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How the Columbus Foundation Advanced Social Entrepreneurship with Emily Savors

So it started right at the end of 2008, which was the start of the Great Recession. We became concerned that nonprofits were facing unfavorable year ends with giving decreasing, so we decided to step in… and basically help non-profits generate revenue streams.

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Coffee That Makes an Impact & Kenny Sipes

Kenny Sipes started the Roosevelt Coffeehouse in 2013 to make a social impact. The idea was simple: build a coffeehouse where the profits can support causes where they could make a difference: water, hunger, and human trafficking.

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Racing with VETMotorsports & Pete Cline

Pete Cline was racing at a semi-professional level when an accident forced him to take a different turn, and start the non-profit VETMotorsports to empower disabled combat veterans through motorsports.

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Transforming Lives of Homeless Youth with the Star House & Ann Bischoff

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen you walk around Columbus, one population you don’t encounter are the homeless, but they are here behind the backdrop of the city.  The organization Star House reaches out to specifically help those who are between the ages of 14 to 24 and don’t have permanent […]

My mentor, Prof. Srikumar Rao, creating social impact through personal development.

Uncommon Insight into Changing the World with Dr. Srikumar Rao

My longtime mentor, Prof. Srikumar Rao joined me to explore how we can create a positive social change in the world – and shared with me some absolute gems for making a difference…

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Ione Butler & Uplifting Content

Meet actress Ione Butler and her mission to creating uplifting content… because the world needs more of it! Tune in to discover her transformative authenticity, and why the world is not as hopeless as it may seem.

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David Shekleton & Affiliate Marketing for Good

What happens when you have a career in advertising, and you realize your work is having a negative impact? You become proactive like David Shekleton and put a new spin on affiliate marketing.

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John Rush, Clean Turn & Passion Purpose Profit

Clean Turn is a demolition company with a twist: President and CEO John Rush dives deep on how to tap new avenues of employment with people formerly incarcerated, or impacted by other life challenges.

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Growlers Dog Bones & Amy Noltemeyer

Amy Noltemeyer just won first place for Emerging Social Enterprise of the Year at the Aspire 2017 awards for Growlers Dog Bones, because of the way she’s transforming opportunities for those with disabilities…

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Kiva in Columbus & Lily Vail

Learning that Kiva has expanded to the US, especially as far as my home city of Columbus, Ohio was a bit of a shock. Lily Vail explained it all.