Giving Back For the Holidays and Beyond

December 26, 2013
Hosted by Ray Hansell, MarySue Hansell, and Gregory Hansell

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For the holiday season, give the gift of warmth! This week on BetterWorldians Radio we’ll talk with two organizations that focus on providing the less fortunate with the things they need to stay warm through the winter.

Our guests this week are Tom Costello, the founder of The Joy of Sox, and Carey Palmquist, the Executive Director of Operation Warm. Tom will discuss how he went from a “homeless phobia” to providing over 100,000 pairs of new socks for the homeless. Carey will tell us how, to date, Operation Warm has provided more than a million children with their first new coat to keep them warm.

Tune in every week to hear new guests share how they are making the world a better place and to learn how you can become a BetterWorldian!

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Ray Hansell, MarySue Hansell, and Gregory Hansell

Ray Hansell, MarySue Hansell, and Gregory Hansell

BetterWorldians Radio is hosted by the family team that created the popular game, A Better World. This game rewards players for doing good deeds while helping to raise money and awareness for charities. Over 1.5 million people have performed over 8.5 million good deeds in A Better World. This game grows from the Hansells’ lifelong commitment to make the world a better place.

Ray Hansell is CEO of ToonUps, creator of A Better World. He is a serial entrepreneur, who successfully founded and took public a national marketing firm. Giving back has always been important to Ray, who supports cancer research, disabled children, and disadvantaged families. Ray wants the show to increase local and global altruism and philanthropy.

MarySue Hansell is COO of ToonUps. MarySue has been a successful entrepreneur and business executive for over 30 years. She is also an avid student of the healing arts, Positive Psychology, and spirituality. MarySue uses BetterWorldians Radio to share the transformative findings and practices that help people improve their lives and the lives of others.

Gregory Hansell is Vice President of Product Development at ToonUps. Greg conceived the original concept of A Better World. He has a B.A. and M.A. in Philosophy and World Religions, and has spent over 15 years at the intersection of technology, social causes, and big ideas. Greg sees BetterWorldians Radio as a way to build a global community around altruism, optimism, and understanding.

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