Hear about how organizations and individuals around the world are serving vulnerable individuals.
Faith-based homeless providers and skepticism of Housing First w/ Robert Marbut
Robert Marbut, the Former Director of the Interagency Council to End Homelessness and Trump Administrations Homeless Czar, stops by the podcast to share his thoughts on the Housing First model of ending homelessness, what faith-based groups can do to more effectively work with government leaders, and his thoughts on how we can address the nations homeless crisis.
Everyone knows someone effected by Alzheimers w/ Ronnie Daniel @ Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
Ronnie Daniel the Executive Director of the Utah Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association joins the podcast to talk about the work the Alzheimers association does around the country to support the individuals and caregivers affected by Alzheimer's. Ronnie shares shocking statistics about Alzheimer's and talks about the wonderful work being done to support the research and development of new treatments.
Building a foundation for a whole community w/ Derek Nunner @ the Community Foundation of Utah
Derek Nunner, the Community Partnerships Manager at the Community Foundation of Utah, stops by to talk about the his teams work with nonprofits in Utah. We talk about the challenges of being a foundation dealing with both needs of rural and urban areas, how the Community Foundation of Utah is expanding, how to measure impact and the struggles nonprofits faced during the last year.
Crayons and Covid: How one nonprofit is putting smiles on the faces of children in the hospital
Ever wondered what happens to all of those broken crayons? Some of them at least are shipped to the Crayon Initiative which recycles crayons for children who are experiencing some of the worst things life has to offer.
Bryan Ware the founder of the Crayon Initiative joins us to discuss where this idea came from, how they've expanded their reach during COVID and what the future holds.
Give to the Crayon Initiative here!
Reconnecting with nature during vulnerable times w/ Kendra Penry @ Stokes Nature Center
Millions of people set about to reconnect with nature during 2020 and nature focused nonprofits around the country fought to adapt to a new normal that saw an increase in need with a decrease in direct funding. Kendra Penry the executive director of the Stokes Nature Center - a nonprofit nature center in Logan, Utah joined the podcast to talk about the challenges of getting people outside without being able to physically connect with them.
Personalized mental health care for students w/ Katherine Grill @ Noelth
Katherine Grill the CEO/Co-Founder of Noelth joins the podcast to share the remarkable work her team at Noelth is doing to help students utilize technology to improve their mental health. Learn about how their fighting stigma, how they got started, and areas you can help the young people in your life deal with mental health challenges.
Amazing how many are out there helping!
I’m always amazed listening to this podcast at how many people are out there trying to help the world be a better place. Keep up the amazing work!