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Next week, 2,000 nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders will convene to gain and share knowledge at the annual Points of Light Conference - the largest of its kind dedicated to volunteer service.

The three-day event will offer attendees opportunities to learn from successful partnerships, celebrate creative volunteer programs, spark ideas for collaboration and make new connections.

Kathy Najimy, Samantha Harris, Others Join Lineup for 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., June 6, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced additional speakers and entertainers who will join the opening plenary lineup at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Guests include Chastity Brown, Minneapolis-based singer-songwriter; Lt. Gov.

Points of Light and The Starbucks Foundation Expand Innovative Service Model in 20 Cities Across the United States

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ATLANTA, May 28, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, and The Starbucks Foundation announce the expansion of The Starbucks Foundation Service Fellows Program, an innovative service model inspired by national service.

Points of Light Announces Group of Dynamic Speakers for the 2019 Points of Light Conference

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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 14, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light has announced a slate of dynamic speakers who will be featured in the opening plenary, Youth Summit and closing session at the 2019 Points of Light Conference, taking place June 18-20 in St. Paul. Speakers include Wade Davis, former NFL player and activist; Lindsay Peoples Wagner, Teen Vogue editor-in-chief; and John Quiñones, ABC News correspondent and creator and host of “What Would You Do?”

Points of Light Announces Additions to Senior Leadership Team

Robert Herrera and Rick Bell Join Leading Volunteer Service Organization
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ATLANTA, April 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light announced today the appointments of Robert E. Herrera to the role of chief finance and administration officer and Rick Bell to vice president, corporate partnerships. Herrera oversees the development and implementation of the organization’s financial management strategy. Bell will broaden and deepen funding support from corporate partners, national and community foundations, and pursue annual and capacity-building revenue goals.

Points of Light Celebrates National Volunteer Week With a Focus on Recognizing Individuals Who Make a Difference

Five Extraordinary Volunteers Honored with Daily Point of Light Award
Press Release

ATLANTA, April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Points of Light, in partnership with The UPS Foundation and TEGNA, celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, through volunteer recognition and service events around the country. Each year, National Volunteer Week is celebration of 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 Celebrates National Volunteer Week With a Focus on Recognizing Individuals Who Make a Difference

Five Extraordinary Volunteers Honored with Daily Point of Light Award
Press Release

ATLANTA, April 8, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Points of Light, in partnership with The UPS Foundation and TEGNA, celebrates National Volunteer Week, April 7-13, 2019, through volunteer recognition and service events around the country. Each year, National Volunteer Week is celebration of 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 Welcomes Five New Members to Board of Directors

Press Release

ATLANTA, January 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Points of Light is pleased to announce the addition of five leaders to its board of directors. Each individual brings an enduring commitment to service, and will apply their expertise to Points of Light’s mission to inspire, equip and mobilize people to take action that creates change in communities around the world.

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

Points of Light Seeks the Most Community-Minded Companies in the United States

The Civic 50 Annual Survey Recognizes Leaders in Community Building and Corporate Citizenship
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ATLANTA, December 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Today, Points of Light opens The Civic 50 survey, an annual initiative that recognizes the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States. Now in its seventh year, The Civic 50 serves to recognize stronger corporate commitment to community through engagement, volunteerism, and social impact strategies.  

Participation in The Civic 50 survey is open to companies with revenue of $1 billion or higher, that are prioritizing community-building, enhancing corporate citizenship, and delivering innovative employee volunteer programs.

Twin Cities Leaders Unite for the 2019 Points of Light Conference

Call for Proposals Opened
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ST. PAUL, Minn., December 12, 2018 /3BL Media/ Points of Light announced today that a dynamic group of 38 influential Twin Cities leaders will serve as Host Committee members for the annual Points of Light Conference, to be held June 18-20, 2019, in St. Paul.

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