The Global Volunteerism Journey Report shares insights on family volunteer trends in Brazil, France, Hong Kong, United Kingdom, and United States
ATLANTA, October 19, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, released the “Global Volunteerism Journey Report,” a first-of-its-kind study that examines the similarities and differences in family volunteering from five countries around the world. Underwritten by The Walt Disney Company, the study was commissioned to assess the global state of volunteerism and key barriers to overcome, identify solutions and opportunities to increase family volunteering, and understand the best ways to communicate opportunities.
More than two decades of commitment to strengthen communities through family volunteering
NEW YORK, November 17, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Family Volunteer Day, powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by The Walt Disney Company, is a global day of service created to encourage families to volunteer together in support of their neighborhoods and communities – not only on Nov. 18, 2017, the day of the event, but also throughout the holiday season and every day during the year.
generationOn and C&S Wholesale Grocers team up to engage youth in the fight against hunger and food insecurity
NEW YORK, March 15, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Today, the third annual Make Your Mark on Hunger campaign launches nationwide to encourage kids and teens to engage in service that will help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in their communities. The campaign is powered by generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and sponsored by C&S Wholesale Grocers.
Wireless carrier supports youth initiatives in select cities through The Future of Good program
NEW YORK, November 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - generationOn, the youth division of Points of Light, has collaborated with U.S. Cellular for its 2016 The Future of Good program, which was announced today. The program champions and invests in caring, compassionate and capable youth who make a positive impact in their communities.
Hasbro will donate a toy or game to Toys for Tots for each kid or teen engaged in service through the month-long campaign, up to $1 million
NEW YORK, November 21, 2016 /3BL Media/ – generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) have partnered for the seventh annual Joy Maker Challenge, which encourages youth to engage in meaningful, hands-on service projects and spread joy and kindness through volunteerism during the holiday season.
Six-week challenge encourages youth to create and share Rules of Kindness
NEWYORK, September 1, 2016 /3BL Media/ – generationOn, the youth service division of Points of Light, and Hasbro, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAS) today launched a new campaign that encourages kids and teens to create, share and act upon their own Rules of Kindness. The campaign is designed to build a culture of caring and empathy among today’s youth.
Celebrating Families Who Volunteer Together in Honor of Family Volunteer Day, November 19, 2016
ATLANTA, August 11, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Points of Light and The Walt Disney Company will celebrate the impact of family volunteering across the nation by honoring exemplary family volunteers with a Daily Point of Light Award. The award recognizes their commitment to volunteering as a family. The call for nominations opens today and nominations will be reviewed on an ongoing basis through October 7.
What would you say being a friend means to you? Loyalty? Kindness? Generosity? For actress Emmy Perry, founder of Emmy’s Hope and generationOn Celebrity Youth Ambassador, it means being a great friend.
“To have great friends, you have to be a great friend,” she says. “Sometimes you’re not together, but friends are there for you even when you don’t see them. They’ll always put a smile on your face when you need it most.”