Making Our World Better

Lively conversations with inspiring people who every day are making our world better. Listen in an be encouraged that no matter where you are in your life, there are ways you can make our world better. Hosted by Jay Clark, Principal of JC Charity Services.

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The"Making Our World Better" podcast is a production of JC Charity Services.

With more than 16,000 nonprofit organizations in the Denver Metro area, it is difficult for nonprofits and their leaders to thrive in a hyper-competitive, do-more-with less environment. With lessons learned from more than 20 years of successfully leading nonprofit organizations, JC Charity Services can help leaders navigate the potholes they face every day and grow their organization. 

We would love to talk to have a conversation about how we can elevate your organization or feature you on this podcast - contact Jay Clark at jay@jccharityservices.com.

Episodes

4 days ago

Not every young person who learns about music will become a Maestro, but every young person deserves the huge positives learning about music brings to all phases of their education and lives. This is the principal behing Education Through Music Colorado and you’ll love hearing all about it from Executive Director Mallory Bernstein.
This podcast is brought to you by JC Charity Services – being a leader is hard and I’d love to bolster your efforts by bringing more joy to your workplace. You can find me a www.makingourworldbetter.com.
To learn more about Education Through Music Colorado, visit www.etmcolorado.org and find them on social media. 

Monday Jun 03, 2024

When it comes to mental health advocacy and mental health access, we have come a long way, but still have a long way to go. Fortunately, Mental Health Colorado is creating a movement to improve mental health across entire lifespans and you will enjoy hearing about this important work from President and CEO Vincent Atchity.
This podcast is brought to you by JC Charity Services – being a leader is hard and I would love to help you thrive and bolster your efforts to bring more joy to your work. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
To learn more about the Mental Health Colorado, support their efforts and become part of their movement, visit www.mentalhealthcolorado.org and follow them on social media. 
Until next episode, I hope you are inspired to find a way to make our world better.

Monday May 27, 2024

The power of storytelling is a lifeforce that can change the world – Dani Hedlund, Founder and CEO of the Brink Literacy Project, learned that through a school of hard knocks and you will be captivated to hear how she’s built an incredible organization using the power of storytelling to open new horizons for marginalized people all over the world
This podcast is brought to you by JC Charity Services – being a leader is hard and I would love to help you thrive and bolster your efforts to bring more joy to your work. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
To learn more about the Brink Literacy Program and support their efforts, visit www.brinklit.org and www.frictionlit.org and follow them on social media. …
 

Monday May 20, 2024

A small university classroom in Texas may be an unlikely place to discover a way to impact thousands of people thousands of miles away, but you’ll love hearing the story how the organization Every Shelter started and is now helping refugees around the world from CEO and Co Founder Scott Key.
This podcast has been brought to you by JC Charity Services – running a nonprofit is hard and I’d love to help you thrive and bolster your team’s effort by bringing more joy to your workplace. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
Make sure to visit www.everyshelter.org and consider supporting their work. Until next time I hope you are inspired to make our world better.

Monday May 13, 2024

In a massively crowded sea of nonprofits, if you are looking for intel on an organization or if you are an organization trying to be found, Charity Navigator is THE online platform you need to take advantage of. Charity Navigator is one of my most favorite websites ever. You’ll love hearing CEO Micheal Thatcher talk about its evolution and how it facilitates intelligent giving.
Thanks for listening and thanks to Michael for taking us behind the scenes of This podcast has been brought to you by JC Charity Services – running a nonprofit is hard and I’d love to help you thrive and bolster your team’s effort by bringing more joy to your workplace. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
Visit www.charitynavigator.org to consider supporting their work which helps both donors and nonprofits make the world better - and to discover more about any nonprofit organization. 

Monday Apr 22, 2024

In 2023 the US Surgeon General issued a report on the epidemic of loneliness stating 1 out of 2 Americans reported experiencing loneliness. This tells me finding joy and making connections in the workplace are more important than ever. This podcast will provide you help with how to find more joy at work for yourself and your team.
I would love to workshop this with your organization and facilitate how we can bring more joy bolster your team. Reach out to me at jay@jccharityservices.com and let's talk about how I can tailor an interactive program that will elevate your team's success! You can learn more about my work at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
Some of my favorite subject matter leaders mentioned in this podcast:
www.jongordon.com: Jon Gordon
www.oceanpalmer.com: the official site of Ted Simendinger
www.reallifecatholic.com: Chris Stefanik
 

Monday Apr 15, 2024

Mentorship is one of the most impactful connections us humans can make, as proven by Daring Girls, a Denver-based  organization that impacts tens of thousands of women across many generations in Africa. You’ll love hearing from Executive Director Jessical Love the incredible story of how this organization grew from a simple vision to one that is now changing the face of countries.
This podcast has been brought to you by JC Charity services – I’d love to help you find more joy in your work and help you and your team thrive – you can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com
To learn more about Daring Girls and how you can support their efforts by attending their gala or becoming a mentor, visit www.DaringGirls.org  and follow them on social media. Use the code “Better” for a discount on tickets to their upcoming gala: https://daringgirls.org/daringgala/

Monday Apr 01, 2024

Aspiring female leaders have to deal with self doubt, overcoming perceptions and taking control of their careers. You’ll hear from fundraiser extraordinaire, speaker and author Jenny Mitchell how she has research pillars that consistently play a role in the leadership journey of women, on this episode of making our world better.
This podcast has been brought to you by JC Charity Services – running a nonprofit is hard and I’d love to bolster your efforts and make you thrive. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
To learn more about Jenny and order a copy of her book Embracing Ambition: Empowering Women to Step Out, Be Seen, and Lead, visit www.chavender.com or click here to order her book: https://www.amazon.com/Embracing-Ambition-Empowering-Women-Step/dp/1958870110
 

Monday Mar 25, 2024

When a young boy learned to walk and leave his walker behind after a week of intense therapy in the Colorado Mountains, the idea for Adam’s Camp was born.  You’ll love this conversation with Founder Karel Horney about how this now four-decade journey Adam’s Camp is on has helped thousands of children with special needs and their families.
Thanks for listening and thanks to Karel for sharing the story of on of my favorite nonprofits. This podcast is brought to you by JC Charity Services – running a nonprofit is hard and I’d love to bolster your efforts and help you thrive. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
 
To learn more about adams camp and how you can volunteer or support the organization, visit www.adamscamp.org and follow them on social media.
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Monday Mar 18, 2024

Electrical power is one of those invisible things we all take for granted until we experience the chaos of not having it. You’ll hear from Gareth Evans how his company VECKTA is working on a revolution to make power more accessible, efficient dependable and cost friendly for organizaitons all over the world.
This podcast was brought to you by JC Charity Services. Running a nonprofit is hard and I’d love to bolster your efforts and help you thrive. You can find me at www.makingourworldbetter.com.
To learn more about the power revolution Veckta is leading, visit www.Veckta.com and follow Gareth Evans on Linkedin. 
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