The Daily Points of Light

April 26, 2018

Myra Chamble (far left) with children during an event at the Berkeley County YMCA/Courtesy Myra Chamble

Myra Chamble shares her love for the arts with underserved children and teens in Charleston, South Carolina as a volunteer dance...

April 25, 2018

Meet Daily Point of Light Award honoree Leanne Huebner, 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...

April 24, 2018

Finance expert Nanelle Napp believes in using her talents for good. As a senior marketing and product manager for Bank of America, she co-leads the Bank of America Community Volunteers, Education Focus team in Charlotte, North Carolina. Nanelle...

April 23, 2018

Victoria Graeve-Cunningham donates her services as an organizational development consultant for various nonprofit organizations across the Omaha-Metro area. As the executive director of ThriVinci, a consulting group which helps empower...

April 20, 2018

As a freshman in high school, Ina Bhoopalam found herself the target of bullying – simply because she was involved in, and excelling at, the same academic activities as her male classmates.

“People thought I shouldn’t be succeeding...

April 19, 2018

In the early stages of his career, socially conscious hip hop artist Devine Carama began to notice that his Lexington, Kentucky, community was in need. He lost friends to gun violence. He saw at-risk kids who wanted to play competitive-level...

April 18, 2018

Two years ago, Will Gladstone studied the endangered blue-footed booby in his fifth-grade science class. He learned its population had declined by 50 percent in the past 60 years, and scientists didn’t know why.

Most kids would have...

April 17, 2018

At the age of 16, Rana Abdelhamid was the victim of a hate crime in New York City when a stranger tried to rip the hijab from her head. “I felt shaken and all alone,” she said. She wanted to find a way to help bring Muslim women together to...

April 16, 2018

It all started in 1990 when Barbara and Ira Smith heard about a family that had fled to Massachusetts from their home in San Salvador due to violence, and were in need of furniture for their apartment.

The Smiths put an ad in their...

April 14, 2018

U.S. Army veteran OD Harris co-founded the Ready Set Go Foundation in 2014 to provide veterans and disadvantaged entrepreneurs with the tools for business success. OD was frustrated by a lack of real support and mentorship for entrepreneurs to...

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