Daily Point of Light Award

Daily Point of Light Award

The Daily Point of Light Award celebrates the power of the individual to spark change and improve the world. Whether it’s a mom leading a homegrown disaster relief drive or an athlete wielding their celebrity for good instead of goods – a Daily Point of Light embraces the challenge of tackling a community need through volunteer service. Learn more at www.pointsoflight.org/dailypointoflight

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Volunteer Helps Build Community, One Cup of Coffee at a Time
As the first volunteer for Refuge Coffee in Clarkston, Georgia – an area that hosts the most diverse square mile in the country and is home to over 60 native-spoken languages – Karen Guess brings together people from all walks of life over the universal language of coffee and tea. She moved to the area at the same time as Refuge Coffee founder Kitti Murray, who had a dream of creating just...
Nov 6, 2017 3:00 PM ET
Puerto Rico Native Organizes Hurricane Relief Effort for Residents of His Former Island Home
As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery. 
Nov 3, 2017 9:55 AM ET
Volunteer Travels to Disaster-Affected Areas to Rescue Animals, Reunite Them With Their Owners
As Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico face the aftermath of Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria, Points of Light is honoring everyday citizens who stepped up to serve their communities during the immediate response and to embark on the long road to recovery. When Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, Cheri Deatsch returned to her hometown to help rescue pets that were impacted...
Oct 27, 2017 8:55 AM ET
Loukoumi the Lamb Inspires a Good Deeds Movement, Encouraging Children to Make a Difference
An attorney by day, Nick Katsoris’ childhood dream was to become an author. Some 15 years ago, the Eastchester, New York, resident was inspired to write a series of children’s books featuring Loukoumi, a cuddly lamb named after the sweet Greek candy. His dream of becoming an author realized with his award-winning book series, Nick knew he could help others achieve their dreams as well. ...
Oct 26, 2017 8:15 AM ET
Actress Advocates for Diabetes Awareness, Health Care and Research
At age 12, she was the voice of Nala in Disney’s “The Lion King” movie. Since then, she has appeared in TV shows, off-Broadway plays and commercials. But Niketa Calame-Harris found that developing a chronic illness – in her case, Type 1 diabetes – came without a script. “When I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 19, all I knew about diabetes was from ‘Steel Magnolias,’ where Julia...
Oct 23, 2017 9:00 AM ET

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