€147,135 collected during Volleyball Marathon in aid of Dar tal-Providenza

Monday, July 2, 2012, 13:53

€147,135 were collected during the annual 53 hours BOV Volleyball marathon in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza.

Jesmond Saliba, spokesperson for the organizing committee of the marathon, thanked the Maltese and Gozitans for reiterating their support towards the Dar tal-Providenza, and through their contribution raised the much needed funds for the residence.

He also added that apart from raising the much needed funds, the marathon, once again, stressed the importance of showing the need to respect the people with disabilities, while at the same time provide them with the opportunities and choices everyone enjoys.

Father Martin Micallef, Director of the Home, expressed his satisfaction for the support given to this marathon by the various organization and above all by the Maltese people. He said that this marathon, once again, proved to be a living experience of the providence, on which the residence relies to provide the best services to its residents.

In the meantime donations can still be done either by phoning as follows:
For a €10 one can call 5160 2011, for a €15 donation one can call 5170 2012 while one can call on 5180 2013 for a donation of €25. One can also donate €7 Eby sending an SMS on 5061 8944.

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