Saturday, April 12, 2014

People Who Change Lives

When winter storms caused massive flooding across the United Kingdom, Zafar Ahmed filled sandbags for his neighbors. Worried that people in her community wouldn’t be able to cook proper meals in their storm-damaged kitchens, Clare Aparicio cooked for them.
These volunteers, who instantly found ways to help when they saw their communities hurting, are the essence of what we’ve been celebrating back here in the States this week – National Volunteer Week. Demonstrating the power of people to change lives, they are among the first recipients of the new UK Points of Light award...


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