Category Archives: From the Archives

Daily Point of Light award

PROJECT LINUS NJ, INC. “BLANKETEERS” Award Number: 1953 July 30, 2001 On Jan. 8, 1993, President George H. W. Bush submitted a report to the nation on his efforts to engage Americans in service.  He called these volunteers “points of light.”  In 2001, we received a Point of Light Award from President Bush to […]

From The Archives: Circa 2001 – International Year of the Volunteer Workshop, YMCA/Red Bank, NJ

That year, President, Hillary Roberts, (photo: 4th person from the left) was summoned to Washington, DC to receive an award for our first international project with Bonn, Germany in ordinance with the United Nations World Leadership event.  IYV 2001 was also the beginning of our state-wide, unified volunteer network under our official 501c3 non profit […]