Building on its corporate volunteering efforts throughout the year, Fidelity Investments recently celebrated its annual Fidelity Cares Day, with more than 6,000 employee volunteers sharing their time and talent with 27 schools and 81 projects across the United States, Canada and India. The day’s projects reached nearly 18,000 students and more than 2,600 teachers.
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As Points of Light celebrates its 25th anniversary this year – building upon founder President George H. W. Bush’s vision of a "thousand points of light" – we recognize the socially responsible investments from our top 2015 corporate contributors, companies that have helped Points of Light become the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service.
Through summer camps, one-day programs and mentoring and volunteer opportunities for women and girls, Sandy Marshall is bringing like-minded girls together for education, mentoring and encouragement. Just like she got from the Points of Light Civic Accelerator, which is focusing on women and girls for its spring 2015 session.
Days after the Boston Marathon bombing, a photo of 8-year-old Martin Richard holding a handmade poster that read, “No more hurting people – Peace” circulated the Internet and was shared by media outlets worldwide. The boy, who was killed when the second of two bombs exploded near the finish line, believed in a more peaceful world. Now, generationOn and Hasbro are collaborating with the Martin Richard Foundation to honor Martin’s wish, through the Martin Richard Bridge Builder Grant Program.