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The Power of Love in a Post-Pandemic World – Barb Seaman (POY 53)

Barb Seaman helps a local organization in Washington state repair the social damage of the COVID-19 pandemic. Hear the inspiring story.

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Graving: Connecting Families with Their Ancestors – Brandon Wofford-Asuncion (POY 049)

Graving is a hobby where people visit graves for fun. Brandon Wofford-Asuncion uses it to help others find lost relatives near San Francisco.

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[2023 UPDATE] The Little Free Pantry – Jessica McClard (POY 44)

Jessica McClard founded The Little Free Pantry with a simple model: take groceries when you need, leave them if you can. Now the concept has gone worldwide.

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The Neighborhood Playbook: A Community Manual – Kevin Wright & Joe Nickol (POY 40)

Kevin Wright and Joe Nickol wrote The Neighborhood Playbook to unite community developers and everyone else around common goals, starting in Cincinnati.

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Feeding Homeless New Orleaneans with Slow Cookers – Aaron Taylor & Rosie Nolan (POY 35)

Aaron Taylor and Rosie Nolan co-founded Crescent City CrockPot in New Orleans to slow-cook meals for those who are homeless. Here’s why it matters to them.

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Politeness Points: A Mini-Movement to Award Polite People – Bill Durkin (POY 28)

Bill Durkin gives cards, or Politeness Points, to thank polite train riders in Boston. He and Josh talk about how this simple idea can spread empathy.

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BeArded WARRIORs, A Veterans Support Group – Ty Oswald (POY 22)

Ty Oswald started BeArded WARRIORs, a veterans support group, to help others in Alabama like him. He’s also committed to reaching veterans across the US.


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The ONE Good Deed Fund: Backing Good Deeds in Vermont – Laura Hale (POY 17)

Laura Hale founded the ONE Good Deed Fund, which provides small grants to fund good deeds and build community in Burlington, Vermont.

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OptiKey: A Free Typing App for Those with Limited Mobility – Julius Sweetland (POY 14)

Julius Sweetland created OptiKey, a free eye tracking app for those unable to type. Josh also talks with Analy Perez and Kevin Lasher on ways it will help.

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[2023 UPDATE] Barbershop Books: Helping Children Read – Alvin Irby (POY 11)

Alvin Irby is a teacher and comedian on a mission to place children’s books in barbershops throughout the United States, starting in Harlem.