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14 December 2018 International Volunteer Day Celebrated in QC

Written by: J.P. Francisco

Representatives from various government agencies, non-government organization (NGO) and civil society groups attended the IVD Fiesta spearheaded by the International Association of Volunteer Effort - Philippines last 5 December 2018 at Planas Garden, Quezon Memorial Circle, Quezon City.

Speakers from various organizations such as the Local Government of Quezon City’s Barangay and Community Relations Department, Filipino UN Volunteers Association, Civil Service Commission, Quezon City Kaisa sa Karapatan at Katatagan tungo sa Kinabukasan and PNVSCA discussed the importance of International Volunteer Day to encourage volunteerism in achieving socioeconomic goals.

The Quezon City’s 2018 Local Outstanding Volunteer Awardees shared about their organization and their volunteer works. A ceremonial sowing of seeds was led by De La Salle University to officially cap off the event.
The celebration of the IVD is an undertaking of the IAVE Philippines for the celebration of the National Volunteer Month.

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