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The Podcast Consultant

Causepods is a passion project of The Podcast Consultant, Mathew Passy. The aim is to interview folks who are using podcasts to raise awareness for a good cause. Whether that’s a non-profit, charity, medical cause, social justice movement, or anyone ...Show More
How to Use a Podcast to Teach Democracy with Jenna Spinelle of the Democracy Works Podcast

20:15 | Aug 8th

Jenna talks about how they are using a podcast format to teach listeners how to have a healthy democracy.
Important Stories with a Positive Vibe with Sandy Joy Weston of the Let’s Keep it Real

24:21 | Aug 1st

Sandy Joy Weston started her podcast to showcase people and their amazing stories of positivity, strength, and courage from her travels all over the world.
A Focus on Healthcare in Rural America with Beth O'Connor of The Rural Health Voice Podcast

16:37 | Jul 25th

Beth O’Connor, Executive Director of the Virginia Rural Health Association and host of The Rural Health Voice Podcast, talks about launching a podcast to bring attention to the difficulties people living in rural America face when searching for healt...Show More
The 9 Lives of Dr. Richard Shuster - The Daily Helping Podcast

30:57 | Jun 20th

Dr. Richard talks about how a life-changing event transformed him from a tech consultant to a person motivated by helping others.
Support Through Awareness - Lew Hastings - Red Road Radio Show

32:06 | Jun 6th

Lew discusses the impetus to share stories from Native communities, and his motivation to help.
Domestic Violence Divide - Teri Yuan – en(gender)ed podcast

23:36 | May 23rd

Teri discusses how she sees feminism missing from the conversation around domestic violence, and how she seeks to unite survivors through her podcast and collective.
Career Continuity - Jamie Muskopf – SO Unbecoming Podcast

29:39 | May 9th

Jamie discusses the challenges of achieving career goals in the face of the unique circumstances presented by being a part of a military family.
Making it Personal - Dr. Nathaniel Chin – Dementia Matters Podcast

19:25 | Apr 25th

Dr. Nathaniel Chin discusses how his father’s diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease motivated him to change course in his medical career, focusing on research and science to support others with similar diagnoses, in the hopes of eventually eradicating the...Show More
The Uphill Battle of Batten Disease

24:29 | Apr 11th

Christopher Velona discusses the reality of being a father to a child with a rare, as yet untreatable disease, and the steps he has taken to create a brighter future for his son.
Jen Stansbury Koenig - HSCT Warriors Podcast

36:23 | Mar 28th

Today on the show we’re joined by Dr. Jen Stansbury Koenig, creator of HSCT Warriors Podcast, who is going to be defining for us what exactly autoimmune disease is and the role that hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT) can play in the healing p...Show More
Chris Lanphear - NoCo FM (EP.17)

25:17 | Mar 14th

Welcome back to Causepods everybody! Today our guest is Chris Lanphear, the founder and brains behind NoCo FM, a network of radio and podcast shows with a focus on inclusivity, diversity, and causes that need a voice. With a longish career in radio a...Show More
Lara & Kelly - Doing Good Business (EP. 16)

23:46 | Feb 28th

Welcome back to Causepods everyone! Today our guests are Lara Heacock, who is a leadership coach with a personal development blog at kindover.com and Kelly Stewart, who is a positive business consultant at the positivebusiness.com who are going to te...Show More
Bonus Episode - Spice of Life

52:38 | Feb 14th

Today on Causepods we are switching the format up a little bit and are lucky enough to be recording live from the Spice of Life charity event hosted by Forgotten Boardwalk in New Jersey! This annual event is all about celebrating life, organ donation...Show More
Carolyn Kiel - Beyond 6 Seconds (EP.15)

26:31 | Jan 31st

Welcome back to Causepods everyone! Today our guest is Carolyn Kiel, who is the host of Beyond 6 Seconds and she is here to tell us all about her own journey since starting a podcast just over a year ago. Beyond 6 Seconds is focused on showcasing peo...Show More
Rabbi Richard Address - Seekers of Meaning (EP.14)

22:29 | Jan 10th

On Causepods today, we welcome Rabbi Richard F. Address from the Jewish Sacred Aging community and the host of the Seekers of Meaning Podcast. As an older member of his community, one that continues to grow and evolve in the modern age, Rabbi Richard...Show More
Chris Roy - The Professionals in Animal Rescue (EP.13)

27:55 | Dec 20th, 2018

On the show today we welcome Chris Roy, the host of The Professionals in Animal Rescue podcast! This podcast is focussed on highlighting the work of different individuals in the field of animal rescue and shining a light on the different roles that r...Show More
Jon Strum - Real Talk MS (EP.12)

25:46 | Dec 13th, 2018

In this episode of Causepods we are joined by Jon Strum who is the host of Real Talk MS, a podcast aimed at creating community around the spread of information on multiple sclerosis. Jon’s desire to create this platform grew out of his personal exper...Show More
Dionne Bensonsmith and Tammy Nyden - Mothers on the Frontline (EP.11)

41:49 | Dec 6th, 2018

Hello and welcome back to Causepods! We are back after a short break and slight change in name but are delighted to bring you this episode today with two great guests! They are Dionne Bensonsmith and Tammy Nyden from Mothers on the Frontline. The thi...Show More
Dorothy Illson - Financial Freedom and Generosity (EP.10)

27:01 | Nov 8th, 2018

On today’s episode we welcome Dorothy Illson, host of The Do Well and Do Good Podcast. The show is focused on talking to guests who have achieved a level of financial freedom and use that opportunity to give back in some way. So Dorothy’s show is not...Show More
Jennifer Fink - Fading Memories Podcast (EP.09)

29:43 | Nov 1st, 2018

Welcome back to Causepods everybody! Today’s episode is with Jennifer Fink, host of The Fading Memories Podcast. As a newcomer to the podcasting and audio realm, Jennifer and her show, which deals with Alzheimer’s, have quickly shown that they are a ...Show More
Larry Gifford - When Life Gives You Parkinson's (EP.08)

27:08 | Oct 18th, 2018

On today’s episode we welcome Larry Gifford, host of the When Life Gives You Parkinson’s podcast. Larry, who has been in the radio and podcasting sphere for many years now, was recently diagnosed with Parkinson’s. He found that he wanted to find info...Show More
Matthew Zachary - Giving A Voice to Young Cancer (EP.07)

29:10 | Oct 11th, 2018

On todays show we welcome Matthew Zachary, the founder and host of The Stupid Cancer Show. The show started out on the radio during the transition that radio made from terrestrial stations onto the internet and before podcasts were really in the comm...Show More
Kitty Felde - Book Club For Kids (EP.06)

25:24 | Oct 4th, 2018

In this episode of Causecasts we welcome the host of Book Club for Kids, Kitty Felde. Kitty started the podcast a few years ago as way to create lifelong readers out of middle schoolers, a cause that we fully support! Coming from a career in public r...Show More
LOPA - Raising Awareness For Organ Donation

29:23 | Sep 27th, 2018

Welcome to another episode of Causecasts and today on the show welcome not one, but three amazing guests! Joining us today we have the hosts of The Gifted Life Podcast, Lori Steele, Joey Boudreaux, and Sally Gentry. The podcast is produced by the Lou...Show More
Lee Silverstein - WE Have Cancer (EP. 04)

30:39 | Sep 20th, 2018

On today’s episode of Causecasts we are so happy and honored to have Lee Silverstein, host of the WE Have Cancer Podcast, as our guest. Lee created this podcast a few years ago as a way to inspire hope and connection within the community of people af...Show More
James Thomas - Four Seasons, One Family (EP.03)

21:39 | Sep 13th, 2018

Today’s guest is James Thomas, the host of Four Seas One Family, a podcast aiming to show how common the human experience is and break down the barriers that divide us. As an American immigrant who now lives and works in Taiwan, James’ experiences in...Show More
Bill Monroe - Strokecast (EP.02)

28:31 | Sep 13th, 2018

Welcome to the second episode of Causecasts! Our guest today is Bill Monroe, the host of Strokecast, a podcast focused on raising awareness and sharing information on the symptoms, risks and recovery of stroke. Bill himself experienced a stroke at wh...Show More
Judithe Registre - The Get InPowered Podcast (EP.01)

33:19 | Sep 13th, 2018

Our first guest on Causecasts, The Get InPowered Podcast’s Judithe Registre, has a main goal with her podcast to bridge cultural gaps and bring about more understanding through the use of narratives that challenge the simplified cultural myths we are...Show More
Welcome to Causepods

03:57 | Sep 2nd, 2018

Welcome to Causepods. I’m your host Mathew Passy and I am delighted to be launching this passion project aimed at raising awareness, and some funds, for those using podcasts purely for a good cause. Each week, I’ll highlight a new show, what positive...Show More