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The daily Points of Light award recognises outstanding individual volunteers - people who are making a change in their community.

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Recent Points of Light winners

Charlotte Fairall

Sophie’s Legacy

14 December 2022

1979. Charlotte Fairall (Hampshire)

Improving care for children with cancer

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Brendon Prince

Above Water

1 February 2023

1977. Brendon Prince (Torquay)

Improving water safety across the UK

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Daniel Lewis

Merthyr Tydfil Litter Hero

31 January 2023

1976. Daniel Lewis (Merthyr Tydfil)

Removing litter and preventing fly-tipping in the Welsh valleys

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Nuala O'Toole

Kindness Postbox

30 January 2023

1975. Nuala O'Toole (Enniskillen)

Connecting thousands of people through a kindness letter-writing scheme

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Arek Hersh MBE receiving his Points of Light award from PM Rishi Sunak

A Detail of History Holocaust Survivor

27 January 2023

1974. Arek Hersh (Leeds)

Educating younger generations about the horrors of the Holocaust

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Navjot Sawhney

The Washing Machine Project

26 January 2023

1973. Navjot Sawhney (London)

Creating a hand-cranked washing machine to support families worldwide

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