While SBV also requires strong commitment from volunteers, it’s a more enticing alternative for creatives, analysts, programmers, accountants and other specialists who want to connect their passions to the causes they care about. Continue reading Skills-based Volunteering: How Your Talents Help Nonprofits
I’m not telling you to literally axe your heroes, or their statues. This is also not to say you should kill your dreams, or not have people you look towards for guidance or inspiration. Instead, think of it as allowing your heroes to be real human beings, and, in turn, allow yourself to be held to attainable standards. In your own terms, I’m calling you to become the hero you need. Continue reading ‘Kill’ Your Heroes — Start Your Own Adventure
Regardless if it’s volunteering at a local event or making monetary donations, it all evens out. After all, even the simplest deed can be enough to ignite change and provide a renewed sense of hope for those who quietly needs it. Continue reading The Treasure That We Find When Giving Back
With over 18,000 electoral posts up for grabs, and with national issues such as charter change and national security hanging in the balance, the votes that will be casted on Monday will create a ripple effect that will be felt beyond the next three years. Continue reading Things to Keep in Mind Heading Into the 2019 Midterms Election
When we hear the word “hero”, we generally associate it with “war”, “blood”, “weapons”, and other violent or aggressive stuff and events. But as we celebrate this day of heroes, may we be reminded that there is heroism in volunteering. Continue reading 5 Ways to Become a Modern-day Hero
July brings another conquest upon the human race. And I dare you to take this one seriously. You wouldn’t want to miss out on this worldwide trend, would you? So buckle up, it’s #PlasticFreeJuly. Continue reading How Much of an Eco-Warrior Are You?
Helper’s High is the name for the positive emotional state some people experience after providing help to others. Studies have shown that helping others can produce feelings of happiness and can activate reward centers of the brain just like food or drugs. Continue reading Why Volunteering Is Good for Mental Health
And as we are also celebrating Women’s month, here are reflections from the lives of extraordinary women of faith. To inspire us, and to commemorate this special season. Continue reading 5 Thoughts to Ponder on this Holy Week
In celebration of World Poetry Day, we’ve compiled some verses on various topics penned by our friends. Enjoy! Continue reading Poems for 2018 World Poetry Day
As the cries of the weak echo louder than ever. And their tears overflow ever faster. Let apathy turn into sympathy. And disgust into kindness. Continue reading A Call for Heroes
Today, we are celebrating the power of actions — of doing something instead of just planning and of exerting effort instead of making excuses. We are now on the third month of the year. Another month has come to an end, and a new one is unfolding before our eyes. But what have we accomplished … Continue reading March Forth and Do Something
Sa pamamagitan ng pag-volunteer, maipapakita mong may magagandang bagay na kaya mong ibigay sa mundo. Alam mo na may kaya kang gawin para sa iba at meron kang lakas ng loob para gawin yun. Continue reading 7 Ways to Enjoy Valentine’s For Singles
Paano mo malalamang Valentine’s na? Paanong hindi mo malalaman kung kahit saan ka lumingon, may nag-de-date. May nasisinghot ka na ding pollen grains dahil sa dami ng nakaparadang bulaklak. Meron nang puso at rosas na kendi o tsokolate sa estante ng 7-11. Parang may perya sa kalsada dahil sa mga naglalako ng lobo at teddy bear. Continue reading 7 Unique Valentine’s Date Ideas for Couples
Ang pagvovolunteer ay isang mabuting gawain – karaniwang nakatutulong ito sa komunidad at sa paghubog ng pagkatao at kakayahan ng isang volunteer. Subalit may mga pagkakataon na ang pagvovolunteer ay hindi nakatutulong. Paano nga ba nangyayari na ang isang mabuting hangarin ay hindi nakabubuti? Continue reading Nakakatulong Ka Ba?
Peace. The V-fingers you flaunt in front of the camera. World peace. The cliché answer to the final question in a beauty pageant. Peace means no war or conflict or violence. People understand and accept their differences. Peace. A state which seems to exist only in a perfect world. But this world is not perfect, and everyone in here is flawed. Continue reading “H.E.L.L.O. for Peace”