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Celebrate National Volunteer Week April 15-21, 2018
April 15-21, 2018

Established in 1974, National Volunteer Week is an opportunity to recognize and thank volunteers who lend their time, talent, voice and support to causes they care about in their hospital and community. Their stories can serve to inspire others to find ways to take action that creates change.

The Points of Light (POL) organization is the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service, helping millions of volunteers change the world. During National Volunteer Week, we encourage you to celebrate the impact your volunteers have made in your hospital and community. POL offers you the opportunity to recognize your volunteers, including nominating a volunteer as a “Daily Point of Light!Click here to read volunteer stories.  

Mark your calendars for future National Volunteer Week celebrations. 

  • April 7-13, 2019
  • April 19-25, 2020
  • April 18-24, 2021