Past Events

World Day of Social Justice – 20th February

World Day of Social Justice – 20th February

“World Day of Social Justice” (Social Justice Equality Day) is an international day recognizing the need to promote social justice, which includes efforts to tackle issues such as poverty, exclusion, gender equality, unemployment, human rights, and social protections. The United Nations General Assembly has decided 

Blue Monday during COVID-19

Blue Monday during COVID-19

What is Blue Monday? Blue Monday falls around the third Monday of January (18th January in 2021) and is often referred to as “the most depressing day of the year”. But why? Mental health experts have a number of theories about that. The most likely 

Baking for homeless people

Baking for homeless people

Over the weekend, our club Rotaract Scheveningen helped the Kessler Stiching in baking cakes, pies and cookies for their clients. The goal was to bring smiles and an early Christmas celebration to around 1000 clients of the Kessler Stiching in which our club members helped by baking more than 100 portions of cakes and cookies. The whole of the Hague was baking for the Christmas, the activity was supported by various clubs around the Hague.
The task of distributing the sweets was done by Kessler Stiching itself.

Delicious breakfast for a good cause: our club supported Rotary Honduras Hurricane Relief!

Delicious breakfast for a good cause: our club supported Rotary Honduras Hurricane Relief!

We made it!! This morning, our club Rotaract Scheveningen delivered 10 breakfasts all around the Hague in support of the Rotary Honduras Hurricane Relief! Through our ‘Solidarity Breakfast’ initiative, we collected funds for families affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in Honduras. In collaboration with 

Solidarity breakfast: Order now and help people in need!

Solidarity breakfast: Order now and help people in need!

Our club Rotaract Scheveningen is collecting funds for the Rotary Honduras Hurricane Relief! Why should I care? Major portions of mainland Honduras have been devastated by Hurricanes Eta and Iota. The local Rotary club of Roatan (A Honduran island) is collecting food bags for people 

Sports activities day with children!

Sports activities day with children!

On the 7th of November, members of our club helped in organizing and conducting sports activities for children. This involved helping out in the planned games and interacting with the children, who were under the age of 13 and came from and around the area of Mariahoeve in the Hague. Also, parents and some passers-by were present as spectators outside the sports ground, savouring the moment. It was a fun day for the members of the club to be around children, who were full of energy, laughing and enjoying the games!

Meeting the President of Rotary International, Holger Knaack!

Meeting the President of Rotary International, Holger Knaack!

Yesterday a couple of our Rotaract club members got to speak with Rotary’s president Holger Knaack. What an exciting opportunity to exchange ideas about future projects!

Farmers for a day!

Farmers for a day!

Last weekend, our club Rotaract Scheveningen visited a local city farm in the Hague! We helped with various activities at the Stadsboerderij Schildershoeve: gardening, painting, and of course, petting and taking pictures of the lovely animals in the farm! Want to join us in having 

Rotaract Scheveningen participated in a local food bank activity!

Rotaract Scheveningen participated in a local food bank activity!

On September 12, Rotaract Scheveningen, together with Rotary Scheveningen and Rotary residentie, gathered food for a local food bank in Scheveningen! Our team of club members and volunteers joined efforts in helping Schappelijk Sociale Winkel to provide food to those in need. The initial goal was to gather 60 crates of food. In the end, we managed to gather 100 crates! We would like to thank everyone who took part in this activity and we are looking forward to many more inspiring initiatives in the future!

Rotaract Webinar: Peace and Security in theory and practice UN75

Rotaract Webinar: Peace and Security in theory and practice UN75

On the 75th Anniversary of the United Nations, Rotaract Scheveningen will be having a webinar, which is part of our Peace & Justice theme. We will be joined by wonderful guests:– Ella van den Heuvel – Defence staff– Liselot van Egmond – Dutch Permanent Representative