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Points of Light is a nonpartisan, global nonprofit organization that inspires, equips and mobilizes millions of people to take action that changes the world. We envision a world in which every individual discovers the power to make a difference, creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies. Through 177 affiliates across 38 countries, and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 16 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most.

    Points of Light Launches The Civic 50 Survey to Recognize Nation’s Top Corporate Citizens for 2020 Image

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    12-05-19

    Points of Light Launches The Civic 50 Survey to Recognize Nation’s Top Corporate Citizens for 2020

    Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today launched The Civic 50 survey for 2020. The survey will remain open through March 5, 2020, and the list of honorees ...

    Points of Light Honors St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Volunteer with Daily Point of Light on 30th Anniversary of Award Image

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    11-22-19

    Points of Light Honors St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Volunteer with Daily Point of Light on 30th Anniversary of Award

     Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, is honoring Jason Farmer, a Memphis, Tennessee volunteer for ALSAC/St. Jude Children’s Research Hosp...

    Points of Light Releases The Civic 50 2019 Key Trends and Insights Report Image

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    10-02-19

    Points of Light Releases The Civic 50 2019 Key Trends and Insights Report

    Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, released The Civic 50 report featuring key trends, benchmarking data and insights from the 2019 honorees. The Civic 50 hon...

    The Beach Boys to Perform at Gala Celebrating the Inaugural George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for Caring and Compassion Honoring Garth Brooks Image

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    09-16-19

    The Beach Boys to Perform at Gala Celebrating the Inaugural George H.W. Bush Points of Light Award for Caring and Compassion Honoring Garth Brooks

    Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, today announced that The Beach Boys will perform at The George H.W. Bush Points of Light Awards Gala on Thursday, Sept. 26, at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in New York City. The George H.W. Bush Point...

    Points of Light Announces 2019 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Annual Conference Image

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    06-17-19

    Points of Light Announces 2019 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Annual Conference

    Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announces The Civic 50 honorees of 2019, recognizing them as the most community-minded companies in the United States. The Civic 50 awards provide a framework for good corporate citizenship, and showcases how committ...

    Points of Light and The Starbucks Foundation Expand Innovative Service Model in 20 Cities Across the United States Image

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    05-28-19

    Points of Light and The Starbucks Foundation Expand Innovative Service Model in 20 Cities Across the United States

    Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, and The Starbucks Foundation announce the expansion of The Starbucks Foundation Service Fellows Program, an innovative service model inspired by national service.

    Following a successful six-month pilot last y...

    Points of Light Celebrates National Volunteer Week With a Focus on Recognizing Individuals Who Make a Difference Image

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    04-08-19

    Points of Light Celebrates National Volunteer Week With a Focus on Recognizing Individuals Who Make a Difference

    Points of Light, in partnership with The UPS Foundation and TEGNA, celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, through volunteer recognition and service ...

    Points of Light Seeks the Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States Image

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    12-13-18

    Points of Light Seeks the Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

    Today, Points of Light opens The Civic 50 survey, an annual initiative that recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, The Civic 50 serves to recognize stronger corporate commitment to community through engagement, volunteerism, and social imp...

    Points of Light Announces 2018 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Service Unites Image

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    06-19-18

    Points of Light Announces 2018 Honorees of The Civic 50 at Service Unites

    Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service announced The Civic 50 h...

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