Working for People with Sight Loss

NCBI Radio Bingo on Sunshine 106.8FM

Sunshine 106.8 presenter Robbie Fogerty with NCBI Fundraiser Sharon Fallon - Radio Bingo

Wednesday 8th July 2020, NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland) is launching Radio Bingo in the Dublin region as part of an exciting new partnership with Sunshine 106.8 – Dublin’s Easy place to relax. Commencing in August, the daily numbers will be called live on air at 10am and 4pm on Sunshine 106.8. Customers who wish to play may purchase bingo books online or from local retailers.

Players can Free Text ‘Win’ to 50100 to receive a list of retailers or to order books online. Each Bingo book gives the customer entry to five games Monday to Friday and to a daily prize of €400 and a Jackpot between €5,000 and €20,000. NCBI Radio Bingo will help to raise vital funds for the charity as fundraising events have been suspended because of the COVID 19 pandemic.

Joe McKenna, NCBI Head of Fundraising said “All funds will ensure NCBI can continue to provide our nationwide services for people who are blind and vision impaired with online counselling sessions, remote technology support, meals on wheels provision and online life-skills training to help our service users adapt to their new situations.”

Jonathan Barker, Sunshine 106.8 Commercial Director said “We are delighted to partner with a great cause such as NCBI to bring Radio Bingo to the Dublin market. Hopefully together with our loyal listeners we can raise much needed funds for NCBI in a fun, exciting and engaging way.”

NCBI are also recruiting retailers across the Sunshine 106.8 region to act as exclusive agents for the bingo booklets.