Elevating Their Impact highlights nonprofits making sustainable impacts on systemic issues around the world. We bring impactful stories of organizations and their clients to you each week as well as ways to support them as a volunteer and financially.
Family Eldercare is a nonprofit that provides supportive services to keep older adults stably housed. Family Eldercare believes older adults and people with disabilities are a vital part of creating a more livable, inclusive community for everyone. Join us today as Kent Herring, the CEO, tells us how this inspiring organization works to provide support for older adults at risk for homelessness in Austin and the importance of recognizing that aging in community is contingent on having a safe, affordable place to live.
Orphan Outreach is a nonprofit that helps equip orphaned and vulnerable children all over the world reach their fullest potential by providing education programs, as well as physical, emotional and spiritual care. Join us today as Amy Norton, Co-founder and VP of Strategic Partnerships, tells us inspiring stories about their new outreach program which serves to provide essentials and individualized care to preschool-aged orphaned and vulnerable Maasai children and their families living in the village of Naisoya, Kenya.
More Than a Phone
More Than a Phone is a nonprofit that partners with domestic violence programs across the U.S. to provide free smartphones and data service to survivors, so they can build a strong foundation to support themselves and their families. Join us today as Julie Moorehead, the Director, tells us how More Than a Phone is changing lives through providing a safe protected means of communication for survivors of domestic violence to rebuild with more than just a phone.
City House is a nonprofit founded in 1988 with the mission to protect, serve and empower children and young adults experiencing abuse, neglect, or homelessness. Join us today as Sheri Messer, the CEO, tells us about the organization’s new LGBTQ+ affirming Transitional Living Program and how this innovative new program works to ensure that LGBTQ+ young adults in crisis receive safe, welcoming shelter, specialized counseling, and life skills to help them become successful independent adults.
Global Village Project
Global Village Project is a nonprofit school that provides tuition-free academic year long schooling for refugee girls of middle school age. This remarkable school serves 40-50 refugee learners from all over the world and is the only school in the U.S. dedicated to addressing the educational needs of young female refugees. Join us today as Elizabeth Elango, the CEO and Head of School, tells us what day-to-day life is like for these young women attending school and the obstacles they are overcoming to thrive.
Haven for Birth
Haven for Birth is a nonprofit organization that addresses the discrepancy in maternal mortality and morbidity across race. This innovative organization works to safely reduce harmful risks to BIPOC birthers and their babies during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period, by providing culturally appropriate and continuous doula care for pregnant people who would not otherwise have the resources to pay for it. Join us today as Liz Kennish and Heidi Jones, the co-founders of Haven for Birth, share with us the impact their organization is having on BIPOC women in their community and a new program they are starting that will meet the increasing need for birthing support in the LGBTQ+ community.
This is such a joyful podcast! It’ll brighten your day that’s for sure! Erin and Candace are the PERFECT hosts. You can absolutely tell that their passionate about these nonprofits and what they’re doing to serve others. Thank you both for this!
Such a great podcast - really encouraging to hear all the good happening around us through these amazing nonprofits.
Absolutely loved every single minute of this. It’s exactly what the world needs right now - so full of good. Cannot wait for the next one! 🙌🏻