52 episodes

The founder of Charity Charge, Stephen Garten chats with nonprofit and social impact leaders from around the country about social good, fundraising, and everything in between.

The Charity Charge Show Charity Charge

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9, 32 Ratings

The founder of Charity Charge, Stephen Garten chats with nonprofit and social impact leaders from around the country about social good, fundraising, and everything in between.

    EP 47: Beasley Reece | CEO at NFL Alumni

    EP 47: Beasley Reece | CEO at NFL Alumni

    In episode 47 of the Charity Charge show, Beasly Reece, CEO at NFL Alumni, shares a bit on his journey as well as his passion for supporting the youth as well as retired NFL players transitioning out of the sport. Reece, the former defensive back and played for Dallas Cowboys in 1976, New York Giants (1977-83) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1983-84).  After his playing career, Reece was a network analyst on NFL games for both NBC and CBS.  He also went on to work as Sports Director at KYW-TV in Philadelphia in 1998.  He was inducted into the Broadcast Pioneers of Philadelphia Hall of Fame in 2012 and left the Philadelphia station in 2015.

    • 35 min
    EP 46: John Lehr | CEO at Parkinson's Foundation

    EP 46: John Lehr | CEO at Parkinson's Foundation

    In episode 46 of The Charity Charge Show John L. Lehr, CEO of the Parkinson's Foundation shares the insight he has gained after more than two decades of nonprofit fundraising and management experience. John played a pivotal role in merging two legacy Parkinson’s organizations into the Parkinson’s Foundation in 2017. Since then, the Foundation has nearly doubled its revenue to $35 million. Under John’s leadership, the Foundation earned a 4-star charity rating from Charity Navigator and a Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

    • 33 min
    EP 45: Ian Adair | Executive Director at Gracepoint Foundation

    EP 45: Ian Adair | Executive Director at Gracepoint Foundation

    In episode 45 of the Charity Charge Show Ian Adair addresses the mental health crisis and why so many people struggle to ask for help. Ian is a three-time nonprofit CEO; a recognized expert in leadership, fundraising, and nonprofit management; and a sought-after speaker for nonprofit and leadership conferences around the country. Ian is a speaker, author, and advocate concerning mental health awareness and addressing mental health in the workplace.

    • 43 min
    EP 44: Cassandra Vieten | Executive Director at the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

    EP 44: Cassandra Vieten | Executive Director at the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation

    In episode 44 of the Charity Charge Show, Cassandra Vieten shares a bit on the background of the John W Brick Foundation as well as their upcoming Never Alone Summit. Cassandra is a licensed clinical psychologist, mind-body medicine researcher, author, consultant, and public speaker. She is the Executive Director of the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation. She also serves on the Board of Trustees of The Marin School in San Rafael, where her daughter graduated from high school, the Board of Directors of Partners for Youth Empowerment, and the Board of Directors of the Consciousness and Healing Initiative.

    • 16 min
    EP 43: Margaret Myers Senior Editor at Atlantic 57

    EP 43: Margaret Myers Senior Editor at Atlantic 57

    Margaret Myers - Senior Editor at Atlantic 57

    Margaret is an editor, storyteller, and digital media strategist with a passion for teasing out the big idea from the smallest nugget. With over a decade of experience as a newsroom leader, Margaret uses her journalism skills to help brands develop their authentic voice and connect with audiences.

    To learn more check out our blog at https://www.charitycharge.com/margaret-myers-atlantic-57/

    • 32 min
    EP 42: Matt Prindiville | Executive Director of UPSTREAM

    EP 42: Matt Prindiville | Executive Director of UPSTREAM

    In episode 42 of The Charity Charge Show, Stephen Garten chats with Matt Prindiville, the Executive Director of UPSTREAM.

    Matt is a recognized thought leader within the plastic pollution community and advises the United Nations Environment Program on their plastic pollution strategies. He is one of the founders of the global Break Free from Plastic Movement and the founder of the Cradle2 Coalition and Make It Take It Campaign. He helped establish and advance the Electronics Takeback Coalition, the Multi-State Mercury Campaign, and the Safer Chemicals and Healthy Families Coalition. Matt has written for the Guardian, GreenBiz, and Sustainable Brands among other publications. He’s been featured in the Economist, the New York Times, on NPR’s 1A, Jack Johnson’s Smog of the Sea film, and consulted with 60 Minutes on their plastic pollution special.

    • 36 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
32 Ratings

32 Ratings

JessGuerraTX ,

Asking all the right questions

Love this podcast—fundraising is tough as it is, and as we form our “new normal,” Charity Charge is helping give an idea of the questions we should ask to figure out what this new landscape will look like. Highly recommend!

sbuescher ,

Great podcast! Even better founder!

Just met the founder and what an inspiring guy! I stand behind their mission and this podcast is a great listen!

JackieE531 ,

Great listen!

Love this podcast! Highly recommend!

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