The month of December, leading up to Boxing Day (December 26) most Maltese and Foreign companies, institutions and organisations as well as individuals donate towards the charitable event L-Istrina whereby contributions go to the Malta Community Chest Fund for families in need.
The University of Malta participates yearly in raising funds for donation, fund raising activities took place from from December 1 up to December 23, with a number of entertaining and cultural activities for staff and students, which were part of the Christmas on Campus campaign, some of which are mentioned here. Thanks to all the support and participation from staff, students, the University collected €8,500 which were equally divided to L-Istrina and Id-Dar tal-Providenza.
Another charitable event, ‘Festa ta Generozita’ was streamed on Local Television on New Year’s Day in aid of raising funds for a Non-Governmental organization, id-Dar tal-Providenza. This organisation aims to help people with disabilities. During this event University representatives presented the donation.