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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.
We help nonprofits recruit, train and manage community volunteers.
We bring business leaders together to serve and solve global problems.
We connect individuals and families with local opportunities to make a difference.
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