Daily Point of Light Award

The Power of Volunteering

"There is but one just use of power, and it is to serve people."
– President George H. W. Bush (Click image to watch video.)

Celebrating the First 5,000

Find out about the winners’ inspiring stories, and nominate someone today. (Click image to watch video.)

About the Award

On Jan. 8, 1993, President George H. W. Bush submitted a report to the nation on his efforts to engage Americans in service. He called these volunteers “points of light.”

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