To celebrate this season of giving, iVolunteer is bringing back the iVoluntree Campaign, now on its 3rd year. In essence, it’s a fundraising program that aims to grant the Christmas wishes of 12 partner Non-Government Organizations (NGOs). These organizations are the most active partners of iVolunteer. They will use the proceeds from this campaign to […]
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Part of my hesitation to volunteer has been self-doubt. Why do I want to volunteer? What do I really think about getting from the experience? I mean, why am I even writing this piece? What got me to cave in was the thought that as long as I am contributing something, it wouldn’t matter what […]
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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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Planning on how to celebrate this month of love? Worry no more! We’ve got you covered, whatever your love language is. ACTS OF SERVICE: Feed the Hungry What better way to serve than to feed the hungry and the homeless? Karinderia ni Mang Urot has been consistently providing food for the hungry and the homeless […]
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iVolunteer Philippines, together with all the volunteers, dreams of a BETTER PHILIPPINES by sharing our capacity and capability to the sectors that are in need. In 2017, 4,500 Filipinos responded to the volunteer opportunities of different NGOs and advocacies. We have accounted a total of about 11,000 Filipinos to-date who have taken part in this revolution.
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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.
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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, […]
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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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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 […]
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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 […]
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“. . . 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 […]
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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.
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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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Unknown to many of us, today is National Good Neighbor Day—a celebration of little gestures and genuine kindness, of ardent smiles and heartfelt treats, of true service and real gratitude. A day when we can celebrate the goodness of those around us.
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Today is Hug Your Hound Day, a day to give our furry friends an extra big hug and extra nice treats. It is undeniable that the love they give us is sometimes undeserved—a love given in spite of cancelled walks, long and lonely hours at home, missed meals and small cages. But today, let us […]
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