Crazy Good Turns

We celebrate people who do crazy good turns for others. New episodes are released every other Tuesday morning.

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These Tech Wizards Want to Make 911 More Like Uber: RapidSOS

A team of  “computer nerds” spot a huge hole in emergency services. Their solution may save 10,000 lives a year (or more!). 


 2018-11-11  27m

episode 22: To Stand Up to Cancer, They’ll Get Punched in the Face

Haymakers for Hope trains regular people for boxing matches that have raised millions for cancer charities. Meet 4 people crazy enough to step into the ring.


 2018-10-23  34m

episode 21: Volunteer Your Debt Away: These Women Have a Clever Answer to the Student Loan Crisis

It’s called Shared Harvest Fund, an organization that’s helping graduates to pay off their loans through volunteer work. And it’s working. Here’s how their creative approach to student debt relief makes everyone a winner.


 2018-10-09  34m

episode 20: Sue Desmond-Hellmann: Five-Star General in the Global War on Poverty and Disease

The CEO of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation talks about the battles we face today, and how she maintains optimism amid enormous challenges.


 2018-09-25  56m

Frank Blake on What’s Next for Crazy Good Turns

Our founder takes over the show and talks about what you can expect from now on. 


 2018-09-10  12m

episode 18: Two Roads to Redemption: The Last Mile and Cul2vate

What do a Silicon Valley tech entrepreneur and a Middle Tennessee farmer have in common? Creative new approaches for helping prisoners change their lives.


 2018-08-28  25m

episode 17: The ‘Predatory Givers’ Who Make Medical Debt Disappear: RIP Medical Debt

It's like an anti-collection agency. RIP Medical Debt is buying millions in unpaid medical bills in order to forgive the debts. Meet founders Craig Antico and Jerry Ashton, and hear their plan to bury billions in their "debt cemetery."


 2018-08-14  20m

episode 16: Hope Lives on a Lake in WIsconsin

How do you overcome tragedy? At Camp HOPE, a retreat for children and adults grieving the death of a loved one, the answer is: By lifting each other up.


 2018-07-31  21m

episode 15: An Orchestra Changes the Tune for Inner City Kids: OrchKids and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s OrchKids program opens minds and doors to new opportunities for students at inner city schools.


 2018-07-17  14m

episode 14: These Military Heroes Walk Toward Bombs -- EOD Warrior Foundation

EOD Warrior Foundation serves the life-saving men and women who perform the military’s scariest job.


 2018-07-03  19m