The Daily Points of Light

July 21, 2017

Kathy Deml’s life has changed tectonically in the past 10 years. A long time single mom, she saw her son off to college and her life took a welcome turn.  She met her now husband, Tim Deml, eight years ago and the couple moved to Rockerville,...

July 20, 2017

Six high school students are being honored with a joint Daily Point of Light Award at the inaugural Disruptive Innovation Summit hosted by Usher's New Look in Atlanta, Georgia on July 20th and 21st.

Earlier this summer, the teens joined...

July 19, 2017

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Elizabeth Klosky. Read her story and nominate an outstanding volunteer, family or organization as a Point of Light.

Two years ago, Elizabeth Klosky was brainstorming ideas with her father on what...

July 18, 2017

When it comes to helping others, Angela Brown consistently steps up to the plate – even in the midst of a disaster. In 2016, West Virginia experienced one of the deadlist floods in its history, and Angela responded by working with her church to...

July 17, 2017

For Tina Haeussler, volunteering has been a way of life. Until her most recent volunteer efforts, much of her time was devoted to helping Hispanic immigrants learn to speak English. It was an effort, she said, aimed at helping them better...

July 14, 2017

Jordan Wong is a Florida teen who’s obsessed with food – that is, making sure less fortunate members of his community have enough of it. You might say he fell in with a good crowd at an early age – eager to emulate a classmate who had started a...

July 13, 2017

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Mary Jane Bedenbaugh. Six years ago, Mary Jane was reading her local newspaper when an ad for volunteers caught her eye. Ronald McDonald House Charities needed help from the community to staff its 100%...

July 12, 2017

Detroit native and Air Force retiree Vanessa Williams has traded in her military dog tags for a new life helping dogs – and cats – get tagged with new owners.

Williams has become one of the most active volunteers with Friends for...

July 11, 2017

Franca Carr is a guide and volunteer at the Shelburne Museum, a facility dedicated to art, design and Americana located just south of Burlington, Vermont. Franca has touched the lives of many museum visitors traveling to this small country town...

July 10, 2017

Cyndee Bratz, an avid volunteer, advocate and promoter of  public education, started a Community Scholarship fund for the Parma City School District 15 years ago. Her idea was to empower small businesses and community members to give in ways...

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