Posted by cmurphy to Friday Volunteer News
Happy Friday! This week has been a busy one, National Volunteer Week, Earth Day, and now it's Global Youth Service Day! What service activities did you partake in? Share with us in comments!
Posted by cmurphy to generationOn
Today’s post is written by Rachel Ley, 15, from Stevens Point, WI. Rachel is a founding Youth Advisory Council member for generationOn, the youth service enterprise of Points of Light. She is also the founder of a program called Literacy for Little Ones, which provides newborn babies with book packages, encouraging their parents to read to them on a daily basis.
Posted by cmurphy to
One of the most meaningful experiences of my life had to do with the community service I participated in a year ago. I spent a summer devoted to helping the elderly at an old age home in Massachusetts. The main reason why this experience was so powerful is because it has transformed my core beliefs of the purpose of life.
Posted by cmurphy to National Volunteer Week
It's National Volunteer Week! Thank you to all the volunteers year round, and this week especially as we honor those who do so much for our communities and the world. Here are six quick and easy ways to volunteer and start making a difference.