In mid-October 2020, an online lecture by American philanthropist David Valera took place on the popularization of charity among young people. The lecturer himself is the President of the Trade Council for the development of relations between Kazakhstan and the United States and is engaged in the development of the volunteer movement in Kazakhstan. Students of the leading universities of Kazakhstan took part in the lecture. Students of Abay Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University Gundus Darina, Mukhametkaliev Diaz, Mendybaev Nariman, AkunovaDilnaz, GabbasovaTomiris, Baltser Konstantin, Chumak Sergey, Trofimchik Sophia, Serikov Madi and Seytkali Madi listened with interest about volunteering in the United States, about joint projects, about David's own experience. Answering students' questions, the speaker assessed the level of development of volunteering in Kazakhstan.