Social Impact

SEA Change: When We Support Social Entrepreneurs

SEA Change—The Social Enterprise Accelerator—is an organization that supports social entrepreneurs by helping them develop a sustainable business model, access funding and solidify their meaningful impact. In this episode, we talk with Lauren Edwards, director of SEA Change and owner of Next Step Business Consulting.

Serving with a Social Twist: Columbus Gives Back

Columbus Gives Back is a non-profit which provides social volunteer and philanthropic opportunities throughout central Ohio. Listen to them on our latest podcast!

A Story of Human Trafficking with April Thacker

In this podcast, we dive deeper into human trafficking in a conversation with April Thacker, the caseworker at Freedom a la Cart, to hear her story as a survivor of human trafficking

The Secrets of Creating Purpose Driven Companies with Storyforge & Haley Boehning

“87% of consumer believe that business needs to place an equal weight on society’s interest as it does its own business interest. Not only do they want their jobs to have meaning but they want the businesses that they interact with as consumers to have meaning”. ~ Haley Boehning

Tackling Human Trafficking with Freedom a la Cart & Paula Haines

Freedom a la Cart is a social enterprise here in Columbus, helping to provide a working environment that helps victims of human trafficking develop the skills they need to succeed.

Overcoming Addiction with Yoga & Taylor Hunt

Three percent. That’s your chance of recovery, once you’ve stuck a needle in your arm. Trini Foundation aims to impact that by sharing yoga with those in recovery.

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.