News & Updates

  • Know Before You Go

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on Jun 13, 2017

    The Conference on Volunteering and Service is almost here! As you gear up for the trip to Seattle, here are a few reminders before you travel next week!

  • Seattle Nonprofits Will Unite Against Childhood Hunger at Conference on Volunteering and Service

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on Jun 09, 2017

    During the annual Conference on Volunteering and Service, thousands of nonprofit, government, business and civic leaders gather to discuss the future of volunteerism, and to showcase the true power and impact of putting people at the center of change. And each year, Points of Light organizes a service project that supports the local community and addresses a pressing need. In 2017, the Conference will take place in Seattle – a unique city for Points of Light, with two HandsOn Network affiliates: Seattle Works and United Way of King County.

  • The Evergrey - Live Like You Live Here

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on Jun 07, 2017

    The Evergrey, a media partner for this year's Conference, loves to help people explore and feel more connected to Seattle, and share with visitors the unique and hidden gems that make Seattle so special.

  • Doing Good and Creating Value: Civic 50 at the Points of Light Conference

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on May 23, 2017

    Join us at the Museum of Pop Culture for an evening celebration of the champions of corporate civic engagement at the Civic 50 Gala. As part of the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, this event will honor the dynamic community involvement and engagement of America's leading brands.

  • Cheer on Students as They Compete to Win Grants for Service Projects

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on May 18, 2017

    Empowering young people to identify community issues, become problem solvers and take action to make a difference – that is the focus of the Points of Light Youth Summit at this year's Conference.

  • Leading with Values: Business as a Force for Good

    Posted in 2017 Seattle, Learning Paths on May 10, 2017

    As communities around the world are increasingly faced with political, economic and social challenges, companies are stepping into new and uncharted roles as leaders and advocates in social action, policy and community-building. In this context, how can companies lead with their values, and collaborate with communities to bring their resources to bear as a powerful force for good?

    Join us for the Business Track at the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, where attendees will be inspired and equipped to answer that very question. Be a part of a valuable learning community and...

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What Others Are Saying

This is one of the few events where all members of the social good sector are in attendance. With business, nonprofit and public sectors attending, we can dig deeper and have cross-sector conversations.

— 2018 Atlanta Attendee

The conference proved to be one of the most engaging and exciting professional gatherings of like-minded people I've ever attended. Although the topics, content, and presentations all appropriately centered around volunteering and service in some way, the sheer range of them was simply astounding.

— 2017 Seattle Attendee