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Although he looks a bit like Santa Claus, ‘Sinterklaas’ (Saint Nicholas) is a very Dutch character loved by children and adults alike. The evening of the 5th of December is the main gift-giving occasion during the holiday season in the Netherlands, called 'sinterklaasavond' (Sinterklaas evening) or 'pakjesavond' (presents evening). Sint drops off a sack full of gifts on the doorstep before heading back to Spain.
Unfortunately, not every family has enough financial resources to buy presents for their children. Therefore Sintvoorieder1 (Sinterklaas for every1!) collects presents and wraps them. The aim of Sintvoorieder1 is that as many children as possible can celebrate Sinterklaasavond! As a volunteer you help with sorting and wrapping the presents.
The presents will be collected and wrapped in a warehouse in Leidschendam.
The organisation of Sintvooriedereen asks all volunteer to wear a facemask during the activity. Please bring your own facemask and food and drink for during the break. Thanks and enjoy the activity.
Would you like to help with wrapping the presents for the children? Then please register below with the ‘Sign up’-button. Upon receipt of your registration you will receive a confirmation mail with additional information on location and activity. Any questions? Please visit our frequently asked questions or contact us.