The Daily Points of Light

August 26, 2016

Twins Chris and Matt Hales, now 17-years-old, have traveled the world as competitive swimmers since they were in first grade. But one event outside of Puerto Vallarta a few years ago proved especially noteworthy. “It was their first trip out of...

August 25, 2016

Ssubi recognizes there are areas of immediate need that often fall through the cracks and supports projects around the world less likely to be funded by large organizations. Filling those gaps that are left behind, in Southern CA, that is the...

August 24, 2016

Daniel Kelly was a jack of all trades, serving as a Seaman first class for the Navy during World War II in both the Atlantic and Pacific fronts. Kelly had once told his granddaughter, Ashley French, that manning the turret guns on his ship,...

August 23, 2016

Rescue Well was founded by Christine Sandberg in Baltimore, Maryland in 2011. Since its launch, it has grown from offering post-adoption support to the city shelter, to offering several programs across Maryland, Washington, DC and Northern...

August 22, 2016

“Voting is the whole basis of democracy.  What makes our country work is to have people find out about the issues and the candidates and vote accordingly.  The main thing is to know the facts,” says Evelyn Christman, who served for years as...

August 19, 2016

“These videos give parents the peace of mind of knowing they’ve said what they’d like to say, and it gives children the gift of a lifetime – it gives them their parents,” says Carri Rubinstein, founder of Thru My Eyes, which helps parents with...

August 18, 2016

“Girl scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.” That is the mission of the Girl Scouts of America. Jo Blackburn, a dedicated volunteer for the Girl Scouts of San Jacinto Council in Texas says...

August 17, 2016

John Corcoran, 77, spent the first six years of his life being honest. But from age 6 on, he started dodging the truth about not being able to read and write.

Standard teaching methods didn’t work for him because – like millions of other...

August 16, 2016

America the Beautiful. There are great cities all across the country, from the Atlantic coast to the Pacific Ocean, all with a distinct difference that sets one apart from the other. While certain cities like New York and Chicago are known for...

August 15, 2016

“When my 89-year-old mother was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer and relocated from Alabama to be near me in North Carolina, I quickly realized I was at a loss about area resources and support to help her.  I felt overwhelmed by her new...

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