Miami-Dade’s largest aquaponic lab will open to educate students about urban agriculture; Celebrity chefs will lead discussion on how to innovate in making food accessible to all; Volunteers to assemble 1,000 mobile garden bags for local residents in need
ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2013 – Points of Light, the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service, is hosting an online auction in conjunction with its 2013 Tribute Awards, with proceeds supporting the organization’s mission to mobilize people to take action that changes the world.
Bidders can view the items online at www.biddingforgood.com/pointsoflight/tribute. Bidding will go live at 8 a.m. ET Friday, Oct. 11 and will end at 10 p.m. ET on Thursday, Oct. 31.
Honorees – Including Citi and AmpleHarvest.org – to Be Recognized for
Exceptional Service at the Embassy of Italy, Oct. 11
Sample Tweet: The @PointsofLight Tribute Awards to honor @GovChristie, @Citi, @AmpleHarvest & cancer survivor Amy Paterson for service #mypointoflight
Exelis, Korn/Ferry and Points of Light seek participants eager to transform military experience into civilian leadership opportunities; application deadline is Oct. 28
MCLEAN, Va., Sept. 26, 2013 – Three leading organizations are seeking applicants for a leadership development program designed to teach veterans how to leverage military experience for leadership in the civilian sector.
Kerry and Sarah Wood receive Daily Point of Light Award; Volunteers assemble 120 teacher resource kits
Panel tackles how to keep kids motivated and eager to learn, while keeping them safe; Kerry Wood to receive Daily Point of Light award
Volunteers help rebuild five homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy; Victor Cruz given the Daily Point of Light award
Thousands to participate in community-based efforts ranging from disaster preparedness to programs for returning military service members
ATLANTA, September 9, 2013 - To commemorate the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance, Points of Light is supporting thousands of individuals nationwide in service projects ranging from disaster preparedness to building MedEvac bags for wounded warriors returning home.
Iconic New Yorkers to come together to honor community resilience and emergency response; volunteers to help rebuild five homes destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, including the home of an NYPD officer/first responder
Mayor Julian Castro and Singer Gloria Estefan Join Area Leaders to Celebrate the Message of Dr. Martin Luther King and the 50th Anniversary of the Historic March on Washington
Points of Light, Bank of America and AmeriCorps VISTA
Launch Innovative Volunteer-Based Financial Coaching Program
Points of Light Civic Accelerator Opens Applications
For Next Round of Groundbreaking Program
ATLANTA, August 12, 2013 – The Points of Light Civic Accelerator today announced it will invest $50,000 each in Neighbor.ly and the Jubilee Project, two startups – one for-profit, one nonprofit – recommended by a unique investment committee, their social enterprise peers.
President Jimmy Carter, Bernice King and Civil Rights Leaders
Join in Conversation about Education, Youth and 'I Have a Dream’ Speech