Update 10pm: €5,500,000+ raised so far, getting close to last year’s Istrina record
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Update 10pm: The amount raised so far has reached €5,500,000+ in the annual charity fundraising event L-Istrina – Feast of Solidarity 12-hour telethon, getting close to last year’s record amount of €6,048,045 million.
The day after Christmas has become synonymous with this fundraising event which is organised by the Community Chest Fund and was opened by President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca at the Sports Palladium in Kirkop.Over the years this body has helped many individuals, families and entities in Gozo and Malta. Today’s 20th edition of the telethon includes entertainment and interviews,
The 12-hour marathon is being televised on all local TV stations.