Watch: Over €32,000 raised during 103 Malta’s Heart 30-hour radio marathon

This year’s edition of 103 Malta’s Heart 30-hour marathon in aid of Dar tal-Providenza has already exceeded last year’s total, with donations reaching €32,441. The final sum was announced Fr Martin Micallef, director of Dar tal-Providenza.

€12,710 had been raised in the 2019 edition of the fundraiser.

The marathon kicked off at 06:00h on Wednesday 30 December, with Arthur Caruana taking the lead, accompanied by Ron and Ian, two other well known presenters. Arthur faces 30 gruelling hours of broadcasting with most of the presenters lining up for most of the time.

Helping Dar tal-Providenza is an act of love – Prof. Gauci
Helping Dar tal-Providenza is an act of love – Prof. Gauci

The team expressed their satisfaction at the show of solidarity especially in such a year dominated by the pandemic.

Dar tal-Providenza hosts 115 inviduals and requires €5 million yearly to keep in operation.

Watch: The reassurance of knowing Dar tal-Providenza will care for your son
Watch: The reassurance of knowing Dar tal-Providenza will care for your son

The 30-hour marathon is the curtain raiser for Festa Ta Ġenerożita.

Watch: 103’s fundraising marathon in aid of Dar tal-Providenza surpasses 2019 total
Watch: 103’s fundraising marathon in aid of Dar tal-Providenza surpasses 2019 total