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True Stories of Good People

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True Stories of Good People
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True Stories of Good People is a podcast about people who are making a difference in other people's lives, or have had their lives changed by someone kind.

Latest Episodes

Brigid Bonner & Tomo Riley: The Power of Sharing

Caregivers are some of the hardest working people on the planet and they rarely get the credit they deserve. They not only care for their loved ones during incredibly difficult times, but they also carry the responsibility of keeping family & friends informed of any new updates or important information throughout their loved one’s medical journey.

52 MIN5 d ago
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Brigid Bonner & Tomo Riley: The Power of Sharing

Sir Darius and Joy Brown: Bowties for Shelter Dogs

In 2017,10-year-old Sir Darius Brown was following the news of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and was especially heartbroken to see all of the displaced animals. This led him to do a little bit of research, and when he learned that not all animals get adopted from shelters, he knew he wanted to do something to help. With the guidance of his artistically talented sister, Sir Darius came up with an idea that has helped hundreds of animals find forever homes.

33 MIN1 w ago
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Sir Darius and Joy Brown: Bowties for Shelter Dogs

Obocho & Sasha Peters: Giving Back in Brooklyn

When Obocho’s mom told him they couldn’t afford to buy new toys, he decided to find a solution—not only for himself but for other kids in his community whose families were struggling to make ends meet. Over the course of a year, 10-year-old Obocho Peters started selling his gently used toys and clothing as a way to help families in his Brooklyn community. Now, he has big plans to take his online store to a permanent location, helping his community in more ways than one.

43 MIN2 w ago
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Obocho & Sasha Peters: Giving Back in Brooklyn

Tommy Maher: The Honor Network

Ever since Tommy Maher was a first responder during 9/11, he was deeply affected not only by the extreme tragedy of that day, but also by the incredible kindness and community that was formed in the days after as everyone came together to rebuild. Years later, after the Route 91 shooting, Tommy found himself feeling called to honor the victims in some way - he came up with an idea that would end up taking him all over the world, where he found that kindness and hope prevail, even in the darkest of times.

50 MIN3 w ago
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Tommy Maher: The Honor Network

Elizabeth Agnello & Nancy Dowdall: Brave Little Fighters

When the nonprofit Elizabeth Agnello worked for closed its doors, she knew she had to act fast. Dozens of children with serious or terminal illnesses were looking forward to a holiday party that now seemed unlikely to happen. Elizabeth not only orchestrated the spectacular party that the children deserved, but launched an organization of her own to fill a need in the community. Her mission was simple: create a place of belonging while spreading hope and happiness to children in need.

44 MINOCT 10
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Elizabeth Agnello & Nancy Dowdall: Brave Little Fighters

Yasir Salem: Running for Gwen

When Yasir Salem met Gwen Mann, he knew he had found his person. They cherished their lives together and loved going on adventures. Years later, Yasir tragically lost Gwen after a long battle with various cancer battles. Since then, he has spent his every waking moment becoming an advocate for change and honoring Gwen’s memory.

63 MINOCT 3
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Yasir Salem: Running for Gwen

Jeffrey Shorr: Bella's Bumbas

When Bella Schorr was born in June 2015, her family got some unfortunate news: Bella had spina bifida. This meant that as she grew older, her paralyzed legs would keep her from crawling, and eventually walking. Faced with some challenging times ahaed, that’s when some of Bella’s relatives stepped in with an amazing idea that changed her life and launched a movement: Bella’s Bumbas.

36 MINSEP 26
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Jeffrey Shorr: Bella's Bumbas

Jonny Altrogge: Cycling to Inspire Youth of Color

EEarlier this summer, Jonny Altrogge conquered an incredible feat - he biked the entire 2,700 miles of the Great Divide trail which runs from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. While this accomplishment is incredible all on its own, Jonny’s motivation for it was to inspire young kids of color, and help them see that the outdoors is for everyone.

47 MINSEP 19
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Jonny Altrogge: Cycling to Inspire Youth of Color

Julie Schwietert Collazo: Immigrant Families Together

In 2018, Julie Schwietert Collazo listened to an interview on the radio that changed her life: She learned of a Guatemalan refugee who had been separated from her children at the US border. Without hesitation, she sprung into action and helped this mother reunite with her children in New York—an incredible act of kindness that would end up inspiring thousands of people to join her fight for justice. Since that day, Julie has helped dozens of immigrant families find safety, happiness, and hope.

48 MINSEP 12
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Julie Schwietert Collazo: Immigrant Families Together

Mike and Jenny Shaw: Team Jenny Bean

In August of 2017, 6-year-old Jenny Shaw diagnosed with cancer. Throughout her treatment journey, Jenny’s family was lucky enough to live close to the hospital, so they could be there all the time and make it feel like home for Jenny, which loved. However, Jenny noticed that a lot of other kids had few of these same comforts—or even visitors. So Jenny started a movement to bring joy to kids in the hospital and let them know they’re not alone.

41 MINSEP 5
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Mike and Jenny Shaw: Team Jenny Bean

Latest Episodes

Brigid Bonner & Tomo Riley: The Power of Sharing

Caregivers are some of the hardest working people on the planet and they rarely get the credit they deserve. They not only care for their loved ones during incredibly difficult times, but they also carry the responsibility of keeping family & friends informed of any new updates or important information throughout their loved one’s medical journey.

52 MIN5 d ago
Comments
Brigid Bonner & Tomo Riley: The Power of Sharing

Sir Darius and Joy Brown: Bowties for Shelter Dogs

In 2017,10-year-old Sir Darius Brown was following the news of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and was especially heartbroken to see all of the displaced animals. This led him to do a little bit of research, and when he learned that not all animals get adopted from shelters, he knew he wanted to do something to help. With the guidance of his artistically talented sister, Sir Darius came up with an idea that has helped hundreds of animals find forever homes.

33 MIN1 w ago
Comments
Sir Darius and Joy Brown: Bowties for Shelter Dogs

Obocho & Sasha Peters: Giving Back in Brooklyn

When Obocho’s mom told him they couldn’t afford to buy new toys, he decided to find a solution—not only for himself but for other kids in his community whose families were struggling to make ends meet. Over the course of a year, 10-year-old Obocho Peters started selling his gently used toys and clothing as a way to help families in his Brooklyn community. Now, he has big plans to take his online store to a permanent location, helping his community in more ways than one.

43 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Obocho & Sasha Peters: Giving Back in Brooklyn

Tommy Maher: The Honor Network

Ever since Tommy Maher was a first responder during 9/11, he was deeply affected not only by the extreme tragedy of that day, but also by the incredible kindness and community that was formed in the days after as everyone came together to rebuild. Years later, after the Route 91 shooting, Tommy found himself feeling called to honor the victims in some way - he came up with an idea that would end up taking him all over the world, where he found that kindness and hope prevail, even in the darkest of times.

50 MIN3 w ago
Comments
Tommy Maher: The Honor Network

Elizabeth Agnello & Nancy Dowdall: Brave Little Fighters

When the nonprofit Elizabeth Agnello worked for closed its doors, she knew she had to act fast. Dozens of children with serious or terminal illnesses were looking forward to a holiday party that now seemed unlikely to happen. Elizabeth not only orchestrated the spectacular party that the children deserved, but launched an organization of her own to fill a need in the community. Her mission was simple: create a place of belonging while spreading hope and happiness to children in need.

44 MINOCT 10
Comments
Elizabeth Agnello & Nancy Dowdall: Brave Little Fighters

Yasir Salem: Running for Gwen

When Yasir Salem met Gwen Mann, he knew he had found his person. They cherished their lives together and loved going on adventures. Years later, Yasir tragically lost Gwen after a long battle with various cancer battles. Since then, he has spent his every waking moment becoming an advocate for change and honoring Gwen’s memory.

63 MINOCT 3
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Yasir Salem: Running for Gwen

Jeffrey Shorr: Bella's Bumbas

When Bella Schorr was born in June 2015, her family got some unfortunate news: Bella had spina bifida. This meant that as she grew older, her paralyzed legs would keep her from crawling, and eventually walking. Faced with some challenging times ahaed, that’s when some of Bella’s relatives stepped in with an amazing idea that changed her life and launched a movement: Bella’s Bumbas.

36 MINSEP 26
Comments
Jeffrey Shorr: Bella's Bumbas

Jonny Altrogge: Cycling to Inspire Youth of Color

EEarlier this summer, Jonny Altrogge conquered an incredible feat - he biked the entire 2,700 miles of the Great Divide trail which runs from Banff, Canada, to Antelope Wells, New Mexico. While this accomplishment is incredible all on its own, Jonny’s motivation for it was to inspire young kids of color, and help them see that the outdoors is for everyone.

47 MINSEP 19
Comments
Jonny Altrogge: Cycling to Inspire Youth of Color

Julie Schwietert Collazo: Immigrant Families Together

In 2018, Julie Schwietert Collazo listened to an interview on the radio that changed her life: She learned of a Guatemalan refugee who had been separated from her children at the US border. Without hesitation, she sprung into action and helped this mother reunite with her children in New York—an incredible act of kindness that would end up inspiring thousands of people to join her fight for justice. Since that day, Julie has helped dozens of immigrant families find safety, happiness, and hope.

48 MINSEP 12
Comments
Julie Schwietert Collazo: Immigrant Families Together

Mike and Jenny Shaw: Team Jenny Bean

In August of 2017, 6-year-old Jenny Shaw diagnosed with cancer. Throughout her treatment journey, Jenny’s family was lucky enough to live close to the hospital, so they could be there all the time and make it feel like home for Jenny, which loved. However, Jenny noticed that a lot of other kids had few of these same comforts—or even visitors. So Jenny started a movement to bring joy to kids in the hospital and let them know they’re not alone.

41 MINSEP 5
Comments
Mike and Jenny Shaw: Team Jenny Bean
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