Recycling and Energy Saving Tips

Recycling 1: Avoid shiny wrapping paper Not recyclable: most glossy or laminated gift wrap and many ribbons, especially those with wire mesh Recyclable: newsprint, paper grocery bags or other [...]

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. [...]

Volunteer Agreement

Introduction Thank you for your interest in Serve the City. For insurance and legal reasons, please read and agree to the terms below if you are planning on attending one of our projects or [...]

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International Forum

This year, Serve the City Brussels is hosting Serve the City International Forum. More information regarding the event here.

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I’m not only a refugee. As a human, I can help others

“I left Syria because I was looking for a better life. I felt danger back home and I just wanted to live peacefully.” Abbad is a 25 years old man who grew up in Damasco, the capital [...]