A local member of The Hospice Lottery, Mrs M from Aylesbury, could not believe her luck on Friday 23rd March when she received a call to say that despite this only being her second week in the lottery draw she had won the £10,000 Rollover prize.
Along with the weekly guaranteed prizes of £1,000, £100 x 3, £20 x 30 and £10 x 80, the bonus Rollover prize, which had been rolling for the last 49 weeks and collecting £200 each time it rolled, had reached a grand total of £10,000.
An initially speechless, and incredibly delighted Mrs M from Aylesbury said that the windfall couldn’t have come at a better time:
“Receiving this windfall is amazing. My husband and I are about to open a new business in town so are currently living on a very tight budget, with two young daughters and a birthday coming up it isn’t easy. This will help us enormously we can treat our daughter to the perfect princess party, book a holiday and take our parents out for a very special meal, all things we would not have been able to do.
“Having seen first-hand the brilliant care that my family and friends have received over the years from my local hospice, I really wanted to do my bit to help. I know they rely on the support of the local community so when I met one of The Hospice Lottery promoters in Aylesbury and he explained how joining the lottery for only £4.34 a month really helps people in the local community, I thought it was a great thing to do. I honestly never expected to win anything, that wasn’t the reason I joined.”
The Hospice Lottery is celebrating 20 years of raising funds for its five hospice partners – Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity, Michael Sobell Hospice, Rennie Grove Hospice Care, The Hospice of St Francis and The South Bucks Community Hospice – and has distributed over £10 million to them to date.
About The Hospice Lottery Partnership
“Raising funds for our hospice partners who care for people in our community when they need it most.”
Formed in 1997, first draw 1998
Celebratory 20th Anniversary Bonus Draw to be 11 May 2018
The Hospice Lottery Partnership consists of the following local hospices:
Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity – Aylesbury
Michael Sobell Hospice – Northwood
Rennie Grove Hospice Care – Tring & St Albans
The Hospice of St Francis – Berkhamsted
The South Bucks Community Hospice – High Wycombe
The Hospice Lottery Partnership is equally owned by the hospice partners and is a not-for profit organisation which means that all profits raised by The Hospice Lottery Partnership go back to the partner hospices, with over £10 million of profits distributed to its hospice partners to date.
For further information, please contact:
Belinda Ellis, Business Development Manager
The Hospice Lottery Partnership Ltd
72-80 Akeman Street, Tring, Herts. HP23 6AF
T: 01442 891459