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A thousand points of light — in action

January 23, 2013

Monday of this week wasn’t just Inauguration Day, and it wasn’t just Martin Luther King Day — it also capped off a weekend dedicated to national service. Our friends at Points of Light played an integral role in the proceedings, along with the Corporation for National and Community Service and Target.

Ten-thousand volunteers (along with Vice President Joe Biden) at the Points of Light event put together over 100,000 care packages for military members overseas, while the First Family volunteered at a Washington, DC elementary school. Across the country people volunteered and gave some time for national service on this MLK weekend.

Check out a full recap of the day from Points of Light. Did you participate in any service events this weekend?

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