Bank of Valletta presented the sum of €100,000 to L-Istrina, which funds were collected through the L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign and doubled by the Bank.
BOV CEO Mario Mallia, accompanied by Bank of Valletta staff members presented the donation to H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta and Mr Edgar Preca during the live broadcast.
The L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign has become synonymous the annual fund-raising marathon, this being the 13th consecutive year that piggy banks have been distributed in all primary and secondary schools in Malta and Gozo. The campaign not only serves to raise funds towards the L-Istrina effort, but also raises awareness among the younger generation about the importance of helping others.