Gozo & Malta charity events to raise funds for Puttinu Cares

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Gozo & Malta charity events to raise funds for Puttinu CaresVarious events which have been organised by the Puttinu Cares Gozo Committee, are taking place over the coming weeks, aimed to raise funds in aid of Puttinu Cares, the organisation that helps children and their families who suffer with cancer.

The Puttinu Cares Cancer Support Group offers a holistic approach of care for families who have children suffering from cancer. Set up in 2002 by Dr Victor Calvagna and Rennie Zerafa, Puttinu Cares is a haven of solace for families whose children have been afflicted with cancer.

Currently this organisation is raising funds to build 12 apartments in the UK which will be only minutes away from the Royal Marsden Hospital, a specialist cancer treatment hospital.

This project is expected to cost a total of 3 million euros and is expected to accommodate some 400 Maltese and Gozitan patients for treatment in England each year.

Friday 20th April

High Tea in aid of Puttinu Cares from 7 p.m. onwards at the City Pearl Hall, Victoria Gozo.

Transport is available and food tickets are: EUR 2.50. For further information or to book transport please contact: 79552553 or puttinucaresgozo@hotmail.com

Saturday 21st April

The Puttinu Cares Gozo Annual Fishing Competition in aid of Puttinu Cares at the Valletta Waterfront between 4pm and 10pm. ‘Gone Fishing for Puttinu Cares’ requires a fee of €50 per team of 4 persons to enter.

Anyone who wants to participate in the event can plese contact the coordinator of the activity Mr. Julio Azzopardi on 99493351 or by email at puttinucaresgozo@hotmail.com.

Entertainment for kids and all the family (bouncy castle, face painting and selling of books, accessories and gifts).

The event concludes with the presentation of prizes to the winners of the various categories in this competition.

Contacts: 99493351 or send an email on puttinucaresgozo@hotmail.com

Sunday 29th April

Philantropic fair at the Victoria Football ground, near the Victoria Main Car park, between 7.30am and 1pm Selling books, handbags, accessories, gifts and bric-and-brac

Sunday 6th May

Philantropic Fair in aid of Puttinu Cares at the Gozo Stadium car park, between 7am and 7pm as part of the Gozo football marathon weekend.

Any philantropic organisation who would like to be part of the Fair, can call on 79092959 or email on puttinucaresgozo@hotmail.com and are requested to make a donation of EUR 10.

Sunday 13th May

A walk for Puttinu Cares between 3pm and 5pm Leaving from the Gozo General Hospital Main Gate. A donation of EUR 6 is kindly requested to participate. All entrants will be presented with a T-shirt.

Sunday 13th May

A car wash at the Gozo General Hospital car park. Between 10am and 5pm. Wash your car for a donation of only EUR 5 in aid of Puttinu Cares. There will be Entertainment for Kids (Bouncy Castle).

For further information please contact: 79054750 or email: jeanette.falzon@gov.mt or pauline.a.camilleri@gov.mt

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