3 young volunteers die in car crash after giving aid to Taal evacuees

Cathrine Gonzales - INQUIRER.net 01/16/2020

MANILA, Philippines — It was supposed to be a day dedicated only to sending a beam of hope to evacuees affected by the fury of the Taal Volcano. But this act of volunteerism turned out to be…

Camotes’ barangay volunteers receive cash incentives from Capitol

Rosalie Abatayo 01/07/2020

CAMOTES ISLANDS, Cebu — Elizabeth Gahira has been serving as a volunteer barangay health worker in Barangay Himensulan, San Francisco in Camotes Island for more than 30 years. Gahira, 62, in turn, receives an honorarium of P230…

Cebu Cenro needs help cleaning up Mahiga Creek

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 09/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Environment and Natural Resources Office (Cenro) is calling on volunteers and establishments to help them in the clean up of the Mahiga Creek on Saturday, September 14, 2019. Lawyer John Jigo Dacua, the…

Cenro head: 75 volunteers work for food in Cebu City’s river cleanup

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/29/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The rehabilitation of the five major river systems in Cebu City continues after the massive cleanup last March headed by the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office in Central Visayas (DENR-7). This…

San Fernando nanays cook for soldiers, police

Immae Lachica, Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/13/2019

SAN FERNANDO, Cebu — While men in uniform go around the town to keep it safe, a group of cheerful women also took the challenge of keeping their tummies full. Armed with ladles, 15 women from different…

Barangays told to secure venues for MCWD’s free water distribution

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines —  Cebu City Councilor Dave Tumulak is asking barangay officials to deploy tanods who will secure Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) water distribution areas to make sure that water distribution remains peaceful and orderly.…

MCWD appeals for sobriety, patience during the dry spell

Doris C. Bongcac 05/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The management of the Metro Cebu Water District (MCWD) is asking water consumers to remain sober and patient amidst the water supply interruptions now experienced within their service areas as a result of…

Quisumbing urges city residents to download Guardian app

PR 05/05/2019

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines – Mandaue City Mayor Gabriel Luis Quisumbing has called on city residents to download the Guardian Volunteer app on their mobile phones to facilitate easy access to emergency response services. Qusumbing also urged medical…

More volunteers expected to show up for Lahug River clean-up drive

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—The Cebu City Environment Office (Cenro) is expecting more than 2,000 volunteers to help in the Lahug River clean-up on Saturday, March 9, 2019. Cenro Head Nida Cabrera said that more people have volunteered for…

Sinulog organizers, volunteers covered by insurance

Morexette Marie B. Erram 01/11/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines—There’s good news for organizers and volunteers of the Sinulog 2019 Festival.  In an interview today, Councilor Dave Tumulak, the overall chairperson of the executive committee of the Sinulog Foundation Inc. (SFI), announced that all…

Tired volunteers vow to continue on

Zena V. Magto USJ-R Journalism Intern 09/24/2018

WHILE search and rescue operations continue for the victims of last Thursday’s massive landslide in Naga City, volunteers also continue to flood into the southern city to extend help in whatever way they can. Students, scouts, employees…

Volunteers: Making life a bit easier for victims

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 09/22/2018

DOYLE Molit, 19, has never rendered volunteer work before. But on Saturday, the marketing student of the University of Southern Philippines Foundation (USPF) decided to lend a helping hand to the thousands of landslide victims in Naga…

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