Paint it Forward
Josh Abramson Founder & Chief Solutionist ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING

Josh Abramson
Founder & Chief Solutionist
ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING

Today on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Josh Abramson, Founder & Chief Solutionist at ALLBRiGHT 1-800-PAINTING, about Paint It Forward, a charity paint program that gives back to the local community.

Since completing the first Paint It Forward event in 2005, the effort has produced over $1 million worth of free painting services and materials delivered to deserving families and nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada. 

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Pete Wright
The GOOD, Upworthy Merger One Year Later. From Good to Great?
Jennifer Lindenauer Chief Marketing Officer Good Media Group

Jennifer Lindenauer
Chief Marketing Officer
Good Media Group

Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Jennifer Lindenauer, Chief Marketing Officer at Good Media Group about the 2017 merger between viral news and video site Upworthy with media and consulting company GOOD Worldwide. We get an update on the merger and their plans for 2018.

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Pete Wright
This Social Enterprise is Using Shea Butter to Grease Wheels of Progress for African Women
Rahama Wright Shea Yeleen

Rahama Wright
Shea Yeleen

Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Rahama Wright, Founder & CEO of Shea Yeleen, about her efforts to innovate the shea butter supply chain in West Africa.

Her social enterprise, Shea Yeleen, markets and distributes high-quality skincare products while providing living wages to cooperative members in Northern Ghana. The line of shea butter products is being distributed through retailers such as Whole Foods, MGM Resorts, and Amazon.

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Pete Wright
This New App Helps Investors Track How Spending Impacts the Planet

Today on Cause Talk Radio, Megan and Joe talk to Andrei Cherny, CEO and Co-Founder of Aspiration, a financial firm that helps investors make money and make a difference. The firm has also launched an app — Aspiration Impact Measurement (AIM) — that lets investors see the impact they're making on people and the planet based on where they are shopping and spending every day.

Andrei Cherny CEO & Co-Founder Aspiration

Andrei Cherny
CEO & Co-Founder
Aspiration

Pete Wright
Smoothie King Supports Challenged Athletes with 'Hydrate and Help' Spring Water
Jennifer Herskind

Jennifer Herskind

Today on Cause Talk Radio Megan and Joe talk to Jennifer Herskind, Chief Marketing Officer for Smoothie King, about a new partnership with Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF), a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles. 

The 900-store chain will be donating $150,000 through a 25 cent donation to CAF with the sale of every newly-branded Hydrate and Help bottle of spring water. The new bottles just became available at stores the day after Christmas! 

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Smoothie King

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