The Red Cross appeal for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami in Japan raised €6m, the organisation said on Thursday.
The money was raised during the national action day on Wednesday when people could make donations by calling a special telephone number and from a benefit concert in the Amsterdam Arena in the evening.
The evening also included a friendly football match between Ajax and the top Japanese club Shimizu S-Pulse. Ajax won 4-0.
The benefit dinner in Rotterdam with six top chefs preparing a special meal raised €27,500.
The special bank account number 6868 is open for further donations until the end of April.
Thank you for donating to DutchNews.nl.
We could not provide the Dutch News service, and keep it free of charge, without the generous support of our readers. Your donations allow us to report on issues you tell us matter, and provide you with a summary of the most important Dutch news each day.Make a donation