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Transforming Organizations Through Strategic Volunteer Engagement
A national change-management approach, the Service Enterprise Initiative helps organizations gain a greater return on volunteer investment to meet their missions by tackling tough questions like: How do we address myths or misconceptions about volunteers among our staff? How can we get more resources for volunteering and make our program more sustainable? Points of Light is currently seeking to expand its Service Enterprise Hub network. Learn more about the benefits of becoming a Hub, program model, and how to apply.
Young Scientist Unites Creativity and Innovation with Lead Detection Device
“Never be afraid to fail no matter what it is you’re doing or creating. It’s just another step to success. Whatever the passion, I can do it. We can do it. Everyone can do it,” said Gitanjali Rao.
Couple Creates School in Tanzania to Provide Educational Opportunities to Children with Disabilities
“There is a beautiful family and community that these students create at such a young age,” said Don Tolmie. “Students begin to develop so much purpose, and support for one another is at the heart of it all.”
4 Ways to Make Disaster-Relief Donations Personal and Impactful
When natural disasters strike, it can be overwhelming to think about how you can make a difference. For many people, there is a natural desire to do something substantial to help communities in need, but even the most ambitious recovery efforts and good intentions can go wrong in delicate environments.

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