Member Spotlight: Sims-Fayola Foundation

What is the Sims-Fayola Foundation, and what inspired you to start the Foundation? The Sims-Fayola Foundation is an organization that works to improve the life outcomes of young men and boys of color and increase the capacity of those working with them to deliver their programming and services through an equity lens. Ever since I … Continue reading Member Spotlight: Sims-Fayola Foundation

Emotional Benefits of De-Cluttering

By: Betty Nufer, Pueblo Program Director, Spark the Change Colorado Mental Wellness Program Originally Posted By: The Pueblo Chieftain I spent the better half of my winter vacation cleaning out crammed closets, overflowing cabinets and jam-packed drawers. (Doors on some closets had to be slammed quickly in order for things to not spill out.) I … Continue reading Emotional Benefits of De-Cluttering

2020 Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Recipients

Volunteerism is Celebrated in a Most Challenging Year by Cindy Piggott For the past 45 years, The Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Committee hasrecognized and honored hundreds of volunteers who have given their time, energy andhearts to worthy nonprofits. This past year has proven to be a challenge on many levels.While the onslaught of the … Continue reading 2020 Minoru Yasui Community Volunteer Award Recipients

Apply Now! : The Limb Preservation Foundation Now Hiring Program Manager

The Limb Preservation Foundation (LPF) Program Manager Position Description Position Title: Program Manager Compensation: Reflective of industry metrics and commensurate with experience Benefits: Personal Time Off, Holiday Pay, 100% Remote from Denver Front Range (i.e., must be local candidate), Professional Education allowance, computer and printer provided. Reports to: Executive Director Mission and Purpose: The mission … Continue reading Apply Now! : The Limb Preservation Foundation Now Hiring Program Manager

POL Season of Giving: Transforming Communities Through Service

DEC 8, 2020 | BY POINTS OF LIGHT | Click Here for the original article at PointsofLight.org. On day 9 of 9, we want to thank you for following along with us over the past few weeks. We hope you have found inspiration and tools to increase your civic engagement at a time when the world … Continue reading POL Season of Giving: Transforming Communities Through Service

POL Season of Giving: Taking Time to Listen & Learn

DEC 7, 2020 | BY KATE KERLEY for POINTS OF LIGHT | Click Here for the original article at PointsofLight.org. On day 8 of our Season of Giving: 9 Ways to Share Your Light, we’re introducing the newest element in our Civic Circle – Listen & Learn. At Points of Light, we believe that taking action … Continue reading POL Season of Giving: Taking Time to Listen & Learn

POL Season of Giving: Growing Businesses, Changing the World

DEC 6, 2020 | BY POINTS OF LIGHT | Click Here for the original article at PointsofLight.org. On day 7 of 9 for Points of Light’s Season of Giving, we want to explore what it means to be a social entrepreneur, and how you can engage in this area of our Civic Circle. While most private sector businesses … Continue reading POL Season of Giving: Growing Businesses, Changing the World

POL Season of Giving: Recognizing the Impact of Volunteering

DEC 5, 2020 | BY POINTS OF LIGHT | Click Here for the original article at PointsofLight.org. On International Volunteer Day, we’re celebrating the power of volunteers and the impact they have made during 2020. Worldwide, volunteers have taken action in new and creative ways  to respond to the COVID-19 global pandemic. At Points of Light, we are grateful for their service and commitment to doing … Continue reading POL Season of Giving: Recognizing the Impact of Volunteering

POL Season of Giving: Using Your Vote to Engage & Advocate

DEC 4, 2020 | BY POINTS OF LIGHT | Click Here for the original article at PointsofLight.org. A record number of individuals turned out to vote in the latest United States presidential election – more than 150 million Americans. In our recent civic engagement research, Civic Life Today, 78 percent of respondents said post COVID-19, voting will be more important than ever. Seeing so many people cast their vote as … Continue reading POL Season of Giving: Using Your Vote to Engage & Advocate