Humanitarian Online Radio Show Collaborates with Whole Planet Foundation, GivingCity Austin and Hyatt Regency Austin to Promote Philanthropic Efforts

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Global Humanitarian Discussions, an online radio show focused on promoting awareness through international and local volunteering, is excited to announce their recent collaborations with the digital guide to doing good in Austin, GivingCity Austin, Whole Planet Foundation as well the Hyatt Regency Austin in supporting the incredible work these organizations are spearheading globally as well as in Central Texas.

The radio show hosted by Megan Schiebe at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/megan-schiebe articulates an array of international and local volunteer opportunities available for volunteers by inviting representatives from global and local Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO’s) to discuss their upcoming volunteer needs on radio such as volunteering with an orphanage in Kenya as well as how to connect and network with potential fundraisers, etc.

Whole Planet Foundation, http://www.wholeplanetfoundation.org through their impressive microcredit programs, is enabling poor communities worldwide to take ownership of their situation by issuing microcredit loans. These loans are being offered to individuals such as women living in rural Nicaragua tirelessly working at succeeding at their home-based sewing business selling school uniforms to the surrounding communities, to women making and selling tortillas at the back of their mud hut to help sustain their families’ incomes. The loans are typically less than $200 each; however, the impact is life-changing and creates groundbreaking opportunities for some of the most impoverished women struggling to place a meal on the table.

Giving City Austin is a blog and digital magazine that offers actionable community content with the goal of connecting more Central Texans to local philanthropic efforts. The magazine contains stories, profiles, first-person essays, and in-depth features and is distributed to almost 10,000 readers in Austin. http://givingcityaustin.wordpress.com/about-2/

The Hyatt Regency Austin provides the perfect balance between the energy of downtown Austin’s nightlife and the tranquility of a natural resort setting. Located on Lady Bird Lake, the hotel offers great views of the city and convenient access to all of Austin’s amenities. And The Hyatt’s luxuriously furnished rooms and comprehensive services make the hotel the premier destination for downtown Austin. http://austin.hyatt.com/hyatt/hotels/index.jsp?null The Hyatt Regency Austin recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation of its public spaces, suites, meeting space and dining venues. Specific additions included a state-of-the-art fitness facility; Marker 10 Spirits & Cuisine; SWB—Southwest Bistro; the re-imagined Perks Coffee; and more. The hotel’s 18 grand guest suites—including 12 Executive Suites; four Deluxe Suites, one with a private balcony; and two Presidential Suites—have been completely redesigned, and all 448 guestrooms feature new energy-saving technology and decorative touches. Meeting space has also been upgraded and expanded to meet this important sector of the hotel’s clientele.

The radio show, through these collaborative approaches, hopes to engage more listeners globally through their awareness campaign of international and local volunteering as well as the benefits associated with volunteering. For more information, please contact Megan Schiebe at meganschiebe(at)travelvolunteersearch(dot)com

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