Announcing the 2017 Corporate Volunteer Council of the Year
At the 2017 Conference on Volunteering and Service, Points of Light honored the Corporate Volunteerism Council – Twin Cities as 2017 Corporate Volunteer Council of the Year for serving as a primary local resource for encouraging, educating and connecting businesses that support employee volunteerism.
Atados Wins 2017 George W. Romney Award
This year’s award, inspired by Points of Light’s resilient communities framework and aligned with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, recognizes Atados' contribution to healthy, vibrant, thriving communities by adapting its successful volunteer engagement model to respond to the global refugee crisis and provide aid to the people taking refuge in Brazil.
Syrian Violinist Turns Passion for Music into Message of Peace
"I feel powerless to change the current tragedy on going in my country. However, I believe so much in the power of music – and I believe it its ability to fashion peace and love in our world."