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Swift Intervention

Imagine opening your front door and seeing nothing but water. You knew a storm was coming but you never imagined it would be this bad. You climb to high ground, but relief is temporary. Then you hear it. The reverberations of a small water-craft coming towards you. But it’s not the Coast Guard or National Guard. It’s not even FEMA or law enforcement. It’s a neighbor – someone from your community – in their recreational motorboat. And they’re here to rescue you. This is the Cajun Navy, and our story starts here.

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Target

For one man during COVID, his local park offered a virus-safe place to share time and camaraderie with others where few places existed. Armed with a frisbee and a few new friends, he found a calling to serve his diverse community in need of good clean (and green) fun. It’s called Target and our story starts here.

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Crēdo

This episode of Impactually Is brought to you by JLB Images. And listeners like you! Join our community and donate.  For one woman in Illinois watching the horrors of 9/11 on her television sparked her own personal call to action. Surely, she thought, New York City hospitals would be in great demand for blood donations…

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The Jennie Effect

For one couple, the quest for a little extra space turned into an improbable journey that centers around the tucked away history of a small house with a captain, and a very special young girl.   It’s called The Jennie Effect and our story starts here.  Sponsored by: JLB Images. Support us on Patreon. We’d like…

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Take Me Home

West Virginia is home to spectacular river valleys, stunning mountainous terrain, important natural resources and a strong sense of belonging.  Its a state of unimaginable beauty with more than 24,000 square miles of it being Appalachian forest.  It’s a mecca for outdoor enthusiasts. A group of locally sourced leaders from West Virginia feels SO strongly about the…

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Beehold

From his work with local nuns looking for answers about their barren apple trees to his consulting with golf courses in natural habitat management to classrooms, and his own design workshop – he is a true beeliever in the good story – the gospel of abundance as taught by bees and he’s helping protect Wisconsin’s…

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Respect

Here we are a year into Covid and it’s still part of the landscape. But as restrictions ease, there is light at the end of the tunnel for those struggling to make ends meet. But, there’s one issue that cannot be fixed by open doors, micro-grants or stimulus checks, and that is the inequity of representation of women in the music industry.

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Testimony

For two Jewish women whose parents miraculously survived the Holocaust, storytelling as a means of remembering the tales of horror and heroism are part of their family legacies.  While their stories of loss and survival are different, they are bonded in their work as active voices of the Second Generation.  It’s called “Testimony,” and our story starts here.  Hanna Bloch…

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One’s Breath

We may call nurses humanitarian super heroes for any number of reasons, but at the end of the day they are people just like the rest of us.  For one nurse who for decades has been a champion and advocate for her patients and their families through some tough medical therapies – even death, the…

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Sound of Silence

Imagine, or maybe you don’t have to, caring for a dependent with a sensory processing disorder.  In the United States alone 1 in 20 people – children, teens and adults, experience some degree of difficulty filtering information from one or more of their heightened seven senses.  An overload of stimuli to their sight, hearing, sense…

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