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Tuesday, 30 May 2017 - 7:42
“Gold FM Cares” relief operation receives assistance from around the country, Second load of aid handed over to Sri Lanka Air Force


The Gold FM cares initiative launched by the Asia broadcasting corporation to support the people affected by the inclement weather, is receiving a great response from People Island wide.

The second stock of relief collected under the initiative, was handed over to the Air Force last evening.

The massive stock of relief collected in Containers and lorries, were handed over to the Ratmalana Airforce camp, and will be distributed for a third day by the Airforce to those who cannot be reached via land.

Meanwhile the first stock of relief collected through the Gold FM cares initiative was handed over to the Sri Lanka Airforce yesterday.

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, on Friday.

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.

Meanwhile, vehicles transporting relief items collected in line with Gold Fm Cares initiative will leave to Kalutara this morning, in order to distribute relief to those who were affected by  the flood.

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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