Big Volunteer Week Week-Ends

27 June & 4 July 2020 Lunch Bags collect

29 June 2020 Muffins collect

27 June to 4 July 2020 #KindnessChallenge Week

29 June to 3 July 2020 Porte d’Ulysse

Exceptionally this year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Serve the City will not organise its traditional Big Volunteer Week.

Instead, we are organising Big Volunteer Week-Ends, and a #KindnessChallenge week!

Scroll to read more!

What are the Big Volunteer Week-Ends?

On Saturday 27th of June and 4th of July, from 10:00 to 11:00, we are collecting 500 lunch bags (each Saturday) to distribute to migrants and homeless at Quai des Péniches (where our Breakfast4Refugees project is currently taking place.

So far, our volunteers have committed for already 100% of the lunch bags for Saturday 27 June (450/450)
So far, our volunteers have committed for already 91.11% of the lunch bags for Saturday 4 July (410/450)

What is the Muffin collect?

On Monday 29th of June from 9:30 to 11:00, we will collect muffins to give away to our B4R project Monday and Tuesday lunch time. If you like to bake and would like to bake muffins, this is for you!

So far, our volunteers have committed for already 100% of the muffins for Monday 29 June (605/500)

What is the #KindnessChallenge week?

You can’t join us for our other activities? No worries, we’ve got you covered. Our volunteers are preparing a #KindnessChallenge week, that you can join online. Every day, on our Facebook page, we will share a challenge with you, a video, and more, and you are free to participate from wherever you are!

What is the Porte d’Ulysse project?

Porte d’Ulysse is a migrant center managed by Plateforme Citoyenne. They will move place soon and are looking for help to prepare for the move. Sign up below if you want to participate. This will include cleaning, laundry etc. so dress accordingly ;).

What is in a bag

  • a bottle of water (0,5l)
  • 2 chocolate bars
  • a fresh fruit
  • a wrapped waffle
  • a boiled egg
  • 2 sandwiches (cheese or tuna) (with cucumber or salad)
If you are feeling sick or belong to the risk group, we kindly ask you not to register and stay home. 🙂

How can I get involved?

Practical Information


  • Saturday 27 June & 4 July 10:00-11:00
    Collect of bags at the office.
  • Monday 29 June 09:30-11:00
    Collect of muffins at the office.
  • Saturday 27 June » Saturday 4 July
    #KindnessChallenge week online!
  • Monday 29 June » Friday 3 July 10:00-11:00
    Help at Porte d’Ulysse.

By continuing to use the site, you agree to the use of cookies. more information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.