Main Partners

Dutch Postcode Lottery
Since 1996, the Netherlands Refugee Foundation has partnered with the Dutch Postcode Lottery - the largest charity lottery in the Netherlands. The annual proceeds of the Postcode Lottery make it possible for the Refugee Foundation to organize the Night of the Refugee.

BKB | The Campaign Office of the first hour. BKB has been involved in the Night of the Refugee since 2010. BKB | The Campaign Office develops campaigns for governments, companies, and social organizations. Their strength lies in the combination of research, advice, online and offline communication, free publicity, and events.


Walking Partners

Bart Wandel
The brain behind Bart Wandel is Bart Putman. Bart is a walking instructor and provides hiking training in the Lingewaard, Arnhem, and Achterhoek region. Since 2016, he has been enthusiastically planning the route between Nijmegen and Arnhem. Of course, he also participates in the walks themselves!

Koninklijke Wandel Bond Nederland
The Netherlands Royal Walking Federation represents walking in the Netherlands in all its different forms. It's aim is to get as many Dutch people walking in a responsible way. The Federation also provides advice for the Night of the Refugee.

RWV Rotterdam
The Rotterdam Walking Sports Association is the oldest walking club in the Netherlands. With 500 members, it's also one of the largest associations across the country. RWV organizes many walks throughout the year, including the the first hour of the Night of the Refugee Rotterdam-The Hague route.

WSC De Verbinding
The main person behind Walking Sports Centre De Verbinding is Monique Jansma. She's committed to getting as many people as possible to exercise and bring walking sports to the attention of the public. Since 2017, Monique has been involved in the Night of the Refugee and plots the Utrecht and Amsterdam routes.


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