Dutch Royals Participate in MADD
Today, March 2oth, several members of the Dutch Royal Family participated in the first day of Make A Difference Day in Holland. The royal family volunteer their time for this event every year, and it brings out the majority of members of the family.
The Prince of Orange and his wife Princess Máxima were helping to fix the De Gagel playground in Utrecht, where the heir to the throne helped in rebuiliding the garden area, while Máxima put her painting skills to the test inside, helping other women paint a mural on the playground’s building. A video of the pair at the playground can be found here at koninklijkhuis.nl.
Prince Willem-Alexander’s first cousin, Prince Pieter-Christiaan was also out, with his wife Princess Anita at Sciandri Sport Management in Almere, which was hosting a sports clinic. The pair played badminton, football and handball with the children during the clinic.
Prince Bernhard and Princess Annette volunteered at the Fawaka Project Centre for young care takers in Dokkum, where they cooked meals for the care staff, patients and their families. Bernhard manned the bar, while Annette served the food.
And Prince Floris and his pregnant wife Princess Aimée were out earlier this evening, taking part in a voluntary training session with the Rozenburg Fire Department.
Tomorrow, March 21st; will see Queen Beatrix visit the blind, Prince Constantijn and Princess Laurentien will volunteer at the Kico centre, and Pieter van Vollenhoven will volunteer with the voluntary traffic controllers of Limburg-Noord.
The thread for MADD 2009 can be found here.Filed under The Netherlands
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