99 episodes

True Stories of Good People is a podcast about people who are making a difference in other people's lives, or have had their lives changed by someone kind.

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    • Personal Journals
    • 5.0, 2 Ratings

True Stories of Good People is a podcast about people who are making a difference in other people's lives, or have had their lives changed by someone kind.

    Women in Training: Brooke, Breanna & Adeyela Bennett

    Women in Training: Brooke, Breanna & Adeyela Bennett

    Brooke and Breanna Bennett always wanted to make a positive impact in their community, but weren’t exactly sure where to start. When they heard about young students in their mother’s class at school who couldn’t afford menstrual hygiene products, they came up with an idea for how to help—and it turned into something that grew bigger than they ever imagined.

    • 29 min
    Disrupting Racism in Children: Katie Ishizuka and Ramón Stephens

    Disrupting Racism in Children: Katie Ishizuka and Ramón Stephens

    Katie Ishizuka and Ramón Stephens are the powerful duo behind “The Conscious Kid”, an education, research, and policy organization dedicated to equity and promoting healthy racial identity development in children. In addition to their incredible advocacy work and their amazingly popular Instagram account, they have recently harnessed their community to help provide rent relief for families struggling during the COVID-19 crisis.

    • 24 min
    Little Bear Sanctuary: Christopher Vane

    Little Bear Sanctuary: Christopher Vane

    Christopher Vane has always had a deep connection with animals. In 2017, he moved to Southwest Florida to be closer to his parents, and at the same time left his career in real estate because he no longer had passion for the work. He was thinking about what to do next, when a new dream came to him, suddenly clear: Chris wanted to open an animal sanctuary to give a safe and happy home to animals living in less than ideal conditions.

    • 44 min
    A Light in Her Community: Marcella Thompson

    A Light in Her Community: Marcella Thompson

    To her local community, Marcella Thompson is a living angel. Marcella saw that many local families were struggling to make ends meet and felt compelled to help. And so, for the past 4 years she has been helping to feed and clothe the children in her neighborhood. The impact she has had in these kids’ and families lives is profound, and has grown to encompass so much more than providing meals.

    • 50 min
    Bracelets for Unity & Justice: Ron & Kamryn Johnson

    Bracelets for Unity & Justice: Ron & Kamryn Johnson

    Minneapolis-area parents Ron and Shani Johnson have always taught their two young daughters to love other people and to give back. After the death of George Floyd, Ron was feeling lost. Following in her parent’s footsteps, Kamryn, Ron & Shani's oldest daughter, came up with an idea for how to help their community when it needed it most — and the results surprised everyone.

    • 19 min
    Minda Brusse and Alex Iskold: The $1K Project

    Minda Brusse and Alex Iskold: The $1K Project

    The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted millions of families across the United States. People are facing job loss, depleted savings, food insecurity, and so much more. Minda Brusse and Alex Iskold wanted to figure out a way to make an impact for these families, and came up with a truly innovative idea that has taken on a life of its own.

    • 36 min

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Maura McFly ,

Great stories

This is a great idea for a podcast. It’s uplifting & inspiring, truly! ❤️

GFREEWIFEY ,

One person can make a difference!

Thanks for sharing such positive uplifting content. It is inspiring to hear about others and what they are doing to positively impact our world. #gfreewifeyfoodbank

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