5 Ways to Become a Modern-day Hero

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.

5 Thoughts to Ponder on this Holy Week

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.

Nakakatulong Ka Ba?

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?

H.E.L.L.O. for Peace

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,…

#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.  

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…

iVolunteer Holds Third Start Your Adventure Talk

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.

For the Love of Goodness

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.

It’s All About Love!

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…

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.

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.