The holiday season is a perfect time to disconnect from the distractions around us and connect with our families through service to others, such as on Family Volunteer Day, Nov. 22.
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Fast Company magazine ran an exclusive today – the first Women’s Entrepreneurship Day – about a new initiative to boost women entrepreneurs. With support from the PwC Charitable Foundation, Inc., Points of Light will select the next group of entrepreneurs to benefit from its Civic Accelerator with a gender lens, selecting only startups that help women and girls gain equal access to opportunities.
When school lets out for summer break, most students cast aside their textbooks. But one family dedicated their summer to helping young people keep learning.
Sometimes the concept of “engaging one’s community” can seem a bit daunting. That was the case for me in my job at our campus’ volunteer center. Sometimes though, you feel compelled to act and just do something.