Culture

Operation Shower

See how Operation Shower gives back to military families.

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CultureHistory

History in the First Person: Music Moved the Movement: Civil Rights and the Blues (Afternoon Program)

Interact with civil rights activists and Blues musicians to explore how the power of Blues music affected, and was affected by, America’s Civil Rights movement.

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BusinessCulture

NGA – National Geospatial Intelligence Agency

Winning the bid for the NGA will tremendously impact St. Louis’ economy and bring development to an area experiencing decades of decay.

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Culture

Washington University and Missouri Botanical Garden Join Forces for The Madagascar Project

Washington University students and Missouri Botanical Garden scientists improve lives and biodiversity in a unique collaboration, “The Madagascar Project.”

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Culture

The Disabled Athlete Sports Association

DASA or the Disabled Athlete Sports Association is creating amazing opportunities with children with disabilities. This story follows one child’s journey.

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BusinessCulture

St. Louis Strong Works To “Lift the Gateway Higher”

Jake Hollander founded St. Louis Strong in 2015 to fight fragmentation in the Saint Louis region and work towards a “people first” city/county merger plan.

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CultureEducation

Hanging with the Wolves!

At this summer camp, local students observe endangered wolves in their natural habitat and learn why these animals and humans should co-exist peacefully.

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Culture

Moms on a Mission

Two moms discover the power of social media when they let friends know about a plan to help others in their community.

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ArtsCulture

Drink Wine, Help People

Scott Monette’s 100 Percent Wine is not only flying off the shelves because it tastes good…it’s also helping people with disabilities find and keep jobs.

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Culture

Rivercity Raiders hoping to score on and off the field

The River City Raiders are hoping to score points on and off the field with St. Louis football fans. Their first playoff game is June 6th. Tickets are free.

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Culture

Family is the Focus of this Impact

Stopping the stigma of HIV, para-divers discover freedom, Looking ahead to life with Alzheimer’s, delivering blessings in a basket, and playing pool at school.

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Culture

Alzheimer’s Disease: Daisy’s Story

Daisy Duarte knows she’s going to get Alzheimer’s disease. But rather than shy away from her diagnosis, she’s finding ways to help others.

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Culture

Blessing Basket, Missionaries, Urban Farming and Project Be Confident, November 2015

From the mission fields to farm fields, we highlight St. Louisans looking to improve lives both here at home and around the world.

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BusinessCulture

Valley Industries Offers a Helping Hand

A local company makes it their job to provide meaningful employment to some in our area who might otherwise not be able to find work.

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Culture

Heroin Awareness, It Takes a Village and Educational Table Games, August 2015

A man plans to hit the road and bicycle across the country with an important message for drug dealers. He’s pedaling to stop pushing.

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Culture

Local Charities, History Preservation, and Police Anti-Bias Training, June 2015

Lessons from the Holocaust and D-day are impacting how police officers patrol the street and how young people view the world.

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Culture

Hand Delivering Hope: Be The Change Volunteers

The life saving work by Be The Change Volunteers is profiled & includes footage & sills from Rwanda, Cambodia, Malawi, PGN, Peru, India & Guatemala.

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Culture

Every Experience Matters!

Instructors at the Leadership Development Academy provide more than just martial arts training at their gym in Olivette.

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ArtsCulture

Moments of Silence

In the wake of the Ferguson riots, a group of local artists created a touring exhibit that gives pause to reflect on the state of human relationship in America.

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Culture

Improving Downtown St. Louis’ Landscape, and Overcoming Adversity in Health and Business, February 2015

Impact is all about making changes for the better, helping those around us. On this episode, we introduce you to two people using their very different talents t

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Culture

Rainbows for Kids: The Sky Is The Limit

An inspiring story about Rainbows for Kids, dedicated to helping children with cancer & other serious illnesses and their families.

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MOAHS WW2 Honor Flight for 92 year Old Veteran, Tom Mohan

MOAHS honors 92 year old veteran Tom Mohan with a flight in the SBD Dauntless, 70 years after he flew in the same aircraft during the Battle of Guadalcanal.

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Culture

Top of Her Game

Imagine the courage of a young woman who knew what she wanted and refused to take no for an answer. See how she broke barriers and making dreams come true.

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Visually Impaired Children, Gender Bias in Athletics, Business in Art, and More, May 2014

No matter what your job, interest or hobby, you’re likely making an impact just like these inspirational stories of people helping others all in a days work.

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Culture

A New Door to St. Louis from Stan “The Man”, Messages of Hope for Children, and More, February 2014

Pilots volunteer to carry special cargo, Rally squirrel helps treat young patients, a new bridge impacts St. Louis transit, Lindbergh students go hi-tech.

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Culture

Cardinal Glennon Inspiring Hope

Cardinal Glennon Children’s Foundation inspires hope through Rally Squirrel, Homers for Health and its Tree of Hope at Christmas.

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Fighting Hunger, Feeding Hope, and Building Confidence With Change in Mind, plus More, November 2013

From the Rose Bowl to Malawi, Africa, Impact highlights special people who are making a difference in the lives of their communities here and abroad.

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Culture

Students for Global Change, Bully-Proofing Schools, Art House Coffee, and More, August 2013

Impact goes global from asking younger generations for answers to world issues to asking you to clean out your closet to help third world countries.

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The Grief Support Breakfast Club, Building Green, Options for St. Louis’ At Risk Youth, and More, April 2013

It’s the house of the future with the ultimate in green home innovation from energy efficiency, indoor air quality to how it interacts with the surrounding environment.

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Culture

A Paraplegic Surgeon’s Road to Resilience, Helping Students Succeed, and More, January 2013

Let us introduce you to some extraordinary people around our area who are making a difference on the lives of those around them. On this episode you will meet a surgeon who says he’s a better doctor after suffering a debilitating disease that left his paralyzed from the waist down. Find out about a new program designed to break the cycle of homelessness and all the participants have to do is find their true talent. An amazing statistic states that a majority of African American students who head off to college will never get their degree. We found a new school with a new attitude about education hoping to change all that. And one of St. Louis’ best known neighborhoods is going green with a community garden that is all about helping those who need it most.

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Culture

Designs for Donations, Healthy Kids Express, Veterans GO! Green, and More, October 2012

It doesn’t take much to make a difference in someone’s life and we have some wonderful stories of commitments of personal time and resources with the goal of helping others in this edition of Impact. A local agency is reaching out to homeless veterans teaching them how to get out of their economic slump. Meet a woman who wants to fight the stigma surrounding mental illness by putting the disease in the spotlight. A local hospital is hitting the roads and heading to schools offering free healthcare to hundreds of school children throughout the area. Meanwhile, a best selling author is scoring big with local students who want to play sports, and all it costs them is a couple of afternoons of reading. And finally, see how one local teacher is turning his hobby of jewelry making into an opportunity to inspire others to help those around them.

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Culture

The Gift of Giving, Home Grown Goods, The Garden Guru, A Medical Miracle, and More, July 2012

This episode of Impact begins with a heart tugging story of a little boy suffering from a fatal illness who, today, is a true medical miracle. Local doctors use a treatment never tried in the U.S. before and make medical history. We’ll also introduce you to a man making his own impact on children in need of medical help and all he did was retire. Healthy eating is making a comeback and the new trend is to buy locally produced foods. See how you can be sure the freshest food is making it’s way from area farms to your table. And if you have a gardening question, who are you going to call? How about the Garden Guru? See who he is and what he knows on this edition of Impact.

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Culture

Sound the Alarm Outreach, United 4 Children, The Blessing Basket Project, and More, April 2012

Stories about bad situations turned into motivation for helping other overcome similar adversities. Saving villages from poverty and more.

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