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Tracy Hoover

TIME Magazine Honors 'A Ragged Army of Volunteers' That Needs Your Help -- 3 Quick Ways to Support the Ebola Fighters

Tracy Hoover | Posted 12.16.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

If you've ever doubted that a small group of dedicated individuals can change - in this case, save - the world, I encourage you to read TIME's story about the Ebola fighters and then do something to support their efforts.

Who Made the List? Announcing the 50 Most Community-Minded Companies in the Nation

Tracy Hoover | Posted 12.08.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Today, Points of Light and Bloomberg L.P. announced  The Civic 50 – the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation in 2014. See ...

I'll Admit it: I Don't Care for Turkey

Tracy Hoover | Posted 11.26.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

During this season of Thanksgiving, I want to thank you -- points of light everywhere -- for all that you have done this year.

What Do You Get a President on His Birthday?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

President Bush “didn’t call for one blinding light shining from Washington,” as President Obama said at Points of Light’s 20th...

What Is it About Disaster That Brings Out the Best in People?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 04.01.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Like many in Atlanta, I'm snowbound today. This week’s rare snowfall – a disabling two inches – hit our city and triggered a mas...

What Is It That You Want From Life?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Many of us begin the new year with resolutions. Exercise more. Eat less. Unplug. Get involved. Everyone’s list is different, but most focus on c...

Who Made the List?

Tracy Hoover | Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Today, Points of Light, the National Conference on Citizenship and Bloomberg announced The Civic 50 – the 50 most community-minded companies in the nation.

For Veterans Day, Three Powerful Stories of Service

Tracy Hoover | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

I’d like to pay tribute to all veterans by telling you the story of three people – a boy who lost his dad on 9/11, an Army helicopter pilo...

You Couldn't Escape It

Tracy Hoover | Posted 12.31.2013 | Impact
Tracy Hoover

Though his feet splashed in about an inch of water, Principal Brian Walsh could see a water line two feet high marking the walls of Memorial School in...