ATLANTA, Dec. 5, 2014 – Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, received a $1.2 million grant from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS). The grant will be used to mobilize volunteers worldwide to tackle some of society’s toughest issues.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Nov. 18, 2014 – The American Advertising Federation and generationOn, Points of Light’s youth service initiative, today announced a nationwide partnership that will elevate the impact of youth service through a unique mentorship and creative development program. The announcement came at the Advertising Hall of Achievement Induction Ceremonies and Luncheon in New York City.
Youth and Family Service Projects Take Spotlight with Campaigns Sponsored by Hasbro, Inc. and Disney Friends for Change
NEW YORK, Nov. 11, 2014 – With its mission to inspire, equip, and mobilize a nationwide network of kids and teen volunteers this holiday season, generationOn kicks off its two signature campaigns today to provide youth, families and schools with easy and meaningful ways to give back to their communities.
9th Annual Program Celebrates Women Making a Beautiful Difference in their Communities, Drives Awareness for their Causes and Accomplishments
Outerwall Civic Venture Award Recognizes InvestNextDoor’s Efforts to Create a New Source of Capital for Small Businesses
The nation’s largest day of doing good and caring for others sponsored by Gannett’s USA WEEKEND and Points of Light, with support from the Citi Foundation and the makers of Advil®
Washington, D.C., Oct. 22, 2014 – Several items from President George H. W. Bush’s private collection, dinner with one of the most famous women in China, and a backstage meeting with a world renowned pianist are available for purchase in an online auction to help support the work of Points of Light, the nonprofit President Bush founded nearly 25 years ago.
Honorees Include Yao Ming, HP, World Central Kitchen, Charles Orgbon
Washington, D.C., Oct. 20, 2014 – The Embassy of the People’s Republic of China in Washington, D.C., will be the stunning venue for the 2014 Tribute Awards given by Points of Light, the nonpartisan, global volunteer organization created by President George H. W. Bush.
Invests in 13 Startups, All Creating Economic Opportunity
ATLANTA, Sept. 19, 2014 – The Points of Light’s Civic Accelerator – the first national startup accelerator dedicated solely to investing in civic ventures – announced today the 13 startups selected to participate in its fall 2014 program, all of which focus on increasing economic opportunity for all. This will be the fifth round of the Civic Accelerator since its founding in 2012.
Effort Recognizes That AmeriCorps and Peace Corps Alumni Bring Great Skills and Experience to the Workplace
ATLANTA, Sept. 8, 2014 – To commemorate the 20th anniversary of AmeriCorps, AmeriCorps Alums – a Points of Light enterprise – today announced 20 winners of its National Leadership Awards, all of whom exemplify a commitment to a lifetime of service.
Michaela Coplen, Grace Franklin honored for work helping military families.