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Mar 24
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
Please read the following narrative about volunteer, Ellen Dean. Ellen Dean addresses the need to educate new generations of children to the age old use for books. Opening their minds to another way of learning that does not include television or computers. She helps them sharpen their reading skills therefore indirectly helping them overall in the whole school experience. Which will benefit them as they grow older and advance to each grade.
Mar 23
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
Please read about a "super" group of volunteers, Skiffytown League of Heroes, superheroes helping charities. Skiffytown League of Heroes (SLOH) began when a group of comic book enthusiasts, (sixty so far and counting), began talking to each other over the internet. As we discovered we loved the lessons from the superheroes we read about and wanted to bring those same values to the real world around us with characters of our own creation.
Mar 20
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
The SCS HelpLine Volunteers, are an extraordinary group of volunteers who show daily their commitment to community involvement and to Texas A&M University and their fellow Aggies. They are active members of an invaluable, life-saving program on campus and the selflessness shown by them speaks volumes about their character.
Mar 19
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
Please be inspired by Richard Miles’ story of service. I first came across HorsePower at my college in New Hampshire. Once I got started in the program I found that I liked volunteering my services for this program. What motivated me to continue volunteering at this Program for all 4 years of my college career was the changes I got to see in the people riding the horses.

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