A wonderful organisation

During the 2019 Big Volunteer Week, the German School from Brussels (iDSB) participated with around 60 kids and 10 teachers and parents to the Thursday activities. Among these kids, Tara, now 12 [...]

Global Volunteer Day 2020

On Saturday May 9th, Serve the City had its annual Global Volunteer Day. Serve the City is a global movement of volunteers showing kindness in personal ways to people in need. Every year, Serve [...]

A Thousand Days of Breakfast

This week marks just over a thousand days since I’ve been involved in the Breakfast for Refugees (B4R) project with Serve the City, and what a whirlwind it has been! Countless incredible [...]

L’Îlot: an islet of hope in the center of Brussels

Cold had just arrived to Brussels and the sun had left some hours ago. We wait until we are all ready and we go inside. L’Îlot is a temporary crisis shelter for women in need. Volunteers go there [...]

Serve with why

Almost 15 years ago, in July 2005, Serve the City Brussels had its first Big Volunteer Week. There were many projects, but the most important one, the one that started the movement, was a [...]

Here I have a second family

Meet Paola, our project leader of “Petites Soeurs des Pauvres.” You can find her every Wednesday at Petites Soeurs des Pauvres helping at the kitchen and interacting with the elderly. [...]

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 [...]