Charity Champions Podcast

Telling the stories behind the Champions. The Charity Champions Podcast is way for us to sit down with our Charity Champion winners and introduce them to the community they serve.

Charity Champions Podcast

Telling the stories behind the Champions. The Charity Champions Podcast is way for us to sit down with our Charity Champion winners and introduce them to the community they serve.

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PODCAST: Feeding Waco’s Hungry with Shepherd’s Heart

Shepherd’s heart started as a food pantry helping food-insecure families in Waco. Now they’re feeding more than 29,000 families each year. Shepherd’s Heart also operates a resell shop and teaches life-skills classes to try and break the cycles of poverty in the community.  Learn more on the Shepherd’s Heart website. Follow them on Facebook and Twitter. About the Charity Champions Podcast The Charity Champions Podcast is co-hosted by Dale Smith, Director of Community Outreach for TFNB Your Bank For Life, and Randy Lane, CTO and VP of Marketing for 360 Solutions. Together they invite Charity Champions and the people they help into the Triangle

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EP 19: Creating Families with Nightlight Christian Adoptions

Randy and Dale sit down with Nightlight Christian Adoptions Waco Executive Director Erin Wheeler-Cerone to talk about how they help find loving Christian homes for children put up for adoption. We discuss domestic, international, and embryo adoption. Erin also tells us how adoptive parents should approach telling their kids about the process. Learn more about Nightlight at: https://www.nightlight.org/texas-office/ About the Charity Champions Podcast The Charity Champions Podcast is co-hosted by Dale Smith, Director of Community Outreach for TFNB Your Bank For Life, and Randy Lane, CTO and VP of Marketing for 360 Solutions. Together they invite Charity Champions and the people

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EP 18: Gameday Special

Happy Thanksgiving week, everyone! This is Randy Lane with a special edition of the Charity Champions podcast. We’re going to play two interviews from last week’s Baylor game.  First, we’ll hear Sheree Corn’s interview with the voice of the bears, John Morris. She’s in charge of community outreach at Pack of Hope. She’ll explain how their organization is erasing hunger by giving food-insecure kids bags of nutritious snack over the weekend. A lot these kids would otherwise go several days without anything to eat.  After that, we’ll hear John’s interview with David Littlewood, president of TFNB Your Bank For Life.

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Our Sixth Champion: McLennan County Pack of Hope

Randy sits down with Co-Founders of McLennan County Pack of Hope Jane Bounds and Cliff Reece. Pack of Hope helps food insecure children in McLennan County by sending them home from school over the weekend with a pack of nutritious food. While they’re currently packing up meals for over a thousands kids each week, more than 26,000 children in McLennan County are considered food insecure. Learn more about Pack of Hope at packofhope.org Check out their recognition at the last Baylor game of the year: https://youtu.be/lm2ylSQ2wUk Watch their video: See our video featuring Co-Founder, Jane Bounds on the KWTX midday show:

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Our Fifth Champion: The Junior League of Waco

Randy sits down with Holly Burchett and Jana Hixson of the Junior League of Waco to talk about their focus on early childhood education in the city. Check out a video of their recognition at a recent Baylor Football game: https://youtu.be/4XDiGmf-nEg About Junior League The Junior League of Waco is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving our community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable. Watch their video:

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Our Fourth Champion: Restoring Uganda with Restoration Gateway

Randy and Dale sit down with Dr. Tim and Janice McCall of Restoration Gateway. Their mission is 700 acres of land in Northern Uganda. They work to restore peace and heal wounds among the vulnerable children and war-torn people in the area. About Restoration Gateway The ministry of Restoration Gateway started in 2004 when seven Ugandan men began meeting to pray under a tree on the land presently held by the project. Their prayer was that God would send someone to help restore all that the enemy had stolen in their land. God answered those prayers and issued a call

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About Charity Champions

Charity Champions are nonprofit organizations chosen by TFNB Your Bank For Life employees after being nominated by the community.  Winners receive an awareness marketing campaign and leadership training, at no charge to the nonprofit.

The awareness campaign begins with a radio interview by the voice of the Baylor Bears, John Morris and an on-field presentation at McLane Stadium in front of thousands Central Texans during a Baylor football game. It continues with recognition at Baylor basketball games and a feature on the Charity Champions Podcast.

After football season ends, world-renowned 360 Solutions brings Charity Champions winners together for leadership development training during the first and second quarters of every year.  Learn more.