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Make It a Day On, Not a Day Off
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived his life serving others. Following his example, millions of Americans serve on Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. At our children's schools, at a local shelter, or lending a hand to help our neighbors – we join Dr. King as drum majors for justice, peace and righteousness.
Empowering Volunteers to Solve Social Challenges in Brazil
"Believe in the power of a network," says André Cervi. "Maybe one person can't make a huge difference, but a small group of engaged people that can mobilize others has the opportunity and the power to create a real change. It´s also important to remember that all leaders also have many supporters for their cause."
Lead your Community in Harnessing the Power of Service
Points of Light is seeking to expand the Service Enterprise Hub network, a national initiative led by Points of Light that strengthens the capacity of nonprofits to fundamentally leverage volunteers and their skills to address community needs.
Family of Volunteers are a Bright Light in Their Storm-Darkened Puerto Rico Community
"Above all, we want people to know that volunteering as a family promotes a healthier community," says the Reyes Torres family. "And even bigger than just your community – serving as a family is a way to show that you are united as one, and committed to your country."

Stories of Change

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Family of Volunteers are a Bright Light in Th...

After Hurricanes Irma and Maria left the island of Puerto Rico devastated and millions...

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