JOIN US FOR THE GEORGE H.W. BUSH POINTS OF LIGHT AWARDS 2024

The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards honors individuals who demonstrate the transformative power of service, and who are driving significant and sustained impact through their everyday actions and words that light the path for other points of light. The 2024 Awards Celebration will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Capital Hilton on October 23.

About the Awards

President George H.W. Bush believed that every societal problem is being solved somewhere by a group or an individual. The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards honors outstanding individuals advancing solutions in ways that demonstrate the extraordinary traits of our 41st president: integrity, empathy, respect, optimism, conviction in the face of opposition, and belief in the power of the human spirit to create positive change.

Highlights from the Fifth Annual Awards Celebration

The 2023 Awards Celebration was held in Washington, D.C. at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center on October 26, 2023.

Highlights from the Fourth Annual Awards Celebration

The fourth annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Celebration was held on October 24, 2022, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Awards Celebration co-chairs included Barbara Bush, Jenna Bush Hager, Lauren Bush Lauren, Mike and Jacquelyne Love, Wendy Stapleton and Andy and Marie Unanue.

Highlights from the Third Annual Awards Celebration

The third annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Celebration was held on Sept. 28, 2021 in-person in New York City and livestreamed for a global audience. Awards Celebration co-chairs included Barbara Bush, Victor and Patricia Ganzi, Jenna Bush Hager, Lauren Bush Lauren and Wendy Wear Stapleton.

Highlights from the Second Annual Awards Celebration

The second annual celebration of The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards, a livestream experience celebrating the transformative power of the human spirit, was held on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. Awards Celebration co-chairs included Barbara and Craig Coyne, Jenna Bush Hager and Henry Hager and Wendy Stapleton.

Highlights from the Inaugural Awards Gala

The Inaugural Awards Gala was held on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019, at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City. Presidents George W. Bush, Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama graciously served as honorary co-chairs of the Awards Gala. Lauren Bush Lauren and Ray Chambers served as the inaugural co-chairs.