25 episodes

Natalie Silverstein, MPH, is an author, consultant, nonprofit founder, and passionate advocate for family and youth service. Her latest book, Simple Acts: The Busy Teens Guide to Making a Difference, was created to help adolescents and teens discover their passion and purpose through acts of kindness and service to others. She believes that you don't need to change the whole world to make a big impact. Even the smallest stone thrown into the water creates a ripple. Teens CAN make a meaningful difference - one simple act at a time. Simple Acts, Big Impact is a short podcast that highlights and celebrates 'tween and teen volunteers, nonprofit founders, activists, and fundraisers, amplifying these stories and inspiring all of us to take the first step toward making service an important part of their lives.

Simple Acts, Big Impact Simple Acts Guide

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Natalie Silverstein, MPH, is an author, consultant, nonprofit founder, and passionate advocate for family and youth service. Her latest book, Simple Acts: The Busy Teens Guide to Making a Difference, was created to help adolescents and teens discover their passion and purpose through acts of kindness and service to others. She believes that you don't need to change the whole world to make a big impact. Even the smallest stone thrown into the water creates a ripple. Teens CAN make a meaningful difference - one simple act at a time. Simple Acts, Big Impact is a short podcast that highlights and celebrates 'tween and teen volunteers, nonprofit founders, activists, and fundraisers, amplifying these stories and inspiring all of us to take the first step toward making service an important part of their lives.

    Elijah R.: Elijah's World QLD

    Elijah R.: Elijah's World QLD

    In celebration of Earth Month and Earth Day next Monday, this conversation with Elijah R. from Australia will inspire you. Elijah is a Coral Watch ambassador who travels around Australia with his family raising awareness and sharing his passion for looking after the environment. Follow along on Elijah's adventures on IG and FB
    @elijahsworldqld
    Learn more about saving the Great Barrier Reef by following these accounts:
    @coral_watch
    @tangaroablue

    • 17 min
    William B.: RoboRecovery

    William B.: RoboRecovery

    This week is National Robotics Week, so I'm delighted to share this conversation with William B. a college student at Tulane University who created a nonprofit called RoboRecovery, which provides robotics kits and increases access to robotics education for under-resourced children in New Orleans.
    Learn more at www.roborecovery.org

    • 17 min
    Te'Lario W.: The Garden Club Project

    Te'Lario W.: The Garden Club Project

    Happy Earth Month!
    I'm excited to share this conversation with a truly unique young man from Ohio. Te"Lario W. is a teen with a passion for gardening (which is not something you hear every day). He founded The Garden Club Project in his community to help end hunger and encourage kids to eat healthier. The Garden Club Project grows, harvests and shares produce with the community, and encourages young people to try new fruits and vegetables in order to create healthy eating habits.
    Learn more at www.thegardenclubproject.org
    Follow at @thegardenclubproject
    And learn more about Te'Lario's mushroom business at www.tigermushroomfarms.com and @tigermushroomfarms_

    • 15 min
    Michelle S.: CFES and Love a Sea Turtle

    Michelle S.: CFES and Love a Sea Turtle

    In honor of Earth Month coming up in April, I spoke with Michelle S. who created two wonderful organizations, Community for Environmental Sustainability, which is a community garden, food distribution and nutrition education program, as well as Love a Sea Turtle, which is dedicated to youth leadership.
    Learn more at www.loveaseaturtle.com and follow at @loveaseaturtle and @greenvillecommunitygarden

    • 15 min
    Spencer H.: NanaTech

    Spencer H.: NanaTech

    Have you ever tried to teach an older person how to use an app on their phone or another piece of technology? If so, you know how frustrating it can be - for both of you! Well, Spencer H. is a patient and kind young changemaker who took the time to do this with his own grandmother, and then decided to write a step-by-step instructional manual to help others.
    You can purchase NanaTech: A Tech Teenager shares skills for getting the most out of your iPhone on Amazon at the following link:
    https://www.amazon.com/NanaTech-Teenager-Shares-Skills-Getting/dp/B0CKKV8WBK/ref=sr_1_1?crid=Z95G98C38T3I&keywords=nanatech+book&qid=1706979113&sprefix=nanatech%2Caps%2C228&sr=8-1

    • 16 min
    Nikita and Smera: GenXL

    Nikita and Smera: GenXL

    Nikita and Smera are highschool students in Massachusetts who realized that STEM instruction, which is so vitally important to every child, was simply out of reach for most. Instead of waiting around for adults to fix the problem they created GenXL, a nonprofit that provides free STEM lessons for more than 50,000 underresourced students all over the world, with the help of over 2000 volunteers.
    Learn more and get involved at www.genxl.org or follow at @genxl

    • 17 min

Customer Reviews

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

Neesha678 ,

encouraging and inspiring

Thank you for this encouraging and inspiring podcast

stonehouser ,

RippleEffects

Love the way Natalie showcases and encourages teens philanthropy and impact!! The ripple effect is magnifying all this goodness!

LAGFRAME ,

Weekly Dose of Big Inspiration!

Terrific podcast! There is magic in these episodes. Thank you for the hope, light, and big hearts profiled in each of these stories. Kids today are amazing humans and we need to support them. They will change our world for the better!

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