THANK YOU to everyone who has taken the time to volunteer in our community – your presence and participation is an investment that makes a difference. Your gift – of time, energy, talent, support, or resources – is noticed and appreciated – thank you for BEing a volunteer!
National Volunteer Week is about inspiring and recognizing service and encouraging people to seek out imaginative ways to engage in their communities. It’s about demonstrating to the nation that by working together, we have the fortitude to meet our challenges and accomplish our goals.
National Volunteer Week is about taking action and encouraging individuals and their respective communities to be at the center of social change – discovering and actively demonstrating their collective power to make a difference.
National Volunteer Week, a program of Points of Light, was established in 1974 and has grown exponentially each year, with thousands of volunteer projects and special events scheduled throughout the week.