How students at University of Kentucky raised $25,000 in one night—with Jacob Dietz

During his senior year at the University of Kentucky, Jacob Dietz made it his mission to raise $25,000 for Students Helping Honduras. He and his classmates wanted to build a school in La Lima, Honduras, [...]

By | April 17th, 2018|

Lessons on impact travel—with Rich Johnson from Spark Ventures

Rich Johnson is the co-founder of Spark Ventures, a nonprofit focused on international community development in Zambia, Mexico, and Nicaragua. Along the way, Spark Ventures began to facilitate engagement trips for the mutual benefit of [...]

By | April 4th, 2018|

How to raise $25,000+ with a charity gala, step-by-step

Alex Altman and Zeke Copic are longtime supporters of Students Helping Honduras. They have been organizing a charity gala each year in NYC called Brick By Brick to benefit SHH. In this episode, we discuss what [...]

By | February 12th, 2018|

How nonprofits can leave the treadmill of financial survival in 5 steps – Kathleen Janus

Countless nonprofit organizations are stuck on the treadmill of financial survival. Most of their energy is spent trying to make payroll at the end of each month—which means less time is spent maximizing their impact. Does that sound familiar to [...]

By | January 10th, 2018|

How to fundraise $45,000 on campus for Students Helping Honduras – Steve Sexton

"Everything that could have gone wrong, went wrong," said Steve Sexton. His first major fundraising event as the chapter president of Students Helping Honduras at UMD—a 5K— was a "disaster that barely broke even." “I [...]

By | December 27th, 2017|

Using standup comedy & improv to help war veterans — Sam Pressler

While studying at the College of William & Mary, Sam Pressler learned about the post-traumatic stress disorder war veterans were facing as they reintegrated into civilian life.  So in 2015, he started Armed Services Arts [...]

By | October 5th, 2017|