The Daily Points of Light

March 22, 2017

As part of generationOn’s Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign, sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers, Points of Light is recognizing young changemakers who are helping to alleviate hunger and food insecurities in their community through service....

March 21, 2017

College student Morgan Dillard began volunteering at a 24-hour assisted living facility for the elderly in high school. As a volunteer, she discovered that many seniors don’t get visits from family or gifts during the holidays, so she spearheaded...

March 20, 2017

When a family member is deployed, the emotional impact of being separated from a parent, especially, can be hard to bear. Seventeen-year-old Camille T. Rawlings has first-hand experiencing dealing with a parent being deployed. The teen realized...

March 17, 2017

For almost forty years, Jeff Engel has volunteered as a reader for Learning Ally in Athens. With more than 5,500 hours of service under his belt, he has recorded textbooks for people with print disabilities in almost every subject area – from ...

March 16, 2017

Lisa Jakel serves on the host committee of Volunteer Houston's annual event, A Visit from Saint Nicholas. The event serves 7,000 students, from Pre-K through second grade, in 19 Houston Title 1 schools by providing them with backpacks filled with...

March 15, 2017

Leanna Marie Edward is a teen with a heart for giving back. At just 16 years old, she has accumulated more than 2000 hours of service. She is a volunteer at Elders First, an elderly daycare where she socializes with senior citizens and teaches...

March 14, 2017

Linda Valley serves as a volunteer coach for the West Sound Council of Girls on the Run, a nonprofit organization dedicated to teaching girls life skills through an experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. Linda is always a...

March 13, 2017

Five years ago, Jianna Wright, her husband, and their 3-year-old son were eagerly preparing for the birth of her second child, a little girl who was just two weeks from her due date. A morning visit to the obstetrician’s office went well, but by...

March 10, 2017

In celebration of AmeriCorps Week 2017 (March 4-11), Points of Light is recognizing some of the outstanding AmeriCorps members who currently serve or who have served in our Ready Corps, Frontline Families, Financial Opportunity Corps, and ...

March 9, 2017

In celebration of AmeriCorps Week 2017 (March 4-11), Points of Light is recognizing some of the outstanding AmeriCorps members who currently serve or who have served in our Ready Corps, Frontline Families, Financial Opportunity Corps, and ...

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