The Daily Points of Light

November 3, 2017

As a nurse, Lovelyn Agleam knows the importance of meeting the needs of others. She’s a full-time charge nurse in the observation unit of Memorial Hermann The Woodlands in Texas, but her work to help others extends beyond the hospital walls....

November 2, 2017

As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to...

November 1, 2017

As the first volunteer for Refuge Coffee in Clarkston, Georgia – an area that hosts the most diverse square mile in the country and is home to over 60 native-spoken languages – Karen Guess brings together people from all walks of life over the...

October 31, 2017

Pete Kalenik is currently a patrolman for the Chicago Police Department, and is also pursuing a law degree and serving as a Staff Sgt. in the Army Reserve. A consummate public servant, the 32-year-old Chicago resident's motto is “We All Serve...

October 30, 2017

Coloring can be therapeutic. It can bring joy. Or, it can just be fun. That’s why Bethany Kuster founded Color for Kids as a fourth grader. Once she realized that not all children had access to art supplies, she wanted to change that, helping...

October 27, 2017

Son Michael Pham immigrated to the United States from Vietnam in 1975 as a refugee on the last day of the Vietnam War. Arriving in the U.S. with “nothing,” Son Michael says he was on the receiving end of the kindness of others, slowly working...

October 26, 2017

As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to...

October 25, 2017

Nick Katsoris is today’s Daily Point of Light Award honoree, and one of the winners of the 2016 Make A Difference Day Awards. Each year, TEGNA recognizes 14 outstanding leaders of Make A Difference Day projects, awarding $140,000 in grants that...

October 24, 2017

Mimi LaCamera brings a wealth of experience and a fierce record of success to her volunteer work with Sara Greenwood K1-8 School, a  school she calls “wicked underserved,”  with 94 percent of its 415 students living below the poverty level. A...

October 23, 2017

Farshad Azad is today’s Daily Point of Light Award honoree, and one of the winners of the 2016 Make A Difference Day Awards. Each year, TEGNA recognizes 14 outstanding leaders of Make A Difference Day projects, awarding $140,000 in grants that...

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