In aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza, the 13th edition of the Bank of Valletta Volley Marathon will tip off at the end of this month – and will include 53 hours of continuous volleyball play in the car park of the Siġġiewi care home.
The marathon will tip off onFriday 30th June at 6pm – continuing non-stop until midnight on Sunday 2nd July.
“The BOV Volleyball Marathon is one of our main annual fundraising event that helps us in our mission to provide and improve upon the various useful services offered” said Martin Micallef, a priest and director of Id-Dar tal-Providenza.
Micallef officially launched the marathon alongside Charles Azzopardi, Head of the Corporate Social Responsibility Department at BoV during a press conference held at the Pembroke Secondary School – where training and preparation of marathon players was underway.
“It also encourages volunteering and sends out a message that Maltese society needs to invest their time. Through this marathon, the Home also wants to encourage sports and invest in a healthier lifestyle” said Micallef.
“The BOV Volleyball Marathon combines two of the main pillars driving our CSR Programme, Philanthropy and Sports” said Azzopardi.
“We at Bank of Valletta pride ourselves for being part of an organisation that is an instrumental player in Malta’s sustainable development.”
“We commend the services provided by id-Dar tal-Providenza within the Maltese community, and we are delighted to assist them in continuing to provide essential services in line with our commitment towards the community in which we operate.”
Anybody in a position to donate can do so calling listed phone numbers below, by using the BOV Mobile Banking, PayPal or Revolut or by using the Home’s online banking accounts.
€10 5160 2011
€15 5170 2012
€25 5180 2013
€50 5190 2070
€100 5130 2044
Pledge Line: 2146 3686
BOV Mobile: 7932 4834
“Id-Dar tal-Providenza appeals to society to respect persons with disability at all times and treat them with the dignity they deserve whilst offering them choices and opportunities that everyone has a right to enjoy” concluded Micallef.
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