MoneyGram provides food items to King George VI Memorial Home


June 22, 2018

By Ibrahim Tarawallie

Inmates of the home with their individual package

As part of their proud tradition of giving back to the society, agents of MoneyGram service in Sierra Leone yesterday donated food items worth millions of Leones to inmates at the King George VI Memorial Home, Grafton, Western Rural district.

The items donated include bags of rice, onions, gallons of palm oil, cartoons of Tomatoes and Maggi – expected to be used in preparing meal for the inmates – as well as a packet of assorted provision to each the inmates.

The inmates were in joyous mood as they welcomed their guests to the home with songs, pleased that MoneyGram always fulfils their promise of providing their needs on a yearly basis.

Speaking during the short presentation ceremony, Kelvin Roberts from Premier Media Consultancy, marketing firm of the service in Sierra Leone, said agents of the MoneyGram were always proud of associating with inmates at the home.

“We come here every year to associate ourselves with you inmates of this home. Be assured that we are always thinking about you and your welfare,” he said.

He encouraged Sierra Leoneans to make use of the service frequently because it is safe, reliable, secured and the fastest way to send and received money across the world.

According to him, Sierra Leoneans can send or receive money from their loved ones, friends and parents through Afro International, Rokel Commercial Bank, Guaranty Trust Bank, United Bank for Africa, Sierra Leone Commercial Bank, Keystone Bank and FBN Bank, agents of the service.

Amadu Salieu Sesay from Sierra Leone Commercial Bank said: “We are happy to be part of the team to do such a presentation and to associate ourselves with you. We will always support you in our own little way.”

He assured of a fast and efficient service to those who choose to send or receive money using the MoneyGram service at SLCB.

Also speaking, Treasurer and Admin of the Sierra Leone Society of the Welfare of the Aged, Hannah Deen, thanked MoneyGram for always associating with the home.

“We always look forward to certain people to help us, especially MoneyGram. We are grateful for your support at all times. We are calling on other institutions and individuals to follow your good work,” she urged.