What happens when your NGO has a passion for changing the world and podcasting about, you guessed it, changing the world? An IRUSA podcast is born!

Every week, B.C. Dodge sits down with humanitarian influencers, Islamic Relief staff members, dedicated volunteers and people who serve humanity to talk about important issues that affect us all.

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In this week’s “What a Relief!” podcast episode, hosts B.C. Dodge and Nouf Samarkandi sit down with representatives from the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS). Vassilis Kerasiotis and Miriam Bensky are the respective Greece Country Director and Senior Development Officer for Institutional Giving for HIAS. They were also joined by IRUSA’s Director of Public Affairs, Christina Tobias-Nahi.

December 4, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 104 : An Introspective Look at the Refugee Crisis in Lesvos

In this week’s “What a Relief!” podcast episode, hosts B.C. Dodge and Nouf Samarkandi sit down with representatives from...

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On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast, B.C. Dodge has an inspiring conversation with Tim Smyth, an educator and innovator in the classroom. Smyth is using comics to reach kids who otherwise wouldn’t read or care about certain subject matters. His innovative pedagogical efforts bring forth a fresh look into literature for many students.

November 13, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 103 : More than a comic book: An interview with educator extraordinaire Tim Smyth

On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast, B.C. Dodge has an inspiring conversation with Tim Smyth, an...

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In this week’s “What a Relief!” podcast episode, host B.C. Dodge and IRUSA’s Nouf Samarkandi sit down with Mr. Vimlendra Sharan, who is the Director of the Liaison Office for North America for the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This is a particularly impactful episode, as it is dedicated to World Food Day, which takes place every year on October 16

October 16, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 101 : Fighting Hunger and Malnutrition on World Food Day

In this week’s “What a Relief!” podcast episode, host B.C. Dodge and IRUSA’s Nouf Samarkandi sit down with Mr....

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This throwback episode of IRUSA’s “What a Relief!” podcast is full of raw stories from Myanmar’s border. Our host B.C. Dodge talks with Imam Khalid Latif and IRUSA’s Ridwan Adhami about a trip that they recently returned from to document the crisis and IRUSA’s response.

September 25, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 99: Nightmares in Myanmar

This throwback episode of IRUSA’s “What a Relief!” podcast is full of raw stories from Myanmar’s border. Our host...

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In this throwback episode of the What A Relief Podcast, hosts B.C. Dodge and Mordant sit down Abdul-Malik Ahmad as part of the annual 24-Hour Podcast.

September 11, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 98: We Talk With Abdul-Malik from Native Deen #Throwback

In this throwback episode of the What A Relief Podcast, hosts B.C. Dodge and Mordant sit down Abdul-Malik Ahmad...

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“ What A Relief Podcast ” 97: Tech Girls That Will Knock Your Socks Off

August 28, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 97: Tech Girls That Will Knock Your Socks Off

Recorded in front of a live audience, this special episode of the What a Relief Podcast features B.C. Dodge...

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“ What A Relief Podcast ” 96: Growing Up With Muslim Artists

August 14, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 96: Growing Up With Muslim Artists

On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast B.C. Dodge and Mordant sit with Islamic Relief USA’s very...

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“ What A Relief Podcast ” 95: How We Work With Neighbors...and Why

July 31, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 95: How We Work With Neighbors…and Why

This flashback episode of the “What a Relief!” podcast is chock full of great information about how Islamic Relief...

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“ What a Relief Podcast ” 94: Superhero Talk with Tala Ashe

July 17, 2018“ What a Relief Podcast ” 94: Superhero Talk with Tala Ashe

On this episode of the What a Relief Podcast B.C. Dodge takes a dive into the comic book world...

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“ What A Relief Podcast ” 93: The Real Deal with Khalil Ismail

July 10, 2018“ What A Relief Podcast ” 93: The Real Deal with Khalil Ismail

You’re going to want to have a pen and paper handy when you listen to this week’s “What a...

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