The Daily Points of Light

March 21, 2018

When Teagan Stedman was 8 years old, he watched a friend battle cancer. Teagan wanted to do something to help, but struggled to find something appropriate for someone his age. Both Teagan and his friend were passionate about music, so hecame up...

March 20, 2018

Joan Monroe is passionate about sharing the treasure trove of books housed at the Trafford Community Public Library with the residents of her small Pennsylvania town. As a library volunteer, she helps promote events, fundraises, and acts as...

March 19, 2018

Paul Langenfeld has always had a heart for service. His St. Paul, Minnesota-based nonprofit, The Langenfeld Foundation, provides opportunities for people with disabilities to fish and hunt, as well as participate in sporting activities. The...

March 16, 2018

When it comes to volunteering, high school senior Sanjna Das wears many hats. The teen is co-president of the Cradles to Crayons Club at her school, which fund raises for local kids in need; donates half of the proceeds from her homemade...

March 15, 2018

Students of the Flower Mound, Texas-based Music Startz Studios are using their talents for good by performing for seniors residing in assisted care facilities.

Karen Lim-Smith, co-owner and artistic director for the music program,...

March 14, 2018

Alyssa Lego and Amanda Witkowski created a movement called "I Strut for Autism." In 2017 they organized Shop. Sell. Strut! in collaboration with Autism NJ. The event offered a wide array of festivities for ticketed patrons, including a runway...

March 13, 2018

Thea Ward Jorgensen is well-known around her Bismarck community for doing whatever she can to help others. The active volunteer hosts clothing drives in her fitness studio, organizes charity ruck marches for local food banks, and even supports...

March 12, 2018

Minister, Ohio, teen Abigail Brown volunteers with the Red Wagon Campaign (RWC), which supplies hospitalized children with toys, arts & crafts supplies, and other donated materials. As a RWC volunteer, Abigail contacted local businesses for...

March 9, 2018

Kayla Kaczorowski founded the C-FC Backpack Meals Program in 2016 to help combat hunger in her community. The program provides food-filled backpacks to around 50 kids in need every weekend. Kayla handles all food orders, formulates meal plans,...

March 8, 2018

Nishka Ayyar is an avid volunteer with a number of organizations, including the Nike Animal Rescue Foundation and Sunday Friends, but the cause nearest and dearest to her heart is serving the elderly in her community. In 2015, she launched...

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