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Elevating Their Impact

Elevating Their Impact highlights non-profits making sustainable impacts on systemic issues around the world. We bring impactful stories of organizations and their clients to you each week as well as ways to support them as a volunteer and financially.

Sep 14, 2021

Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette joined Huston-Tillotson University as President and CEO in 2015. She is the first female president of the combined institutions of Huston and Tillotson Colleges. Today, we sat down with Dr. Burnette to learn more about her trailblazing story and the history of those that came before her. We...


Sep 7, 2021

Selamta Family Project believes every child deserves the love of a family.  Selamta brings children out of institutions and into forever families.  Today, we sit down with Marisa Stam, Executive Director, to hear how her first trip to Ethiopia in 2008 significantly impacted her life.  We will also hear about...


Aug 31, 2021

Thrivent Charitable Impact & Investing works with individuals, professional advisors, organizations and partners to provide charitable impact options and has distributed nearly $300 million to support communities across the world. Today, we sit down with Mandy Tuong, President & CEO, to hear more about their unique...


Jul 27, 2021

The Settlement Home for Children serves individuals who have experienced severe emotional trauma, abuse and neglect.  Their mission is to promote healing and growth by providing a continuum of care, support and resources. Today, we sit down with Katie Moreland, the Communications Manager, to hear more about the...


Jul 20, 2021

Feeding Texas is a statewide network of 21 regional food banks and over 3,000 local food pantries and meal programs providing over 400 million meals to more than 4 million people across Texas.  Today, we sit down with Celia Cole, Chief Executive Officer of Feeding Texas, to learn more about how she has dedicated her...