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The Do Gooders Podcast

Dec 27, 2021

Could you guess the most popular undergraduate course at the University of Notre Dame?

If you guessed a philosophy class, titled “God and the Good Life,” you are correct.

But it’s not the Philosophy 101 you may have taken in college. It’s “built on the idea that philosophy is care for our souls.”

That our...

Dec 20, 2021

This season, we’ve been talking a lot about hope in The Salvation Army.

Hope, by definition, is a feeling of optimism—it’s based on expecting a positive outcome.

That’s what Commissioner Doug Riley will tell you.

He’s the Territorial Commander of The Salvation Army in the western U.S.

He was commissioned as...

Dec 13, 2021

This is a very special episode as it’s our 100th episode of this show!

When I sat down to plan this season and saw episode 100 would fall just before Christmas, I wanted to make sure we had a really special guest.

And we do.

I am so excited today for this episode on the nostalgia and traditions of family at Christmas...

Dec 6, 2021

It’s the season of giving. 

Giving love, giving thanks. Giving to a red kettle near you.

And while those bells ring, it’s also a season when many give of their time. 

They volunteer.

Each year more than 3 million people of all ages volunteer their time, talents and resources to assist The Salvation Army's work...

Nov 29, 2021

You’ve probably heard the term “pandemic poverty.” 

Maybe you were lucky and were able to work from home when the pandemic took hold of our communities. 

Or, you may know the reality of that poverty more intimately with the loss of a job, loss of income, loss of a way to make ends meet at all. 

The Salvation Army...