Category Archive for : ‘Charity news’



Spinning for The Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital

And yet another charity activity to report on. An enthusiastic team of KH Chemicals participated last Friday in a “spinning bike” activity to raise money for “The Erasmus MC-Sophia Children’s Hospital” to support children with a chronic (long-term) disease.

3 hours of hard work, sweating and endurance all for charity.

Thanks to all of you for your contribution!

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Boxing for Sara

On January 20th 2019, KH Chemicals participated in a charity boxing event to raise money for the Foundation for Sara.

Two KH Chemicals teams worked very hard and did various workouts like pink boxing and cross boxing.

We are proud of our colleagues who put a lot of energy in this event to raise money for this charity!

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Last week our colleague Maikel Bolt presented together with the local Soccer Club FC Dordrecht a cheque to their charity project “Make-a-Wish foundation”.
This was realized by selling the newly designed “FC Dordrecht” doormats as presented on our website earlier this year.
50% of the revenue was for “Make-a-Wish foundation” the other 50% was donated to the Youth Academy of FC Dordrecht.



Spinning for Leontienhuis

On September 26th, KH participated in a spinning clinic for The Leontienhuis.
The Leontienhuis is an initiative of Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel, a former Dutch racing cyclist, world champion and Olympic gold medalist.
The Leontienhuis is a center which provides professional help and support for people suffering from eating disorders and their beloved ones.
We are proud of our colleagues who worked hard to raise money for this charity event!




Verkerkloop 2018

On May 16th 2018, KH Chemicals participated again in our local charity run “de Verkerkloop”.
One of the four teams of KH Chemicals won the 5 km business run this year.
Our colleagues joined a weekly running clinic to prepare themselves for the run.
The clinic was hosted by Robert Lathouwers a former Dutch Olympic athlete.
Their efforts were very well rewarded and we are proud of our running teams!







Donation to Foundation Voor Sara (Stichting Voor Sara)

KH Chemicals donated a cheque to the Foundation Voor Sara to support research to muscular dystrophy (MD) which is a genetic disease that causes progressive muscle weakness and loss. MD has no cure yet, but available treatments can reduce symptoms and slow progress of the disease.

Our colleague Daan Doomen presented the cheque to the chairman of the foundation on February 15th 2018.

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New design – new welcome mat for FC Dordrecht Soccer Club.

After more than 2 years our colleague Maikel Bolt arranged a newly designed doormat with the logo of the local Soccer Club FC Dordrecht.
This time the revenues are divided 50/50 between FC Dordrecht’s Youth Academy and the “Make-a-Wish foundation”.


KH Chemicals is a proud donator of the “Make-a-Wish foundation”; one of the world’s leading children’s charities.
Last year’s revenues of the ice cream sales have meanwhile officially been presented to the foundation.


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International Para Dressage 2018

International Para Dressage 2018

From 8th until 10th February 2018 KH Chemicals sponsored the International Para Dressage Genemuiden.
This is an international horse event that is organized for equestrians with a physical disability.
Participants have the possibility to quality for the World Equestrian Games in Tryon (USA) in September 2018.

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Ice-cream sales “Make-a-Wish Foundation”

And there he goes, our ice-cream sales man Maikel assisted by Amy, on his way selling ice-cream for the “Make-a-Wish Foundation”.

“Make-a-Wish” is a charity foundation which fulfills the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. “Make-a-wish” is active in 40 countries all over the world. They focus on children between the age of 3 up to 18 years. Learn more about “Make-a-wish”? Visit

With this ‘Warm-Weather-Ice-Cream-Action’, we’ve collected € 515,70. This together with the € 900,- KH Chemicals already budgeted for



KH Chemicals Tennis Tournament

This week KH Chemicals is the main sponsor of the local “Heer Jan Tennis Tournament”.  This is an official tournament approved by the KNLTB (Royal Dutch Lawn Tennis Association).
The weekend before the tournament there were also some intercompany matches/clinics in which some of our colleagues and family members participated.
It was fun and demonstrates the good working climate within our company, not only during office hours!