Bringing Hope to the Homeless | The Todd Leonard Show's Journey of Giving Back

The Todd Leonard Show – Bringing Hope to the Homeless



This episode of The Todd Leonard Show’s Journey of Giving Back features USA TODAY’s Woman of the Year for New Jersey, Darlene Trappier, Executive Director – Beacon of Hope Inc. Darlene, who was once homeless, is the founder of Beacon of Hope, a nonprofit organization that provides hundreds of thousands of pounds of food every year to needy people in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Delaware. In 2022, she also was one of 25 people from across the nation chosen to attend the White House Conference on Hunger, Nutrition and Health. “I know what hunger feels like.”

The Todd Leonard Show puts the spotlight on those who are truly making a difference in lifting up the community and helping others in need. If you know of anyone who is giving back to the community and helping others in need, please send us an email at or call us at (973) 920-7900 so they can appear on the show. To listen to other uplifting and inspirational podcasts, please visit


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The Todd Leonard Show wants all of us to focus on the positive rather than all of the negative news. For over 20 years, attorney Todd J. Leonard has been deeply involved in working to foster the spirit of giving, sharing and helping others in need.