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 [...]

It all started with a cup of coffee

In 2015, an unprecedented wave of refugees and migrants came to Europe looking for a safe place to live. In Brussels, many of them were forced to camp and live at the Parc Maximilien. Witnessing [...]

It’s always about food… and a kitchen

Once upon a summer day of 2005, the very first Big Volunteer Week ended in celebration. The celebration of volunteers involved in projects all over the city, the celebration of human beings [...]

What a Year!

For this last edition of the Giving Tuesday, we wanted to take some time to thank you properly. 2020 has been a challenging year, to say the least. One thing is for sure: we could not have done [...]