The Daily Points of Light

June 4, 2018

For more than 25 years, Liz Mockler worked as an executive in the banking industry as a change manager and certified financial planner. Now, she is leveraging her professional background to help teen moms, the homeless and trafficking survivors...

June 1, 2018

Having two children with dyslexia, Denise Schauder understands the challenges parents often face when navigating learning disabilities. She decided to start a Facebook page to illustrate children were much more than just the diagnosis of...

May 31, 2018

Bob and Joyce Daugherty were walking with their daughter around Baylor University campus when they noticed a house being built on a flatbed truck through Habitat for Humanity. They were so inspired by the cause that they signed on as Habitat...

May 30, 2018

In 2017, Fleming Slone started volunteering as a way to get out and meet people in the community. Through HandsOn Atlanta, he began volunteering at the Atlanta Grace Community Food Pantry every Saturday. He became inspired to help solve the...

May 29, 2018
Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree David Deutchman. Read his story and nominate an outstanding volunteer or family as a Daily Point of Light.

After retiring in 2000, David Deutchman was giving guest lectures at colleges and universities...

May 28, 2018
At the age of 14, Malcolm Asher was volunteering at Oregon Health and Science University’s Doernbecher Children’s Hospital oncology outpatient clinic. He would bring construction paper and markers for the kids in the oncology playroom.  

There...

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...

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