In Great.com Talks With... we aim to break down the world’s most pressing problems in a way that is interesting, exciting, and easy to understand.
Our podcast hosts, Emil Ekvardt and Spirit Rosenberg, talk with organizations and experts dedicated to doing good in the world. Together, they shed light on some incredible work being done globally.
Beast Philanthropy Is Making Kindness Viral To Make The World A Better Place
Food insecurity is reaching critical numbers. More than 34 million people, including 9 million children, are suffering from food insecurity in the United States alone. But food insecurity isn't the only issue the US is currently facing. In addition to food insecurity, the US is in a housing crisis. These developments make it difficult for people to live lives the normal way.
Beast Philanthropy wants to make the world a better place.
Find out how Beast Philanthropy feeds those who are hungry, houses those who are homeless, and combats the suffering of those in need.
Want to support Beast Philanthropy? https://www.beastphilanthropy.org/
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Against Malaria Foundation Distributes Life-Saving Mosquito Nets to Prevent Malaria
Malaria is a devastating disease for African villages. It is estimated that malaria can devastate complete villages, as nearly half of the world's population is at risk of malaria transmission. Malaria is a disease found in 87 countries and territories, and in 2020, malaria caused more than 600,000 deaths.
Against Malaria Foundation wants to protect people from malaria.
Find out how Against Malaria Foundation makes it its mission to provide people with bed nets to battle malaria-carrying mosquitoes.
Want to support Against Malaria Foundation? https://www.againstmalaria.com Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/against-malaria-foundation/
Women in Distress Is Fighting To Stop Domestic Violence Abuse for Everyone
Domestic violence is a major issue that impacts people worldwide. It is estimated that one in three women experience intimate partner violence worldwide, while one in four women in the US experiences any form of domestic violence. But men are also victims of domestic violence. In the US, one in ten men experiences domestic violence. Even though the rate is smaller, domestic violence impacts both women and men equally. Women in Distress of Broward County is on a mission to stop domestic violence and abuse. Find out how Women in Distress of Broward County intervenes, educates, and advocates on behalf of victims.
Want to support Women in Distress? https://www.womenindistress.org/
Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/women-in-distress/
Domesticshelters.org Helps Domestic Violence Victims Seek Help
Domestic violence statistics sore to new heights during the pandemic. With people being locked inside, stress became a real issue in our society. With the stress from the pandemic also came more abuse by abusing partners. Since everyone had to stay at home, women and men became trapped with abusive partners. And the victim statistics aren't great, as one in three women and one in five men are victims of domestic abuse. Domesticshelters.org works to make more people aware of the services available for those experiencing domestic violence and make it faster and easier for the victims and their friends and family to get the help they need. Find out how Domesticshelters.org is changing the way we tackle domestic abuse.
Want to support Domesticshelters.org? https://www.domesticshelters.org/
Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/domesticshelters-org/
Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation Champions for the Rehabilitation of Injured and Orphaned Alberta Wildlife
Injured and orphaned wildlife doesn't often make it into the wild. These animals can be found through Alberta and often come in contact with humans. To prevent animals from being targeted by poachers and ensure their survival, we have to care for even those considered left on their own. Through rescue, rehabilitation, and release, we ensure these animals fight to see another day. Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation champions on behalf of the injured and offered wildlife through rescue, rehabilitation, and release. Find out how Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation cares for injured and orphaned wildlife.
Want to support Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation? https://www.aiwc.ca/
Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/alberta-institute-for-wildlife-conservation/
Children Incorporated Is Helping Impoverished Kids Attend Schoo
All children deserve a fair shot at an education that opens doors and inspires them to reach their potential. But basic school equipment is an unaffordable luxury for some families. Children Incorporated connects sponsors with impoverished children in 21 countries. Find out how you can help give kids in poverty the hope and confidence they need to make a difference.
Want to support Children Incorporated? https://childrenincorporated.org/
Find the episode on Great.com: https://great.com/great-talks-with/children-incorporated/