People Helping People

Welcome to the People Helping People Podcast: Your source of inspiration on the wild ways you can make a difference in the world. We are here to talk to people involved in social change, developing cultural ties, and explore any cool project that is making a difference. Basically, people helping people make awesome stuff happen.



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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.

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Reading for Change with Ethan Martin

Ethan Martin and his wife started their non-profit Reading for Change in Troy, Ohio just a few years ago, and outgrew their first space by the end of their first year. “The challenge has never been fundraising”, Ethan told me, “No, the challenge was…”

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Serial Volunteering with Raj Thangavelu

I have known Raj Thangavelu since high school – we ran cross-country together, and he taught me an important life lesson.