Serve The City Geneva

(8.12.2019)

Christmas holidays are coming soon. This is the opportunity for you to give your time by helping people in need by preparing a dinner for 40 people during the holiday season from December 20, 2019 to January 5, 2020. Knowing that on December 24, 25 and 31, 2019 a special meal for the holidays is already prepared.  
Here is the address : 
Armée du Salut / Accueil de Nuit
Chemin de Galiffe 4
1201 Genève  
We would like to encourage groups of 3 people to prepare the meal at their home because the kitchen at the Night Reception is small for cooking. We will also ask you to prepare, deliver, serve, wash and clean. The reason we do not ask more than 3 people for each night is that the dining area is small.   Here is the procedure to register:
1. Register on the STC website until 18 December ( http://ServeTheCityGeneva.ch )
2. Decide on a date and call the Salvation Army Volunteer Coordinator, Sergio Vintem at 077 / 459.29.01 from Monday to Friday from 8am to 5.30pm and those until December 19th, 2019 at the latest.
3. STC is willing to cover the expenses and will provide up to CHF 200 for each team registering on our website. You only need to keep your receipts   4. Enjoy the experience and feel free to register.I

Holiday Newsletter

(27.11.2019)

Dear volunteers,

Many thanks to all who participated in the Partage food collection this November.
The collection was under new management this year and they had their quota of problems.
STC had 3 stores who were booked to take Friday volunteers and were sent home.
We had stores where people showed up to volunteer who were not with STC.
But all in all it was a VERY productive day, and we captured a lot of products for Partage.

We still have a big Christmas Party planned for the Handicapped kids over at Clair Bois.

This is a wonderful time to help entertain the kids (and their care givers). Parents too will be part of the festivities. We are providing entertainment and a DJ for the event! STC will be hosting by serving the drinks, the food goodies. setup/clean-up, decorations etc. Do come and be a part of this Great event. We still need about 6 more helpers

Complete details of options will be provided to you upon signing up.. If you don’t see an option that suits you or you have date conflicts you can also sign-out of the event so we can find replacements.

Event: Wednesday, December 11th 2019: 10h30 to 18h (with breaks). Setup on the 10th.

In the New Year we have a couple of opportunities to help sort the collected food from Partage.

We are looking for 10 volunteers Monday & Tuesday 6 & 7 Jan. from 8am to noon

and again Monday 20 Jan. & Friday 24 Jan.,

Do join the fun.. (Did we say fun!?) Oh well try it, you may like it..!

Serve The City Needs YOU

(15.11.2019)

Greetings volunteers,

If you haven’t signed up for the Partage food collection this coming weekend (Fri. 22 Nov. & Sat. 23 Nov.), please do so. We still need 9 helpers on Friday and 5 on Saturday. But I must say.. We have a fantastic 63 signups at the moment, who have agreed to help to collect food for the needy of Geneva!! Just a few more to fulfil our STC commitment..

However, we are very short on helpers for the Christmas party for the handicapped kids of Clair Bois.
We have a couple of entertainers for the party but need logistical help setting up, serving and cleaning.
It’s a great opportunity to not only support those unfortunate kids, but also their caregivers and parents.
The date is Wednesday 11 December, if your company allows public service time , this is a great opportunity.
We are looking for 30 volunteers.

Many thanks for a great year! We are so grateful for your interest and willingness to help those in our community.

The Serve the City Geneva team.

November Newsletter

(2.11.2019)

Friday and Saturday, November 22nd and 23rd Samedi de Partage

Samedi de Partage is coming up soon and we will need help at all 6 of our stores! This time, please note that the Fridays will be open for Partage as well, so we will need people to cover Fridays as well! You can use this link to learn a bit about what happens at Partage:

https://we.tl/t-0Kz13VUnSc

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Wednesday, December 11th Fun Christmas Event for Clair Blois children from 10h.30 to 18h:00 (with breaks)

We have a big Christmas Party planned for the Handicapped kids over at Clair Bois. This is a wonderful time to help entertain the kids (and their care givers). Parents too will be part of the festivities. If any of you sing, dance, juggle or play an instrument do consider participating in the animation part of the program. STC will be hosting by serving the drinks, the food goodies, setup/clean-up, decorations etc. Do come and be a part of this heartwarming event. We want to give the care-givers and staff a much-deserved break!

Complete details of options will be provided to you upon signing up. If you don’t see an option that suits you or you have date conflicts you can also sign-out of the event so we can find replacements.

Event: Wednesday, December 11th 10h30 to 18h (with breaks). If available we need help the day before for setup. (10 Dec.)

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Tuesdays and Thursdays Aboudaby needs an additional volunteer

Aboudaby, the centre for distribution of donated clothing, is composed of two men and one woman. The team would like to have another woman. Location is154 Route de Malagnou Chêne-Bougeries,

We need a person who is:

Cheerful, positive, contact loving, respectful of people (no bleak spirit) and dynamic, to work on a volunteer basis on Tuesday and/or Friday afternoons from 2pm to 5pm. Some French would be helpful.

You can sign up on our website ServeTheCityGeneva.ch or contact Vince Fasciani who is in charge of Aboudaby and volunteer recruitment. His phone number is 079 944 59 17.