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David Brooks, Bob Johansen and Larry Keeley Join Lineup for 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience

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ATLANTA, May 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced the speakers who will join the lineup for the 2020 Points of Light Conference Online Experience, taking place June 10-12. Speakers include David Brooks, New York Times columnist and chair of Weave: The Social Fabric Project; Bob Johansen, distinguished fellow with the Institute for the Future (IFTF); and Larry Keeley, co-founder of Doblin, managing director of Deloitte Consulting LLP, and innovation scientist. 

ON Semiconductor Celebrates Service with St. Jude

Written by: Jackie Terry and Sarabeth Knobel
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This week we honor National Volunteer Week, April 19th-25th, an effort led by Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. With this special holiday, we can celebrate the impact of volunteer service and the power of volunteers to tackle society’s greatest challenges, to build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world. 

Points of Light Marks April 2020 As First-Ever “Global Volunteer Month”

Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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ATLANTA, March 23, 2020 /3BL Media/Points of Light, the world’s largest nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today it would make April 2020 the first-ever “Global Volunteer Month” to recognize the thousands of people around the world who serve as points of light in their own communities – and in light of COVID-19, as a galvanizing moment to inspire and activate the next generation of volunteers who will help support the most vulnerable populations in the weeks and months ahea

Preventing a Double Recession for Nonprofits: 5 Things You Can Do to Meet Urgent Needs

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Driven by a desire to lend a helping hand, the “hands-on” world of volunteer service connects people to help each other meet community challenges. These on-the-ground organizations are powered by people, comprised of community leaders who know the specific needs and strengths of their community.

But in this new “hands-off” world of social distancing, volunteering in person has come to an abrupt halt.

Points of Light Welcomes AT&T Executive as New Corporate Service Council Chair

Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Charlene Lake, Joins with Points of Light to Create New Ways to Strengthen Corporate Partners’ Social Responsibility.
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ATLANTA, February 5, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, a global nonprofit dedicated to accelerating people-powered change, announced today AT&T Chief Sustainability Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibility, Charlene Lake, will serve as the chair of the Points of Light Corporate Service Council

Points of Light Welcomes Three New Leaders to Board of Directors

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ATLANTA, January 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light is pleased to announce the addition of three leaders to its board of directors. Each individual shares Points of Light’s vision of creating healthy communities in vibrant, participatory societies, and provides a complement to the current board.

The newly appointed members of the Points of Light board of directors are:

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

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ATLANTA, December 5, 2019/3BL Media/ –  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 will be publicly announced at the Points of Light Conference in Washington, D.C., on June 9, 2020. 

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

Memphis volunteer Jason Farmer recognized for outstanding commitment to community; organization revisits historic roots to celebrate milestone.
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ATLANTA, November 22, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 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 Hospital®, with the Daily Point of Light Award on the 30th anniversary of the first award.

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

Report features trends, data and insights from the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States
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ATLANTA, October 2, 2019 /3BL Media/– 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 honorees are public and private companies with U.S. operations and revenues of at least $1 billion, and are selected based on four dimensions of their U.S.

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

Former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama Serving as Honorary Chairs of Awards Gala
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ATLANTA, September 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ – 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.

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