities have access to the same opportunities and rights as their able-bodied counterparts. They also strive to raise awareness and educate the community about disability-related issues, creating a more inclusive and accepting society.
Everyone has a role to play in creating a more inclusive society, and TRC works towards this goal by providing resources and guidance for having productive conversations about race and difference.
Listen to this talk with, Aabiskar Thapa , Social Entrepreneur / Founder and MD of Sharing Seeds, an organsiation dedicated to everything organic in the beautiful valleys of Nepal.
The peace corps led her to Zambia, and she called it her home. Heather has drank water from a puddle just like everyone else in Sierra Leone and lived to not only tell the tale, but change the narrative too!
This organization exists to create opportunities for Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) in the US by integrating programs for inclusivity and advance the social, political, and economic well-being. Listen to Mabel Menard about how change is needed.
In soccer, too often ego gets in the way of building caring and cohesive teams. One organisation’s mantra of “Leave your shoes at the door" is a continuous reminder that humility, not ego, is what makes communities stronger, on and off the field.
You'll be appalled at the amount of food that is wasted across the world; this non-profit founded by Frederick is bringing change and feeding the hungry.
" Just a little less stress, a little less need, and a little more money that I did not have to spend on food and clothes." says Bonnie of her experience at The Canby Center. Ray Keen is the guy to make that happen.
Tailwinds of Hope Non Profit was created to honor the memory of Zachary Capra, a future commercial airline pilot. His memory has been kept alive in various forms by his family and friends.
Dr. Carol Collum's passion is to encourage others to expand their knowledge base and skill sets to become a viable asset to the community.
The Max’s Kansas Project embraces the philosophy of Mickey Ruskin, the creator of Max’s Kansas City,a true patron of the arts who provided a refuge, a home-away-from-home for everybody who was anybody in the arts, and now, his ex- wife Yvonne is dedicated to providing emergency funding and resources to financially distressed individuals in the creative and performing arts for housing, medical and legal aid.
Guildance community development is a non profit that only empowers, encourages, and strengthens all people living with HIV/AIDS but also alleviates poverty in the community through training, credit facilities, bridging the gender gap, and caring for people in prison as also organizing training for farmers to solve the problem of food crisis in Nigeria.
Hear how Cassie experiences transformative, empowering journeys across the world!
If you’ve been in a hospital or care facility, you may have experienced how time can drag on while waiting for tests and procedures. Stuck in a room, not knowing what’s next, getting poked and prodded. It’s scary and you feel alone. The entire experience can be very intimidating – no matter how old you are. Mike Jostes is here to change that.
Ms. Pigue believes that educating the underprivileged of the importance of credit-worth, of owning a home, business development, entrepreneurship, financial stability and training is key to creating a healthy society.
Isolated Congenital Asplenia, or ICA, is a birth defect in which there is no spleen, there is only part of a spleen (splenic remnant) or there is a spleen but it does not function. There are no other developmental abnormalities, making detection very difficult. Without a spleen, a bacterial infection could be life threatening to a new born or child. Allison D' Ambrosio shares her story.
A loving husband’s decision to put thought into supporting families dealing with cancer has led to this foundation. Adam shares his touching story.
A grant is a way the government funds your ideas and projects to provide public services and stimulate the economy. All non-profits know that applying for a grant involves a lot of labour and reporting. Nevertheless, it is an indispensable document. Dr Beverly gives 3 takeaways for a successful grant.
Sea turtles have long fascinated people and have figured prominently in the mythology and folklore of many cultures.Unfortunately, the spiritual significance of sea turtles has not saved them from being exploited for both food and for profit. Millions of sea turtles once roamed the earth’s oceans, but now only a fraction remain. Brad Nahill is ensuring they thrive.
Enough said, now listen about climate change. Greenhouse gas concentrations are at their highest levels in 2 million years. The solution is simple yet difficult. Prof. Dave White explains.
Meet Suleyka, who works for an organisation that thinks of the busy and unpredictable lifestyle and bridges the gap between the civilian workforce and the military community. https://itsamilitarylife.org/
Studies have shown that kids who spend a lot of time holding a stuffed animal tend to feel calmer and more secure, giving them a sense of control over things happening in their lives since they’re able to use their imagination with their stuffed animals. And, combined with a book, you’ve got a winning combination! https://www.bearswhocare.org/
It is clear that learning happens by observing, listening, exploring, experimenting and asking questions. But, being interested, motivated and engaged in learning is as important. https://earthwin.org/
1 in 4 pregnancies end in loss and 1 in 160 pregnancies end in stillbirths. These statistics only add to the burden carried by the 1 in 8 couples who are already battling infertility. These numbers do not tell the whole story. Tina decided to give life to Maya's memory and create awareness. https://www.themayaswingsfoundation.org/
It can be incredibly challenging to afford long-distance airfare, especially when the need is urgent. Distance and financial barriers should not be reasons to not be able to say goodbye to a loved one. Meet Nicolle, a young girl with a heart of gold. https://www.familiesinflight.org/
Jon is the ED of WHDO, World Health Dental Organization, a US non-profit humanitarian organization, whose mission is Compassionate dental care and education for communities in need. WHDO- https://worldhealthdental.org/ Chezuba: https://chezuba.net/nonprofit
Eliwilimina Buberwa is a 24-year-old young lady, born and raised in a place where gender inequality is the norm. A place where girls are subjected to household activities while boys were sent to school but Eliwilimina was lucky to get a chance to access education. And that has reaped results. MSICHANA IMARA FOUNDATION - https://msichanaimarafound.wixsite.com/msichanaimarafound-2
Deemed the “accidental philanthropist” by a friend, Deb believes it all happened on purpose. Today, DAR has implemented a humane and effective program for creating a healthy sustained population of stray dogs which directly impacts community health. Dharamsala Animal Rescue: https://dharamsalaanimalrescue.org/
Giving back to the community is extremely satisfying, has many advantages, and makes life more fulfilling. And keeping this in mind, The Hunter Memorial Foundation (HMF) , a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization, is bringing unity to the local community through art , which they believe like kindness, is meant to be seen and shared with others. Fenesa Brewer talks about a defining mural.
Did you know that your attitude towards racial discrimination, income inequality, welfare, and affirmative action changes, either immediately before or immediately after seeing a live theatre production? Meet Jeremy Whittington, he tells us how his foundation compels the audience to think.
"15 in 100" is a movement within the Neuromuscular Disease (NMD) community. It began on Friday, September 2, and runs through Saturday, December 10, 2022, - a period of 100 days ending on the 15th anniversary of Cheryl’s death on December 10. Breathe with MD, was founded in her memory by Andrea Klein, sister of Cheryl to prevent devastating outcomes like hers.
If you’re in Kansas city and you happen to see a Big Green Bus, at regular intervals travelling through the night, you are not seeing things after a couple of drinks, it is a big green bus, only, it’s having a different kind of party- for administering vaccines and medicines that cure the homeless!
We may talk about it but gender equality is still a long way coming. Having said that, leaning on other strong women for encouragement plays a big role in women empowerment, and that is what the Stanley Ann Dunham Fund is helping achieve.
You all know the story: give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime. That’s what the World Hunger team is doing with food in the jungle villages of sub-Saharan Africa.
Intellectual disabilities are not hindrances to living a fulfilling life; Eunice Shriver was a visionary who saw sports as a unifier, bringing forth the concept of the special Olympics, today a global organsiation with over 5 million athletes, 1 million coaches and volunteers, more than 100,000 competitions each year, and 32 Olympic-type sports through programs in more than 170 countries!
Young minds need creative ways of engagement, honing skills based on inherent qualities and creating bridges to connect meaningful partnerships in the community is what Natasha Tennison does best. Listen to this licensed Childcare Director of the BEST mentor-based ‘After School Program’ for 7 consecutive years talk in this episode.
Lev Horodyskjy's Science Voices brings a realistic perspective of how science education is key to learning, the environment and educator interest.
Bio-Touch is a unique, holistic health approach to alleviate pain and stress and support good health through all stages of life. It is taught through the International Foundation of Bio-Magnetics, a federally approved 501(c)(3) educational and charitable foundation.
Did you know that around 50 million people worldwide have epilepsy, making it one of the most common neurological diseases globally. Epilepsy is a chronic noncommunicable disease of the brain that affects people of all ages, often causing mental issues and stigma to the patient. The Purple Warrior Pooches Program is a community-based program helping individuals with uncontrolled epilepsy gain access to a seizure alert dog. Natalie Boehm teaches how to defeat epilepsy.
VISIONS-Services for the Blind and Visually Impaired is a non-profit rehabilitation and social service organization that celebrated its 95th anniversary last year and the 6th year as #1 in job placements of legally blind New Yorkers. VISIONS purpose is to develop and implement individualized programs to assist people who are blind and visually impaired of all ages to lead independent and active lives, and to educate the public to understand their capabilities and needs.
If you have a warm bed, a roof over your head, you thank your stars. Some of us choose not only to thank our stars, but be humble. And some extraordinary people, go beyond that and start a movement to donate their time, knowledge, and “Share Your Luck” motto with others, for others. Lucky Duck Foundation funds, activates and leads high-impact, collaborative programs that alleviate the suffering of homelessness throughout San Diego City & County.
A helping hand, a caring heart and some firm advice makes Gervonni the teacher for survival. The ABC of finance needs to be learnt by every individual, and there's someone who's making it happen, especially for the needy.
Male breasts can get serious, why the surprise? In 2022, about 2,710 American men are expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer, and about 530 are expected to die from the disease. An average man’s risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer in his lifetime is about one in 1,000 (compared to one in eight for the average woman).
Gavin Phillips, Founder of Life-Learners Canada who’s on a mission to have every child entering public schools in Canada step into a safe, fun, and intrinsically rewarding world. And as he puts it - every teenager who graduates and walks out of our public schools for the last time to be life-learners with life skills that are community-driven.
River Jordan is run by Aland Stamps, a man who has been through some extreme situations. It takes courage to get back up and give back to society.
Steven's passion for shaping lives has garnered immense support locally and globally. The satisfying job of shaping young lives, done the fun way! Listen to Steven Dye and the success story of how a street kid went on to join the navy on a submarine.
In our quest to lead a life of purpose and meaning, we often have to make efforts through sustained behavioural and perspective changes. Getting Out by Going In has devised certain tools to reach this goal. Listen to Coach Taylor's journey at GOGI
As a human, we tend to be judgemental. What if everyone realised their inherent nature? This would be a very different world indeed! Elliott Cisneros from The Sum Organization does just that.
Joe Frizolowski from Mercy Drops Dream Center
James Taylor from VHCDC has taken it upon himself to educate and empower individuals by enabling house ownership and giving them a piece of heaven. Listen to what his non-profit offers.
It takes two to tango in the rainforest! 22 years ago Binka from Iracambi decided it was time she did something to save the life-giving forest from harm. Hear her enthusiasm and work on the ground.
Lysne Tait from Helping Women Period is a woman with a purpose. She can talk about all things period related. Period :)
Renee Beeker from National Family Court Watch Project had her epiphanous moment when she realised most court watch programs did not look at the same data points in every jurisdiction. Listen to this courageous lady to understand how her non-profit helps protect families.
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