Entries by Victor Formosa

“Dar tal-Providenza a monument of mercy”

During a Thanksgiving Mass on the occasion of the 55th Anniversary of the founding of Dar tal-Providenza, Archbishop Charles J. Scicluna decribed the Siġġiewi Home as a “monument of mercy”. He added that its founder, Dun Mikiel, greeted the first residents at the Home mercifully not because they were pitiful but because he wanted the […]

Eden Leisure Group in solidarity with Dar tal-Providenza

Every month, Eden Leisure Group employees have been donating a small portion of their salary to Dar tal-Providenza that, as everyone knows, for the last 55 years (the Home turns 55 this September 13th) has and will always rely on donations from benefactors and the general public to be able to operate. In time for […]

Craft & Coffee in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza

The very talented ‘Happy Hookers’ of Craft & Coffee for Charity have reached out to Dar tal-Providenza. They presented the Siġġiewi Home with a bag of beautifully handmade items which are now for sale at the Home’s bazaar. Thanks to the Craft & Coffee for Charity group you can now see the colourfully crafted items […]

John Paris, Volunteer at Dar tal-Providenza – An appreciation

Dar tal-Providenza wishes to express its gratitude and appreciation to the legacy left behind by Mr John Paris, one of its volunteers, who on Monday 24th August 2020 went to join his Lord and Master in heaven. John, together with his wife Ġemma, has been doing voluntary work at Dar tal-Providenza since 2012. They never […]

€5,730 raised in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza

A total of €5,730 was raised by Pierre Vella Petroni and Anne Marie Xuereb in aid of Id-Dar tal-Providenza. Every year, for the last seven years, Pierre and Anne Marie organised a BBQ for Pierre’s friends and all the monies collected went to the Siġġiewi Home. This year because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the BBQ […]

More than €560,000 in funds for Dar tal-Providenza

Dar tal-Providenza has received more than €560,000 in funds under the Operational Assistance Scheme. This scheme was announced by the government last June as part of its plan for economic regeneration. This donation will help the Home to soften the impact of workers’ wages and also compensate for the severe dwindling in donations during the […]

Evolve by RS Group donate food to Dar tal-Providenza

Today a variety of party food items were delivered to Dar tal-Providenza. The items were part of a 10 years’ anniversary celebration that was being organised by Evolve RS Group for its staff. However, following the spike in local cases of positive results for Covid 19, the company felt it was not the right moment […]

End of an era for the Sisters of Charity

A month before Dun Mikiel Azzopardi opened the Dar tal-Providenza doors on the 12th of January 1968 a number of Sisters of Charity of St Joan Antide de Thouret started living as a communitry in the same Home to help the founder with his new work. They were the first support workers of the Home […]

Relatives now able to visit residents at Dar tal-Providenza

The administration of Id-Dar tal-Providenza has introduced new measures to enable visits to residents by their relatives who will be given an appointment. The duration of these visits is not to exceed 15 minutes. Some visits have already started taking place and it seems the arrangements have been very well received as can be seen […]