December is declared as the National Volunteer Month (NVM) through Presidential Decree No. 55 on December 5, 1998 and under the sponsorship of the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency (PNVSCA), an attached agency of the National Economic and Development Authority.
The annual NVM pays tribute to the commitment and dedication of volunteers and recognizes their significance in nation-building. It honors the salient heroes who work with no regard to material reward and find fulfillment in witnessing the changed lives and communities of people they serve.
- Published: 04 December 2014