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Monday, 29 May 2017 - 7:37
Gold FM Cares relief operation receives aid from all over the country; 2nd relief stock to be handed over today
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The Gold FM cares programme initiated by the Asia Broadcasting Corporation, on behalf of people who have been affected by the inclement weather, is successfully being carried out at this time.

Our correspondents noted that many people from all around island, contributed greatly by providing aid for the gold fm cares initiative.

Accordingly, the second stock of relief is to be handed over to the Air force, in order to be distributed immediately to individuals who have been affected, and cannot be reached by land.

Meanwhile the first stock of relief collected through the Gold FM cares initiative was handed over to the Sri Lanka Airforce yesterday, to be distributed immediately to those who were unreachable by land.

The helicopters of the Airfroce made over 30 trips by air in order to distribute relief collected in many containers.

Gold Fm part of the Asia Broadcasting Corporation along with Hiru FM and Hiru TV which is in support of you during the good times and the bad launched the Gold FM cares relief project in aid of the people affected owing to the inclement weather, day before yesterday.

Accordingly, measures were taken by Gold to distribute the first stock of relief of the massive stock which has been collected at the head office situated at 156/2. Nawala road, Nugegoda.

The Gold Fm cares initiative launched covering many areas of the island is currently receiving a large number of aid at its collection points.

Those willing to contribute can send in items such as dry rations, drinking water, new clothes, medicine and school equipment to our collection centers located in many areas across the island including the special collection point located at No 156/2, Nawala Road, Nugegoda.

Centres are set up to receive relief items at Sri Vachisvara Sunday School of the Meditation Center in Moratuwa – Rawathaawaththa, Rajamaha Viharaya Kotte and Kolonnawa Rajamaha Viharaya.

Those residing in Gampaha could hand over relief items to Gampaha Medagama Siri Sunandaaraamaya, Aththanagalla Puraana Raja Maha Viharaya or Divulapitiya Priyadarshanaaramaya.

3 centres are established in Kurunegala namely, Padeniya Raja Maha Viharaya, Sri Jinarathana Sadaham Sevana, Kotawehera, Nikaveratiya and Bauddhaloka Vidyayathana Pirivena – Kurunegala.

Meanwhile, another centre has been established at the Mahiyanganaya Rajamaha Viharaya.

Buddhist Centre in Nuwara Eliya, Chandraa Nanda Buddhist School in Asgiriya are also accepting relief items under the Gold FM Cares project.

Regional Director of Health Service Office – Mirijjawila – Hambantota and Seenigama Devala also has centres set up to accept relief items.

Asia Broadcasting Corporation has decided to suspend distribution of cash prizes among its viewers and listeners and divert the funds to provide relief to the disaster affected people.

In addition, it is significant that Asia Broadcasting Corporation has granted its own relief to that of the value of relief assistance provided by the people.

“Gold FM Care” relief operation is determined to properly distribute assistance to the victims who are really affected by the disaster.

In addition to this the special vehicle convoy of Gold FM Cares programme,  that was launched from the Thotalanga Junction for collecting relief goods last forenoon reached Negombo town last afternoon.

Reports say that even by that time all vehicles collecting aid materials were full of relief goods given by people.

Meanwhile the special aid collecting vehicle convoy will proceed collecting relief goods again from the Negombo town covering Kochchikade, Wennappuwa, Katuneriya, Marawila, Mahawewa and  Kaakkappalliya and reach Chilaw.

We at Gold FM invite all of you to be a part of GOLD FM Cares, for the benefit of our very own people affected by inclement weather.



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