Starting 2020, iVolunteer annually celebrates the International Volunteer Day by recognizing exceptional volunteers called the iVolunteer Champions. These are individuals who’ve made extraordinary contributions in their advocacies and they embody iVolunteer’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. Each of them is a living proof that everyday heroes do exist. The 2020 iVolunteer […]
Read More Volunteer Champion 2020: Building Communities and Reshaping Lives with Tatay Anton
Since 2020, iVolunteer has been recognizing Volunteer Champions who exemplify the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism, and Change Leadership. These volunteer champions are reminders that even in the worst of circumstances, there is always a reason to be positive. The 2020 iVolunteer Volunteer Champion for Change Leadership is Emmanuel Mirus Ponon, a 21-year-old […]
Read More Volunteer Champion: Empowering The Youth with Mirus Ponon, Youth Advocates for the Philippines’ Founder
Volunteer Champions are ordinary individuals who have demonstrated extraordinary contributions to their advocacies. Since 2020, iVolunteer has been recognizing Volunteer Champions who embody the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. The 2020 Volunteer Champions, the pioneer batch, represent hope amidst the chaos of the pandemic. They are proof that even in […]
Read More Volunteer Champion 2020: Keeping Hope Alive with Ruel Visca
Through the search for Volunteer Champions, iVolunteer aims to recognize the efforts of volunteers who have made a positive impact in the community while adhering to the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism, and Change Leadership. Despite the COVID-19 crisis, our 2020 Volunteer Champions stepped up to make a positive difference in their communities. […]
Read More Volunteer Champion 2020: Promoting Peace With Cristian Romeo, Mindanaon Youth Leader
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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iVolunteer—in its quest to strengthen volunteerism in the Philippines—annually recognizes youth volunteers who make extraordinary contributions. They are called Volunteer Champions because they exemplify iVolunteer’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. These individuals are young in years but rich in meaningful experience. The third instalment in the Volunteer Champion series will show […]
Read More Volunteer Champion: Pursuing Passion with Sobina Yu, Hiraya Manawari Founder
The search for Volunteer Champions is an annual event organized by iVolunteer. It recognizes volunteers who exemplify the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. These volunteers are inspirations of hope and action. They are living proofs that everyday heroes exist. For many people, the pandemic was a seemingly endless nightmare, a […]
Read More Volunteer Champion: Making a Mark with Mark Jacinto, OSYAF Founder
Volunteer champions are ordinary individuals who make extraordinary contributions in their advocacies. The search for Volunteer Champions—now on its second year—is an annual event organized by iVolunteer Philippines. It’s an avenue to recognize and appreciate volunteers who exemplify the organization’s core values: Integrity, Professionalism, Inclusivity, Nationalism and Change Leadership. John Mauro Manuel, a 30-year-old teacher […]
Read More Volunteer Champion: Getting to Know John Mauro Manuel, Founder of I-SAVED
Many of us are searching for true love—a soulmate who will make us feel complete in a world that’s ever-changing. But love is a vast enterprise. It’s more than the giddy emotions we have when we see our crushes and more than the palpitations we feel on our first kiss. In limiting our view of love, we forget that true love comes in various forms, and that service is love in its truest form.
Read More Volunteering: A Different Kind of Romance
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.
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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 […]
Read More 5 Ingredients to a Sweeter World
“. . . 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 […]
Read More Little by Little, Day by Day
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.
Read More Granting Wishes, Reaping Smiles
Makati, September 30 – Upholding its commitment to make every Filipino a hero through volunteerism, iVolunteer Philippines in partnership with Kickstart Ventures capped-off the third quarter of the year with its third Start Your Adventure talk.
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What is your purpose in life? This is a question we all want to be answered. For Rina, one of the volunteers I met from PPCRV (manual count of the 2016 election returns), she genuinely believes that doing her best in helping others is her mission in life. A student from Polytechnic University of the […]
Read More What do you envision this world to be?