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Every week, our volunteers participate in maraudes, a refugee language exchange, workshops, and much more! We are here to serve Paris.
Food distributions meet at the Jardin Albert Schweitzer on Tuesdays and Fridays at 9h30 and on Saturdays at 10h. Come and join us!

Sidewalk Stories

Partager: He expressed his gratitude for more simple things — « for people like you, who come and ask me what I dreamed of doing when I was young. » 

Learning Language, Learning Lives: My daughter would run into my room in the mornings and jump onto the bed, jump on me, beat me up, saying, Give me pancakes! Give me pancakes! So I’d make her pancakes, Mickey Mouse shaped, with fruit faces. Strawberry eyes and pineapple for the mouth. » His hands traced out the shape of the batter, of the memories.
Big Serve Days, Even Bigger Hearts
On S.E.R.V.E. Saturdays, volunteers go above and beyond in a variety of activities: bike brigade distributions, Sweep the City, the refugee language exchange, picnic, and a twice-monthly soup kitchen!
Want to help? We run on your generosity --- your time, your monetary gifts, and your donated items.

Check on our website
for our full calendar of upcoming events!

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Saturdays, 12h - French & English Language Exchange with Refugees

Thursday, June 3, 19h - Open Session to Learn About the S.A.V.E. Member Program

Tuesday, June 15, 19h - Start Something that Matters: S.A.V.E. workshop
w/ eco-ethical textile entrepreneur Torrey Shawe

Saturdays, 13h - Welcome to Paris Clinic, for our refugee community
& volunteers new to Paris

Monday, June 21 - Fête de la Musique

Tuesday, June 29, 19h - Basic Volunteer Training

Saturdays, 13h - Volunteer Picnic in Square Albert-Schweitzer

Join the SAVE network!

What is your purpose? How can you change your community?

SAVE members learn about humanitarian & environmental topics in special initiatives and workshops that will help you “make sense” of the world. Each volunteer completes a capstone project, linked to their unique purpose in volunteering. Click here to learn more!

"The seemingly-insignificant, compassionate acts
done by people like you and me
make a groundswell of small, unseen miracles."

Read an article here by STCP leader Peter DeWit!

The canes which this gentleman uses to walk were broken, making it hard for him to get around on the streets. We thought we would surprise him with
a new pair! His smile was well worth it.
Statistics: Did you know?
Refugees flee their homes, pushed and pulled by nightmare situations
they never wanted to be in. Consider the desperation,
when the boat is less dangerous than staying on land....
Value of the Month: BELIEF
Sometimes it's hard to remember what led us out onto the streets. But we continue to volunteer, persevering, morning by morning, in the belief that kindness is worth something, that small acts accumulate. They will change our society; we will create a better world. 
Thank you for being part of our work!
Let's spread some hap-PEA-ness. :)

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