St. Maarten is well-represented at Oranje Fonds’ Apples of Orange (Appeltjes van Oranje) Regional Qualifying Round which was held in Curaçao. Four organisations representing St. Maarten were among nine chosen during this round. In the 17-year history of the event, this is the first time St. Maarten has had four organizations selected for the regional round.
K1 Britannia Foundation, alongside Player Development SXM, St. Maarten AIDS Foundation and Voice of the Youth St. Maarten Foundation’s Youth Brigade SYB presented their programmes in Curaçao. The Appeltjes van Oranje prize is for social initiatives that bring people together and this year’s theme is “Volunteers do More.” The prize is given out yearly by King Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima to social organizations throughout the Kingdom. All nine organisations in this round received 2,500 euros.
Source: The Daily Herald https://www.thedailyherald.sx/islands/82571-how-bout-them-apples