Category Archive for : ‘Charity news’

01

May

KH Chemicals supplying disinfectants free of charge

We all know that the COVID-19 crisis can lead to remarkable initiatives. One of those initiatives has been set-up by mr. Bolt and mr. Ketting of the company KH Chemicals, in cooperation with the company Anker Stuy Verven. KH Chemicals provided two key ingredients used in the manufacturing of disinfecting gels and liquids: IPA (better known as Iso Propyl Alcohol) and Ethanol, both completely free of charge.

BASF took part in the collaboration as well, it added some other ingredients and blended 3.500 liters of disinfecting liquid, again

26

February

Spinning for Sophia

Also this year
a strong and motivated delegation of KH Chemicals was present at the
charity event “Spinning for Sophia”. On Friday the 14th of February
they gave all they had in order to make the lives of the children in Sophia’s
hospital better.

It turned out to be a great evening during which the KH Chemicals team traded huge amounts of sweat for a bunch of positive energy, lots of fun and most of all: support for Sophia.

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17

July

“Zo Mooi Wonen Foundation”

In our efforts to support various charities we followed an “empty bottle deposit” initiative organized by the “Zo Mooi Wonen Foundation”. This foundation supports a care free, independent living situation for 12 young adults with a mental disability. Apart from the empty bottles, KH Chemicals and Notive donated additionally to this great initiative.

www.zomooiwonen.com

06

June

Alpe d’Huzes

On Thursday June 6th two teams of KH Chemicals
participated in the “Alpe d’Huzes”.A motivated group of runners and bikers conquered the
famous mountain “Alpe d’Huez” in France to raise money for cancer research and the improvement of quality of
life of people with cancer.

The motto “giving up is not an option” is exactly the
thing the sportsmen of KH Chemicals have done. Some ran up the mountain even 2 times other cycled 4
times up the mountain, quite an achievement!

Apart from the sportive part, various activities were
organized to raise as much as possible for

17

May

Verkerkloop

On May 15th 2019, KH Chemicals participated again in our local charity run “de Verkerkloop”. We are proud of our colleagues who put a lot of energy in this event to raise money for “Stichting Support Casper”, which is an organization doing research on pancreatic cancer. For the second time in row, one of the five teams of KH Chemicals won the 5 km business run. Just like last year, our colleagues joined a weekly running clinic hosted by former Dutch Olympic athlete Robert Lathouwers. They prepared themselves for

21

February

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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27

January

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!

For further information: www.voorsara.nl

09

October

DONATION TO “MAKE-A-WISH-FOUNDATION”

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.

05

October

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!

 

18

May

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!