Servathon 2021

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Harvest for Health

Hands On Manila Foundation proudly marked its twenty years of services through volunteerism.  Last October 9, 2021, HOM, celebrated the culminating event of SERVATHON 2021: Harvest for Health. 

Servathon established sustainable food gardens in public schools in 2020, benefitting over 1400 at-risk youth.  On  its 16th year, Servathon 2021 have supported this food-growing program to benefit the health of our people and our environment.   

For the last two years, we focused on providing food security for at-risk school children and their families and  were able to partnered with corporations to establish 16 gardens in public schools resulting in a total of 1,757 square meters planted. The Servathon 2020-2021 benefited over 26,204 children and 16 partner schools through the participation of  859 volunteers from the 11 partnered corporations  and 5 private groups. The previous speakers of the culminating event were Mr Nicolo Aberasturi and Margarita Fores

Project Goals

  • Educate and empower the school community to feed themselves
  • Convert idle land in public schools into nutritious gardens
  • Alleviate hunger and malnutrition of at-risk students and their families
  • Protect the environment by upcycling single-use plastics 

Participation Fee: Php50,000.00

Servathon 2021 Package Includes:

  • Creation of a food garden averaging 50 sqm
  • Customized CSR opportunities (see below)
  • Online instructional materials for optional projects
  • Promotional support through the press and online publicity campaigns
  • Participation in Servathon 2021’s fun culminating virtual event, hosted by Issa Litton and Quintin Pastrana. Renowned chef Margarita Fores is our guest speaker.

Volunteer CSR Options

We can customize volunteer activities to meet your needs, whether your staff works from home or the office. Products created by the volunteers will be donated to our partner public school gardens. 

  • Arts and Crafts Activity- Upcycling single-use plastic containers into decorative planters
  • Organic Liquid Fertilizer Production – Creating soil boosters from kitchen waste 


Through Servathon, the companies who joined the event , they promoted environmental awareness, supported sustainable urban gardening, and provided food security, among Hands On Manila’s partner schools and their nearby communities.

For inquiries on how to join, e-mail [email protected] and label the subject as SERVATHON INQUIRY.

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About Hands On Manila

Hands on Manila is the leading non-profit organization working to promote volunteerism in the Philippines. It is the first international affiliate of Hands on Network USA (now known as Points of Light Foundation), the largest organization in the world dedicated to volunteer service. It is also accredited by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification (PCNC).

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