27 May 2019

UM organises a heroïc day for children with a chronical illness

Match Maastricht, in collaboration with Circumflex, Saurus and the emergency services, is hosting a special day for children with long-term illnesses on Saturday June 15, 2019. They call it ‘an illness-free day’.

Emergency services vehicles will collect the children at the hospital between 11.00 and 12.00. They will bring the children to Adelante, using a route that takes them across the Groene Loper, among other places.

The City Tour starts at 12.00, escorted by the Zuid-Limburg police’s motorcyclists. There will be a joint lunch at Adelante’s terrain, as well as various activities hosted by the emergency services. These activities include climbing onto an aerial platform, using a fire engine’s hose and looking inside an ambulance. The children will return to the MUMC+ after 15.00.


Match project leader Martijn Weyenberg has initiated the carefree day. Match is a project initiated by the UM and Maastricht municipality to bring students and other local residents into contact with each other through social engagements in the city. This is why a collaboration of fraternities and Rotary members also support this day.

For more information and application form click here