Dutch Royal Family Participate in NL DOET 2012
Like every year the Dutch Royal Family was present at the National Volunteer Day, NL DOET, on March 16 and 17, 2012.
On March 16, Queen Beatrix, Princess Margriet, Prince Bernhard, Princess Annette, Prince Floris and Princess Aimée helped the foundation Assistance Dog in Molenschot. The Foundation trains dogs to help people with mobility impairments.
The Royals helped wash the dogs, clean the kennels and office, created a puppy swing and bridge and also they played with the dogs.
In the afternoon, Prince of Orange and Princess Maxima gave their help in Leidschendam at the Scouting Satoko Kitahara, a scouting group only for girls. With the help of the students, the Prince and the Princess painted the hall and the wall of the building and also they made some artworks on the wall.
On Saturday March 17, Prince Constantijn helped in the Museum Heksenwaag in Utrecht. The Prince, along with other volunteers, did the spring cleaning. The Museum was cleaned, ordered and scrubbed inside and outside.
NL DOET is organized by “The Oranje Fund”. The Prince of Orange and Princess Maxima are patrons of the organisation and they are very involved in its activities. The Orange Fund was founded on 2002.
Around 320,000 people participated in this national voluntary action on Friday and Saturday.Filed under The Netherlands
Tagged Animals, King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands, NL DOET, Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau, Prince Floris of Orange-Nassau, Princess Aimée of Orange-Nassau, Princess Annette of Orange-Nassau, Princess Beatrix of the Netherlands, Princess Margriet of the Netherlands, Queen Máxima of the Netherlands, The Oranje Fonds.