Brac Bank and its employees raised on Friday 38 Tkh lakh through a fundraising mini-marathon for humanity entitled Brac Bank Dour 2018.
About 4,000 employees of the bank and its subsidiaries joined the eighth edition of the event that began at 7am, the bank said yesterday in a statement.
The marathon started from the Hatirjheel Police Square and ended at the same point on 5 km, according to the release.
The employees increased Tk 19 lakh and the bank doubled it to Tk 38 lakh from its corporate social responsibility fund.
After the marathon, the bank donated 7 million lakhs to the Diabetes Association of Bangladesh Children's Diabetes Change and Heroes for All program.
The program works for the well-being of children with diabetes and Heroes for All works for children with visual impairments.
Ihsanul Karim, press secretary to the Prime Minister, accompanied by AK Joaddar and Chowdhury Akhtar Asif, deputy general managers of Brac Bank, attended the event.