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Paragon: Interviews with Charities and Change-Makers

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“If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live” – Tommy Wiseau. The world can be a menacing place sometimes. But amidst the chaos, there are a noble few who do try to spread the love. Join Anthony Mastromarini as he speaks with local charities and change-makers – the unspoken heroes – who are on a mission to make the world a better place to live. Tune into this feel-good podcast to see how small-scale compassion can lead to large-scale impact.

“If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live” – Tommy Wiseau. The world can be a menacing place sometimes. But amidst the chaos, there are a noble few who do try to spread the love. Join Anthony Mastromarini as he speaks with local charities and change-makers – the unspoken heroes – who are on a mission to make the world a better place to live. Tune into this feel-good podcast to see how small-scale compassion can lead to large-scale impact.

Location:

Canada

Description:

“If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live” – Tommy Wiseau. The world can be a menacing place sometimes. But amidst the chaos, there are a noble few who do try to spread the love. Join Anthony Mastromarini as he speaks with local charities and change-makers – the unspoken heroes – who are on a mission to make the world a better place to live. Tune into this feel-good podcast to see how small-scale compassion can lead to large-scale impact.

Language:

English

Contact:

6479902304


Episodes

12. Paragon of Empowerment - Special Musicians (Charity)

2/17/2021
Carly is the Founder & CEO of Special Musicians, a non-profit organization that is providing opportunities for musical expression to the differently abled. The organization, which was founded in 2017, hosts weekly Sunday sessions where students learn basic music theory and how to play instruments, and it gives them an opportunity to develop behavioural and social skills. Currently, there are about 100 students enrolled at Special Musicians, which operates out of four locations in Nebraska,...

Duration:00:18:50

11. Paragon of Goal Setting - Sam Potortì (Change-Maker)

2/3/2021
Sam Potortì is the Founder and Account Manager of two popular dialect dictionary social media accounts. He has successfully scaled these Instagram pages to followings of ~130k and ~100k through disciplined goal setting, understanding his target audience, and delivering entertaining content. One of his accounts, @tuscanian.says, has recently partnered with top-tier Tuscan restaurant, @ganzovarramista, to re-write their menu with the goal of further incorporating the Tuscan dialect into the...

Duration:00:18:27

10. Paragon of Community - The Human Entrepreneur (Charity)

1/20/2021
Varun is the Co-Founder of The Human Entrepreneur, a podcast and youth entrepreneurship community with the goal of democratizing access to valuable resources for young entrepreneurs. The podcast reached Top 20 in the entrepreneurship category in the United Kingdom, and the community, called the Youth Entrepreneur Movement, has already accumulated over 200 active members, despite only being launched in August of this past year. They also produce a publication, called the FourOneOne, and...

Duration:00:30:23

9. Paragon of Global Citizenship - Jana Amin (Change-Maker)

12/4/2020
Jana Amin is an Egyptian-American girls' education activist. She works closely with The Collateral Repair Project (@crp_amman), a Jordan-based NGO dedicated to supporting refugee women and girls. She gave a TEDxYouth Talk on changing the narrative around Muslim women. Recently, she hosted a virtual event, #17for17: Advocating for Girl’s Education, where she brought together 17 influential speakers from 17 different countries and thousands of attendees. On top of that, she conducts research...

Duration:00:20:33

8. Paragon of Resilience - Macan PPE (Small Business)

11/18/2020
Mark is the founder of Macan PPE, an organization that is striving to supply high-quality face masks at affordable prices. Macan has partnered with a CE-certified and FDA-registered manufacturer and has distributed over 300,000 masks to date (an increase of 200,000 masks from when this podcast was initially recorded). The company has made and continues to make significant contributions in helping Canadian communities stay safe during the Covid-19 pandemic! Learn more about Macan...

Duration:00:15:36

7. Paragon of Inclusion - OPAL Family Services (Charity)

11/5/2020
Erica is a director at OPAL Family Services, an organization that provides support and coordinates respite for families who have a child or adult dependent with a disability. Through various programs, including respite and support services, youth and adult groups, Camp Wonder, and the Respite Apartment, OPAL serves this vulnerable population and acts as an advocate for inclusion. The organization was founded in 1984 and has since grown to offer additional programs and accommodate more...

Duration:00:18:50

6. Paragon of Empathy - ICU Bridge Program (Charity)

10/20/2020
Adrian and Diana are coordinators at the ICU Bridge Program (ICUBP), an initiative that strives to limit the mental health impact of the ICU on patients and their families. Through increased communication, heartfelt gestures, and innovative projects, such as the ICU Journals and PPE Portrait Project, university volunteers help to create a warmer environment in the ICU. To date, the program is active in four hospitals (although the PPE Portrait Project has recently expanded to seven), has...

Duration:00:14:37

5. Paragon of Communication - Master Your Talk (YouTube Channel)

8/8/2020
Brenden is the founder of Master Your Talk, a YouTube channel with the goal of helping purpose-driven entrepreneurs and individuals master the art of public speaking. Between his YouTube channel and associated Instagram page, Brenden publishes helpful and engaging content on a daily basis. Through his lessons and motivation messages, he hopes to inspire the next generation of public speakers. Learn more about Master Your Talk: @masteryourtalkMasterTalk --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:15:46

4. Paragon of Perseverance - Ride for Warriors (Charity)

7/29/2020
Eric is the founder of Ride for Warriors, an organization with the mission of supporting those battling Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS). Last summer, he cycled over 1,700 miles from Medford, Massachusetts to Bay Harbor Islands, Florida to fundraise for the cause. While COVID altered his plans for this summer, Eric continues to persevere in his efforts to raise awareness for the CRPS Warriors that persevere with this chronic illness everyday. Learn more about Ride for...

Duration:00:18:19

3. Paragon of Compassion - Given Values (Charity)

7/22/2020
Ricardo is a co-founder of Given Values, an organization with the mission of improving access to outreach services in the Greater Toronto Area. With a focus on at-risk youth, the charity strives to support those who are experiencing tough times by organizing community programs. Through simple acts of kindness, Ricardo shows that even small gestures can help to make the world a happier place! Learn more about Given Values: @givenvaluesGiven Valueshttps://givenvalues.com/ --- Send in a...

Duration:00:15:04

2. Paragon of Strength - Mail for Heroes (Charity)

7/14/2020
Isabella, Sofia, and Mara are co-founders of Mail for Heroes, an organization with the mission of sending letters and artwork to frontline healthcare workers in order to show appreciation and support for their service. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic announcement, this trio realized that donations weren’t the only way to help the cause, but that a few kind words can also make a world of difference! Learn more about Mail for Heroes: @mailforheroesMail for Heroes --- Send in a voice...

Duration:00:15:57

1. Paragon Podcast Trailer

6/30/2020
“If a lot of people love each other, the world would be a better place to live.” - Tommy Wiseau The world can be a menacing place sometimes. But amidst the chaos, there are a noble few who do try to spread the love. Join Anthony Mastromarini as he speaks with charities and change-makers - the unspoken heroes - who are on a mission to make the world a better place to live. In this sneak-peek trailer, Anthony introduces himself, the describes motivation behind the podcast, and mentions...

Duration:00:05:27