OASI CUP Run – fifth edition official launch, keep fit and help others
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The Minister for Gozo Dr Justyne Caruana attended the launch of this year’s fifth edition of the OASI Cup Run.
Organised by the OASI Foundation of Gozo, this sporting event is taking place on Sunday, the 7th of October, in Victoria.
OASI Foundation is synonymous with it work in the social field dating back to 1991. Each year, hundreds of people seek the help of the OASI centre in Victoria, due to various social problems, mainly related to dependence on drink and drugs.
Dr Caruana, thanked the Foundation for its “valuable work to combat this social scourge that has such a negative impact on society at large, for which age is no barrier.”
The Minister, speaking about the Foundation, said how important it is in the work of preventative care rather than cure, forever reaching out to a wider range of people to convey its message
Minister Caruana concluded by pointing out the importance of the message that the OASI Foundation portrays – in both educational and sporting events – and this is not only to raise raise public awareness about its services in education and care, but also so that its presence is felt within society.
Photograph: MGOZ/George Scerri