Bank of Valletta tops up donation with €200,000 Bank of Valletta has presented the sum of €258,370 to the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation, during the fundraising marathon L-Istrina. This represents the sum of €58,370 raised through the L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign by children from all Primary and Secondary schools across Malta and Gozo. Bank of Valletta topped the sum with a donation of €200,000.
Mario Mallia, Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Valletta accompanied by Chief Financial Officer Elvia George, staff members and children presented the donation to H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta and Mr Edgar Preca during the live broadcast of L-Istrina.
Mr Mallia said, ‘The aim of the L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign is being met, with the sum collected from schools increasing from last year. As has become customary, Bank of Valletta has added a healthy donation to this amount to help the Community Chest Fund Foundation meet its ever increasing demands. Bank of Valletta is a firm believer in solidarity and this is one major event that the Bank supports thorugh its extensive Community Programme.’
The L-Istrina BOV Piggy Bank Campaign is an integral part of the Istrina effort and has contributed over 1.8 million euro to l-Istrina since its inception in 2004.