End of 2022 at Serve the City

From hundreds of portions of food to hundreds of Christmas presents, you could say that our Christmas period was almost as busy as Santa's at Serve the City! 

Asylum Seeker Crisis in the Heart of Brussels

In our last newsletter on the asylum seeker crisis, we began with this sentence: “Over the last few months, the situation for people seeking asylum in Belgium has become more and more [...]

Volunteer Managers Day: Enabling Others to Help

Volunteering is a powerful tool to transform our cities, and the lives of all those who live in them, together. But volunteer communities don’t just exist, they are created and nurtured. That is [...]

Tim’s Story

Volunteers at the Samusocial Jourdan Centre for asylum seekers help children with both language learning (French and Dutch) and with homework. Children participate in the activities every [...]

It’s all about solidarity

Serve the City has always strived to help people in need. When it became clear that the situation in Ukraine was quickly becoming a humanitarian crisis, we knew that we could not sit by and watch. 

We went to the zoo

We wanted to offer them an experience that they could not forget, and WE DID IT! We took the families residing at the Jourdan Centre in Brussels to the zoo in an amazing day full of excitement [...]

What an adventure!

In May 2021, Juliette and Marie joined the Serve the City team for an internship of two months. Discover what it's like to be part of our team!

Jennie’s story

Volunteers at Project Le Phare prepare and distribute sustainable and vegetarian meals through personal interactions with their beneficiaries in the neighbourhood of Sainte Catherine.

Creating a lingua franca between refugees & migrants

5 months ago, our volunteers Jon & Olivia decided to launch English-learning classes for migrants and refugees at the Red Cross Centre. Research shows that language-learning is a crucial factor [...]