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A radio show to highlight the great work of extraordinary people who truly give back to their communities and help others in need. A great way to start your day with positive and uplifting stories!

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A radio show to highlight the great work of extraordinary people who truly give back to their communities and help others in need. A great way to start your day with positive and uplifting stories!

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Our Upcoming Episode

Tune In to The Todd Leonard Radio Show This Sunday Featuring NJ State Trooper Richard Tabor

Make sure you tune into the Todd Leonard Show Facebook live stream this Sunday, July 5, 2020, from 8:00AM – 9:00AM, to listen to The Todd Leonard Radio Show. You can also listen to the broadcast live on WMTR (1250 AM). This week features NJ State Trooper Richard Tabor. We will be talking about his amazing work and commitment to build positive relationships between the community and law enforcement. These efforts were recognized by the Housing Authority of the City of Elizabeth. While a member of the graduating class of 2014, he was also selected as a recipient of the Lt. James Walsh Award, given to the recruit who “exhibited dedication, commitment, loyalty, and unselfishness during training.”

Our Latest Episode

NJ State Trooper Richard Tabor

This week we talk to NJ State Trooper Richard Tabor. Trooper Tabor shared how he rose up out of the projects in Elizabeth, and proudly served our country joining the U.S. Army, and becoming a NJSP Trooper. He also discussed how his calling by God to serve others prompted him to start "New Life Direction,” an initiative which helps empower local youth by providing them with enriching programs and helping build trust between law enforcement and the community. Their motto: “Believe. Achieve. Inspire.” He is truly inspirational and a great role model!

Past Episodes

Paul Profeta of Profeta Urban Investment Foundation

June 28, 2020

This week we talk to Paul Profeta, a successful real-estate entrepreneur who spoke about his Profeta Urban Investment Foundation and its mission, which is “to build a world-class research-driven, teaching and practitioner-oriented urban entrepreneurship and economic development program that will transform the economy of Newark, and other urban centers; create wealth in urban communities; and be a model for all urban universities.”

John McAleavey of The QuadCast Podcast

June 21, 2020

This week we talk to John McAleavey, who hosts “The QuadCast Podcast”. John, despite suffering a serious spinal cord injury in 1992, has been coaching basketball and lifting up the community for over 20 years. He recently launched his motivational podcast that focuses on the disabled community; however, it’s really for anyone looking to be inspired, as guests talk about their personal stories of struggle and triumph, doctors, therapists, plus others who share any new developments or breakthroughs.

Elissa Montanti of The Global Medical Relief Fund

June 14, 2020

This week we talk to Elissa Montanti of the Global Medical Relief Fund (GMRF). For over 20 years, her incredible organization has been providing medical treatment, transportation, lodging and rehabilitation in the United States for amputee and severely injured children from around the world.

Russ Holden, Caddy for a Cure

June 7, 2020

This week we talk to Russ Holden, PGA Member for over 35 years, who founded Caddy for a Cure, which allows a member of the public to caddy for a PGA TOUR player, with 100% of the proceeds being donated to multiple charities.

Linda Graziano, Canvas of Hope

May 31, 2020

This week we talk to Linda Graziano, who founded Canvas of Hope to raise funds for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), which provides vitally important research, advocacy and support to those facing blood cancers. Linda’s message to those who support this important cause is, “What we do today, helps tomorrow.”

NY Jets Legend, Marty Lyons

May 24, 2020

This week we talk to NY Jets Legend, Marty Lyons. He not only had a stellar college and NFL career, but in 1982 he created the Marty Lyons Foundation which has granted almost 8,000 wishes to very sick kids. His Foundation has raised over 35 million dollars since its inception. You can help Marty’s wonderful cause by going to the Marty Lyons Foundation and donate today!

Front Line Hero, Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari

May 17, 2020

This week we talk to front line hero, Dr. Rouzbeh Sattari, an anesthesiologist, who has been fighting COVID-19. God Bless the Doctors, Nurses and First Responders! We not only talked about all he and his team have done at a local hospital, but other topical issues, such as telemedicine and its future.

Nestor Bedoya, Owner of Chef Fredy's Table

May 12, 2020

This week we talk to Nestor Bedoya, the co-owner of Chef Fredy's Table in Morristown. He has done many incredible things to lift up the community and help others in need, including creating the Facebook page “HelpMorrisNOW.” Their efforts have been responsible for ensuring 600-700 families have food on their table every week.

Front Line Hero, Emergency Room Nurse Amy Pierce

May 5, 2020

This week we talk to ER Nurse, Amy Pierce, who works at Saint Clare’s Hospital and Newton Medical Center. Amy and all the incredible nurses, doctors and hospital staff are truly heroes. You will hear her first hand account of what she and the entire team at the local hospitals have endured over the last few months, all while she was pregnant!

Chris Mazzarella, Co-Founder of “Feed the Front Line”

April 30, 2020

This week we talk to Chris Mazzarella of Parsippany, who co-founded with some other great residents of Parsippany the GoFundMe campaign “Feed the Front Line,” an organization that has raised over $54,000 to date and provided over 2,700 meals to the heroes in the hospital, and in the process has helped support many local restaurants and other causes.

The Leonard Foundation, Inc., was created to help children and their families, who are battling pediatric cancer. Additionally, we also support families and organizations such as women’s shelters, food pantries, pediatric and pancreatic cancer foundations.