Creating the World's Largest Volunteer Community

The world is full of heroes — individuals with a desire to help, nonprofits identifying needs, corporations with resources — but it's not always easy to bring them together. Points of Light and our global network help forge new connections, inspiring and accelerating people-powered change in communities around the world. We believe everyone has the power to create change. Every action, no matter how small, is significant.

The Points of Light Global Network

The Points of Light Global Network includes innovative volunteer-mobilizing organizations who serve more than 250 cities across 37 countries around the world. Together we offer creative, impactful and inspiring ways for people to take action and engage in their communities. See the difference we make.

20
Million

Hours of Volunteer Service Each Year

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$482
Million

Annual Dollar Value of Volunteer Hours

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5
Million

People Engaged Per Year

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37
Countries

Served by the Points of Light Global Network

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DAILY POINT OF LIGHT AWARD

Honor The Volunteers Who Brighten Our World

We recognize individuals and families who give their time, talent, voice and resources to make a difference in their communities. Through their extraordinary work, these points of light demonstrate the power of individuals to spark change and improve the world.

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When you give to Points of Light, you support the vision of millions of individuals and organizations across the globe helping to solve society’s greatest challenges through volunteer service.

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