Bingo News: Eastenders star supports Bingo for Breakthrough week

By Becky Mosley - October 1 2008

Former Eastenders star Michelle Collins is the new face of this year’s Bingo for Breakthrough campaign.

The Bingo Association have supported Breakthrough for 6 years and over the past five years the campaign has raised £2.75 million pounds. This year they would like to make the total up to a staggering £3 million pounds.

The money that is raised through Breakthrough go towards vital breat cancer research, campaigning and educational work.

The Bingo for Breakthrough week is running between 19th and 25th October and bingo players will be invited to make a donation at participating clubs. The clubs will be offering a free game of bingo on each session and pink daubers will be for sale throughout the week for 75p each, with proceeds from the daubers going to Breakthrough.

Michelle Collins spoke about her role during Bingo for Breakthrough, ” I am delighted to be supporting Bingo for Breakthrough 2008. It is a truly unique event that continues to receive a huge amount of support as well as raising a massive amount of money for this very important cause. I am really looking forward to a fun-filled, action-packed Bingo for Breakthrough week.”

If you would like to support Bingo for Breakthrough, then visit your local bingo hall between the 19th October and 25th October and take part in some bingo, grab a pink dauber and make a donation to this worthy cause.