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Good Deeds Day
Good Deeds Day is a global day that unites people from over 75 countries to do good deeds for the benefit of others and the planet. In 2017 Good Deeds Day will mark its 11th year of expanding the circles of good, involving millions worldwide. It is held April 2, 2017, around the world, and March 28, 2017, in Israel.
“Making Their Mark on Hunger” Through Innovative Service Projects
Kids and teens have the power to provide solutions to hunger-related issues – which is why generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, is launching the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign.
Celebrating AmeriCorps Members Serving Across the Nation
During AmeriCorps Week, we celebrated the service of 80,000 AmeriCorps members currently serving communities across the nation, and the service of more than 1 million AmeriCorps alums.
Recognizing the Importance of Volunteers
Established in 2003, the President’s Volunteer Service Award recognizes the importance of volunteers to America’s strength and national identity, and honors the positive impact of their service on communities across the country.

Stories of Change

Fighting Hunger by Connecting Do-Gooders with...

Across America, 48.8 million live in households that face hunger on a regular basis – 1...

Service Dogs Bring Joy and Healing to Veteran...

Angie Pratt is the mother-in-law of a U.S. Marine who was injured in Afghanistan. That...

Volunteer to End Hunger in America

In America today, 1 in 8 people face hunger. It might be hard to believe that in the la...

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