#InternetIsLove

With modernization going beast mode and technological advancement soaring to infinity and beyond, the world feels smaller even as the possibilities expand. Connecting lives and exchanging information has never been this easy—from fast-paced to instant to automatic.  

BayaniRun2017: Unity in Diversity

Makati City, October 22 – Six-hundred runners of different age, nationality, ethnicity, affiliations, profession, background, and more ran united in iVolunteer’s BayaniRun held at Globe Circuit Grounds. In support of unique advocacies, each had lived up to one goal of making every Filipino, everyone, a hero. (Missed this one? We’ve got another BayaniRun coming up on…

5 Ingredients to a Sweeter World

Sixty-five days to go and it’s Christmas! What more? Today is also the Sweetest Day, so we have one more reason to be extra nice. The third Saturday of October is designated as the official Sweetest Day in some parts of the US. A day of sweet treats and deeds. We might be celebrating 8,000…

Little by Little, Day by Day

“. . . I understood today that I have amazing friends who have good hearts and that there are amazing strangers and unsung hero volunteers doing this tirelessly with zero recognition. And perhaps that will never be enough to make a big difference in this cruel world we live in. But it will have to…

Granting Wishes, Reaping Smiles

At twenty seven years old, Danimei Everett manages to be the Program Officer of Make-A-Wish Philippines, an organization that grants the wishes of children with critical illnesses. She handles the wish-granting events, as well as the volunteer events.

Seal With Love

Spread the Hug this Teddy Bear Day! Trace pattern on cloth. Cut. Stich, stuff and stuff, and stitch again. Stitch on the nose. Use buttons for the eyes. Close with a final stitch, and poof! A teddy bear is born.

iVolunteer Goes to Ang Galing

Manila, 5 August 2017 – It was a big day for iVolunteer Philippines. A crowd of enthusiastic volunteers came together to take part in a community meet-up in Manila North Cemetery.

This is How We Build A Life of Purpose

For many people, myself included, we are often inclined to treat volunteering as an extracurricular activity. It’s a productive use of free time, a chance to give depth to an otherwise ordinary day.

7 Acts of Random Kindness to Celebrate “Be An Angel Day”

21st century human beings lead busy lives. They can be workaholics – racehorses in blinders focused on achieving a goal. They can be social media obsessed – sharing every bit of their day online. They are a generation prone to self-absorption, we are.

3 Takeaways From Our “Start Your Adventure” Talk

Our primary goal in iVolunteer is to reach out to every Filipino to build a better Philippines through volunteerism. Through our first “Start Your Adventure” talk held at The Office Project last March 18, 2017, we reached out to aspiring volunteers to help them start their journey right.

How iVolunteer Philippines gave back this Christmas

“The best time to give back is now.” As the year draws to a close, December is when a lot of people usually feel the most celebratory and generous at the same time. For volunteers around the world, the 5th of December is very special as it is recognized by the United Nations as the…

Love At First Meeting

By: Pia Jingco A child named Dado captured my heart recently. Last week I signed up for a volunteer opportunity that would involve tutoring kids, through the iVolunteerwebsite. I must admit I was a bit apprehensive on my way to the venue as I had not done this for quite a long time.

Finding a Lifetime Partner in Volunteering

After her husband’s battle with the big C, Judy never expected to find a partner in volunteering. At present, Judy is running the family’s food service business while also being a mom to 10-year-old Jamielle. Married life Volunteering has always been a huge part of Judy’s life. However, when she started her own immediate family…