On today's show, we're welcoming back Brackets for Good and this year's winner - Neurohope. We also have Midtown Indy - a group of dedicated to the economic vitality of downtown Indianapolis. All this today on the EDGE!
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Brackets for Good & Neurohope
A few shows back, we welcomed Matt Duncan, Co-Founder and Deputy Director of the Brackets for Good, at the beginning of their annual event. During that show, we promised to have the winner back on and we are doing so today!
This year's winner of Brackets for Good was NeuroHope - an organization that helps patients who have suffered a spinal cord injury get access to rehabilitation.
Chris Leeuw is the founder of NeuroHope and in 2010 he suffered a C4 spinal cord injury that left him paralyzed from the neck down. He went through 17 months of therapy in Utah and returned to Indy in 2012 inspired to help others like him.
It was a great year for the Brackets for Good as well as close to $3 Million was raised this year for non-profits.
To learn more about Brackets for Good, please visit: https://bfg.org/
To learn more about NeuroHope, please visit: https://www.neurohopewellness.org
Paul Poteet on the EDGE - Dumb Phone Edition
Last we talked about an app that emulated an old disposable camera, well this week we found out that Samsung has released the perfect phone for your kids and grandparents - the dumb phone. Plus, we only have a couple days to live and would you eat a tarantula burger?
You have less than a week to live! - http://www.ladbible.com/community/weird-conspiracy-theorists-predict-end-of-the-world-later-this-month-20180412
Finally--someone is making a delicious tarantula burger! - http://www.wral.com/do-you-dare-bull-city-offers-tarantula-burger-for-exotic-meat-month/17482051/
Casey Seaton is the Program & Events Coordinator from Midtown Indy and he is joining us this week to talk about his great organization.
If you haven't heard of Midtown Indy before, they are a non-profit organization dedicated to the growth and revitalization of the 12-square mile region of Indianapolis that is known as Midtown.
To learn more about the projects and programs of Midtown Indy, please visit: https://midtownindy.org/