#ECR26: 26 Years Of Being By Your Side

#ECR26 WEEK 3: 26 Years Of Community Service

Each week we will be celebrating 26 years of ECR with various themes, but on any given day we could be opening up the phone lines and rewarding YOU!

#EveryCallerWins: Your chance to win your share of R350 000 with ECR this October!

Soup Kitchen Flashback

The Big Favour is an institution on East Coast Radio and we are just a vessel that makes it possible, but it belongs to you. 

As well as every other East Coast Radio listener. 

Read more: Big Favour: Queensburgh community celebrate new Queen’s Soup Kitchen

Earlier this year when the #KZNFloods ruined our province, a small soup kitchen operating out of a closet asked for some support after the lines got longer and longer. 

Here’s what happened: 

East Coast Radio being at the Queen's Kitchen Soup grand opening
East Coast Radio being at the Queen's Kitchen Soup grand opening. Image: ECR

Operation Bobbi Bear

In 2021 our province was crippled by the looting. 

However, another consequence that we felt was that so many businesses that donated to charities were rendered unable to do so. 

Read more: #WaterShare – Help people affected by the drought

That was the case for Operation Bobbi Bear

This had been part of The Big Favour is one of the longest-standing community projects and it lives on Darren, Keri, and Sky. 

Have a listen to how we as a station did our part for the community:

Operation Bobbi Bear update w Darren

Water Collection Project

Sadly, water is once again the topic of today's flashback. 

At the start of 2016, it had been months since a drop of rain fell in Northern KwaZulu-Natal and locals had run out of resources. 

Read more: Water supply restored to most parts of Phoenix

We saw in 2022 when too much rain fell, KZN came together as one person and donated millions of liters of water to the communities that suffered the most. 

Have a listen to how ECR went above and beyond for the KZN province:

Water Share Project

This year, you have to tune in to East Coast Radio every morning from 6 am because your chance to win your share of R350 000 in cash could happen on any given day! So, if ever there was a time to make sure you tune in - it's in October!

This week, we're kicking it off with "26 Years Of Community Service" and look back at the most wholesome and impactful moments we have shared with you, KZN. From our Save The Rhino, Big Favour all the way to the #KZNFloodRelief campaigns. 

Stay tuned because you don't want to miss your big shot when the phone lines open up!


Here's how to listen to East Coast Radio each day this month:

  1. Listen to East Coast Radio on the FM (frequency modulation) spectrum between 94 and 95 FM on your radio.
  2. Listen live to ECR by clicking here or download the ECR App (iOS/Android).
  3. Listen to East Coast Radio on the DStv audio bouquet, channel 836.
  4. Listen to us on Amazon Alexa.

Here are some tips on how to make sure you're ready when the big day arrives:

Save this magical number on your phone: 

087 087 9495 - but only call it on the day of Every Caller Wins.

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