Read to Raise, Listen to Show Love

Elisa Waijers
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I want to support both you and the refugees during this corona pandemic. We are mostly confined to our homes, but luckily able to adhere to the guidelines the WHO prescribes to protect us against catching corona. Not so for thousands and thousands of refugees. Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland is stepping up for those who have no state to help protect them and Vluchtelingenwerk keeps pressuring the Dutch government to take action.

I want to support them in doing this. I also want to support you, confined by the quarantine, having to stay indoors. Therefore, for every donation of 5 euro's or more I will provide each donor access to a (self-recorded) audiobook*. I hope this will help you to relax and rest a bit in these crazy times by simply enjoying being read to. I will read to raise money and you can donate and listen to show your love for those who, especially now, need a home.


1. Donate to this project via the website

2. Email me a snapshot of your donation at

3. I will send you a link to a google Drive where I will upload the audiobook files over the next two weeks

! Don't know how to make a snapshot? Just email me the donation amount and the name under which you donated.

* We will be reading a classic: Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain (this book is out of copyright, which is why I assume we can read this without copyright infringement). 

You can create your own personalized poster to draw attention to this fundraising page. After printing the poster you can hang it in a shop, a café window or a community bulletin board. Ask your family, friends, co-workers and neighbors to help and also put up a poster in their home, school or work place. Most people are willing to help but be sure to ask permission first.

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€ 5 05-06-2020 | 12:04 Leuke 'win-win' actie, en ben wel in voor een klassiek luisterboek
€ 10 01-06-2020 | 22:57 sympathieke, leuke actie
€ 25 30-05-2020 | 13:38 mooie actie & leuk om te luisteren naar een mooi verhaal
€ 5 30-05-2020 | 00:15 vluchtelingenwerk is een goed doel en deze actie is geweldig ! 😍
€ 25 29-05-2020 | 19:56 Veel geluk met je fundraiser!
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A big, heartfelt thank you <3

30-05-2020 | 16:37  Dear all,  Thank you so much for your support to the Dutch Refugee Council/Vluchtelingenwerk Nederland! I am personally so grateful that you wanted to support my fundraiser for them, but even more grateful for us as a collective, showing up in support of those who have no state to protect them. Even though you, like me, are mostly confined to staying indoors, and even though you might sometimes experience emotional (or physical) discomfort over the quarantine measures, you have reached out to help others. I am amazed and so touched to see so many people extending a helping hand, in times where we all need that.  Thus, let me now support you, yes you, a bit. If you have donated, but do not yet have access to my audiobook, please send an email to Then I can add you to the drive and you can access the wonderful, funny book that is Tom Sawyer!  Much love and a big virtual hug, Elisa  
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