Inspired by response to COVID-19, organization asks citizens, corporations and local communities to unite in a ‘virtual volunteerism’ movement
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
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.
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.
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.
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:
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.
Report features trends, data and insights from the 50 most community-minded companies in the United States
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.
Former Presidents Jimmy Carter, Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, and Barack Obama Serving as Honorary Chairs of Awards Gala
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.
DALLAS, June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/– Comerica Incorporated (NYSE:CMA) received national recognition for its work in the communities, earning The Civic 50 by Points of Light award. The honor recognizes Comerica as one of the most community-minded companies in the United States.
The Civic 50 evaluates companies according to four dimensions that are at the core of its strategy to translate good intentions into sound business practices: investment, integration, institutionalization and impact.