In the season 1 finale of People You Should Know Podcast, Bill is joined by Francia Flores of A Hand for Honduras. While A Hand for Honduras is not an official 501(c)(3) organization, her effort and passion for her homeland perfectly wraps up the overarching theme of the season. Listen to learn how.

About A Hand for Honduras:

Annually, Francia Flores, a native of Honduras, raises money to provide care packages, which contain basic necessities to individuals from her homeland.



Bill Coon is a two-time heart transplant recipient, kidney recipient, author, professional speaker and patient advocate.

After being diagnosed with end-stage heart and kidney failure in 2009, Bill later spent 70 days in the Intensive Care Unit of a Chicago hospital waiting for the gift of life. While he waited, Bill wrote a journal each day with the hope of someday creating a book that would serve as a support system to anybody who was ill. That book later became SWIM: A Memoir of Survival, an international seller that has aided thousands in overcoming the mental battle of various illnesses. Bill later went on to become a patient advocate and sought-after speaker who uses his story to inspire thousands each year.