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May 26
Posted by Points of Light Institute to AmeriCorps Alums
The 2009 National Conference on Volunteering and Service is almost upon us, and AmeriCorps Alums is using the occasion to showcase and highlight the amazing service movement and those who have made it possible.

And what will AmeriCorps Alums be doing, you ask?
May 22
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
Our past can sometimes be the greatest gift we can give to the future. Few people recognize this as much as Barbara Price Boles. She has dedicated her life to the preservation of history in Yorktown, Virginia, and has inspired others to take a greater interest in their heritage, and in their communities. Ms. Boles has dedicated more time serving as Regent of the Comte De Grasse Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), than she did as a registered nurse.
May 20
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Uncategorized
Join us for Faith and Neighborhood Partnerships Day, an invigorating day of cutting-edge experiences that will spark new ideas and ways to support community needs across the country through collaborations between faith groups and secular agencies!
May 15
Posted by Points of Light Institute to Daily Point of Light
Elle has been volunteering with special needs kids for eight years and she’s only 16. Over her years as a volunteer, she has coached basketball and bowling among other positions. Elle recognized a need—the special needs basketball team her brother was coaching didn’t have a cheerleading squad.  Elle is currently serving as the cheerleading coach for a special needs squad that goes to the Special Olympics every winter. And at 16, she runs the program singlehandedly.

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