Up Close: Breaking Cycles: Ride Across America to End the Cylce of Homelessness
August 11, 2015
Hosted by Chris Tinney
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On August 20th, Bob and Carol Hollowell will embark on a 3,760-mile, cross-country bike ride across America to raise awareness and funds to help “Break the Cycle” of poverty in America. (BreakingTheCycles.org). They'll be visiting homeless shelters and visiting with the homeless along the way. You're going to love this show."Up Close" with Carol Hollowell and learn about her bike ride across America to help our homeless friends and how she's helping people change their lives in St. George, Utah. Carol is the Executive Director of Switchpoint Community Resource Center (switchpointcrc.com/) that opened in August of last year to help house the homeless and to help them improve their future. Within the three weeks of opening Swtichpoint helped 23 people find employment, nine find housing, and five people reunite with their families.
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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?”