Blog Archive

Blog Archive

Daily Point of Light #4626 Bob Fabor

Bob Fabor is a Point of Light in his community providing quality Boy Scouting experiences to boys of all ages in the Baltimore Maryland Council.

Volunteering With Purpose For College Students

Today’s post is written by Joseph Baker.  He graduated from Indiana University and holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management.

Rachael McCracken – Changing the Face of Home Daycare

Today’s post is written by freelancer Jocelyn Anne who met Rachael after reading Rachael’s G73 garage heater review, the heater Rachael installed in her garage-transformed-p

Kids and Adults in Fairfax County Help Make A Difference for the Military

Gabrielle (9), Aiden (6) co-founders of Caring Kids Cards participating in Adopt A Soldier Make A Difference Day Event

Daily Point of Light #4620 Moira Landry

When Moira was nine years old visiting New York City she saw her first homeless person and realized she wanted to help her.

Daily Point of Light #4618 Julianne DeLessio

Julianne DeLessio has been dancing for most of her life. Ever since the age of 3 she has had a passion for dance and for the past 4 years she has been dancing as a member of the elite competitive team at Above the Barre Dance Academy.

Daily Point of Light #4617 Nicholas Longo

In honor of generationOn's Make Your Mark Week all of our Daily Point of Lights this week are awarded to youth who are making a difference in the world and speaking out about causes they care about.  There are so many impressive youth who are making their mark in positive ways within their communities.

Youth Can Change the World

News Flash: Make Your Mark Week

In President Barack Obama's back to school speech, he told young people around the nation that, "America needs your passion, your ideas and your energy right at this moment....Nothing inspires me more than knowing that young people all across the country are already

Make Your Mark Week 2011

Yesterday started generationOn's Make Your Mark Week, a week where young people focus on issues they are most passionate about by doing small acts or service projects that add up to make a big di

News Flash: BE BIG in Your Community Contest Winners

Twenty-five-year-old Illinois pre-kindergarten teacher Andrea de Avila's BIG idea to transform her school's courtyard roof into a garden and play area for an early childhood program was awarded the $25,000 grand prize grant from the BE BIG Fund as part of the Scholas

Americorps- Private Sector: Fuse Corps

Today's post is republished from the Americorps Alums blog on October 7, 2011.

Starbucks 2011 Shared Planet Youth Action Grants

Starbucks Shared Planet is the company commitment to do good to each other and the planet; from buying/selling sustainable coffee to m

Daily Point of Light #4611 Jurnee Carr

Growing up with a love for animals, Jurnee Carr’s life was changed the day her Girl Scout Troop volunteered at a local animal shelter and she learned that 6.5 million cats & dogs are euthanized every year in the U.S.  Instead of askin

The Importance of Saving Service

Today's post is written by Diana O'Neill, Executive Director of the

News Flash: Welcome New Board Members

Points of Light has added four new mem

Marcie Skips Cancer

Today's blog is re-published from Skip1's blog on August 26th. This is a moving story written by Marcie who inspires people to do good and give back to others.

Change Notes: Looking Back At Our Work


Daily Point of Light #4609 Josiah Bruny

Josiah Bruny on the right

World Teachers' Day 2011

Since 1994 World Teachers’ Day has been celebrated on October 5th.

NewsFlash: Serve It Forward Scholarship

Volunteers from HandsOn Network,

This October Make a Difference

Happy October!

A Transformative Summer Volunteering

Today's post is republished from the Youth Volunteer Corps blog on September 27th.  This story was written by a par