Causepods

Causepods

Mathew Passy

Mathew Passy

Causepods is a passion project of The Podcast Consultant, Mathew Passy. The aim is to interview folks who are using podcasts to raise awareness for a good cause. Whether that’s a non-profit, charity, medical cause, social justice movement, or anyone looking to create a positive impact in the world, from the local level to the global population. One unique feature to Causepods is that we are going to use this platform to raise money for a 501(c)3 non-profit of your choosing through GoFundMe. If you think you’re a podcaster making a difference in the world, please take a few moments to fill out the Causepods Form and we can’t wait to have you on Causepods.

Fighting the Stigma of Mental Health with Oliver Thompson-Smith of the You Wouldn't Know Podcast
July 09, 2020
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Fighting the Stigma of Mental Health with Oliver Thompson-Smith of the You Wouldn't Know Podcast

Mental health continues to have a great deal of stigma associated with it. Today, I’m talking with Oliver, who is working to confront that stigma and normalize the conversation around mental health. After struggling with his own mental health issues, Oliver wanted to provide a space where ...

Fighting for Treatment of a Rare Disease with Ramya Ramaswamy of the Raising Rare Podcast
June 11, 2020
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Fighting for Treatment of a Rare Disease with Ramya Ramaswamy of the Raising Rare Podcast

In today’s episode, I’m talking with Ramya Ramaswamy whose son, Raghav, was diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder on his first birthday. Since the diagnosis, Ramya and her husband have shared their story, put together a team of leading scientists, raised funds, organized a research conference and a...

Helping Veteran Fathers Reconnect to Their Families with Ben Killoy of the Military Veteran Dad Podcast
May 28, 2020
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Helping Veteran Fathers Reconnect to Their Families with Ben Killoy of the Military Veteran Dad Podcast

In today’s episode, I’m talking with Ben Killoy. After joining the Marine Corps straight out of high school, Ben tells us about his time in the service and what happened in the 10 years following that led him to start his podcast. Ben goes on to discuss where the disconnect is for Dads when the...

Parenting Children After the Loss of a Spouse with Jenny Lisk of The Widowed Parent Podcast
May 21, 2020
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Parenting Children After the Loss of a Spouse with Jenny Lisk of The Widowed Parent Podcast

In today’s episode, we are talking with Jenny Lisk, who lost her husband 5 years ago, leaving her to raise their two children on her own. Jenny shares the heartbreaking story of the loss of her husband and how it led to starting her podcast. The gap she found while looking for resources fo...

Stories that bring to life the nature of transformation with David All of Belly of the Beast Life Stories
May 14, 2020
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Stories that bring to life the nature of transformation with David All of Belly of the Beast Life Stories

David All is the creator of Belly of the Beast Life Stories, a podcast that tells the stories of a person’s personal transformation story. David explains to us why he started his podcast and why he finds the personal stories of transformation on his podcast so fascinating.  He goes o...

Shedding Light on Rare Genetic Disabilities with Effie Parks of Once Upon A Gene
May 07, 2020
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Shedding Light on Rare Genetic Disabilities with Effie Parks of Once Upon A Gene

In this episode, we are talking with Effie Parks, creator and host of Once Upon A Gene. As a parent of a child with special needs, Effie’s cause is to help other families navigate their new realities by sharing stories, creating a community of support.After months of doctor’s visits and tests, ...

Buzzsprout Offers Free Podcast Hosting to Spread Reliable COVID-19 Information
March 19, 2020
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Buzzsprout Offers Free Podcast Hosting to Spread Reliable COVID-19 Information

During these trying times, it’s great to see companies step up and offer positive solutions to a crisis. One of the first headlines I saw in the podcasting space was when Podnews reported that Buzzsprout was giving away free Pro podcast accounts for educational, government, and research groups ...

Confronting the Stigma Surrounding Men Battling Depression with Al Levin of The Depression Files
March 12, 2020
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Confronting the Stigma Surrounding Men Battling Depression with Al Levin of The Depression Files

Today, we talk with Al Levin, creator and host of The Depression Files podcast. On his podcast, Al touches on the topics of mental health and depression, but more specifically as it relates to men. While working as an assistant principal, Al went through two major bouts of depression. The ...

Using a Passion for Animals to Promote Awareness With Ellen Weatherford of Just the Zoo of Us Podcast
March 05, 2020
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Using a Passion for Animals to Promote Awareness With Ellen Weatherford of Just the Zoo of Us Podcast

Joining us on the show today, we have Ellen Weatherford, the creator of Just the Zoo of Us Podcast. Along with her husband, Christian, Ellen’s focus is to educate people on topics relating to wildlife, threats to endangered species and biodiversity, threats posed by invasive species, and what we can...

The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship with Alina Boyte of The Heart Centered Life Podcast
February 27, 2020
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The Rise of Social Entrepreneurship with Alina Boyte of The Heart Centered Life Podcast

Today on the show we have Alina Boyte, the creator of The Heart Centered Life Podcast. Alina is committed to being a social entrepreneur, encouraging others to live a more heart centered life and in turn creating a positive change in our world. Her company partners with people with the same com...