iVolunteer Partners Summit: Facing the #NewNormal Together

The #newnormal carries a ton of uncertainties for NGOs. While some organizations are able rethink their strategies and rise above their respective challenges, there are also those who continue to struggle as they weave their way into the post-pandemic era.

iVolunTree for Christmas: Gift Love Through the iVolunTree

Volunteering can lead us to some of the most meaningful and profound experiences in life. As Winston Churchill said: “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” We can say that ‘living’ is what each of us are wired to do, but to find meaning in…

Meet the Inspiring Innovators of SIC 2020!

The Social Innovation Challenge 2020 (SIC) made its much-awaited return last Saturday (5 September 2020) featuring seven innovators with new and exciting social ideas! Answering the iVolunteer challenge this year are: Celine Delos Reyes of Kwentuhan Series Mark Napao and Hannah Bielza of SOLAR Hope Boost Gio of AGAPE – Selfless, Unconditional Love Inc. Debbie…

Registration Is Now Open for Social Innovation Challenge 2020!

Following last year’s success, which saw Mike Fua’s First Help — a new initiative that advocates mental health awareness in the Philippines — become the breakout winner of the SIC, we are excited to announce that iVolunteer Philippines’ Social Innovation Challenge 2020 is now open for registrations! This time, the program returns with emphasis on helping ideators solve problems that have emerged or were further exposed by the 2020 pandemic.

Ang Tulay, Ang Mga Bata sa La Huerta, at si “Titser Fe”

Taong 1993 noong nagsimulang maging guro si Titser Fe sa kanyang probinsya. Katulad ngayon, elementarya at mga bata ang kanyang tinuturuan dati sa Cavite. Samantala, mula 2007-2009, naging karagdagang trabaho niya ang pagtuturo sa isa sa mga unang bersyon ng tinatawag nating Alternative Learning System (ALS). Nung siya’y umalis sa programa, dito nakita ng guro ang pagkakataong itayo ang EUD sa tulong ng kanyang kabiyak.

Closing a Decade of Volunteering and Onto a New One

What was your favorite moment with iVolunteer Philippines? “I can’t really say that there is that one fondest memory, I’d say that every interaction is a precious memory in itself,” shared Chum Espinas, who had been with the iVolunteer Philippines team since 2016. Her words (from the video) came at a night where interactions were…

iVolunteer Raises Php 300,000 for 15 Nonprofits Through BayaniRun 2019

Running for a prolonged period of time is never easy and perhaps not the obvious choice for everyone who wishes to stay in shape. Still, several hundred people⁠—even non-runners—often go out of their way to support ‘run for a cause’ events such as BayaniRun. So, if it isn’t running and competing, then what else is…

Help Us Give an Early Holiday Gift for COSE’s Group Home Residents

With that we’d like to introduce you to Treasure Volunteer’s first beneficiary, the Coalition of Services of the Elderly’s (COSE) Sprinkle Twinkles on their Wrinkles project! With the holiday season fast-approaching, we’d like to vouch for this project from one of our long-time partners as an early present to 10 of our lolas at COSE’s Group Home residents.

iVolunteer Introduces Treasure Volunteer — Support Your Advocacy Through Donations

Donating online isn’t new, but iVolunteer Philippines is looking to introduce a process that will let donors see how the projects they supported will be made to reality up to the point it makes an impact to someone else’s life. It’s a journey that we’d like to share with you and with our partners. With Treasure Volunteer, we hope to make volunteering more accessible and at the same time build more trust between nonprofits and volunteers. Tara! Volunteer tayo.

CDRC Celebrates 35th Anniversary of Helping Build Resilient Communities

CDRC, who is celebrating its 35th anniversary today at the Institute of Biology Auditorium, University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City is also one of iVolunteer Philippines strongest partners of in our advocacy to promote Disaster Preparedness, Environment and Poverty Alleviation. Causes which you can also support in the upcoming BayaniRun 2019.

Changemakers Series: Dr. Tonio of Aral Pinoy

Over the years, we’ve had the pleasure to meet some of the most hardworking volunteer teachers in the country, one of which is Dr. Antonio Levy S. Ingles, Jr., Ph.D. Dr. Tonio, as he’s known by his peers and the volunteering community, has been teaching theology courses since 1990.

iVolunteer Community News Roundup: September 2019

iVolunteer’s Start Your Adventure talk for those who are interested in volunteering made a successful return last Saturday. iVolunteer Philippines in partnership with Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf hosted 37 guests over the weekend, most of which were professionals looking to find their way into the volunteering community.

BayaniRun 2019 Is a NEW and Healthy Way to Volunteer

On November 17, we invite you to join us, our partners and hundreds of volunteer runners as we come together for the third annual BayaniRun advocacy run. This special gathering of volunteers at CCP Complex in Pasay, will also serve as a landmark event for the iVolunteer family as we celebrate our 10th year in the social service sector.