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At the core of our philosophy is the belief that the most powerful force in the world is the individual who has realized their power to do good. At Points of Light, we inspire, equip and connect nonprofits, businesses and individuals ready to apply their time, talent, voice and resources to solve society’s greatest challenges.
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Shannon McNicholas of Mission Viejo, California is passionate about helping teens affected by domestic violence. At Mission Viejo High School, McNicholas started…