Jan. 6, 2014 at 7:51 AM ET
As the new year begins, TODAY unveils a new outreach project called Shine a Light, a year-long initiative focused on service and giving back to communities in need.
Each anchor will pick a worthy cause to support throughout the year.
Watch to TODAY on Saturday and Sunday to find out what cause our weekend anchors will tackle this year.
And you can join to help make an impact. Like our Shine a Light TODAY Facebook page to track our anchors' progress, and tell us on social media how you're pitching in using the hashtag #ShineALight.
Here are some great ways viewers are giving back to their communities: