The Givey Community podcast invites you to take a journey with us, sonically visiting the charities and organisations on our platform, and hearing the stories of the human beings doing the most to create positive change in our world. Produced by Ruby Illing. Theme tune by Azileli. Formerly known as Givey Connect+.
This is a re-release of Givey Connect+ Fiza Surhiyo speaks to the Safer Waves charity. Safer waves provides support to merchant seafarers who have experienced sexual assault, sexual harassment or gender discrimination on board. Click to donate.
Ruby Illing speaks to Paul Stepczak, who works for Cwmpas the UK’s largest co-operative development agency, providing business support for social businesses and co-operatives.
We’ll be discussing the current project Paul is working on Newid which focuses on helping third-sector organisations in Wales to embrace digital technologies and explore new income streams. Find out how your origination can embrace social media and what incom...
On this re-release of Givey Connect+. Fiza Surhiyo speaks to the Red Kite Rape & Sexual Abuse Support charity. Their vision is to provide comprehensive services to survivors of historic or recent rape or sexual abuse or violence to enable them to recover and thrive once more in their communities. Click to donate.
This is a re-release episode of Givey Connect+. (Ruby's first ever episode) We speak to Marianne Green, CEO of Footsteps Counselling & Care. Footsteps Counselling and Care offers counselling and care to anyone affected traumas relating to pregnancy issues and loss by providing a number of services such as one to one or couples counselling and local run counsellor led peer support groups. Click here to donate.
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17 years ago, Nick was in a coma due to encephalitis and when he woke up, he had no memory of who he was or how to do simple tasks such as making a cup of tea.
The only way he recovered was by building a tool kit for getting through and changing his perspective when the old ones were blocking his path.
So here is Nick's story and how he built his tool kit for life.
A warning, there is mention of suicide in this story, if this is ...
On this re-release episode of Givey Connect+ Fiza Surhiyo speaks to the Will Golding from the Bridgend Farmhouse charity. They are a community owned and run centre for learning, eating and exercise. Will is talks about their volunteer training programme in sustainable construction which is building a community owned Eco-Bothy in the old barn at Bridgend Farmhouse. Click to donate.
This is a re-release episode of Givey Connect+ with Fiza Surhiyo. Fiza speaks with Jane Wingman and Kevin Helton about the Hello Beautiful Foundation, a cancer prevention organisation. Hello Beautiful employs holistic practices; at their headquarters in London's Bloomsbury, they offer exhibits, talks, classes, and other awareness campaigns to draw attention to the advantages of leading a healthy, non-toxic lifestyle, which begins w...
What would you do if you lived in a transport desert? Well, in this episode of The Givey Community you'll be able to hear about how a local community is trying to tackle that exact problem. Listen to the volunteers and passengers from The Killin and District Volunteer Car Scheme, based in the Scottish Highlands.
This is a re-release episode of Givey Connect+ with Fiza Surhiyo. Fiza speaks with the Hopscotch Women's Center's chief executive, Benaifer Bhandari. Hopscotch Women's Center is a nonprofit organisation that offers a range of services for women, including assistance with obtaining welfare and other benefits, job and skill training, support groups, and advocacy for refugees. Their mission is to support women in a way that is cultura...
Ruby Illing speaks with Om Prakash, a civil engineer from WaterHarvest. WaterHarvest is a UK based charity that works with rural communities in India to assist them in building structures to collect and store rainwater, providing them with access to clean water year-round. Om discusses his fieldwork with the villagers and the profound effects that access to water may have on the lives of women and girls in these communities.
This is a Givey Connect+ episode re-release as WaterHavest has some news! Fiza Surhiyo speaks with Neil Mehta the chair of WaterHavest, a UK nonprofit organisation working with rural communities in India to support them in building structures that catch and store rainwater, giving them clean drinking water at home all year round. Fiza Surhiyo speaks with Neil Mehta about his role and the ways in which having clean accessible water ...
Laura Brown talks to Ruby Illing about her My Emotions Activity Book, a passion project she began during lockdown. She produced an activity book using her beautiful animal watercolour illustrations in order to encourage her nephew to communicate and express himself. Learn about the development of her project since then and the effects it has had on the lives of many other children. Click to donate.
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"McCartney: A Life in Lyrics" offers listeners the opportunity to sit in on conversations between Paul McCartney and poet Paul Muldoon dissecting the people, experiences, and art that inspired McCartney’s songwriting. These conversations were held during the past several years as the two collaborated on the best selling book, “The Lyrics: 1965 to Present.” Over two seasons and 24 episodes of “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics”, you’ll hear a combination master class, memoir, and improvised journey with one of the most beloved figures in popular music. Each episode focuses on one song from McCartney’s iconic catalog – spanning early Beatles through his solo work. Season 1 premieres on October 4th. “McCartney: A Life in Lyrics” is a co-production between iHeart Media, MPL and Pushkin Industries. Cover Portrait © 1967 Paul McCartney / Photographer: Linda McCartney
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