Hundreds participate in Mamedia Walk in Kumasi
The Mamedia annual walk in Kumasi, was well patronized, last Saturday, as hundreds thronged the Baba Yara Stadium to walk and donate blood.
The Health Walk dominated by members of the northern zone of the National Supporters Union of Ghana and the Daddy Lumba Fan Club based in the Ashanti regional capital, Kumasi, including weekend revelers walked from the stadium to Adum and back to the stadium.
They were later joined by members of the Referees Association of Ghana (RAG) and other volunteer groups to donate pints of blood to stock the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital (KATH) Blood Bank.
It was also an occasion of food, drinks and entertainment, as people from all walk of life joined in the frail.
Headline sponsors, Communication giants, MTN Ghana Foundation, SIC Insurance Company Limited, and M&G Pharmaceuticals, who supported with their Blood Tonic, Polyfer all doled out cash and products to make the event a success.
The walk, was also supported by Graphic Communications Group Limited, Everpure Company Limited, Century Drinking Water and the Sports Hotel.
It was organised by the Mamedia Ventures in association with the Regional Blood Bank, the Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital, the Kumasi Metropolitan Assembly, The National Youth Authority (NYA) and the Ashanti Regional Police/MTTU.
The Managing Director of Mamedia Ventures, Nii Maale - Adsei, expressed delight at the numbers and hoped it would get better as the years go by.
He called for more corporate support to be able to provide more blood to KATH.