It didn’t happen in an instance. I just let myself enjoy every volunteer opportunity that I joined. I never closed myself to learning new things and discovering a new culture. Continue reading Joyce Armillo: “Don’t Be Afraid to Try New Things”
Start with your why. Why are you volunteering? Find the purpose within and cling to it. Whenever you have doubts, or tired of doing what you do, always go back to that why. Continue reading Jasmine Salem: “Go Back to Your Why and Cling to It”
Upon mention, you might be inclined to imagine that they are a huge and well-funded org. However, as Luzviminda would passionately describe, they’re far from an ideal NGO that we see on digital media and print. Continue reading Animal Rescue PH: “We Are an Independent Solo Rescuer”
If you’ve been wanting to become a volunteer but don’t know where to start, join us this coming April 6 & 7 at the Glorietta Activity Center and take part in the country’s biggest matchmaking event for volunteers and NGOs! Continue reading Go! Volunteer is Back! Come and Discover Yourself This April
With everyone’s help, the iVolunteer team was able to reach out to 82 partner communities and produce 1558 volunteer events with 25,600 volunteering opportunities. Continue reading iVolunteer Caps Off a Strong 2018 with 114,300 Volunteers!
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. Continue reading BayaniRun 2018 Raises P250,000 for Charity
iVolunteer Philippines is back with a bigger and better BayaniRun, a healthy way of supporting advocacies and communities that matter to you. Continue reading BayaniRun 2018: We are the Heroes that We Need
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?
Rainy days are starting to set in. Panahon nanaman ng mga payong, bota, kapote, ulan, bagyo at baha. At panahon na din ng mga bangkang papel at syempre – ng mainit na sopas ni nanay. Continue reading The Perfect Sopas: Ang Karinderia ni Mang Urot
Color theory suggests that red is the color of power, no doubt fit for a warrior. It is the color of fire and blood – of passion and life. But today is not about the rest of the mainstream heroes and their conspicuous red capes. Today is about ordinary people joining forces to create a real-life hero league – the Red Cross. Continue reading Move Over Avengers: The Rise of a New Hero League
Teacher Fe is the founder of Journey of Hope, an advocacy that aims to provide education to the less privileged children. Kabayani Community Training Center and Education under the Bridge are two of the main programs under Journey of Hope. Continue reading Teacher Fe’s Lifelong Journey to Educate and Inspire
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