The Maltese public has outdone itself on the generosity front with an unbelievable sum of €850,000+ raised tonight in aid of a home for ALS sufferers in Malta! 
€850,000+ raised for ALS home
The funds have been raised as part of a public appeal by ALS activist Bjorn Formosa in tonight’s Xarabank show. Aside from the enormous sum raised by the local public – including phone and SMS donations, donations from local businesses, and from large companies – Malta’s Prime Minister Joseph Muscat also pledged government funding for the home’s expenses each year going forward.
Formosa’s strong connection to Maltese public has shone through in tonight’s amazing efforts. At the end of the show, the activist was visibly emotional, as were his supporters and family members. 
“I haven’t stopped crying from the start till the end of the programme. You have moved me with your generosity. My dream has become a reality. We will not stop working. …