Frequently asked questions

How much are tickets?

Each raffle ticket costs £1.

Who can enter?

This raffle is open to adults aged 18 or over, who are UK residents.

How do I enter?

You can enter online via this website – simply select “BUY TICKETS” from the menu above.

How will I know if I’ve won?

Winners will be contacted after the draw has taken place on Friday 27th October, 2023.

Can you claim Gift Aid on my ticket purchase?

Unfortunately no, lottery and raffle draws do not qualify for Gift Aid.

However, if you make a donation with your purchase, we can claim gift aid on this donation. If you are eligible for and complete the Gift Aid information on the entry form we can claim Gift Aid on your behalf. Please read the declaration regarding Gift Aid carefully to ensure you are eligible.

How do I receive my tickets?

If you purchase your ticket(s) online you will receive an email with your ticket number(s).

If you purchase your ticket(s) from a ticket book you will have physical ticket(s) to keep.

Can I pay by cheque?

To pay by cheque you can order a book of tickets by calling our raffle helpline on 0370 085 8836.

I play the Weekly Lottery already – do I have to enter again?

All Weekly Lottery players will be entered into the Autumn Draw automatically, however you may wish to buy extra tickets in order to increase our chances of a win.

How are the lottery proceeds used and what are the odds of winning a prize?

On average, 61% of the money raised by the weekly lottery is profit, which means that nearly £248,000 goes to patient care each year.

Of the remaining 39%, 22% is draw prizes, 15% is spent on administration, and 2% goes to LFS..

From the draw on Friday 25 August 2023, based on the number of chances projected for that draw, there will be an 1 in 252 chance of winning a prize in the St Marys Hospice Lottery every week.

I have another question – who can I speak to?

Please call our raffle helpline on 0370 085 8836 or visit our contact page and complete the form.

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© St Mary's Hospice - A company limited by guarantee, registered in England and Wales. Company Number: 2016831 - Charity Number: 517738
This raffle promoted by Val Stangoe, St Mary’s Hospice, Ford Park Crescent, Ulverston, LA12 7JP.
Hospice of St Mary of Furness is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 5209.

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