Points of Light

The Daily Point of Light Award is an honor established by former U.S. President George H.W. Bush to recognize the efforts of individuals and groups who contribute significantly to their communities through volunteer service. Inspired by President Bush’s “Thousand Points of Light” inaugural address in 1989, the award celebrates those who exemplify the spirit of volunteerism and civic engagement. Since its inception, the Daily Point of Light Award has highlighted the extraordinary acts of kindness and dedication performed by volunteers across a wide range of causes, showcasing the power of individual action in making a positive impact on society. Through this recognition, the award aims to inspire others to engage in service and build a culture of active citizenship.

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