15th annual Big Volunteer Week

In the first week of July 2019, Serve the City Brussels held its annual Big Volunteer week. This year we were celebrating our 15th anniversary, thus making the week of June 28th through July 5th [...]

Encouraging others to help

“That is what I really enjoy, getting other people motivated in doing volunteer work” Andrea got in contact with Serve the City four years ago, when looking for a social engagement [...]

Meeting yourself in others

“Volunteering is a very grounding experience, which keeps the connection with people. I believe every person you meet reflects an aspect of yourself, and it is nice to meet yourself in [...]

The new table

As a Serve the City team, we spend a lot of time thinking about how our volunteering in Brussels can be transformational, not transactional. Ultimately this is about a heart to pursue [...]

A year in review

Note: this article was originally posted on the Serve the City International website. In 2018, Serve the City Brussels was engaged in a variety of events, projects and team buildings. The goal of [...]

Walk Against Poverty

I arrive at my job, prepare my coffee and suddenly I receive a call from Nathan, who tells me to go into the street to join the walk against poverty during the global day to fight poverty. With [...]

Comfort zone

Little did I know that this spring would blossom in my life like never before. An experience that was both foreign, and in a strange way, familiar. I decided to try for the first time to go [...]

Kindness knows no age

Many can agree that our future lies in the hands of tiny human beings; the children of our society. They are our successors, revolutionaries, our little miracles in a big, bad world. This is a [...]