iVolunteer Caps Off a Strong 2018 with 114,300 Volunteers!

by Angelo Salandanan

Volunteers don’t necessarily have the time, they just have the heart.

But when some of us do manage to find time, the results can be nothing short of spectacular. Perhaps, even bigger than all of us. iVolunteer registered its strongest year yet thanks to a strong showing from NGO partners, volunteers, and partner institutions.

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BayaniRun 2018 Raises P250,000 for Charity

by Angelo Salandanan

A few minutes after the last runner out of the 700 #BayaniRun2018 participants hit the finish line, a mild shower threatened to bring the festivities to a halt. But what’s a little rain when everyone’s having a good time, and for a greater cause? For those in attendance, their smiles simply meant everything was worth it.

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5 Ways to Become a Modern Day Hero

When we hear the word “hero”, we generally associate it with “war”, “blood”, “weapons”, and other gruesome words. But as we celebrate this day of heroes, may we be reminded that there is heroism in volunteering.

In this modern age where battles are mostly fought in the political and economic arena, and victims appear in various shapes of collateral damage, may the passion, service and leadership as exemplified by our great heroes inspire us into action. Continue reading

Nakakatulong Ka Ba?

Nakatutuwa sa panahon ngayon na maraming dumadagsang volunteer. Dahil sa mga makikitang anunsyo sa social media, internet, at telebisyon, maraming nagsisimulang tumulong.

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