Bishop Grech donates €50,000 to Minister Fearne to buy ventilator

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

€60,230 have been collected to buy a ventilator for patients in Gozo suffering from the coronavirus following the initiative launched a month ago by the Apostolic Administrator of Gozo, Bishop Mario Grech.

€50,000 out of the money collected has been handed over to Deputy Prime Minister and Health Minister Chris Fearne so that authorities would be able to use if for the benefit of Gozitan patients. The rest has been donated to Diaconia of Diocese of Gozo to assist those who are facing financial difficulties due to the coronavirus pandemic.

In his letter to Minister Fearne, Bishop Grech wrote that the funds collected are aimed at assisting authorities to overcome the COVID-19 pandemic and that part of the funds were donated by priests who not only are trying to help through prayer.

Bishop Grech also said that he is sure that the Ministry for Health will make good use of the funds.

The Apostolic Administrator of Gozo, Bishop Mario Grech has also stated that the bank account “COVID 19” will remain open for donations. The money collected will go towards the Diocese of Gozo to assist the people in need.

Donations may be deposited in the following bank account, using online banking or Revolut:

  • Account name: COVID 19
  • Account number: 35452320032
  • IBAN: MT91APSB77013000000035452320032
  • Swift Code: APSB MTMT

One can also contribute by calling the following telephone numbers:

  • 51502095 – €5
  • 51602017 – €10
  • 51002021 – €20
  • 51902087 – €50

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