News: Schiphol Fund promotes sport and exercise by donating €75,000

Published on: 13 March 2017

On Friday 10 March 2017, Schiphol Fund board members Heleen Kuijten and Floris Vels presented several organisations that are located in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol’s immediate vicinity and are active in the field of sport and exercise with a total of over €75,000. It was Schiphol’s first donation ceremony of 2017, and also the first such ceremony to be attended by these two new members of the board. The Schiphol Fund is an initiative by Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. Its objective is to show the airport’s social engagement in its surroundings. This was the first of four general donation ceremonies scheduled to take place in 2017.

Organisation Location Project Sum donated
Wormer Water Sports Society Wormer Laser pico boat € 6,000
Vesterhavet Primary School Hoofddorp Schoolyard € 6,892.31
Wereldplein Foundation Hoofddorp Schoolyard € 10,000
Paula Geerts Scouts Hoofddorp Lelievlet boat € 5,250
Gino Jagernath Hoofddorp Electric weelchair for athletes € 5,500
Nieuw-Vennep Badminton Club Nieuw-Vennep Fitlight trainer € 4,235
Amstelland Handball School Aalsmeer Handball equipment € 5,000
Omnia 2000 Sports Club Kudelstaart Trampoline € 5,250
De Amstelbocht Skating Club Ouderkerk aan de Amstel Rollerblade track € 7,500
AMVJ Football Diemen Football equipment € 7,690
Tempo-Team Table Tennis Club Amsterdam Table Tennis Tables € 5,271.90
RKSV DSG Amsterdam Handball equipment € 2,000
Erskine Scouts Amsterdam Lelievlet boat € 2,000
Happy2Move Amsterdam Sport equipment € 3,033.19

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The Schiphol Fund supports projects whose theme is sport and exercise. The Fund chose to support this particular theme because exercise is a great way to unite people and keep them in good health. For more information, please check out www.schipholfonds.nl.

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