Submitted by Points of Light... on Fri, 2011-08-26 08:00
Ever since Krystal Muccioli was 4 years old she wanted to help others. At 6 years of age while walking in NYC she saw a homeless lady sitting in the rain and wanted to help her. Krystal insisted on going to the grocery store and buying the homeless lady plastic bags to keep her dry.
Submitted by Points of Light... on Thu, 2011-08-25 08:00
The Savannah area struggles with an unusually low high school graduation rate as well as high rates of juvenile delinquency. The Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Coastal Empire organization works hard to combat these issues by supplying positive role models for youth in the community. This organization is a donor and volunteer supported mentoring program for youth, providing needed support to fostering growth.
Submitted by Points of Light... on Fri, 2011-08-12 08:00
This video was created by Unicef last August to highlight youth all over the globe for the kick off of the International Year of Youth- a year to harness the energy, imagination and initiative of the world’s youth in overcoming the challenges facing humankind, from enhancing peace to boosting economic development.
Submitted by Points of Light... on Fri, 2011-08-05 08:00
With summer over and school back in session, there are great activities that can occur in the classroom that emphasize social responsibility. If you don’t currently have service learning projects in your curriculum suggest one t
Submitted by Points of Light... on Thu, 2011-08-04 08:00
Summer volunteering is almost over, it's time for kids to head back to school, and parents back to work. Now is a great opportunity for organizations to continue engagement with those summer volunteers by thanking them for their great work.
Submitted by Points of Light... on Mon, 2011-08-01 08:00
The Ryan family believes in giving back to others. It is a value that permeates the family's life. Parents Linda and Sean are both very involved in the community and have influenced their sons to give back as well.