Upcoming Street & Bucket Collections
NCBI have a number of street and bucket collections taking place around the country. Your support with our collections, would as always, be hugely appreciated.
NCBI has a fabulous selection of scented candles for sale with profits going to develop our services for people with sight loss around the country. The candles are for sale in head office, on our website and through our network of 77 NCBI Retail Charity Shops. The price is €2 each or four for €7.50 with four different scents to choose from – Spring Nights, Summer Nights, Relaxing Nights and Festive Nights so these make an ideal Christmas gift. You will find a full list of our shop locations at www.ncbi.ie/ncbiretail. There is one photo to accompany this story. It shows the range of the scented candles available. (End of page.)
Granard Cup 2017
The Granard Cup, our ladies golf competition, will be kindly hosted next year by the Malahide Golf Club on Monday 21st August. To take part in this All-Ireland Final fundraising event, all your club needs to do is hold their own qualifier. Cost of entry is only €5.00 per player, with a minimum of €100 per club. Information packs will be arriving soon to clubs. For more information or queries, please contact Roisin Walsh at email@example.com or 01 8821984.
Make a Dark day Brighter
NCBI is inviting companies from across Ireland to Make a Dark day Brighter for people with sight loss by sponsoring a bulb on its Christmas Tree outside Terminal 2 in Dublin Airport. DAA are celebrating 21 years of the festival of lights at the airport and are kindly supporting NCBI in their Christmas appeal again this year. With over one million people expected to travel through the airport this festive season, NCBI supporters will be featured on their advertising screen in return for sponsoring a bulb. For more information please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 8307033. There is a schematic map and photo to accompany this story, it shows the directions to the location of the tree.
How can you support NCBI?
There are lots of ways to get involved with NCBI:
- Take on a challenge
- Make a donation
- Leave a legacy
- Become a corporate sponsor
- Volunteer at your local NCBI Retail Shop
If you or anyone you know is interested in helping to raise funds for NCBI in any way, either by registering for an existing event or planning a new one, please be sure to get in touch with us. Our phone number is 01 8821970, or you can e-mail email@example.com .
We can provide you with all the help and advice you need to ensure you raise the most amount of money and have the greatest amount of fun on the day. T-shirts, collection buckets, sponsorship cards and advice on promoting your event are all part of the service.
NCBI Christmas Cards
This year we have two packs of Christmas Cards available to choose from at only €5.50 each. Each pack contains 12 cards, 6 designs and a unique Braille greeting. These are available now from Head Office, Whitworth Road, Drumcondra, online at www.ncbi.ie and also in our NCBI Retail Shops nationwide.