Crazy Good Turns

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

http://crazygoodturns.org/

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 23m. Bisher sind 78 Folge(n) erschienen. Dies ist ein zweiwöchentlich erscheinender Podcast
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S01 Episode 8: Beyond Differences


Feeling alone and out of place is felt by far too many of our youth. One young girl's inspiring life is helping shape a movement to make everyone feel included and celebrated, no matter their differences.


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 2016-11-06  19m
 
 

S01 Episode 7: Magic Wheelchair


What happens when you email a legendary special effects school and ask for some advice on a Halloween costume? Well, in the case of this nonprofit's story, Hollywood magic ensues, families are forever transformed - and Halloween will never be the same.


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 2016-10-23  23m
 
 

S01 Episode 6: The Trevor Project


We all like movies. But is it possible that a movie can save lives? It seems at least one did - by galvanizing the need for a vital nonprofit aimed at LGBTQ teens and young adults in crisis. Let us introduce you to a brave young man and his inspiring...


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 2016-10-09  18m
 
 

S01 Episode 5: Global Soap Project


He grew up in Uganda, and his family was lucky to survive the terror of Idi Amin. And then he came to America and discovered his life's calling in an unexpected place. Derreck Kayongo found hope in those little bars of hotel soap.


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 2016-09-25  25m
 
 

S01 Episode 4: Tunnel to Towers


A New York City firefighter who sacrificed his life on 9/11. A soldier in Afghanistan who sacrificed his body for his platoon. They never met. And yet they are connected through time, space, family - and their shared courage.


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 2016-09-11  22m
 
 

S01 Episode 3: KaBOOM!


It's one of the most successful nonprofits in the last 20 years - dedicated to building playgrounds in underserved communities. But it took one man overcoming incredible personal odds to create "an explosion of hope and opportunity."


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 2016-08-29  17m
 
 

S01 Episode 2: City of Refuge


He's a white preacher from the hills of Virginia who brought his wife and five daughters to live in one of the most dangerous areas of Atlanta. Fought off car thieves, addicts, and deranged would-be killers. And took it upon himself to fight the...


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 2016-08-02  18m
 
 

S01 Episode 1: Team Rubicon


We've heard too many times the stories of military veterans struggling to find a place in the civilian world. Jake Wood might have an answer - by sending veterans to the world's worst disaster zones. Help is on the way, with Team Rubicon.    


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 2016-08-02  17m