Cake sale raises €3,000 in aid of L-Istrina 2010
03 January 2011
|A cake representing one of the Valletta Waterfront historic doors, especially made for the occassion.
€3,000 were raised in aid of L-Istrina by a number of volunteers who sold cakes for 12 hours on 8th December.
Bake it Better this Christmas, organised by VISET Malta plc, operators of the Valletta Waterfront, as part of its Christmas programme, collected a number of cakes from different confectionaries, patisseries and individuals which were then sold by volunteers during a 12-hour marathon cake sale.
This fundraising event was also supplemented with a speciality coffee shop that was managed by the Institute of Tourism Studies (ITS).
"The event was made possible thanks to the dedication of various individuals who gave from their personal time on a public holiday to help those in need. We also would like to thank those businesses and confectionaries that donated very high-quality cakes to be sold for L-Istrina", said Mr John Portelli, CEO of VISET Malta plc.
The amount raised, €3,000, was presented to L-Istrina on 26th December during a live connection from the Valletta Waterfront Christmas Village.
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