Children are holding bake sales and penny drives. Teens are loading heavy supplies on an assembly line. Families are adopting families through virtual volunteering. People of all ages are working hard to help those hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.
Families across the country can join efforts to help those most in need on Family Volunteer Day, taking place Nov. 17. For more than two decades, Family Volunteer Day has been held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season with giving and service.
WASHINGTON, D.C., Nov. 8, 2012 – The National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, the nation’s definitive experts on civic engagement, in partnership with Bloomberg LP, today announced the results of The Civic 50. IBM, Citi, and AT&T, Inc. take top honors in the first comprehensive ranking of S&P 500 companies that best use their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life in the communities where they do business.
What: Exelis Action Corps, the employee volunteer service program of McLean-based Exelis Inc., will hold its inaugural service event in Alexandria, Virginia on Friday, November 9, 2012. The event will be hosted in collaboration with Final Salute, a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing safe and suitable housing for female veterans.
Register for the free webinar and join the conversation on October 23, 2012 at 12:00pm ET at #ProBonoBuilding on the momentum of World Food Day this October, A Billion + Change and CSRwire are organizing a free webinar to spotlight the innovative ways that businesses are helping to fight hunger and support food security at home and in developing countries through skills-based volunteering.
More than 3,500 individuals – including first responders, veterans and the business community – will join together in Mobile, Ala., on the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance to support those who protect us in times of emergency and learn the best ways to help the community prepare for a disaster. Points of Light is supporting this effort, and thousands of others across the country, to honor those lost and those who rose in service after the 2001 attacks.