This year, Festa ta’ Ġenerożità in aid of Dar tal-Providenza will be organised again under an installed canopy at the Dar tal-Providenza outdoor parking in Siġġiewi. This was announced by the director of ‘Dar tal-Providenza, Fr Martin Micallef, during a Press Conference held this morning, 5th December 2023.
Festa ta’ Ġeneroizità will be broadcasted live on main local television stations between 10am and midnight. At 9:30am, TVM2 will broadcast a Special Mass by Mons. Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna from the chapel at Dar tal-Providenza. During the day, an auction for work of art will be held. Such work of art will be exhibited in the main hall of id-Dar tal-Providenza.
Interested parties may browse through the whole catalogue on www.dtpauction.com. Online bidding will commence on the 15th of December onwards, on belgraviaacutions.com.
During the Press Briefing, Fr Martin Micallef emphasised that Dar tal-Providenza is committed to keep offering quality service to its residents, as it continues to aspire to keep improving as much as possible the quality of life of the same residents. He emphasised that although the provision personalised services to residents is a crucial element, the objectives of Dar tal-Providenza are to assist residents in to be included in society, and also participate actively. Fr Martin explained in detail the fees incurred by Dar tal-Providenza on an annual basis, which are required to continue enhancing investment in human resources, purchase of new equipment, maintenance, and new capital projects. All of such investment is ultimately required to continue improving the services provided to its residents, and to launch new homes in the community.
Festa ta’ Ġenerozità, happening on the 1st of Jannary, is an annual event where the institution request the Maltese and Gozitan population for their financial contribution. The institution requires more than €6.5 million annually to be able to operate.
Ms Camilleri Cassano, Administrator at Dar tal-Providenza explained how donations can be done as from today until the 1st of January 2024 in a variety of means: By Telephone: €10 – 51602012, €15 – 51702013, €25 – 51802014, €50 – 51902085, €100 – 51302022 and by SMS €7- 50618922
One can also use Paypal or by Bank transfer on one of Dar tal-Providenza’s accounts: APS Bank, BOV, HSBC, Lombard Bank, BNF Bank.
Additionally, individuals may place donations of more than €20 by means of a cheque addressed to Dar tal-Providenza, Triq Lapsi, is-Siggiewi SGW2822. It should be noted that cheques of less than €20 value cannot be exchanged following a directive issued by the Central Bank of Malta.
Other Donations may be received at the Office of Dar tal-Providenza, situated at Triq San Pawl, il-Belt (behind the market), between 9:00am an noon; at Poala Catholic Bookshop, and the Rabat Central Square during the days preceding Christmas until the 1st of January 2024.