125 episodes

Ready for some *good* news? Well you’ve come to the right place!

Yinz Are Good shares all of the good stuff that’s going on out there and celebrates the good people who are making it happen. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Host Tressa Glover chats with folks who are helping those in their communities, shares listeners’ emails of gratitude and acts of kindness, and encourages us all to find new ways to connect with one another.

*Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all.

Artwork by Mike Rubino

Yinz Are Good Tressa Glover

    • Society & Culture
    • 4.8 • 16 Ratings

Ready for some *good* news? Well you’ve come to the right place!

Yinz Are Good shares all of the good stuff that’s going on out there and celebrates the good people who are making it happen. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Host Tressa Glover chats with folks who are helping those in their communities, shares listeners’ emails of gratitude and acts of kindness, and encourages us all to find new ways to connect with one another.

*Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all.

Artwork by Mike Rubino

    Ep. 118 Literacy Pittsburgh's Latest Pilot Program, Listener Shoutouts, & In Case Yinz Missed It: The Bike Bus

    Ep. 118 Literacy Pittsburgh's Latest Pilot Program, Listener Shoutouts, & In Case Yinz Missed It: The Bike Bus

    "Better lives through learning" is Literacy Pittsburgh's mission.
    Literacy Pittsburgh offers free educational programs for adults and families in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. In 2023, they helped more than 4,000 people in the area improve their reading, writing, math, English language, digital literacy, and workplace skills. Tressa sits down
    with Lori Como (Chief Program Officer) and Caitlin Griffiths (Director of Child & Family Programs) for a wonderful chat not only about their latest pilot program that utilizes AI to improve reading skills, but about all of the life-changing work they're doing for folks of all ages and backgrounds.



    You'll also hear listeners' responses to questions we've posed on social media, and Don joins Tressa for In Case Yinz Missed It: The Bike Bus.



    Literacy Pittsburgh: https://www.literacypittsburgh.org/

    Questions about programming? Contact Caitlin Griffiths: 412-857-8213

    Downtown Center: 412-393-7600



    https://www.yinzaregood.com/

    Instagram: @yinzaregood

    Facebook: @YinzAreGood

    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 43 min
    Ep. 117 Young Adult Survivors United (YASU) and NTN: Wexford or Canonsburg?

    Ep. 117 Young Adult Survivors United (YASU) and NTN: Wexford or Canonsburg?

    Tressa sits down with two incredible women from YASU, the nonprofit that helps young adult cancer survivors and caregivers cope and thrive by providing them with emotional, social, and financial support. Stephanie Samolovitch (Founder & Executive Director) and Tara Smith (YASU member) share their stories and so much more in this open, honest, and inspiring conversation.


    And Don returns for another round of Name That Neighborhood...

    YASU: https://yasurvivors.org/
    YASU Upcoming Events: https://yasurvivors.org/yasu-events/
    YASU on Instagram: @yasurvivorsu


    https://www.yinzaregood.com/
    Instagram: @yinzaregood
    Facebook: @YinzAreGood
    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com


    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 59 min
    Ep. 116 Sharise Nance - The Compassion Expert and ICYMI: An Unexpected Drive Home For the Holidays

    Ep. 116 Sharise Nance - The Compassion Expert and ICYMI: An Unexpected Drive Home For the Holidays

    Ever wonder who helps the helpers? Well you're about to find out...



    Tressa talks with Licensed Social Worker and Compassion Fatigue Expert, Sharise Nance, about how she helps social workers and other helping professionals deal with and prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burnout. Sharise is truly a beacon of understanding, hope, and healing.

    Sharise Nance:

    https://www.sharisenance.com/

    Vitamin C Healing: info@vitaminchealing.com

    S.W.A.G. Awards: https://www.theswagawards.com/



    https://www.yinzaregood.com/

    Instagram: @yinzaregood

    Facebook: @YinzAreGood

    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 49 min
    Ep. 115 412 Food Rescue, The Slow Checkout Lane, and NTN: Millvale or Point Breeze?

    Ep. 115 412 Food Rescue, The Slow Checkout Lane, and NTN: Millvale or Point Breeze?

    Tressa has the pleasure of sitting down with Greg Austin, the fabulous and inspiring chef and Director of Distribution Initiatives for 412 Food Rescue. They chat about 412 Food Rescue's Good Food Project, Grocery Bagging Program, other initiatives, and volunteer opportunities. Greg was also named one of Pittsburgh Magazine's 40 Under 40 in 2023.

    412 Food Rescue:
    https://412foodrescue.org/
    https://412foodrescue.org/programs/good-food-project/
    "Prevent perfectly good food from going to waste."

    https://www.yinzaregood.com/
    Instagram: @yinzaregood
    Facebook: @YinzAreGood
    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com
    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 48 min
    Ep. 114 The All-Female Pastry Team at Dianoia's Eatery, An update from THRIVE Pittsburgh, and In Case Yinz Missed It

    Ep. 114 The All-Female Pastry Team at Dianoia's Eatery, An update from THRIVE Pittsburgh, and In Case Yinz Missed It

    Tressa has a wonderful chat with Cassie Trumbetta, Taian Buggs and Rachel Walton - the (very rare) all-female pastry team at DiAnoia's Eatery - about how they keep each other going, lift each other up, and bring positivity to their work amidst the chaos of the kitchen. They also talk about how DiAnoia's gives back to their community.
    And In Case Yinz Missed It, Tressa and Don talk about the science of kindness and why being kind makes you feel good.


    DiAnoia's Eatery: https://dianoiaseatery.com/
    Named one of Yelp’s top 100 places in the US to eat in 2021, voted 2019, 2020, 2021, and 2022 Best Italian Restaurant in Pittsburgh by PGH City Paper, 2018 Best Restaurant in Pittsburgh by The Manual, one of 2018, 2019, 2021, and 2023 best restaurants in Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Magazine, and Pittsburgh Quarterly Restaurant Review Board Top 20 in 2020.

    *THRIVE Pittsburgh New Arrivals Wish Lists: https://www.thrivepittsburgh.org/lists

    *Pittsburgh Marathon Run For A Reason Charity Program:
    https://bit.ly/3S2itvN

    *BBC Science Focus: https://www.sciencefocus.com/the-human-body/science-of-kindness

    https://www.yinzaregood.com/
    Instagram: @yinzaregood
    Facebook: @YinzAreGood
    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com
    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 43 min
    Ep. 113 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, New Listeners, and NTN: Charleroi or Shaler?

    Ep. 113 Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh, New Listeners, and NTN: Charleroi or Shaler?

    January is National Mentoring Month! Tressa sits down for a delightful chat with Maggie Giel-Bovaird, Director of Outreach and Recruitment for BBBS of Greater Pittsburgh. Maggie talks about BBBS' many programs that provide opportunities for adults to make a difference in the lives of children in our communities.



    And Don goes another round with Name That Neighborhood...



    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh https://www.bbbspgh.org/

    Have questions about becoming a Big? Email Maggie at
    mgiel@bbbspgh.org

    Instagram: @bbbspgh

    Facebook: @Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh



    Yinz Are Good: https://www.yinzaregood.com/

    Instagram: @yinzaregood

    Facebook: @YinzAreGood

    Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school, email us at yinzaregood@gmail.com

    • 49 min

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