£5,000 jackpot to be won in hospice lottery draw
Local not-for-profit organisation The Hospice Lottery Partnership has launched its annual Christmas Superdraw. Every ticket bought will be raising much needed funds supporting patients and families that are cared for by local hospices including:Florence Nightingale Hospice Charity, AylesburyMichael Sobell Hospice, NorthwoodRennie Grove Hospice Care, Tring & St AlbansThe Hospice of St Francis, BerkhamstedThe South Bucks Community Hospice, High Wycombe.
Tickets cost £1 each and are available to buy online at hospicelottery.org.uk/superdraw or by calling The Hospice Lottery Partnership office on 01442 891459. Tickets are on sale until 10 January 2018 and the main draw takes place on 17 January 2018.
A previous Superdraw winner said: “I support The Hospice Lottery to help raise funds for the wonderful work that my local hospices do. I never expected to win anything, let alone the top prize. It is truly wonderful and being presented with my cheque was such a treat. I am now looking forward to sharing my good fortune with the rest of my family”.
This year’s top prize of £5,000 has kindly been donated by DOCTORnow, a local private GP service, for the third year in a row. Commenting on their support, DOCTORnow said: “We are delighted to sponsor The Hospice Lottery Christmas Superdraw for the third year running. The hospices provide such wonderful care and support for the people they look after as well as their families, making a real difference to the journey they are on.”
Further prizes have been donated by Shendish Manor and Bunnings Warehouse.
Hospice Lottery supporters have been raising funds through the weekly draw and bi-annual Superdraws since 1997 and have funded over £10 million of hospice care. Each year, the Superdraw’s raise a combined total of approximately £100,000 which is a staggering amount of money and enough to fund over 3,600 hours of specialist nursing care.