Everyday Superhumans

Everyday Superhumans

By Everyday Superhumans
The podcast to restore your faith in humanity! Join Charlie & Kyle as they cover the nonprofits and do-gooders of Austin, Texas and connect you with causes that you care about.
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Helping While at Home & Raising a Generation of Superhumans With Amy Loar of Generation SERVE
In the very first remote interview of Everyday Superhumans, Charlie & Kyle chat with Amy Loar, the Executive Director of Generation SERVE, about how families can have fun volunteering together even while at home. Generation SERVE is building a society of future superhumans and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part of their journey.  Generation SERVE inspires youth aged 3 to 17 to focus on volunteerism and empowers them to make a difference in their community. Established originally in 2009, the nonprofit has 100 nonprofit partnerships, allowing youth and their families to consistently serve the environment, animals, seniors, and individuals and families in need. In this moment of hardship it is best to look for the helpers, to paraphrase the late and great Fred Rogers. While we practice social distancing measures, Generation SERVE carries his message with their Helping While at Home initiative. The only requirement for volunteering is action and creativity. More on Generation SERVE & Helping While at Home See how you can help while at home here Learn how you can get involved on their official website Stay up to date on Facebook See what's happening on Instagram Follow them on Twitter Stay Superhuman with Everyday Superhumans Check out our new website! Share what makes you superhuman with us on Twitter Be inspired on Instagram Like us on Facebook Credits Logo & episode art work by Adam Dodson Designs Music in this episode Opening Theme - Take a Chance Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Closing Theme - "Door to Door" by Alex Allen
21:57
March 25, 2020
Getting Down to Business with the McCombs Board Fellows
In this episode we get down to the business of running a charity with the McCombs Board Fellows. The McCombs Board Fellows are a UT Austin based student ran organization dedicated to educating MBA students in leadership, project management, and communication. The Board Fellows does this through real world experience by having each student serve on the board of an Austin based nonprofit, creating a symbiotic relationship between the business savvy MBAs and the community oriented charities. Kyle & Charlie sit down with Jacklyn Le and Ben Marek of the Board Fellows and chat with the two of them about their projects, what inspired them to get involved with the Board Fellows in the first place, and what exactly a nonprofit board does. All of this and more in this episodes of Everyday Superhumans! Resources & Fun Stuff Learn more about the McCombs Board Fellows here If you are a student interested in becoming a Board Fellow, give Mary Mullins an email at Mary.Mullins@mba21.mccombs.edu. If you represent an organization interested in working with the Board Fellows you can contact Charlotte Thomas at Charlotte.Thomas@mba21.mccombs.edu. Stay informed about all things Texas at the Texas Tribune Learn more about Art Spark Texas (formerly VSA Texas) here Stay Superhuman with Everyday Superhumans Check out our new website! Share what makes you superhuman with us on Twitter Be inspired on Instagram Like us on Facebook Credits Episode edited by Kyle Smith Logo & episode art work by Adam Dodson Designs Music in this episode Opening Theme - Take a Chance Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Closing Theme - "Door to Door" by Alex Allen
43:33
March 16, 2020
Empowering Citizens With The League of Women Voters
It's 2020, which means election year is here. Let's face it, elections can be overwhelming, from the grandiose national politics to local city policies. There's just so much to keep track of. But never fear, The League of Women Voters is here! Established in 1920 after the ratification of the 19th amendment, the League of Women Voters was created to help inform and empower women in the political process. Within the 100 years of the League's long history the League has established themselves as a non-partisan resource for the voting public.  From their helpful Voter's Guide to the new Vote411 website, the League has everything you need to be an informed voter. In this episode Kyle & Charlie sit down with the League of Women Voter's Austin Area about this coming election season, from primaries to the census and the general election. The two chat with Joyce LeBombard (President, Austin Area chapter), Quynhanh Tran (Community Outreach Chair, Austin Area chapter), and Grace Thomas (First Vote! Chair, Austin Area chapter) about the League's mission, their busy lives during the election and census years, and how you can become a more informed voter this election season. Stay Informed for the 2020 Primaries The Voter's Guide for the 2020 Primaries Texas Voters Guide Vote411 See if you're registered to vote here Get Involved with the League of Women Voters The League of Women Voters National  The League of Women Voters Texas Voters Guide Page The League of Women Voters Austin Area Stay Superhuman with Everyday Superhumans Check out our new website! Share what makes you superhuman with us on Twitter Be inspired on Instagram Like us on Facebook Credits Logo & episode art work by Adam Dodson Designs Music in this episode Opening Theme - Take a Chance Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Closing Theme - "Door to Door" by Alex Allen
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February 18, 2020
The Future of Everyday Superhumans
You might be wondering why Everyday Superhumans hasn’t updated since May. Well it’s time that you all get an explanation. Charlie and I had a long chat about the future…learn moreThe Future of Everyday Superhumans
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August 29, 2018
A Brief Update on Everyday Superhumans
Charlie and I have been really busy this summer with our personal lives, and we’d like to apologize for the lack of new episodes. If you’re looking for other ways…learn moreA Brief Update on Everyday Superhumans
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July 11, 2018
From the Chalkboard to the Real World: How MathHappens is Inspiring a Love of Math in Students
MathHappens is on a mission to show the world the wonders of math, in an interactive environment outside of the classroom. Since 2014 the educational charity has partnered with organizations…learn moreEpisode 45 – From the Chalkboard to the Real World: How MathHappens is Inspiring a Love of Math in Students
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May 29, 2018
Conquering Cancer and Empowering Patients with Survivor Genny Dalton & The LIVESTRONG Foundation
The LIVESTRONG Foundation fights for the more than 32.6 million people around the world affected by cancer now. how about Founded in 1997, LIVESTRONG unites, inspires and empowers people and…learn moreEpisode 44 – Conquering Cancer and Empowering Patients with Survivor Genny Dalton & The LIVESTRONG Foundation
40:08
May 16, 2018
The Austin Film Fest: Over Twenty-Five Years of Storytelling with Barbara Morgan
Austin Film Festival furthers the art and craft of film by inspiring and championing the work of all artists who use the language of film and television to tell a…learn moreEpisode 43 – The Austin Film Fest: Over Twenty-Five Years of Storytelling with Barbara Morgan
38:24
May 2, 2018
David Edmonson on Uniting Technology and Government with The Austin Tech Alliance
The Austin Tech Alliance is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to promoting a civically engaged tech community within the growing Austin tech sector, and tech solutions for government programs.  Their…learn moreEpisode 42 – David Edmonson on Uniting Technology and Government with The Austin Tech Alliance
31:19
April 17, 2018
Celebrating Over 100 Years of Theatre at the Paramount with Jim Ritts
The Paramount and Stateside Theatres are a historic Austin treasure. Over a hundred years and hundreds of thousands of performances the theatres have featured acts from legendary magician Harry Houdini…learn moreEpisode 41 – Celebrating Over 100 Years of Theatre at the Paramount with Jim Ritts
37:16
April 4, 2018
Joy Casnovsky on Cultivating a Healthy Community at the Sustainable Food Center
For twenty-five years and counting Austin’s Sustainable Food Center has been providing a healthy connection between the farmers of Central Texas and Austinites. With programs such as their weekly farmers…learn moreEpisode 40 – Joy Casnovsky on Cultivating a Healthy Community at the Sustainable Food Center
31:51
March 20, 2018
I Live Here I Give Here: A Small & Mighty Force
I Live Here I Give Here’s mission is to cultivate the power of giving back. They strive to meet the community’s needs by ensuring that the culture of giving back…learn moreEpisode 39 – I Live Here I Give Here: A Small & Mighty Force
30:34
March 8, 2018
Searching for Sergio
Over thirty years ago a disaster struck Armero, Colombia when a dormant volcano erupted. In its wake, a devastating mudslide plummeted down the mountainside and destroyed the Colombian town. The…learn moreEpisode 38 – Searching for Sergio
32:50
February 21, 2018
Ian Hallett on Providing Affordable Pet Care all Across Texas with Emancipet
Emancipet is making spay/neuter and veterinary care affordable and accessible to all pet owners in Austin, Killeen, Houston, Pflugerville, and Philadelphia. Since 1999, the clinic has done over a quarter…learn moreEpisode 37 – Ian Hallett on Providing Affordable Pet Care all Across Texas with Emancipet
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February 6, 2018
BACA: Founded by Social Workers, Driven by Bikers
There are two families everybody has in their life: the one they’re born with and the ones they choose. Not everyone is fortunate enough to be born within a safe…learn moreEpisode 36 – BACA: Founded by Social Workers, Driven by Bikers
30:33
January 23, 2018
Marcus Cruz Sanchez on Sexual Liberation and the new LBGTQ+ Sexual Health Revolution
Are you ready for season 4 of Everyday Superhumans? We know we are! This time we’re starting strong with a doctor’s office that’s revolutionizing HIV treatment right here in Austin,…learn moreEpisode 35 – Marcus Cruz Sanchez on Sexual Liberation and the new LBGTQ+ Sexual Health Revolution
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January 9, 2018
Building a Better Austin at the Austin Energy Community Connections Fair
Every year nonprofits of Austin and the City of Austin team up to spread their good message to eager community members. From looking for a new companion at the Austin…learn moreBonus Episode #1 – Building a Better Austin at the Austin Energy Community Connections Fair
58:30
December 13, 2017
Meningitis, Vaccine Education, and the Paralympics: The Story of the J.A.M.I.E. Group
College is never easy. You’re on your own for the first time, classes are tough and demanding, and you gotta deal with dorm food on top of it all. For…learn moreEpisode 34 – Meningitis, Vaccine Education, and the Paralympics: The Story of the J.A.M.I.E. Group
40:51
October 13, 2017
Environmentalism and Free Trees in Austin with the TreeFolks
Since 1988 Treefolks has been keeping Austin and Central Texas clean and green. For nearly 30 years the environmental nonprofit has maintained and restored the natural tree population of Central…learn moreEpisode 33 – Environmentalism and Free Trees in Austin with the TreeFolks
34:29
September 26, 2017
Educating, Supporting and Advocating for Families, the Adoption Knowledge Affiliates Way
Adoption Knowledge Affiliates is a place where adopted people, birth parents, adoptive parents and others are coming together to find a depth of understanding unimaginable before. Whether you’re seeking to…learn moreEpisode 32 – Educating, Supporting and Advocating for Families, the Adoption Knowledge Affiliates Way
40:58
September 12, 2017
How Mitscoots Outfitters is Helping the Homeless Across America
Mitscoots Outfitters is an Austin based clothing company that helps outfit and employ the homeless. For every item that the clothing company sells online or in stores, they give an…learn moreEpisode 31 – How Mitscoots Outfitters is Helping the Homeless Across America
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August 29, 2017
We Are Blood
Founded in 1951, We Are Blood has been providing blood donations to hospitals in Central Texas, and savings thousands of lives each year in the process. We Are Blood is…learn moreEpisode 30 – We Are Blood
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August 15, 2017
The Refuge
The Refuge for DMST (Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking) is an upcoming facility in the Austin, TX area dedicated to providing a safe space for young girls who have been victims…learn moreEpisode 29 – The Refuge
45:27
August 1, 2017
Keeping Austin Beautiful with the Austin Parks Foundation
Charlie and Kyle sit down with Colin Wallis (@colinwallis), the CEO of Austin Parks Foundation, whose mission is to keep Austin beautiful. With 10,000 volunteers strong, Austin’s community shows its…learn moreEpisode 28 – Keeping Austin Beautiful with the Austin Parks Foundation
36:54
July 18, 2017
Take a Step with Tapestry Dance Company
Tapestry Dance Company is the world’s only full-time professional repertory tap dance company and it’s HERE in Austin. The non-profit dance organization was founded in 1989 by rhythm tap dancer,…learn moreEpisode 27 – Take a Step with Tapestry Dance Company
32:58
July 5, 2017
Exploring the Cosmos with the Austin Astronomical Society
The Austin Astronomical Society will take you on a journey through the cosmos this episode. Born the month after Apollo 11 touched down on the moon, the society has been…learn moreEpisode 26 – Exploring the Cosmos with the Austin Astronomical Society
32:08
June 20, 2017
#BossBabesATX
#BossBabesATX is an events planning nonprofit dedicated to showcasing Austin’s women leaders. Boss Babes does everything from monthly meetups, to their annual Babes Fest, and even produces their own podcasts,…learn moreEpisode 25 – #BossBabesATX
36:23
June 6, 2017
The Loveable Love-A-Bull!
Love-A-Bull works to improve the image and lives of pit bull type dogs through community support, education, advocacy, and rescue. The Austin based nonprofit treats dogs as individuals and spreads…learn moreEpisode 24 – The Loveable Love-A-Bull!
26:59
May 23, 2017
The HOPE Outdoor Gallery
Inspiring artists all across the city, the HOPE Campaign is one of the largest on-going creative projects in Austin. The most ambitious and most notable project of the HOPE Campaign…learn moreEpisode 23 – The HOPE Outdoor Gallery
26:02
May 10, 2017
Little Horses, Big Hearts
Sometimes the biggest hearts are found in the smallest companions. Bringing an extra dose of cuteness, Minis & Friends, provides therapeutic mini horse visits for schools, children’s hospitals, retirement homes,…learn moreEpisode 22 – Little Horses, Big Hearts
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April 25, 2017
Well Aware of WellAware
Are you well aware of WellAware? Well you should be! Bad puns aside, WellAware is one nonprofit you should keep on your radar. Since 2010 WellAware has been providing clean…learn moreEpisode 21 – Well Aware of WellAware
34:27
April 11, 2017
Girl, Develop It
Unleash your inner nerd this episode with Girl Develop It Austin! Girl Develop It (GDI) is a nation nonprofit geared toward women coders. Originally beginning in New York City in 2012,…learn moreEpisode 20 – Girl, Develop It
30:13
January 26, 2017
From Trash into Treasure: The Austin Creative Reuse Way
Austin Creative Reuse is the one stop shop for the environmentally and economically conscious Austinite. ACR’s main mission is to provide used goods to be repurposed as art and crafts…learn moreEpisode 19 – From Trash into Treasure: The Austin Creative Reuse Way
32:59
December 23, 2016
Through the Eyes of Pachi Tamer
One Dollar Dreams is the dream project of Austin’s Pachi Tamer. Pachi’s mission is to remind us all that homeless people are people too. Often times it is easy to…learn moreEpisode 18 – Through the Eyes of Pachi Tamer
30:12
December 7, 2016
Out Youth: A Place to Call Home
In 1990, Out Youth formed when two graduate students at the University of Texas in Austin discovered in their research that the best way to support LBGTQ youth was through…learn moreEpisode 17 – Out Youth: A Place to Call Home
31:01
November 16, 2016
Austin Pets Alive! Guardian Angels
Austin Pets Alive! are the heroes Austin deserves. Beginning as a humble awareness group in the late 90s, with the simple mission of stopping shelters in Austin from euthanizing animals, since…learn moreEpisode 16 – Austin Pets Alive! Guardian Angels
31:58
November 3, 2016
Chronicles of The Yellow Bike Project
The Yellow Bike Project is an initiative to get bikes into the hands of as many Austinites as possible, and is keeping Austin mobile. Originally established in the 90s as…learn moreEpisode 15 – Chronicles of The Yellow Bike Project
34:10
October 20, 2016
Super Sidekicks – The RuffTail Runners
Welcome to the first episode of our spin-off series: Super Sidekicks, featuring the RuffTail Runners! In our main series we tend to focus on the directors of nonprofits, this doesn’t…learn moreSuper Sidekicks #1 – The RuffTail Runners
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October 12, 2016
The Tale of the RuffTail Runners
The dogs of Austin have it good. If you’ve ever been to Austin you’re probably very familiar with all the dogs and dog owners out and about. Tons of businesses…learn moreEpisode 14 – The Tale of the RuffTail Runners
34:21
October 5, 2016
The BAMF of Austin
Matthew Lee Willis is a parkour extraordinaire, stuntman, and entrepreneur! As a lifetime practitioner of the moving arts, from gymnastics to parkour and freerunning, no obstacle is too high for…learn moreEpisode 13 – The BAMF of Austin
38:24
September 23, 2016
Alison Earnhart’s School of Honk!TX
Self described as the real-life love child of Miss Frizzle & Buckaroo Banzai, Alison Earnhart is quite the character. Serving as member of Honk!TX, an annual New Orleans style brass band…learn moreEpisode 12 – Alison Earnhart’s School of Honk!TX
45:17
September 6, 2016
A Little Help From Her Friends with Ashley Fontenot
Ashley Fontenot is superhuman in every sense of the word, she’s an entrepreneur, philanthropist, fitness enthusiast, and a mother of three! How she sleeps is a mystery to all of…learn moreEpisode 11 – A Little Help From Her Friends with Ashley Fontenot
35:55
May 16, 2016
The Gator Man of South Louisiana
South Louisiana is a land of swaps and marshes and a native home to one of nature’s most deadliest creatures: alligators. Meet Tim Domangue, owner of Greenwood Gator Farm, and…learn moreEpisode 10 – The Gator Man of South Louisiana
45:16
April 12, 2016
Running for Cade
Running for Cade is an annual 5K race that happens every May in Houma, LA. The race is more than just a reason to show off how fast your 5K…learn moreEpisode 9 – Running for Cade
36:13
March 29, 2016
Rollin’ with Alpha Bitch of the Cajun Rollergirls
Alpha Bitch is a name worth having, especially if you’re a part of the Cajun Rollergirls.  In roller derby the Alpha is the leader of the pack, makes sure everybody…learn moreEpisode 8 – Rollin’ with Alpha Bitch of the Cajun Rollergirls
32:13
March 14, 2016
From Dough to Dollars with Sarah Foret of Chez Cake Bakery
Many of us want to turn our hobbies into a full time job, and many of us succeed, as long as we put in the hard work. Sarah Foret has…learn moreEpisode 7 – From Dough to Dollars with Sarah Foret of Chez Cake Bakery
37:23
February 29, 2016
The Heritage Fighters of Louisiana
Louisiana is home to more than Tabasco, The Saints, and Bourbon Street, it’s also home to one of the unique musical styles in the world: Cajun music. Cajun music is as…learn moreEpisode 6 – The Heritage Fighters of Louisiana
35:58
February 15, 2016
Where in the World is Sue Anne Toms?
There are 196 countries in the world, meet the woman who has been to over 100 of them. Sue Anne Toms, PhD. is a life long globetrotter and polyglot, fluent…learn moreEpisode 5 – Where in the World is Sue Anne Toms?
38:14
January 31, 2016
Brian Ellender and the Triangle of Secrets
Fitness can be fun! Especially with the right group of people and a passionate trainer. Caroline & Kyle catch up with Brian Ellender, the owner of CrossFit Houma, and one…learn moreEpisode 4 – Brian Ellender and the Triangle of Secrets
34:16
January 18, 2016
Donny Terrebonne: Master of Which Craft?
Meet Donny Terrebonne, the master of Which Craft? (That’s not a question, the question mark is a part of the title) A man who managed to turn his love of…learn moreEpisode 3 – Donny Terrebonne: Master of Which Craft?
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January 4, 2016
Joel Ohmer: Bayou Beerman
Where there’s beer, there’s community. Meet Joel Ohmer, a man who used his love of craft beer to pioneer a beer revolution in South Louisiana. Kyle and Caroline sit down…learn moreEpisode 2 – Joel Ohmer: Bayou Beerman
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December 20, 2015
Jonathan Foret: Humanitarian Badass
Jonathan Foret is the Executive Director of the South Louisiana Wetlands Discovery Center, a non-profit dedicated to educating citizens of Louisiana about the reality of coastal land loss. Kyle and…learn moreEpisode 1 – Jonathan Foret: Humanitarian Badass
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December 20, 2015