Main partners

Nationale Postcode Loterij
For over twenty years, the Netherlands Refugee Foundation has partnered with the Nationale Postcode Loterij - the largest charity lottery in the Netherlands. The annual proceeds of the Postcode Loterij 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.

The Westergasfabriek is the number one cultural hotspot in Amsterdam and has been involved in the Night of the Refugee since 2016. In 2019, it will once again serve as the start and finish location of the 10, 20, and 40-kilometer walks in Amsterdam.

Herinneringscentrum Kamp Westerbork
For many years now, the Camp Westerbork Memorial Center and the Netherlands Refugee Foundation have benefited from close collaboration. To mark the tenth edition of the Night of the Refugee, there will be a one-off Camp Westerbork special edition in Groningen.


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!

Cafe de Plak - Nijmegen
A collective café with an engaging and quirky character where everyone can completely be themselves. With its support, the café demonstrates its social responsibility.

DJ Funky Music Machine
During the start and finish in Rotterdam, you'll immediately feel at home thanks to the beats of DJ Funky Music Machine. He plays a mix of soul, funk, reggae, and hip-hop. is the number one 2, 3, and 4-wheel electric scooter specialist in the Rotterdam-The Hague metropolitan region. During the Night of the Refugee, they'll make 2 state-of-the-art electric scooters available.

Grote Mark Den Haag
The Grote Markt is the incredibly generous host of the Night of the Refugee finish location in The Hague. The 40-kilometer walk will end here.

GVB is the public transport operator of Amsterdam and will deploy extra ferries during the Night of the Refugee in order to transfer participants to the IJ.

Het Nederlandse Rode Kruis
The Red Cross first aiders provide the necessary medical assistance during the night. There is a first aid post at every resting point and at all start and finish locations.

Humanity House
See, hear, and experience what it's like to flee one's home through an engaging experimental journey. Afterwards, you'll meet people who were actually on the run in real life. You'll meet the Humanity House en route.

ID Wear
ID Wear provides all your company clothing, possibly even printed with a logo. Thanks to the ID Wear vests, all participants can safely walk into the night.

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.

Metro is a unique medium with a daily and distinctive news offering, with a strong focus on entertainment and sports. Since 2010, Metro has been including free Night of the Refugee stoppers in its newspapers.

Personal Fit Club Den Haag
Personal Fit Club The Hague helps you to stay healthy under the guidance of a personal coach. Owner Marcel Keppel also participates and provides a warm-up session in Rotterdam.

No more parking worries, because with Q-Park, you'll always park in the right place. Q-park sponsors several locations!

Positive Touch
The masseurs of Positive Touch will provide participants with a refreshing massage.

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.

Snelle Jelle 
Peijnenburg provides all walkers with a delicious Snelle Jelle Zero bar. One bar will provide you with plenty of energy and is therefore ideal for these kinds of occasions!

TentEnEvent from Deventer sponsors tents for the Night of the Refugee and provides tents for many events across the country.

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