MP3 Podcasts of Live Radio Interviews

Click on date of broadcast (below) to listen to or download recording (podcast) for later listening.  The following are recordings of live radio broadcast interviews with AHH Staff and volunteers.  The newest interviews are on top of list.

 Pastor John Leon, Executive Director, Albany Helping Hands

Pastor John Leon, Executive Director, Albany Helping Hands

  • November 12, 2018

    • We discussed founder Pastor Les Bailey’s passing, the Anniversary Fundraiser success, expansion progress, Christmas Tree and wreath sales and the upcoming Home for the Holiday radio broadcast from 7 to 10 the morning of Tuesday 11/20/2018.

  • September 10, 2018

    • Twentieth Anniversary. The history of AHH, Services, 20th Anniversary Fundraiser, Woodlot Campfire Wood Success, Need for Mattresses. Representing AHH was Wayne Oakes, Assistant Executive Director, Development Director John Donovan and Jim Willhight Media/ Development Consultant who was joined by KGAL Newshost Jeff McMahan.

  • November 15, 2017

    • Topics Include the opening of five Albany Helping Hands Christmas Tree Lots, plans for additional housing, Anniversary Fundraiser update, latest housing census and meal service count and the upcoming Home for the Holidays on the Radio. Representing AHH was Development Director John Donovan and Jim Willhight Media/ Development Consultant who was joined by KGAL Newshost Jeff McMahan.

  • September 13, 2017.

    • Albany Helping Hands' John Donovan, Wayne Oak and Jim Willhight Joined KGAL's Jeff McMahan on Valley Talk a live, local radio talk show. The subject: Albany Helping Hands 19th Anniversary Celebration, update on Shelter Census, Meal Count, Jason's Tractor Fundraiser, Woodlot, Thrift Store and U-Haul Operations.

  • April 13, 2017

    • Joining KGAL's Jeff McMahan on Valley Talk, Albany Helping Hands Wayne Oakes, John Donovan and Jim Willhight (20:35 edited, no commercials)

  • February 20, 2017

    • Albany Helping Hands has a new Executive Director and Valley Talk host Jeff McMahan introduced KGAL's audience to Pastor John Leon. (21:37)

  • November 22, 2016

    • "Home for the Holidays" Podcast: a digital archive of live radio interview on KGAL's Valley Talk. This interview wrapped up three hours of Home for the Holidays day on KGAL. (41:23 edited no commercials, news breaks).

  • November 15, 2016

    • Discussion of upcoming Home for the Holiday's radio broadcast on KGAL and KSHO. Mp3 podcast of the interview on KGAL's Valley Talk. (42:31 edited).

 March 16, 2016, Valley Talk ON 1580 KGAL.  Dan Kress- Executive Director (left), John Donovan- Development Director (center), Jim Willhight Development Consultant (right). Listen click  here.

March 16, 2016, Valley Talk ON 1580 KGAL.

Dan Kress- Executive Director (left), John Donovan- Development Director (center), Jim Willhight Development Consultant (right). Listen click here.


  • September 7, 2016

    • Podcast: a digital archive of live radio interview on KGAL's Valley Talk. (42:38 edited no commercials, news breaks)March 16, 2016

      • Podcast: Digital archive of live radio interview broadcast by KGAL's Valley Talk. Interviewed by Jim Willhight was Dan Kress- Executive Director and John Donovan- Development Director. (42:38 edited no commercials, news breaks)(43:01 edited no commercials, news breaks)




Thanks to Charlie Eads (President and General Manager, Eads Broadcasting) and Jeff McMahan (News / Valley Talk Host) for our airtime on Valley Talk.