Mission Possible: The Good News Program

Mission Possible: The Good News Program

Amazing real life stories that are happening in the South Florida community about changed lives (homeless to successful). Positive Stories about people, both individual and organizations, doing good in the community. You can find a new episode here every Monday.

Episodes

July 19, 2024 38 mins
Guy Edson has supported the mission since 1996. In 2003, he began teaching personal management and life skills classes to the residents. This was a wake-up call for him and he began looking for ways to do more for the homeless community. When the HomeRun team was formed, he decided to get involved to get closer to the residents. Today, he is one of the leaders of the HomeRun team. – Dr. Vera M. Stevens, of the Stevens Health and Nu...
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Jennifer Urmaza, a dedicated supporter with her time, talent, and treasure, first discovered The Caring Place while searching for an organization that gives back to the community. She consistently finds time to volunteer, becoming an ambassador for the organization by bringing her daughter and others to volunteer as well. Notably, she has been a strong supporter of the Mother's Day event, further demonstrating her commitment to the...
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Anthony Durden: Our Mission is to Share rewarding community services, experiences and fellowship opportunities. To provide Hope for all persons by giving them Empowerment through a variety of community service needs, with special emphasis on education and mentoring to help better lives and communities. We work to provide services to the people in the community according to their need. Some of those services are: providing school cl...
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Catiana Altidor: Entrepreneur, transformational coach and speaker. She visited our Broward Centers to speak to women. There she had a powerful experience speaking to women who had once been where she was. In the past, she went through a divorce and lost everything. But in the midst of these difficulties, she understood that God was calling her. That was the beginning of speaking to women. — Pastor Noel Williams, supporter and volun...
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Rodolfo Davalos, Supporter, Ambassador, Volunteer and Donor. He is a financial analyst. He believes in what the Bible says: “Whatever you did for one of the least […] you did it for me.” That's why he loves caring for those in need and giving back to the community, especially through The Caring Place. — Jena McClure, founder of Kindness Couture. Started in 2019. Collects underwear for the homeless and needy. Her vision is: "To rest...
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Doretha Nichson, a supporter and longtime advocate for women and children. She volunteers with The Caring Place's CoverGirls group, which helps women and children who are victims of domestic violence by not only providing what they need, but also connecting with them. She remains involved with many other organizations. — Rob Collins of HOPE, Inc. We fight housing discrimination to ensure your civil rights. Our agency is the only fu...
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Roger Kellett, Supporter, Volunteer and HomeRun Team Leader. After retiring, he wanted to do something to help others and when he heard the Mission Possible radio program on WIOD, he decided to volunteer to help clients with hands-on instruction. — Roxana Tumbaco, Tax Advisor at CornerStone, Supporter of the Mother's Day initiative at the Miami and Broward campuses during May Mother's Month.
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Hermes Yanes, Chaplain and Case Manager at The Caring Place, talks about his life, how he got involved with the mission, and his experiences with people coming off the streets. — Bob Champagne, a staff member at The Caring Place, talks about how he came to the Mission, how it saved his life and how he became a staff member.
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Javaras Thomas of Javaras Thomas Investments. He is a long-time donor who has organized toy drives at various venues such as gyms and collected a large amount of toys to donate to The Caring Place at Broward Outreach Centers. He also gives back to the community with his investment expertise. — Victoria McKnight: Organizes community events and distributes purses full of toiletries to homeless women. She brought 20 set to The Caring...
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Javaras Thomas of Javaras Thomas Investments. He is a long-time donor who has organized toy drives at various venues such as gyms and collected a large amount of toys to donate to The Caring Place at Broward Outreach Centers. He also gives back to the community with his investment expertise. — Victoria McKnight: Organizes community events and distributes purses full of toiletries to homeless women. She brought 20 set to The Caring...
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Jason Wood, CEO & Founder of Yacht Habit Foundation. Our mission not only ignites the passion and curiosity in the youth for the yachting lifestyle. By exposing young minds to the vast opportunities within yachting, we not only cultivate their interest but also invest in the future of an industry in need of fresh, talented individuals. — Paola Barranco, Co-Founder, Glass For Life. We turn the bottles into glass sand, which is used ...
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Fadriena Sutton from Ladies Learning to Lead. Their focus is to prepare young ladies for college, careers, and life, through opportunities where they feel challenged, respected, and accountable to strive to meet the demands of life. — Paola Barranco, Co-Founder, Glass For Life. In South Florida, only 7% of glass is recycled. We turn the bottles into glass sand, which is used as a mineral ingredient and mixed with compost. This way ...
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Keith Cavanaugh, Centers Director for Miami & Broward, talks about the origins of the Hollywood centers, which is now one of the largest service providers in South Florida. They are ready to celebrate 30+ years of serving the homeless and needy in Hollywood. — Tony Villasuso, VP of Programs of TCP. He talks about the preparations for the 30+ year celebration of the Broward Outreach Centers.
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Michelle Cohen of Passageway Adult Mental Health. It helps mentally ill population. They provide treatment to severe chronically mentally ill individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system, and help people to transition from a hospital or penal institution in to an independent, to achieve control over their disorders. — Jelea Butler, former program client who graduated from The Caring Place, Broward. She later obtained...
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Jose Soto from State Farm — Roxanne Rowles from A House with Heart Homes
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On Good Friday, WIOD's Josh Hammer broadcasted live from the Miami Rescue Mission for our 6th annual Share-a-thon. Hear Marilyn Brummitt, Jimmy Cefalo, clients, and volunteers promoting the life-changing stories and good news generated from the Caring Place.
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Josh Fox of The Brady Hunter Foundation. We bring awareness to campaigns that encourage kindness and solidarity between humans and animals, and with each other, while promoting causes that will make the world better for our generation, and future generations that will follow in our wake. They were to Gold Sponsor of the Giving Thanks on Good Friday. — Jose Soto from State Farm.
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Valerie Hyman of Belafonte TACOLCY Center (Tacolcy.org). They empower youth and families to transcend the challenges of their daily lives by providing them with essential tools, with a focus on education, technology, athletics, and the arts. — Bryan Akinmade, is a dedicated and caring volunteer who started a drive campaign to collect a large amount of hygiene items for the homeless. He connected with the values of The Caring Place....
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Michelle Cohen of Passageway Adult Mental Health. It helps mentally ill population. They provide treatment to severe chronically mentally ill individuals who are involved in the criminal justice system, and help people to transition from a hospital or penal institution in to an independent, less restrictive environment to achieve control over their disorders. — Frances Sabag, MIY offers events throughout the year. From community ou...
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Christina Bontempo, South Florida Period Project. They support women experiencing menstrual puberty by collecting menstrual sanitary products for women who cannot afford them, which are essential for a safe life, especially for school-aged girls who miss school due to lack of these products. They have also donated products to the women in our centers. — Joe Pinto of Rethink Food, gets food from restaurants, eliminating food waste a...
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