The Daily Points of Light

May 25, 2018

Julie Cravillion was the director of a local church ministry in 2007 when she heard that 300 families were seeking services regarding domestic violence. They were asking the faith community to help. She couldn’t get this out of her mind and...

May 24, 2018

As a high school and college student, Elliot Weiner was always getting involved in organizations advocating for people who didn’t have a voice. He wanted to help speak for those who didn’t have enough power to speak for themselves.

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May 23, 2018

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Shandra Woworuntu, who was a Top 10 finalist for the L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award in 2017. Each year L'Oréal Paris and Points of Light recognize and celebrate Women of Worth who make a beautiful...

May 22, 2018

Giancarlos Castano was attending an event with multiple nonprofit organizations when United Way asked him if he would be interested in volunteering with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program; he immediately accepted. 

“I was...

May 21, 2018

J. Alohalani Smith knows personal tragedy firsthand. Living in the remote Maui village of Kaupo, a faulty propane tank burned down her entire house in 2005. She and her husband had three small children at the time and needed to rely on others...

May 18, 2018

Luis Gaitan grew up in a tough New Jersey neighborhood where there weren’t many organized extracurricular activities. However, he found his niche as a runner and ran on his high school cross country team and was a college athlete as well. “I...

May 17, 2018

Taos Wynn is an Emory University graduate who majored in economics with a concentration in finance. He grew up with a family committed to volunteering, but it was a mission trip overseas to Haiti that completely changed his perspective.

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May 16, 2018

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Deborah Jiang-Stein, who was a Top 10 finalist for the L'Oréal Paris Women of Worth Award in 2017. Each year L'Oréal Paris and Points of Light recognize and celebrate Women of Worth who make a beautiful...

May 15, 2018

Jennifer Meyers always loved to sing. After she retired as a senior regulatory specialist in the pharmaceutical industry, she was looking for ways to stay busy. She wanted to continue to challenge her brain while giving back to her community....

May 14, 2018

Jordy Botello was first inspired to give back when he came to America from the Dominican Republic in 2012 and did not speak English very well. He was in his high school’s ESOL program and he noticed a majority of the students who were...

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