About National Make A Difference Day
Since 1992, Make a Difference Day has been recognized every fourth Saturday of October as a national holiday dedicated to volunteering.
Today, Make a Difference Day is the largest national day of community service in the country and is a celebration of neighbors helping neighbors.
It was started in 1992 by USA TODAY and is now supported by the same publication, along with the non-profit, Points of Light.
On the fourth Saturday of October, millions of volunteers around the world unite in a common mission to volunteer. Make a Difference Day is a day to celebrate the power of people to make a difference.