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Kick Out Zwarte Piet blocked from protesting racism in Friesland Netherlands on Sinterklaas
Nov 20 '17 16:00

Over 36 thousand euros was raised in under two days in an action launched to cover any possible fines imposed on people who to stop three buses carrying Kick Out Zwarte Piet protesters from reaching Dokkum on Saturday.

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Sep 21 '17 16:50

The Association of Caribbean Mediaworkers (ACM) launched a wide effort to raise funds for their colleagues on the Caribbean islands that were hit by . Part of that effort is a crowdfunding campaign in the Netherlands, primarily focused on bringing aid and equipment to journalists on the Dutch island of Sint Maarten, which was hit hardest by the Category 5 hurricane on September 6th. 

Aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Sint Maarten, 7 Sept 2017
Sep 15 '17 09:23

At 6:00 a.m. on Friday morning Minister Ronald Plasterk of Home Affairs and Kingdom Relations officially launched the national fundraising action for Sint Maarten, Saba and Eustatius, who were all hit by devastating last week. The action "The Netherlands helps Sint Maarten" is a collaboration between the Red Cross and Dutch broadcasters RTL, NPO and SBS.

Sint Maarten residents stand in line for drinking water, 12 Sept 2017
Sep 14 '17 10:30

The Red Cross' fundraiser to help the people of Sint Maarten after the devastating , Giro 5125, raised over 4.3 million euros so far. And the donations keep coming in, the Red Cross announced on Thursday, RTL Nieuws reports.

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Mar 8 '17 11:45

The Montessori Lyceum on Van Ostadestraat in Amsterdam set up a meorial place for 13-year-old student Ouahib Omri, who. Amsterdam Mayor Eberhard van der Laan is giving Ouahib's family financial support so that the boy can be buried in Morocco as the family wants.

Resist Festival organized to raise money for the She Decides family planning fund
Feb 10 '17 14:55

The Resist Festival held in Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam on Thursday raised over 65 thousand euros for Minister Lilianne Ploumen's family planning fund.

Jan 5 '17 13:50

Employees of a food bank in Huizen found a kilogram of cocaine hidden among bananas they were preparing to distribute. The fruit came from a fundraiser held by regional broadcaster NH, ANP reports.

The cocaine was found on Tuesday, according to the police. Investigators are looking into where it came from. 

According to broadcaster NH, the cocaine came from a container in which 1,800 kilos of cocaine was found in the port of Antwerp early in December. The container came from South America. 

Fire in an empty swimming pool building, set to be transformed into a mosque, on Multatulilaan in Culemborg, 28 Dec 2016
Jan 3 '17 12:45

The Association Islamic Community Culemborg so far raised over 280 thousand euros for a new mosque in the city. The site of the planned mosque, an empty swimming pool building, last week. The building was not yet insured, RTV Utrecht reports.

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Dec 28 '16 11:10

Family members of El-Hasan D. from Amsterdam, who was convicted for involvement in the death of football linesman Richard Nieuwenhuizen in 2012, launched a fundraising campaign to help D. raise the money for the compensation he has to pay to his victim's family. D. has to pay some 60 thousand euros in compensation, Het Parool reports.

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Sep 12 '16 12:50

More than 3 thousand people took part in the fifth anniversary edition of the Amsterdam city swim on Sunday. They swam 2 kilometers through the Amsterdam canals to raise money for research into the currently incurable nerve and muscle disease ALS

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Feb 19 '16 09:56

Some 1,400 people donated more than 26 thousand euros in a fundraiser for an elderly couple who was robbed, beat up and called "dirty Jews" in their home on Heemstedestraat in Amsterdam last year.

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Dec 25 '15 08:40

Radio station 3FM and the Red Cross' annual fundraising action Serious Request raised more than 7.5 million euros this year. While this is a large amount of money, it still falls short of the 12 million euros raised last year and the 12.3 million euros raised in 2013

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May 13 '15 07:40

Following Tuesday morning's new earthquake in Nepal, the Giro 555 aid campaign for the earthquake victims was officially extended. Until now, the fundraiser campaign managed to collect nearly 19 million in earthquake relief.

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Feb 23 '15 08:37

The Mayor of Rome, Ignazio Marino, wants a friendly football match between the Netherlands and Italy to be organized, NOS reports. The proceeds of this match could then go towards repairing the damage caused to his city by Feyenoord hooligans last week.

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Jan 5 '15 16:38

A fund for a baby girl found abandoned in an underground garbage container in Amsterdam has reached a milestone, with people and businesses donating over €10,000. The initial goal of the fundraiser is to reach €20,000, with all of the money earmarked to help her live a better life.