We use cookies to analyse traffic and for ad measurement purposes, including for personalizing ads. More Info Accept Cookies
Charity Bingo Host's Last Call
Harrison Score
Harrison Score

Charity Bingo Host's Last Call

75 year old Hazel Phillippo was the host at fundraising bingo for the last time this weekend just past, and it was the end of quite an era!
Hazel, from Sutton Bridge in Lincolnshire has raised hundreds of thousands of pounds for good causes in the last 25 years that she has been a bingo fundraising host.

She has raised more than £200,000 alone to keep her village youth club going, and was awarded the MBE for her outstanding work for the club.

Her prize bingo sessions have most recently been held in nearby Long Sutton.

But the St Matthew’s Drive Community Centre in Sutton Bridge received £300 at the event it held on Saturday 14th March, while Sutton Bridge in Bloom received £500 this past weekend.

Hazel has had plenty of helpers in the past years, and says together they have raised “hundreds and thousands of pounds” for good causes, including the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in King’s Lynn and local schools.

The pensioner made the decision to leave her bingo fundraising host role so that she could have a little more time for herself, but she will still keep busy!

She said: “I have been doing it for 25 years. It’s been a long while, and I have just decided to have a little bit of life to myself.”

Hazel will still have “jobs” – including caring for her elder brother Roland, 86. Other activities she’ll be getting up to are taking patients to hospital through her work with a voluntary car service, running a Monday luncheon club for elderly people at The Anchor pub in Sutton Bridge, and co-ordinating the Diamond Social Club, which meets on Tuesdays at the Curlew Centre.

She added: “I go line dancing myself. I have quite a lot to do.”

Good on Hazel for all her fundraising efforts through bingo, and we think she is well due a welcome break! We’re glad to hear she will still keep busy otherwise though!


Comments are closed.

7
Notifications

*18+ New customers. Deposit and spend £10 on Bingo tickets within 30 days of registering. Get 500 Bingo tickets for Heart Bonanza, 7 days expiry + 25 Free Spins on Heart Bonanza Slot Game, 7 days expiry. Click for T&Cs. | begambleaware.org | Please gamble responsibly *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New members only, must opt in. Min £10 deposit & wager. 30 day expiry from deposit. Free Spins: on Double Bubble. Spins value: 20p each. Bingo: Advertised ticket value based on £1 tickets. Game availability & restrictions apply. 18+. **£10 lifetime deposit required. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*Min £10 in lifetime deposits required. Offer must be claimed within 30 days of registering a bet365 account. Reveal prizes of 5, 10 or 20 Free Spins; three spins on Free Spins reels available within seven days, 24 hours between each spin. Max. prize, game restrictions, time limits and T&Cs apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New players only, must select in cashier, claim once only, min dep £20, valid 7 days, bonuses & wins playable on selected slots only, 40xWR (deposit+bonus), 5x max convertible, spins & wins usable on Red Tiger games only, 30xWR, £20 max convertible. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New Players Only 18+. Minimum Deposit: £10. Maximum Offer: 250% Bonus up to £35 & 20 Spins on Starburst. Bonus & Spins winnings must be wagered 35x before withdrawal. Spins expire after 24hrs. Promo Code: 250. Withdrawal & full T&Cs apply. Valid until 31/12/2021. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New members only, must opt in. Min £10 deposit & wager. 30 day expiry from deposit. 18+. Free Spins: on Secrets of the Phoenix Megaways. Spins value: 20p each. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad

*New customers only. Min deposit £10. 25x wagering reqs. 10x max convertible. 20 free spins on Gonzo’s Quest Megaways only. 5x wagering on free spins. 10x max convertible. Valid for 7 days. T&Cs apply. *18+ BeGambleAware.org Please play responsibly #ad