- Give Something Back To Berlin e.V.
Causes We Support
- Cooking & Baking
How does our project achieve its goal?
In this project we enable newcomers of all backgrounds as well as locals to interact, socialise and share recipes through a number of cooking projects. We see cooking and food as an exceptional platform to break down barriers and get to know people and their culture.
The idea is simple: newcomers meet up with other Berliners to cook, eat, share and hang out. Since we started, in the summer of 2013, we’ve regularly enjoyed traditional dishes from Sudan, America, Syria, India and many other place…
What will volunteers be doing?
Ocassionally our group gets invited to serve up delicious international dishes at pop-up cooking events like Bite Club, United Street Food at Markthalle Neun, and has even catered at a Berliner Philharmonie event. Here we run with the big guns, dishing up delights alongside some of the city’s best-known street food vendors. In this way the Open Kitchen provides chefs with a refugee background the opportunity to lead a team of volunteers to set a menu, shop, cook and deliver delicious food to hun…
About Give Something Back To Berlin e.V.
Give Something Back To Berlin is the largest project platform and network that makes social engagement and neighborhood work accessible to the large migrant population of Berlin.
Our hundreds of volunteers come from over 60 countries, including the US, Sudan, Poland, Syria, Hong Kong, Israel and Brazil, with all different backgrounds and stories. Some are privileged enough to be able to work and travel anywhere they want. Others have refugee status and don’t even know if they can stay in the co…