Turning Point

Turning Point

40 Episodes

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Turning Point
  • Intermountain Therapy Animals

    Episode 1

    Patients in need of a little extra love receive visits from the volunteers at Intermountain Therapy Animals, a nonprofit determined to help provide emotional and physical healing to those in need with their friendly service animals.

  • Whitney Elementary

    Episode 2

    Sherrie Gahn, Principal at Whitney Elementary School in Las Vegas, Nevada, finds her purpose in providing support and resources to families in the surrounding community that are impacted by recent economic turmoil.

  • Circus Project

    Episode 3

    Jen Cohen, director and founder of The Circus Project, makes the impossible possible as she helps homeless and at-risk youth get off the streets through learning professional circus skills.

  • LILY's Morningside Village? IRENE ZOLA?

    Episode 4

    Volunteers at LILY’s Morningside Village in Manhattan give a helping hand to the seniors in their community. The organization’s founder Irene Zola shares the story that inspired her to begin devoting her time to serving the elderly.

  • Heart 2 Home

    Episode 5

    Greg Adamson, president of Heart 2 Home, sets out to help make homes more accessible and accommodating by bringing the community together to perform home renovations for those with disabilities.

  • Archi's Acres

    Episode 6

    Karen and Collin Archipley of Archi’s Acres assist veterans suffering from PTSD in their transition to life in the private sector through their six week Veteran Sustainable Agriculture Training program.

  • Out 2 Play

    Episode 7

    Andrea Wenner, founder of the Out 2 Play foundation, aims to transform the deteriorated schoolyards at public elementary schools in New York City by providing them with new playgrounds, equipment, and a new sense of safety.

  • Have Justice, Will Travel

    Episode 8

    Wynona Ward, founder of Have Justice Will Travel, shares the stories that inspired her to create a legal organization in rural Vermont that provides free legal services for victims of domestic violence.

  • Musicians on Call

    Episode 9

    Musicians on Call brings joy and relief to patients across New York City hospitals by using music to compliment the healing process. Co-founders Vivek Tiwary and Michael Solomon share the experiences that inspired them to start the organization.

    Episode 10


    Episode 10

    Ed Gallagher, commandeer of the Bay Area Association of Disabled Sailors or BAADS, shares how the organization uses sailing to instill confidence and create strong communication skills for its members with disabilities.

  • The Gentle Barn

    Episode 11

    The Gentle Barn rescues severely abused animals, rehabilitates them, and creates powerful connections with children in various therapeutic programs. Founder Ellie Laks shares the life-changing connection that inspired her to start the organization.

  • Homeboy Industries

    Episode 12

    Founder of Homeboy Industries Greg Boyle shares how his faith and the struggles facing his community inspired him to create the largest gang intervention rehab and re-entry program in the country.

  • Diveheart

    Episode 13

    Founder and President of Diveheart Jim Elliott shares his mission to build confidence and self esteem for children, adults and veterans with disabilities using the craft of scuba diving as a means of physical and emotional therapy.

  • Angel Flight West

    Episode 14

    Alan Dias, Executive Director of Angel Flight West, shares the mission of his nonprofit to provide free air transportation for non-emergency medical needs with a fleet of volunteer pilots.

  • Operation Finally Home

    Episode 15

    Operation Finally Home founder Dan Wallrath shares the story that inspired him to dedicate his life to building free custom homes for wounded veterans and their families.

  • Domus
    Episode 16


    Episode 16

    DOMUS strives to help at-risk youth reach their full potential through the power of education, free-after school programs, and vocational workshops in Stamford, Connecticut.

  • Wasatch Adaptive Sports

    Episode 17

    Peter Mandler, founder of Wasatch Adaptive Sports, provides a free therapeutic recreational program for children, adults, and veterans with special needs to enjoy winter sports like skiing and snowboarding.

  • Intersect Fund

    Episode 18

    Joe Shore and Rohan Mathew, founders of The Intersect Fund, share the mission of their nonprofit to help community members build small businesses by offering free training programs and microloans.

  • The Bread Lady

    Episode 19

    Shauna Devonport, known to residents of Salt Lake City as “The Bread Lady,” has provided free food and household items for those in need for over 20 years.

  • Sweet Beginnings

    Episode 20

    Brenda Palms Barber shares how she was motivated to give back to her community by creating Sweet Beginnings, a social enterprise designed to train and hire previously incarcerated men and women in Chicago.

  • South Shore Drill Team

    Episode 21

    Founder of The South Shore Drill Team of Chicago, Arthur Robertson, describes his role in providing inner-city youth with a sense of structure, support, and a creative outlet through his organization.

  • Phoenix Multisport

    Episode 22

    Phoenix Multisport founder Scott Strode provides a safe space for recovering addicts to connect and support one another through the power of exercise and sports.

  • Eagle Eyes

    Episode 23

    Jim Gibbs, founder of Eagle Eyes, dedicates his time to developing technology that provides children with severe disabilities a way to connect with the world around them.

  • Erin Kimball Foundation

    Episode 24

    The Erin Kimball Foundation offers multiple resources for victims of domestic abuse to start a new life. Founder Sue Kimball shares the story that moved her to dedicate her life to supporting women and children who have been abused.