MBR Publications teams up with Puttinu Cares
MBR Publications Ltd has announced that it will be teaming up to help Puttinu Care Cancer Foundation in a fund-raising campaign that will reach its climax during Malta’s Best in Business gala award evening at Castello dei Baroni, Wardija, on Friday, 25 November.
Dr Andrew Decelis, on behalf of Puttinu Cares, thanked MBR Publications Ltd for their generous support, saying: “We would like to thank you wholeheartedly for the noble gesture on which your company has embarked on to assist former and current cancer patients and their families, because this event is extremely prestigious and exhausting and we look towards local businesses to help out in donations for our patients.”
Martin Vella, Managing Director of MBR Publications Ltd, addressing the media during a press conference at The Palace Hotel, Sliema, said: “We expect to have over 500 participants this year, nominee companies representing the pre-eminent models of our business community. Cancer touches so many people in our community and providing Puttinu Cares with a platform out of something we have successfully created and expanded over the past few years is a great way – even though it is not enough – to help fight this terrible disease, especially for families who need to go abroad to pursue further treatment. I appeal to everyone to seriously consider this request and let your family, friends, neighbours, your customers and your community know that you are joining them in the fight.
“Disruption is changing the rules of the game in the philanthropic space. Gifts are being made at unprecedented levels to resolve complex social issues, and as the size of the gifts grow, so do the accountabilities that key funders are placing on fund-raisers. Foreign companies have come along and inextricably not enough screening is being done on professional fund-raising level, that this gives rise to serious suspicions about the end goal. Our business partners, colleagues and customers are invited to be part of our community of leading donators and fund-raisers exploring new strategies for social innovation and community impact by giving genuinely, giving suitably and giving correctly. Our company has been always involved in philanthropic activities and we have supported foundations involved in such activities, so we all should contribute to this noble cause,” concluded Mr Vella.