Three-day volleyball marathon kicks off

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Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

The 10th edition of the Volleyball BOV Marigold Marathon for the benefit of Id-Dar tal-Providenza has been launched. The marathon is taking place in the Id-Dar tal-Providenza’s parking space in Siġġiewi. The marathon will come to an end on Sunday 11th July.

Fr Martin Micallef, Director of Id-Dar tal-Providenza launched the 10th edition of the Volleyball marathon, which is taking place for the benefit of Id-Dar tal-Providenza with Marigold Foundation – BOV in the Community’s support.

Fr Martin said the marathon is founded on solidarity and sports. He thanked the volunteers and players, who underwent two months of intensive training, participating in the marathon. Fr Martin announced that this year, another home will be opened in Balluta, while Żernieq house will be renovated.

The President of Malta, Mary Louise Coleiro Preca, Parliamentary Secretary for the Rights of People with Disability, Anthony Agius Decelis, Parliamentary Secretary for Sports, Clifton Grima and Spokesperson for the Opposition for the Rights of People with Disability, Maria Deguara, attended the opening.

The President expressed her satisfaction, as she said that this activity brings the nation together. Meanwhile, Elvia George, BOV’s Finance Officer said that the Marigold Foundation has been working close to Id-Dar tal-Providenza since its establishment.

Contributions can be made through telephones on 51702012 for a €15 donation, on 51802013 for a €25 donation and on 51902070 for a €50 donation. A donation of €6.99 can be made by sending a blank SMS on 50618944. Those subscribed to BOV mobile pay can make their donation by calling on 79324834. A pledge line, 2146 1537, is also available.