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31: (The Sweet Partnership Between) Catholic Community Services and the LDS Church

And now the moment we’ve all been waiting for! We get the details on the awesome new partnership between Catholic Community Services of Utah (CCS) and the LDS Church, including official missionary calls to serve at CCS locations!     Our all-star lineup:  Marcie Valdez, Director of Northern Utah Catholic Community Services Janice and Virl Brown, […]

30: Stop Hunger Now

Ryan Pond serves as the program manager for Stop Hunger Now SoCal, a non-profit that works with local community businesses, churches, and other groups to pack meals for those in need throughout the world. These meals help nourish millions of kids in school feeding programs. Have a listen to the podcast to hear a story about […]

Catholic Community Services of Utah and the LDS Church

by Bradford. R. Drake Executive Director, Catholic Community Services of Utah Cheesy artwork credit: NPAT professional design team Editor’s note: We at NPAT invited our friends at Catholic Community Services to write a bit about their awesome, new(ish) partnership with the LDS Church. These two orgs, both as churches and as humanitarian entities, have had […]

28: Kiva Mormons

Jeremy Foote, one of the captains of the Kiva Mormons lending team, joins us in a long-awaited look at the best kept secret of Mormons in microfinance. Kiva.org is a nonprofit that alleviates poverty around the world by connecting people who want to give back with entrepreneurs in developing countries. These borrowers later repay the […]

Angela Holzer on Given Tree

Note: We asked Angela Holzer–one of the founders of Given Tree–to write this post. Given Tree is an organization that teams with small non-profits on many projects. They do great work. Check them out! Given Tree was started in 2010 by Angela Holzer and a few friends sitting around a table talking about the needs of smaller […]

27: African Promise Foundation

Have you heard of Elizabeth Smart, the girl who was kidnapped in Utah and abused for 9 months before being rescued? Our guests today help children in Uganda who have experienced similar abuses. These young men and women now hope to return to school and get the education they missed, in some cases because they […]

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