A lot would associate number 13 with bad luck and negative energy. But iVolunteer Philippines is proudly celebrating its 13th year anniversary this September. The organization is now entering its teenage years, and this is definitely a cause for celebration. Another year has gone by to mark the persistence and dedication of volunteers with a […]
Read More iVolunteer Through the Years: 13 Years of Leveraging Technology to Encourage Volunteerism
1. Coastal Clean up and Nature Walk Activity Where: Las Pinas-Paranaque Critical Habitat and Ecotourism Area (LPPCHEA) When: June 11 & July 16 (6am – 2pm) What: Clean up and discussion on the importance of consumption lifestyle Fee: Php 800 (permit, carpool from Cubao) Organized by: We Lift Club We Lift Club is a non-profit […]
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Keep Going Baguio is a non-stock, non-profit organization dedicated to mental health awareness and employment of people with mental disorders/mental health issues (or what they also call Mental Health Warriors) and offers free alternative (non-clinical) mental health services as their concerns were magnified by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Read More Moving Forward with Mental Health Advocacy: Keep Going! Baguio
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.
Read More DestiNASYON: Finding One’s Advocacy and Volunteering In Time of Crisis
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 […]
Read More iVolunTree for Christmas: Gift Love Through the iVolunTree
The coronavirus has left an enormous gap in many volunteer-driven organizations while pushing volunteers themselves to wonder how they can get around COVID-19 so they can get back to supporting their advocacies. There are plenty of reasons to be anxious for both sides, as we are facing an unprecedented threat that is reshaping our society […]
Read More Treasure Volunteer Raises PHP 630K to Support COVID-19 Frontliners and Vulnerable Communities
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 […]
Read More Closing a Decade of Volunteering and Onto a New One
The Volunteer Engagement Training is a program in which we introduce new strategies for volunteer engagement, along with other proven concepts to our NPO partners.
Read More iVolunteer to Non-profits: “Look Back at Your Own Journey”
The Go Volunteer Expo made a successful return last weekend (April 6 and 7) with a simple but powerful goal: ‘To help more Filipinos discover themselves through volunteerism.’
Read More Go Volunteer 2019: Discover Yourself Through Volunteering
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.
Read More BayaniRun 2018 Raises P250,000 for Charity
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 […]
Read More iVolunteer at Bel Air’s Clean Up Flea Market
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 […]
Read More Throwback Thursday: The Filipino Portrait of Peace, The Art of Volunteers
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 […]
Read More Throwback Thursday: iVolunteer visits the GreenEarth Heritage Foundation