Parangal Lingkod Sambayanan

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This award, first given to Radio Veritas in 1983, gives recognition to outstanding public service of an individual or organization. On 7 February 2004, the Ateneo de Manila University Board of Trustees renamed the Public Service Award to Parangal Lingkod Sambayanan.
Public service is defined as areas of endeavor that support or complement what government should be or is doing, eg, helping the needy, protecting the environment, promoting public discourse, promoting peace and development.
Fr Bobby Yap SJ
2021

Remedios I Rikken

2019
Rebecca "Karen" Tañada

2018
Atty. Carlos "Chochoy" Medina

2017
Br Carlito M Gaspar CSsR

2016
Tzu Chi Foundation Philippines Inc.

2015
Edmundo G Garcia

2013
Atty Christian S Monsod

2011
Ilawan Center for Volunteer and Leadership

2009
The Coalition of Services of the Elderly (COSE)
Denis Murphy

2008
Eugenia Duran-Apostol

2007
Kaisa Para sa Kaunlaran Inc (KAISA)

2006
Elvira Lopez-Bautista

2004
Teodoro M. Locsin Sr (Posthumous)

2003
Philippine Business for Social Progress (PBSP)

2000
Fe del Mundo MD

2001
Tabang Mindanaw
Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism

2000
The Association of Philippine Volunteer Fire Brigades Inc

1999
Teresita Ang-See
Rosa Rosal

1998
Roberto A Gana (Posthumous)
Carlos M Ollado (Posthumous)
Archbishop Fernando R. Capalla DD
Dr Mahid M. Mutilan

1997
Rev Jesus S Palileo (Posthumous)
Rhona Mahilum

1995
Jesuit Volunteers Philippines Foundation Inc

1994
Sajid Bulig (Posthumous)
Robin Garcia (Posthumous)

1992
Archbishop Paciano B. Aniceto DD
Philippine Partnership for the Development of Human Resources in Rural Areas (PhilDHRRA)

1991
The Constitutionalist Soldier

1986
National Citizens Movement for Free Elections (NAMFREL)

1984
Benigno S Aquino Jr

1983
Radyo Veritas

Criteria for Nomination and Selection

  1. The public service must have been rendered continuously over a significant length of time and in a manner worthy of emulation and distinction as good role models for the youth.
  2. The spirit of volunteerism should be evident in the delivery of the public service which does not ask for or take anything in return, except perhaps the satisfaction that comes from serving God and fellowmen.
  3. Volunteerism is not limited to charitable acts but may include business ventures or work with people’s organizations that address a felt need.
  4. The service is rendered in a professional manner with the appropriate training/expertise and teamwork or leadership.
  5. The award may be given to individuals or organizations.