Up Close with Keith McHenry, Co-Founder of Food Not Bombs
June 30, 2015
Hosted by Chris Tinney
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Food Not Bombs has proven to be an effective project for social change. For the past 35 years volunteers have served the homeless vegan and vegetarian meals around the world. Often decribed as a movement it all began when the first volunteers were arrested for feeding the homeless. In this episode we get Up Cose with Keith McHenry, Co-Founder of Food Not Bombs and Author of "Hungry for Peace". Keith will share how it all started and the challenges volunteers face in many states where its now illegal to feed the homeless. Keith passionately makes the case that we should take action to end hunger, poverty and war providing shocking evidence that our future is in peril if we sit by and do nothing.
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Chris Tinney is a Harley-riding, wine-drinking, tie-loathing Vegan and host of Up Close with Chris Tinney.
“Up Close with Chris Tinney” is unique in that it exists to educate people about the environmental and social and challenges we face today and provide easy actions steps we can take today to walk more softly on our small planet.
We explore serious topics with serious people but make sure we always offer action steps you can take to be part of making a difference. Whether emailing your congressman or sharing a picture on social media you will always end each and every show knowing something you can do that matters.
Social responsibility had not yet been coined as a phrase when Chris Tinney started a brokerage firm and became one of the first stock brokers to specialize in socially responsible investing. It was then he first saw the power behind the simple choices business, community leaders and consumers make every day.
His later experience in Fortune 100 management, as a Radio Station News director and Founder of Spread Peace USA give him a unique perspective that he brings to the show every week.
He now serves on the board of Hotei Media Ltd, an ad agency serving nonprofits and as host of Up Close with Chris Tinney on the VoiceAmerica Talk Radio Network and continues to ask everyone he meets, “Who can you help today?”