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Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

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Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino

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English


Episodes

Ep. 30 THE GREATER PITTSBURGH FESTIVAL OF BOOKS, Moments of Kindness and NTN: Etna or Windgap?

9/24/2021
Yinzers share moments of kindness from strangers and a fabulous conversation with Marshall Cohen, Laurie Moser and Sandra Gould Ford about The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books. Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books Saturday, May 14, 2022 www.pittsburghbookfestival.org www.sandragouldford.com www.theincline.com Colin Deppen, Newsletter Editor www.spotlightpa.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:52:00

Ep. 29 THE UNQUALIFIED THERAPISTS PODCAST, A Listener’s Favorite Pittsburgher, A Personal 9/11/01 Story of Selflessness and NTN: White Hall or Larimer?

9/12/2021
One of our listeners tells us about one of her favorite Pittsburghers, Tressa shares a personal story about a friend’s ultimate act of selflessness on 9/11/01, and an awesome chat with Amy Baumgardner and Sarah Simone, hosts of the Unqualified Therapists podcast. www.unqualifiedtherapists.com IG: @unqualifiedtherapists If you or someone you know is in crisis, there is help: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call: 1-800-273-TALK Text: Text HELLO to 741741 Have a story of kindness,...

Duration:00:52:18

Ep. 28 SOJOURNER HOUSE, Pleasant Hills Kindness, and NTN: Garfield or Pleasant Hills?

8/30/2021
We've got a listener's story from her local Aldi, Tressa's story about connecting over her mom's spaghetti sauce, and a terrific conversation with De'netta Benjamin-Miller, Executive Director of Sojourner House. And Don returns to Name That Neighborhood. www.sojournerhousepa.org For help or to learn more: (412) 441-7783 Have a story of kindness to share? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:40:08

Ep. 27 Stories from Swissvale, Updates from FAMILY HOUSE, THRIVE, & SCENT WITH LOVE and a new NTN Guest

8/14/2021
Hear from folks who stopped by to chat with us at the Swissvale Edible Garden Tour as well as some incredible updates from Family House, THRIVE and Scent With Love! And NTN: Lawrenceville or Braddock? www.familyhouse.org www.thrivepittsburgh.org http://ajapopittsburgh.org www.agapaopittsburgh.org swlflowers.com Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:43:57

Mini Bonus Episode! Info About Our Appearance at The Swissvale Edible Garden Tour on Aug 7th

8/5/2021
THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 7th! Stop on by and share a story with us! 11am - 3pm Look for our tent In front of the Carnegie Free Library of Pittsburgh www.swissvale.org www.yinzaregood.com 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com

Duration:00:04:10

Ep. 26 OUR 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY! A Chat With Karen Cordaro - Founder of Act One Theatre School, Gratitude for Volunteers, and Catching Up with Past Guests. NTN: Canonsburg or Richland Twp?

7/30/2021
It’s our 1-Year Anniversary! In celebration, we check in with organizations we’ve featured this year. Tressa also chats with someone who has had a huge part in making her life, and the lives of others, better: Karen Cordaro, Founder of Act One Theatre School. And find out if Don can keep his recent perfect record going on Name That Neighborhood. www.whenshethrives.org www.westviewhub.org www.sockswithamission.org https://www.actonetheatreschool.com/ Have a story to share with us?...

Duration:00:54:17

Ep. 25 SCENT WITH LOVE, Notes of Gratitude and NTN: Spring Hill or Swissvale?

7/16/2021
This episode’s Yinzer Spotlight features Scent With Love, an organization that collects flowers from weddings and events and donates them to Pittsburgh places in need. And…Don is back for another round of Name That Neighborhood. Scent With Love swlflowers.com swlflowers@gmail.com IG: @swlflowers FB: @ScentWithLove Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com

Duration:00:41:53

Ep. 24 MULTIPLYING GOOD, ZAMBELLI FIREWORKS, Your Family Stories & NTN: West Mifflin or Warrendale?

7/3/2021
In our Yinzer Spotlight, we feature the Pittsburgh chapter of Multiplying Good, a phenomenal organization that unleashes potential in youth through service and partners with organizations and corporations to recognize excellence in service. Also, with July 4th just around the corner, Tressa chats all things Zambelli Fireworks with Chairman of the Board, Dr. George Zambelli, Jr. Also, your oft-told family stories and another round of Name That Neighborhood. MULTIPLYING GOOD...

Duration:01:05:20

Ep. 23 THE PITTSBURGH VILLAGE PROJECT, A Story from the Market & NTN: Squirrel Hill or The West End?

6/18/2021
Featuring a fabulous conversation with Tiffany S. Ward, Founder of The Pittsburgh Village Project, about the incredible work she and her colleagues are doing regarding education equity. Also, a listener shares a story from her childhood and Don returns to Name That Neighborhood. The Pittsburgh Village Project www.pghvillageproject.org Instagram: pgh_village ijs.pgh strongambitiouswomen Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:58:45

Ep. 22 TREASURE HOUSE FASHIONS, Fill-In-The-Blank & NTN: Beechview or Penn Hills?

6/4/2021
Featuring the inspiring and life-changing work being done by Sally Power and her non-profit resale clothing shop, Treasure House Fashions. Also, listeners fill in the blanks and a new guest tries her hand at Name That Neighborhood: Beechview or Penn Hills? Treasure House Fashions www.thfashions.org 7607 McKnight Rd. Pgh PA 15237 Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:50:59

Ep. 21 SOCKS WITH A MISSION, The People Making Yinz’ Lives Better, and A Meetup

5/21/2021
Featuring Audrey and Amy Wetterau from Socks With A Mission, Listeners’ stories, and Name That Neighborhood: Monroeville or Zelienople? www.sockswithamission.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:47:47

Ep. 20 FLM Haiti, Fill-In-The-Blanks, and Mother’s Day Gratitude

5/7/2021
A wonderful conversation with Russell Bynum, Deputy Executive Director of FLM Haiti, Fill-In-The-Blanks, and Name That Neighborhood: Highland Park or Midland? Also, Mother’s Day gratitude. www.flmhaiti.org Hope on the Move 5K for Haiti May 15, 2021 www.flmhaiti.org/walk Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:44:35

Ep. 19 THRIVE, Waves of Gratitude, and NTN: Aspinwall or McCandless?

4/23/2021
An inspiring chat with Pauline Spring, Director of THRIVE and a visit to Aspinwall Riverfront Park’s “Waves of Gratitude” Also, the 18th installment of Name That Neighborhood: Aspinwall or McCandless? THRIVE www.thrivepittsburgh.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com

Duration:00:48:56

Ep. 18 WHEN SHE THRIVES, What Makes Our Listeners Laugh and NTN: Donora or Coraopolis?

4/9/2021
A wonderful conversation with Tiffany Huff-Strothers, Founder and CEO of When She Thrives and Listeners Fill in the Blank: Whenever I need a good laugh, I think about the time when _______. When She Thrives www.whenshethrives.org -Ladies Big Hat Tea - May 1st, 2021 www.whenshethrives.org/events -For text updates, Text FOMO to 833-530-1162 Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com

Duration:00:48:01

Ep. 17 NORTH HILLS COMMUNITY OUTREACH and Giving Thanks

3/26/2021
An interview with Tom Baker and Erica Cochran from North Hills Community Outreach, the return of Name That Neighborhood and Listeners Fill in the Blanks: I’ve never had a chance to thank ___ for ___ and I’d like to do so now. North Hills Community Outreach www.NHCO.org Interested in Volunteering? Contact Tom Baker or Erica Cochran tjbaker@nhco.org emcochran@nhco.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:44:12

Ep. 16 THE FAMILY HOUSE, VolunTOTS, and a tribute to Tressa’s mom

3/13/2021
Chats with Jennifer March from The Family House and Cami Teacoach from VolunTOTS, and a tribute to Tressa’s mom, who passed away on March 7, 2021. www.familyhouse.org Instagram: familyhousepgh Voluntotspgh@gmail.com Instagram: voluntotspgh Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:50:20

BONUS EPISODE! FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT ON MARCH 4th @ 2:00pm

3/2/2021
https://www.facebook.com/102166861694095/videos/887724675134073/ Our very first Facebook Live event is happening on Thursday, March 4th at 2:00pm! Our plan was to go live from the Sprezzatura Italian Cafe & Catering kitchen as they prepare delicious meals in celebration of “Grandma Month”. Unfortunately, early on the 4th, construction caused Sprezzatura’s water to be shut off so we had to reschedule. But! We still went live and had a great time (see link above) Also, learn about the upcoming...

Duration:00:04:18

Ep. 15 THE WEST VIEW HUB, Your Notes of Gratitude & Your Pet/Furbaby Stories

2/25/2021
Featuring the West View Hub, continued words of thanks for our incredible health care workers, stories about your best “furry” friends, and a new guest tries her hand at Name That Neighborhood. www.westviewhub.org Want to be a volunteer tutor? Email Scott Pavlot directly at westviewhub@gmail.com Our newest fill-in-the-blank: I’ve never had a chance to thank ____ for ______, and I’d like to do so now. Thank you! We’d love to hear your story about a time when someone changed your life for the...

Duration:00:30:45

Ep. 14 Gratitude for Our Health Care Workers

2/12/2021
This episode features your words of thanks for our incredible health care workers. And, as always, our Name That Neighborhood segment. www.nurse.org https://www.babborthodontics.com/ We’d love to hear your story about a time when someone changed your life for the better! *Voicemail: 1-833-399-GOOD *Email: YinzAreGood@gmail.com *Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Yinz-Are-Good-102166861694095/ *Instagram: www.Instagram.com/YinzAreGood www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:32:39

Ep. 13 THE GOOD PEOPLE NETWORK, Love Through Skateboarding & a New Name That Neighborhood Guest

1/29/2021
This episode features The Good People Network, a story about Spreading Love Through Skateboarding, and a new guest on Name That Neighborhood. https://thegoodpeoplenetwork.org/ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMJThyx7x/ Want to share a story about a time when someone changed your life for the better? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com

Duration:00:42:03