The Convenience Shop, a leading name in the local convenience sector, has sponsored and actively participated in the Caritas Run For Life, a community event aimed at promoting health and well-being across all ages.
The Caritas Run For Life, held last Sunday morning, commenced from the San Blas Therapeutic Centre in Ħaż-Żebbuġ. The event, which attracted over 800 participants, featured various race categories, including a 10 km race, a 5 km race, a 2.5 km walk, a 1 km race for children aged 6 to 9 years, and a 2.5 km race for children aged 10 to 13 years. This event not only encouraged physical activity but also brought the community together for a noble cause.
As the main sponsor, The Convenience Shop has wholeheartedly supported the Caritas Run For Life. Additionally, several employees, along with their families and relatives, actively participated in this enriching experience. In total, there were 10 runners and 29 walkers – employees of The Convenience Shop and their families who took part in this sports event. Furthermore, The Convenience Shop encouraged patrons from its 89 outlets spread across 50 locations to join in the physical activities of the Caritas Run For Life. To facilitate this, the company provided transportation for its staff, their relatives, and participating patrons, reinforcing its commitment to community engagement.
Andrew Attard, Executive Assistant to the Directors at The Convenience Shop, stated, “Events such as the Caritas Run For Life are close to our company’s heart because they provide invaluable benefits to the Maltese community. We believe in the importance of promoting a healthy lifestyle while also coming together as a community to support meaningful causes.”
Anthony Gatt, Director of Caritas Malta, expressed gratitude, saying, “We extend our heartfelt thanks to The Convenience Shop for their unwavering support of the Caritas Run For Life. Their generous donation and active participation have significantly contributed to the success of this event, furthering our mission to assist those in need within our community.”
The Convenience Shop is proud to be part of initiatives like the Caritas Run For Life that promote the well-being and unity of the Maltese community. This partnership reflects the company’s ongoing commitment to making a positive impact in the communities it serves.