Points of Light Institute mobilizes individuals to enact change in their communities by sponsoring engaging volunteer opportunities across the country. Points of Light’s volunteer action division, HandsOn Network, is partnering with 9/11 Day to organize a nationwide day of charitable service to commemorate the 10th anniversary of 9/11, and the national spirit of unity that followed the attacks. The initiative includes scheduled community projects in a variety of cities, with the goal of completing a total of one million acts of service.
In the Minneapolis area, Points of Light Institute will equip and mobilize volunteers with the tools and funding necessary to complete local service projects organized by HandsOn Twin Cities. More than 1,000 local volunteers will work indoors and out, on projects such as rehabilitating 30 homes of veterans and active-military members in north Minneapolis. Meanwhile, 250 caring cadets in other parts of the city will rehabilitate a local community center and plant a 9/11-memorial tree. While HandsOn Twin Cities has a schedule full of events planned, the organization is still in need of the materials necessary to complete many of the projects, including trash bags, paint, landscaping, gloves, and shovels.
Join G-Team and donate $10 to help sponsor a day of service that will honor the anniversary of 9/11. If G-Team members raise $500, then Points of Light can purchase tools and supplies for charitable service projects across Minneapolis. Each additional $10 raised will go toward funding more service projects during that weekend. G-Team members who want to volunteer can also sign up for an opportunity in their communities.
Unlike traditional Groupon deals, G-Team campaigns typically don't offer you a "discount" or "savings." So "buyer" beware—when you click "Buy" to donate your time or money to a worthwhile G-Team cause, the only discount you may receive is 100% off free, priceless karma. Read more about G-Team.