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Yinz Are Good

Yinz Are Good

By Tressa Glover
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better.


YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times.

If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com

*Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all.

Artwork by Mike Rubino
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Ep. 43 BROGLIE BOX, UPSTREET PGH & NTN: Hazelwood or Shadyside?

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Ep. 58 1 HOOD MEDIA, Juneteenth, and NTN: Polish Hill or Troy Hill?
Want to know more about the history of Juneteenth? Tressa does too and she reaches out to actor/historian/friend Wali Jamal to tell us all about it. Also, she shares a powerful and hopeful conversation with Jasiri X, CEO & Co-Founder of 1Hood and 1Hood Media.  1Hood https://www.1hood.org/ Wali's HISTORY'S FLIPSIDE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCqr23lyZUJHBWwccE8h7m3A Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com   Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: https://www.yinzaregood.com/ Instagram: @yinzaregood  Facebook: @YinzAreGood
01:09:24
June 19, 2022
Ep. 57 ASSEMBLE, A Listener's Note of Gratitude, and NTN: Garfield or Carnegie?
Tressa sits down for a chat with Nina Barbuto, Founder & Executive Director of Assemble, a non-profit org and community space for arts and technology for learners of all ages. Also, a listener shares his gratitude. And…Don is back for another round of Name That Neighborhood.  Assemble https://assemblepgh.org/about/what-is-assemble/ Nina Barbuto: nina@assemblepgh.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood  Facebook: @YinzAreGood
49:04
June 11, 2022
Ep. 56 LISTEN, LUCY and NTN: Glenshaw or The Northside?
Live from the Wrap-Up Event for Listen, Lucy - an incredible organization dedicated to ending the stigma of mental illness. Tressa has a lively, fabulous chat with founder, Jordan Corcoran, followed by a live round of Name That Neighborhood. Listen, Lucy is a mental health organization that uses lived experiences with mental illness to end the stigma that has stopped so many people from receiving the help they need and deserve. They aim to create a kinder, less judgmental world. http://listenlucy.org/ IG: @listenlucy To donate to Doree Simon's documentary, Gentle By Birth: PayPal & Venmo: @gentlebybirth  Atithi Studios | 1020 N Canal St | Pittsburgh, PA 15215 | https://www.atithistudios.com/ Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
47:42
June 03, 2022
Ep. 55 MELANIE SALVATORE-AUGUST and YOGA TO SUPPORT IMMUNITY and NTN: Jeannette or Richland Twp?
Melanie Salvatore-August is an author, teacher, Founder of Fierce Kindness, a mom…the list goes on and on. She’s helping so many folks through her work, her classes, and her books, including Yoga To Support Immunity, which is currently a Foreword Indie Book Award Finalist. Oh! And she and Tressa were friends in high school and haven’t chatted for a few decades... Get ready for an uplifting, soul-recharging conversation. melaniesalvatoreaugust.com Instagram: @MelSalAugust Facebook: @ Melanie Salvatore August Books: Yoga To Support Immunity, Kitchen Yoga, Fierce Kindness Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
01:00:53
May 27, 2022
Ep. 54 GLOBAL LINKS and NTN: Greentree or Sharpsburg?
Based in Pittsburgh, Global Links is a non-profit dedicated to improving health in communities with need both domestically and in 15 Latin American and Caribbean countries. Tressa chats with Executive Director, Angela Garcia, about all they do and how it all works.  GLOBAL LINKS https://globallinks.org/  Phone: (412) 361-3424  Email: info@globallinks.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com   Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood  Facebook: @YinzAreGood  
54:10
May 20, 2022
Update: Episode 54, Where Are You?
Tressa and Don explain why there’s been a delay in dropping the latest episode.
05:55
May 17, 2022
Ep. 53 GREATER PITTSBURGH FESTIVAL OF BOOKS and NTN: Etna or Ambridge?
The 1st annual Greater Pgh Festival of Books is coming up on May 14th and co-founders Marshall Cohen and Laurie Moser, along with author Dr. Rachel Kallem Whitman, join Tressa to chat all about it! Also... Don returns after a 2-week Name That Neighborhood hiatus. The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books Saturday, May 14th 10:00am - 6:30pm https://www.pittsburghbookfestival.org/ Book festival events will be taking place at Bakery Square, Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh-East Liberty, Duolingo, East Liberty Presbyterian Church, the Kelly Strayhorn Theater and the Maverick hotel. Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
57:22
May 06, 2022
Ep. 52 PEOPLE WE LOVE and the biggest twist yet on Name That Neighborhood
Featuring an insightful and engrossing conversation with Kit Monkman, creator/curator of People We Love, a digital installation making its North American debut right here in Pittsburgh.  https://www.peoplewelove.online/ https://www.kitmonkman.com/ Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
46:31
April 29, 2022
Ep. 51 - COMPUTER REACH and a new (but familiar) guest on NTN: Wilkinsburg or Hempfield?
Tressa sits down for a great chat with Kyle Spangler, Program Director for Computer Reach, a fantastic non-profit that makes technology available to people most in need through refurbished equipment, computer literacy, training, and support. She also meets David Mitchell, their Technology Director and Terry Golightly, their PC technician, while touring their warehouse.  Computer Reach https://www.computerreach.org/ Kyle Spangler, Program Director kspangler@computerreach.org  Scent With Love www.swlflowers.com Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
58:12
April 23, 2022
Ep. 50 DRESS FOR SUCCESS PITTSBURGH and NTN: Washington County or Butler County?
A most fabulous and inspiring conversation with Liz Mims, Director of Client Services for Dress for Success Pittsburgh. And Don returns for another round of Name That Neighborhood. DRESS FOR SUCCESS PITTSBURGH https://pittsburgh.dressforsuccess.org/ For more info about EmployHER Pgh, email Liz at: elizabeth@dressforsuccesspittsburgh.org Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Please visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook: www.yinzaregood.com Instagram: @yinzaregood Facebook: @YinzAreGood
01:06:30
April 15, 2022
Ep. 49 WHAT I REALLY WANT TO HEAR: A CHILDREN'S BOOK ABOUT MANAGING FEELINGS and NTN: Squirrel Hill or Upper St. Clair?
Ep. 49 Featuring an insightful conversation about emotional literacy, how to “hear” each other and much more with Brenda S. Levin, LCSW, and her daughter, Faith R. Beck, PhD (and Author and Illustrator, respectively), publishers of the parenting/children's book, What I Really Want to Hear: A collection of short stories about managing feelings. Also, NTN: Squirrel Hill or Upper St. Clair? What I Really Want to Hear: A collection of short stories about managing feelings At Amazon.com Learn more: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09QK23DMW/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_WVHDPZRWZA3M6MRFV0HH Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:00:13
April 08, 2022
Ep. 48 Following Up with former guests WHEN SHE THRIVES, NHCO, 412 THRIVE, & SOCKS WITH A MISSION and a "follow up" of sorts for NTN
In this episode, we're following up with 4 organizations who've previously been guests on the show. Such. Good. Stuff. Listen in to find out how you can support their missions. And a "follow up" twist for Don on Name That Neighborhood. WHEN SHE THRIVES https://www.whenshethrives.org/ NHC https://www.nhco.org/ 412 THRIVE https://www.412thrive.org/ SOCKS WITH A MISSION https://www.sockswithamission.org/ Have a story of kindness or goodness you want us to share on the show? Send us an email: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
37:29
April 01, 2022
Ep. 47 KATE'S KID BOOK BASH, A humorous essay by TINA TUMINELLA, and NTN: Glenshaw or Lawrenceville?
Featuring KATE’S KID BOOK BASH, Pittsburgh's children's book festival that celebrates the life of Kate Dopirak, an essay from Tina Tuminella about grocery shopping in Glenshaw, and NTN returns to its original form. www.kateskidbookbash.com www.katedopirak.com Summer Author Visit June 18th, 2022 Kate's Kid Book Bash Dec. 3rd, 2022 Have a story of generosity or kindness to share? Please email us! yinzaregood@gmail.com   To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com   www.yinzaregood.com
55:25
March 25, 2022
Ep. 46 TWO DADS AND A DOG, PROJECT PROM and NTN with an Irish Twist
Featuring two fabulous conversations: One with Luis Rosas and Michael Cunningham of Two Dads & A Dog and the other with Shelli Luchs from the Allegheny County Dept. of Human Services about Project Prom. And Don returns for a surprise twist on NTN. TWO DADS AND A DOG -Dog training and pet care https://www.twodadsandadog.com/ FB:@TwoDadsandaDog IG: twodads_dogtrainers PROJECT PROM https://www.alleghenycounty.us/Human-Services/News-Events/Events/Project-Prom.aspx FB: @AlleghenyCountyDepartmentofHumanServices Saturday, March 26, 10am to 3pm Monday, March 28, 3pm to 7pm Thursday, March 31, 3pm to 7pm Saturday, April 2, 10am to 3pm Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com  www.yinzaregood.com
01:00:32
March 18, 2022
Ep. 45 AMANDA FILIPPELLI, Notes From Our Kindness Crate and NTN: Braddock or East Liberty?
Tressa has a wonderful chat with author, editor, book coach and leader of the Write To Heal Workshops, Amanda Filippelli. Also, more notes from our Kindness Crate and Name That Neighborhood LIVE from our Mar. 7th show. Amanda Filippelli https://amandafilippelli.com/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
51:57
March 11, 2022
Ep. 44 URBAN IMPACT, The Great Kindness Challenge, and NTN: The Northside or Mt. Lebanon?
An inspiring conversation with Pastor Ed Glover (no relation :) ), President and Founder of Urban Impact and a fabulous chat with Jefferson Elementary school counselor, Shira Akamatsu, about their Great Kindness Challenge. Urban Impact https://uifpgh.org/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:02:38
March 04, 2022
Special Episode: Ukrainian Pittsburgh - Rally and How to Help
In this special episode, Tressa talks with Ukrainian-Pittsburghers during the Rally to Support Ukraine on Feb. 27, 2022. How you can help: https://hopeforukraine.net/
13:05
March 02, 2022
Ep. 43 BROGLIE BOX, UPSTREET PGH & NTN: Hazelwood or Shadyside?
Featuring wonderful conversations with Julia Broglie, Co-founder of Broglie Box and Stephanie Rodriguez, Adolescent and Teen Psychotherapist at UpStreet Pgh, as well as Name That Neighborhood: Hazelwood or Shadyside? Broglie Box https://brogliebox.com/ info@thebrogliebox.com IG: @thebrogliebox FB: Broglie Box LLC Crisis Text Line: Text 741741 Keyword: Home UpStreet https://upstreetpgh.org/ IG: @upstreetpgh, @jfcspgh FB: UpStreet Pittsburgh Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
55:52
February 25, 2022
Ep. 42 412 THRIVE, Random Acts of Kindness, and NTN: Sewickley or South Park Twp?
You don't want to miss Tressa's chat with Samantha Moatz, Founder and Executive Director of 412 Thrive, a non-profit org that helps people impacted by breast cancer navigate treatment and life after treatment by creating an incredible support system.  412 Thrive https://www.412thrive.org/ Yinz Are Good LIVE SHOW Monday, March 7th Orbis Caffe in Mt. Lebanon Doors open at 6:30pm Show starts at 7:00pm Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/d/united-states--pennsylvania/yinz-are-good/ Have a story of GENEROSITY or KINDNESS to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a KINDNESS CRATE drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
41:28
February 18, 2022
Ep. 41 KELLY BRENNAN, VolunTOTS' 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY, and NTN: Bridgeville or McCandless?
Featuring a fabulous conversation with Kelly Brennan about her new children's book, Caroline’s Infusion Day, and Cami Teacoach returns to tell us all about what's new with VolunTOTS, as it celebrates its first birthday. Kelly Brennan: www.kellybrennan412.com Where to find, Caroline's Infusion Day: Amazon: search "Caroline's Infusion Day" www.kellybrennan412.com VolunTOTS https://www.voluntotspgh.org/ FB: @VolunTots of Southwestern PA IG:@voluntotsswpa, @voluntykesswpa Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with the Yinz Are Good audience? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
57:19
February 12, 2022
Ep. 40 STAND TOGETHER, A Vision Board Party with Elizabeth Menzel, and NTN: Kittanning or Plum?
Tressa chats with Danyelle Borish, Project Coordinator at Stand Together, the incredible organization that helps youth help each other stop stigmas surrounding mental health and substance use disorders. She also chats with Elizabeth Menzel about her Virtual Vision Board Party and the power of women supporting each other. Stand Together http://standtogether.againststigma.org/ IG: @stand2getherpgh FB: @StandTogether To learn about how to bring Stand Together into your school, email Danyelle at Danyelle.Borish@alleghenycounty.us Elizabeth Menzel, Trauma Healer https://thehappywomanacademy.com/ This episode is sponsored by Millvale Tool Library: Need a tool for a home, landscaping, or automotive project? Then Millvale Tool Library is the place for you! They have over a thousand tools to lend out to the community for FREE with any library card in Allegheny county. http://www.millvalelibrary.org/millvale-tool-lending-library/ Do you have a story about how someone changed your life for the better? Or want to tell us about an act of kindness that lifted you up? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:02:11
February 04, 2022
Ep. 39 TA'LOR L. PINKSTON - THE HEART ADVOCATE, SQUARE ONE ATHLETICS, A Listener's Story, and NTN: Moon Twp or Peters Twp?
Featuring a wonderful, heart- and mind-healing conversation with Ta'lor L. Pinkston, The Heart Advocate. Also, Parker Perry, Founder of the Square One Athletics clothing line.  Ta'lor L. Pinkston, THE HEART ADVOCATE Self-love Therapist | Speaker | Activist Self-worth. Mental Health. Healing Over Everything (H.O.E.) https://theheartadvocate.com Facebook: @theheartadvocate Instagram: @theheartadvocate Twitter: @heartadvocate_ SQUARE ONE ATHLETICS www.squareoneathletics.com Facebook: @squareoneathletics Instagram: @squareoneathletics_ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Interested in being a show sponsor? Please email us: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
56:05
January 28, 2022
Ep. 38 BEVERLY'S BIRTHDAYS, Looking Forward, and NTN: Irwin or Canonsburg?
Founder Megs Yunn chats with Tressa about her incredible non-profit, Beverly's Birthdays, listeners share what they're excited to accomplish in 2022, a "Kindness Scarf", and Don goes another round on Name That Neighborhood. BEVERLY'S BIRTHDAYS https://www.beverlysbirthdays.org/ To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:01:54
January 14, 2022
Ep. 37 GREATER PITTSBURGH COMMUNITY FOOD BANK, Our Kindness Crate, and NTN: "Behind the Mic"
Ep. 37 Part Two of Tressa’s fantastic chat with Ronnell Hunt from The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, some Kindness Crate shouts out, and NTN: “Behind the Mic”. To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank https://pittsburghfoodbank.org/ Need Help? You can get personalized assistance at: (412) 460-3663 x655 Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
49:13
December 31, 2021
Ep. 36 BAND TOGETHER PGH, THE GREATER PGH COMMUNITY FOOD BANK, our Kindness Crate, & NTN
Our Kindness Crate is back from another adventure, Tressa takes a trip to The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Santa Zoom House, and she also has a fabulous chat with John Vento and Rick Dolnack from Band Together Pittsburgh. Also, Don returns for Name That Neighborhood. To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Band Together Pittsburgh https://bandtogetherpgh.org/ The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank’s Santa Zoom https://downtownpittsburghholidays.com/santa Salon Vivace https://www.salonvivace.com/south-hills/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
58:37
December 17, 2021
Bonus: FB Live Christmas Episode on Dec. 20th
Tressa stops by to let listeners know about Yinz Are Good's upcoming Facebook Live Christmas episode: Monday, Dec. 20th 7:00pm
02:45
December 15, 2021
Ep. 35 THE STEEL GOAT MARKETPLACE, Thankful Yinzers, and NTN: Penn Hills or Robinson?
On-site Interviews with local vendors at The Steel Goat Marketplace, What some Pittsburghers are thankful for this year, and Don is back for another go at Name That Neighborhood. And a reminder! To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school, send an email to: yinzaregood@gmail.com The Steel Goat Marketplace 200 Jefferson Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15235 http://www.pennhillslawnandgarden.com/steel-goat-marketplace/ Yinz Lidz https://yinzlidz.com/ Day and Night Crafts Adele Lamperski Rutherford http://www.etsy.com/shop/DayAndNightCrafts?ref=profile_shopname Dapper Fox Antiques and Custom Florals Debbie Fox https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100057558455176 Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? Leave us a voicemail: 1-833-399-GOOD Or send us an email: yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
59:59
December 03, 2021
Ep. 34 More from our KINDNESS CRATE, Macedonian - and French-American Thanksgivings & a NTN twist
More Kindness Crate notes from the 3rd-5th grade students at Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5 and Tressa chats about our very American holiday with Natasha Garrett and Myriam Gau, both Europeans who’ve made Pittsburgh home. And there’s a little twist in store for Don on Name That Neighborhood. To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com PITT’s Nationality Rooms: https://www.nationalityrooms.pitt.edu/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
54:33
November 20, 2021
Ep. 33 BYRON NASH and DUYA WELLNESS, Our KINDNESS CRATE, & NTN: The Northside: True or False?
Introducing our Kindness Crate, where we’re collecting kindness, one yinzer at a time. This episode, the acts of kindness are coming from 3rd-5th grade students at Pittsburgh Allegheny K-5. Also, an awesome and inspiring conversation with musician, fitness trainer and life coach Byron Nash. Tressa also talks about her upcoming appearance on the Larry Richert: Unfiltered podcast and Don goes yet another round on Name That Neighborhood. Byron Nash on Instagram: byron_nash412 duya_wellness duyawellness.com To request a Kindness Crate drop off at your business or school: yinzaregood@gmail.com Larry Richert Unfiltered podcast https://lnns.co/HG-LZMh2dux yinzercards.com Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:01:19
November 06, 2021
Ep. 32 MT. WASHINGTON COMMUNITY GARDEN, S.A.L.T. PITTSBURGH and NTN: Mt. Washington or Greenfield?
A chat with Mary Jo Sonntag from the Mt. Washington Community Garden, Moments from the Emma Munson Foundation & S.A.L.T. Pittsburgh's Halloween Costume Distribution Party and Don goes another round on Name That Neighborhood. Mt. Washington Community Garden Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/mtwashingtongarden/ communitygardens@pittsburghpa.gov Grow Pittsburgh https://www.growpittsburgh.org S.A.L.T. Pittsburgh https://www.saltpittsburgh.org/events Emma Munson Foundation  http://www.emmamunsonfoundation.com/ Have a story of generosity or kindness to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
53:23
October 26, 2021
Ep. 31 THE EMMA MUNSON FOUNDATION, Allegheny CleanWays and NTN: McCandless or Bethel Park?
Moments from our Facebook Live: On the Water with Allegheny CleanWays and an awesome, inspiring conversation with Mike and Denise Munson of the Emma Munson Foundation. Emma Munson Foundation www.emmamunsonfoundation.com www.emf.be www.emf.be/Halloween www.emf.be/Sunday Studio Raw Hair Salon www.mystudioraw.com Allegheny Cleanways www.alleghenycleanways.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
01:01:07
October 08, 2021
Mini Episode: Announcing FACEBOOK LIVE this THURSDAY, OCTOBER 7th at 1:00pm
Facebook Live: On the Water! Tressa will be cruising our rivers with folks from ALLEGHENY CLEANWAYS, on board their boat, the Rachel Carson, to learn more about their Tireless Project. https://www.alleghenycleanways.org/about-us.html
02:19
October 04, 2021
Ep. 30 THE GREATER PITTSBURGH FESTIVAL OF BOOKS, Moments of Kindness and NTN: Etna or Windgap?
Yinzers share moments of kindness from strangers and a fabulous conversation with Marshall Cohen, Laurie Moser and Sandra Gould Ford about The Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books. Greater Pittsburgh Festival of Books Saturday, May 14, 2022 www.pittsburghbookfestival.org www.sandragouldford.com www.theincline.com Colin Deppen, Newsletter Editor www.spotlightpa.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
51:56
September 24, 2021
Ep. 29 THE UNQUALIFIED THERAPISTS PODCAST, A Listener’s Favorite Pittsburgher, A Personal 9/11/01 Story of Selflessness and NTN: White Hall or Larimer?
One of our listeners tells us about one of her favorite Pittsburghers, Tressa shares a personal story about a friend’s ultimate act of selflessness on 9/11/01, and an awesome chat with Amy Baumgardner and Sarah Simone, hosts of the Unqualified Therapists podcast. www.unqualifiedtherapists.com IG: @unqualifiedtherapists If you or someone you know is in crisis, there is help: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline Call: 1-800-273-TALK Text: Text HELLO to 741741 Have a story of kindness, generosity or inspiration to share? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
52:14
September 12, 2021
Ep. 28 SOJOURNER HOUSE, Pleasant Hills Kindness, and NTN: Garfield or Pleasant Hills?
We've got a listener's story from her local Aldi, Tressa's story about connecting over her mom's spaghetti sauce, and a terrific conversation with De'netta Benjamin-Miller, Executive Director of Sojourner House. And Don returns to Name That Neighborhood. www.sojournerhousepa.org For help or to learn more: (412) 441-7783 Have a story of kindness to share? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
39:59
August 30, 2021
Ep. 27 Stories from Swissvale, Updates from FAMILY HOUSE, THRIVE, & SCENT WITH LOVE and a new NTN Guest
Hear from folks who stopped by to chat with us at the Swissvale Edible Garden Tour as well as some incredible updates from Family House, THRIVE and Scent With Love! And NTN: Lawrenceville or Braddock? www.familyhouse.org www.thrivepittsburgh.org http://ajapopittsburgh.org www.agapaopittsburgh.org swlflowers.com Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
43:52
August 14, 2021
Mini Bonus Episode! Info About Our Appearance at The Swissvale Edible Garden Tour on Aug 7th
THIS SATURDAY, AUGUST 7th! Stop on by and share a story with us! 11am - 3pm Look for our tent In front of the Carnegie Free Library of Pittsburgh www.swissvale.org www.yinzaregood.com 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com
04:10
August 05, 2021
Ep. 26 OUR 1-YEAR ANNIVERSARY! A Chat With Karen Cordaro - Founder of Act One Theatre School, Gratitude for Volunteers, and Catching Up with Past Guests. NTN: Canonsburg or Richland Twp?
It’s our 1-Year Anniversary! In celebration, we check in with organizations we’ve featured this year. Tressa also chats with someone who has had a huge part in making her life, and the lives of others, better: Karen Cordaro, Founder of Act One Theatre School. And find out if Don can keep his recent perfect record going on Name That Neighborhood. www.whenshethrives.org www.westviewhub.org www.sockswithamission.org https://www.actonetheatreschool.com/ Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
54:12
July 30, 2021
Ep. 25 SCENT WITH LOVE, Notes of Gratitude and NTN: Spring Hill or Swissvale?
This episode’s Yinzer Spotlight features Scent With Love, an organization that collects flowers from weddings and events and donates them to Pittsburgh places in need. And…Don is back for another round of Name That Neighborhood. Scent With Love swlflowers.com swlflowers@gmail.com IG: @swlflowers FB: @ScentWithLove Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com
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July 16, 2021
Ep. 24 MULTIPLYING GOOD, ZAMBELLI FIREWORKS, Your Family Stories & NTN: West Mifflin or Warrendale?
In our Yinzer Spotlight, we feature the Pittsburgh chapter of Multiplying Good, a phenomenal organization that unleashes potential in youth through service and partners with organizations and corporations to recognize excellence in service. Also, with July 4th just around the corner, Tressa chats all things Zambelli Fireworks with Chairman of the Board, Dr. George Zambelli, Jr. Also, your oft-told family stories and another round of Name That Neighborhood. MULTIPLYING GOOD pittsburgh.multiplyinggood.org https://bit.ly/walk4good Jodi Klebick, Executive Director Instagram: @pittsburgh4good THE FIRST FAMILY OF FIREWORKS Zambellifireworks.com https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/michigan/2021/06/28/watch-live-2021-ford-fireworks-show/ Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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July 03, 2021
Ep. 23 THE PITTSBURGH VILLAGE PROJECT, A Story from the Market & NTN: Squirrel Hill or The West End?
Featuring a fabulous conversation with Tiffany S. Ward, Founder of The Pittsburgh Village Project, about the incredible work she and her colleagues are doing regarding education equity. Also, a listener shares a story from her childhood and Don returns to Name That Neighborhood. The Pittsburgh Village Project www.pghvillageproject.org Instagram: pgh_village ijs.pgh strongambitiouswomen Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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June 18, 2021
Ep. 22 TREASURE HOUSE FASHIONS, Fill-In-The-Blank & NTN: Beechview or Penn Hills?
Featuring the inspiring and life-changing work being done by Sally Power and her non-profit resale clothing shop, Treasure House Fashions. Also, listeners fill in the blanks and a new guest tries her hand at Name That Neighborhood: Beechview or Penn Hills? Treasure House Fashions www.thfashions.org 7607 McKnight Rd. Pgh PA 15237 Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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June 04, 2021
Ep. 21 SOCKS WITH A MISSION, The People Making Yinz’ Lives Better, and A Meetup
Featuring Audrey and Amy Wetterau from Socks With A Mission, Listeners’ stories, and Name That Neighborhood: Monroeville or Zelienople? www.sockswithamission.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
47:43
May 21, 2021
Ep. 20 FLM Haiti, Fill-In-The-Blanks, and Mother’s Day Gratitude
A wonderful conversation with Russell Bynum, Deputy Executive Director of FLM Haiti, Fill-In-The-Blanks, and Name That Neighborhood: Highland Park or Midland? Also, Mother’s Day gratitude. www.flmhaiti.org Hope on the Move 5K for Haiti May 15, 2021 www.flmhaiti.org/walk Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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May 07, 2021
Ep. 19 THRIVE, Waves of Gratitude, and NTN: Aspinwall or McCandless?
An inspiring chat with Pauline Spring, Director of THRIVE and a visit to Aspinwall Riverfront Park’s “Waves of Gratitude” Also, the 18th installment of Name That Neighborhood: Aspinwall or McCandless? THRIVE www.thrivepittsburgh.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com
48:52
April 23, 2021
Ep. 18 WHEN SHE THRIVES, What Makes Our Listeners Laugh and NTN: Donora or Coraopolis?
A wonderful conversation with Tiffany Huff-Strothers, Founder and CEO of When She Thrives and Listeners Fill in the Blank: Whenever I need a good laugh, I think about the time when _______. When She Thrives www.whenshethrives.org -Ladies Big Hat Tea - May 1st, 2021 www.whenshethrives.org/events -For text updates, Text FOMO to 833-530-1162 Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.YinzAreGood.com
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April 09, 2021
Ep. 17 NORTH HILLS COMMUNITY OUTREACH and Giving Thanks
An interview with Tom Baker and Erica Cochran from North Hills Community Outreach, the return of Name That Neighborhood and Listeners Fill in the Blanks: I’ve never had a chance to thank ___ for ___ and I’d like to do so now. North Hills Community Outreach www.NHCO.org Interested in Volunteering? Contact Tom Baker or Erica Cochran tjbaker@nhco.org emcochran@nhco.org Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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March 26, 2021
Ep. 16 THE FAMILY HOUSE, VolunTOTS, and a tribute to Tressa’s mom
Chats with Jennifer March from The Family House and Cami Teacoach from VolunTOTS, and a tribute to Tressa’s mom, who passed away on March 7, 2021. www.familyhouse.org Instagram: familyhousepgh Voluntotspgh@gmail.com Instagram: voluntotspgh Have a story to share with us? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
50:15
March 13, 2021
BONUS EPISODE! FACEBOOK LIVE EVENT ON MARCH 4th @ 2:00pm
https://www.facebook.com/102166861694095/videos/887724675134073/ Our very first Facebook Live event is happening on Thursday, March 4th at 2:00pm! Our plan was to go live from the Sprezzatura Italian Cafe & Catering kitchen as they prepare delicious meals in celebration of “Grandma Month”. Unfortunately, early on the 4th, construction caused Sprezzatura’s water to be shut off so we had to reschedule. But! We still went live and had a great time (see link above) Also, learn about the upcoming virtual fundraiser for North Hills Community Outreach. www. NHCO.org
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March 02, 2021
Ep. 15 THE WEST VIEW HUB, Your Notes of Gratitude & Your Pet/Furbaby Stories
Featuring the West View Hub, continued words of thanks for our incredible health care workers, stories about your best “furry” friends, and a new guest tries her hand at Name That Neighborhood. www.westviewhub.org Want to be a volunteer tutor? Email Scott Pavlot directly at westviewhub@gmail.com Our newest fill-in-the-blank: I’ve never had a chance to thank ____ for ______, and I’d like to do so now. Thank you! We’d love to hear your story about a time when someone changed your life for the better! *Voicemail: 1-833-399-GOOD *Email: YinzAreGood@gmail.com *Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Yinz-Are-Good-102166861694095/ *Instagram: www.Instagram.com/YinzAreGood www.yinzaregood.com
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February 25, 2021
Ep. 14 Gratitude for Our Health Care Workers
This episode features your words of thanks for our incredible health care workers. And, as always, our Name That Neighborhood segment. www.nurse.org https://www.babborthodontics.com/ We’d love to hear your story about a time when someone changed your life for the better! *Voicemail: 1-833-399-GOOD *Email: YinzAreGood@gmail.com *Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Yinz-Are-Good-102166861694095/ *Instagram: www.Instagram.com/YinzAreGood www.yinzaregood.com
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February 12, 2021
Ep. 13 THE GOOD PEOPLE NETWORK, Love Through Skateboarding & a New Name That Neighborhood Guest
This episode features The Good People Network, a story about Spreading Love Through Skateboarding, and a new guest on Name That Neighborhood. https://thegoodpeoplenetwork.org/ https://vm.tiktok.com/ZMJThyx7x/ Want to share a story about a time when someone changed your life for the better? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
41:58
January 28, 2021
Ep. 12 Your Favorite Memories and Pgh History: A Home for Many in East Liberty A Group for Good
This episode features The Lemington Home for the Aged, The Aurora Reading Group of Pittsburgh and more of your fill-in-the-blanks. Special thanks to Charles Succop and @pghthenandnow. Want to share a story about a time when someone changed your life for the better? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com www.yinzaregood.com
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January 15, 2021
Ep. 11 2020’s Bright Spots, Notes of Gratitude, & Pittsburgh Traditions
Our “Silver Linings” episode! Listeners fill in the blanks: Amidst the chaos and uncertainty of 2020, there were some bright spots in my life, like ____. I want to thank ___ for ___. Want to share a story about a time when someone changed your life for the better? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. Yinz Are Good celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times.
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December 30, 2020
Ep. 10 SPREZZATURA CAFE AND CATERING, Your Notes of Thanks & Holiday Memories
Listeners fill in the blanks: I want to thank ___ for ___. When I think of the holidays, a memory that always makes me smile is ___. Jennifer Saffron, Proprietress of Sprezzatura Café and Catering, shares a gratitude post and we chat about the incredible ways Sprezzatura is helping those in need in the community. www.sprezzaturapgh.com Want to share a story about a time when someone changed your life for the better? 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com​ Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. Yinz Are Good celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times.
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December 14, 2020
Ep. 9 Your Favorite Holiday Memories, A Glover Tradition and Name That Neighborhood Continues
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. Could have been a friend, a colleague, even a stranger...It can be a story that changed the course of their life or simply the course of their day. ​ Yinz* Are Good celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. Episode 9 features listeners’ holiday memories that bring a smile to their faces. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com ​ Episodes also include our quiz segment, "Name That Neighborhood", as well as "Yinzer Spotlight", which features people or organizations doing good deeds in their community, and "How Can We Help Yinz?", which highlights opportunities to help our neighbors in need. ​
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November 30, 2020
Ep. 8 THE NORTHSIDE HOLIDAY MARKET & “MARES & KAPS” (a new web series)
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. Could have been a friend, a colleague, even a stranger...It can be a story that changed the course of their life or simply the course of their day. Episode 8 features the Northside Holiday Market, which supports local artists, and the new Pittsburgh-based web series, MARES & KAPS. http://www.pittsburghnorthside.com/ https://www.maresnkaps.com/ ​ Yinz* Are Good celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com ​ Episodes also include our quiz segment, "Name That Neighborhood", as well as "Yinzer Spotlight", which features people or organizations doing good deeds in their community, and "How Can We Help Yinz?", which highlights opportunities to help our neighbors in need. ​ *Yinz = Pittsburgh's version of Y'all
47:42
November 17, 2020
Ep. 7 THE HOMESTEAD STREETSIDE GALLERY and What We’re Grateful For
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. Could have been a friend, a colleague, even a stranger...It can be a story that changed the course of their life or simply the course of their day. ​ Yinz* Are Good celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. This episode also features Rivers of Steel and their Homestead Streetside Gallery. www.riversofsteel.com If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com ​ Episodes also include our quiz segment, "Name That Neighborhood", as well as "Yinzer Spotlight", which features people or organizations doing good deeds in their community, and "How Can We Help Yinz?", which highlights opportunities to help our neighbors in need. ​ *Yinz = Pittsburgh's version of Y'all ​ ​ ​
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November 02, 2020
Ep. 6 Thank Yous to Teachers and PITTSBURGH RESTAURANT WORKERS AID
Stories of thanks and shout outs to teachers. Featuring Pittsburgh Restaurant Workers Aid. To request a Care Package Delivery: https://secure.everyaction.com/FN_q3VKbp0mxBxIxJWcKcg2 To learn about volunteer opportunities: https://secure.everyaction.com/ew8Y1sVLBkKzFbf_wHba7w2 Host Tressa Glover asks folks in Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories about times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino
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October 19, 2020
Ep. 5 THE PITT PANDEMIC SERVICE INITIATIVE, “OFF THE RECORD”, & A Quick Visit
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories of times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these precarious times. This episode features the Pitt Pandemic Service Initiative and Off The Record 2.0 Off the Record 2.0 Show & Food Bank Donation info: This virtual event is free. Premieres 8 p.m. Oct. 8, 2020 on Facebook and YouTube and will remain available for online viewing and donating Facebook , Instagram & Twitter: @OffTheRecordPGH Please donate to Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank by texting RECORD to 50155. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino
32:31
October 02, 2020
Ep. 4 Your Stories: A Job Well Done and A Mother’s Love
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories of times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these uncertain times. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino
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September 18, 2020
Ep. 3 A Concert, A Walk in the Park and a followup with Cafe on the Corner
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories of times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these uncertain times. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino
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September 05, 2020
Ep. 2 CAFE ON THE CORNER, COFFEE PASSPORT PGH, and A Gift, A Helping Hand & A New Neighborhood
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories of times when someone changed their lives for the better. This episode also features interviews with LaTeresa and Michael Blackwell of the Northside’s http://cafeonthecornerpgh.org/ and Julie Kahlbaugh of https://coffeepassportpgh.com/ YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these uncertain times. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino Sent from my iPhone
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August 15, 2020
Ep. 1 Your Stories of Thanks: A Film Career, A Family Dinner & An Unexpected Response
Host Tressa Glover asks folks from her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA to share their stories of times when someone changed their lives for the better. YINZ* ARE GOOD celebrates the good stuff that’s happening out there and the good people who remind us that kindness, compassion and sincerity exist, even in these uncertain times. If you live in the Pittsburgh area and have a story to share, please give us a call or send us an email: 1-833-399-GOOD yinzaregood@gmail.com *Yinz = Pittsburgh‘s version of Y’all. Artwork by Mike Rubino
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July 28, 2020