The Daily Points of Light

August 10, 2018

18-year-old Quinn Favret was on a lunch break during his internship in downtown Detroit when he noticed a homeless man sitting in the median of the road. Day after day, the man remained in the median – and Quinn noticed person after person...

August 9, 2018

Dr. Pauline Nagle Olsen is a retired obstetrician/gynecologist, and started her life as a religious nun. Now, at 81-year-old, when asked what continues to feed her soul, she says the Malta House of Care Mobile Medical Clinic.

Witnessing...

August 8, 2018

73-year-old Carol Collins says that by working at a nursing home towards the end of her career, she discovered how much she enjoyed engaging with the residents.

Now retired, the Rock Hill, South Carolina resident has committed her time...

August 7, 2018

22-year-old Janae Innis has been involved in community service since she was a child, but describes how volunteering with Georgia College Miracle was a totally organic event, and was a result of her love for fun.  

As a freshman at...

August 6, 2018

As a child, the now 15-year-old Elizabeth Merriam remembers watching her aunt battle cancer and the subsequent oncology treatments, and wished she could comfort others going through a similar experiences.   

Turning towards a demographic...

August 3, 2018

71-year-old Pamela Rogan says that as a teenager, she asked for a horse as a gift for every birthday and Christmas. However, by growing up in an apartment in Brooklyn, her wish never came true. 

Today, the Melbourne, Florida resident...

August 2, 2018

A dedicated volunteer, Chesterfield, Virginia resident Ryan Scarbrough wears many hats in his community, all in the pursuit of using his skillset to give back. As the president of the Lakeside Volunteer Rescue Squad, he oversees a group of 60...

August 1, 2018

Three years ago, Flynn Kemh - an eleven-year-old at the time - says she started to realize there were some children in her dance classes who could no longer afford to come. Flynn, who has danced since she was a toddler, decided to do something...

July 31, 2018

12-year-old Catherine Olsen enjoys playing volleyball, basketball and lacrosse. She’s involved in Girl Scouts and is starting 7th grade this fall. What sets this middle-schooler apart from other kids her age? This standout volunteer logs...

July 30, 2018

A native of Dunwoody, Georgia, a suburb outside of Atlanta, Zach Leitz says he was never exposed to the problem of homelessness in his community. However, after becoming a student at the University of Georgia in Athens, he was shocked by how...

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