Several sponsors have committed to the Mamedia Easter Walk and Blood Donation event scheduled for the Baba Yara Sports Stadium, Kumasi on this Easter Saturday, April 20, 2019.
The walk which is a follow-up of last year’s successful maiden event is in collaboration with the Ashanti Regional Blood Bank, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly (KMA), The National Youth Authority (NYA) and the Ashanti Regional Police/MTTU.
In an interview, Nii Maale-Adsei, the Managing Director of Mamedia Ventures, organisers of the event revealed the event dubbed ”WALK FOR LIFE -KUMASI” continues to attract major sponsors. Companies that have committed to sponsoring the event include among others the MTN Ghana Foundation, SIC Insurance Company Limited, M&G Pharmaceuticals and Healthilife Beverages.
The rest he said are the Graphic Communications Group Limited, Everpure Company Limited, Century Drinking Water and the Sports Hotel.
While expressing gratitude to these corporate organizations for their kind gesture, Nii Maale was hopeful the walk will help inculcate the habit of regular exercising among the people of the Ashanti Regional capital
He said the Easter time festivities is the appropriate time to organise the walk due to the number of people expected to travel across the country and the world to Kumasi, adding that the blood donation will go a long way to save lives
”Jesus Christ shed his blood around this time to save mankind. Why can’t we also donate a pint of blood to save lives ” Nii Maale philosophized.
Some of the organizations that have do far confirmed their participation in the program include NABCO, NYA, NSS, Daddy Lumba Fun Club and the Northern Sector National Supporters Union.
The rest are the Komfo Anokye Nursing and Midwives Training College, Kumasi Technical University and the Social and Floating Keep Fit Clubs
The Managing Director of the organisers disclose they will unveil a big national celebrity as the Brand Ambassador for the event in the next few days preceding the event.