The Daily Points of Light

September 7, 2018

After a 32-year career as a police officer with the Appleton Police Department, 69-year-old Kristen Larson-Smith, decided she was not ready to stop serving her community. For the past 7 years, Kristen volunteers on a weekly basis with her old...

September 6, 2018

Growing up in a military family 33-year-old Jessica Richardson understands all too well the struggles Military Families face when relocating. For the past 2 years, Jessica has volunteered at the Fort Leavenworth Army Community Services Program...

September 5, 2018

After listening to veterans speak at a school Veterans Day assembly, 12-year-old Graci Tubbs felt the need to support our military and let the men and women sacrificing their lives for us, know people back home cared about them. Graci started...

September 4, 2018

 

When Kathy Hecht’s father unexpectedly became legally blind, she and her family began to brainstorm creative sources of joy to help him cope with having more empty hours in the day. Kathy, who had rescued and trained dogs with her...

September 3, 2018

Moody, Alabama 12-year-old resident, Emma Bishop, spends much of her free time with people much older than her. Emma started volunteering with Lifting Spirits of Senior Citizens when she was just nine years old. This nonprofit organization...

August 31, 2018

For over ten years, 15 year-old Cole Robins has dedicated himself to helping homeless children in his hometown of San Francisco through Project Night Night. The organization provides Night Night Packages, which include an age-appropriate children...

August 30, 2018

For the past two years Greenville, South Carolina residents, Shannon Falon and Stephen Roe have brought joy to the patients and seniors of Providence Care through a simple game of BINGO. Lovingly referred to as the “Dynamic Duo” Shannon and...

August 29, 2018

For the past three years, Allentown, Pennsylvania, resident Joel Arvelo has dedicated his time serving as coach of the Allentown Youth Soccer Club. In 2017, Joel logged in more than 1,200 volunteer hours with the nonprofit organization while...

August 28, 2018

Fascinated with the selfless humanitarian work of Doctors Without Borders, 17-year-old Mission Viejo, California, resident Mai Griffith decided she wanted to make a difference of her own. Mai founded Hearts for Hearts Foundation, a nonprofit...

August 27, 2018

Living in Hawaii, 70-year-old Margaret McGinty sees beauty in many corners of the tropical 50th state. Holding a special place in her heart, however, is the National Tropical Botanical Garden on the island of Kauai, where she is the lead member...

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