National Volunteer Week
National Volunteer Week, sponsored by Points of Light, is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that create change.
National Volunteer Week, celebrates the impact of volunteer service and the power of changemakers to come together to tackle tough challenges, and build stronger, more vibrant communities.
National Volunteer Week was established in 1974 and has grown exponentially each year, with thousands of volunteer projects and special events scheduled throughout the week. Plan or attend an event to celebrate the impact of volunteers in your community, and inspire others to serve.