DestiNASYON: Finding One’s Advocacy and Volunteering In Time of Crisis

Every volunteer has a story to tell and iVolunteer Philippines have shared some of these wonderful narratives in many different ways over the years. This time, we are highlighting the journey of our volunteer staff through the lens of our #MagkaJuanGawa campaign; which invites everyone to catch a glimpse of how our own staff were able to find the means and the time to channel their professional or personal background into their respective roles in iVolunteer, and of course, talk about what volunteering meant for them over the course of their journey.

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…

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…

BayaniRun 2018 Raises P250,000 for Charity

iVolunteer’s run for a cause raised a little over P250,000 from the runners who pledged their support to 14 participating NGO. The event also got a nice assist from its sponsors and volunteer staff in the form of backstage personnel, marshals, photographers, and more.

iVolunteer at Bel Air’s Clean Up Flea Market

One fine Sunday, March 2, 2014, I volunteered to be part of the rummage sale at Bel-Air Village in Makati City.  This is one of the fund raising projects of  iVolunteer organization. It was a Clean UP! Flea Market activity inside the subdivision, the venue was at Park 3 Solar Street.  From 7am to 3pm, mostly resident vendors sold pre-loved…

Throwback Thursday: The Filipino Portrait of Peace, The Art of Volunteers

This week’s Throwback Thursday post stretches back to June of this year, during our Project EDSA peace mural painting activity at Camp Aguinaldo. Author Lean Lava shares his thoughts on volunteering for peace in this well-written essay. The Filipino Portrait of Peace, The Art of Volunteers by Emmanuel Lean P. Lava Why volunteer? And more…

Throwback Thursday: iVolunteer visits the GreenEarth Heritage Foundation

For our Throwback Thursday post, we stretch back to last December 8, 2012, when we visited the GreenEarth Heritage Foundation, a non-profit that bills itself as the combination of a farm, a burgeoning reforestation site, and a sustainable agricultural development set in the rugged backdrop of the Sierra Madre mountains in historic San Miguel, Bulacan. GreenEarth…