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Tickets for the White Horse Community lottery on sale from Thursday, 29th July

on Thu, 29/07/2021 - 10:26am

Residents in the Vale of White Horse can help out local good causes and be in with a chance of winning a weekly £25,000 jackpot by buying a ticket for the White Horse Community Lottery which go on sale from Thursday, July 29th 2021.

Players of the lottery can choose which local good cause they want to support when they purchase tickets – they can even choose to support more than one good cause if they like. Tickets cost just £1 per week with 60p from every ticket sold going to support charities and community groups across the Vale. Supporters of the good causes that have registered for the lottery can buy their tickets from the official website.

Tickets go on sale on Thursday 29 July and the first draw will take place on Saturday 18 September. As part of the first draw the council will donate £100 to five good causes which will be chosen by winners.

Vale of White Horse District Council started its own lottery as a fun and creative way for voluntary and community groups to raise much needed funds.

To find out more about buying tickets, or if you are a good cause based in the Vale of White Horse that would like to benefit from the lottery, visit:-

From every ticket sold:

  • 50p goes to registered good causes and 10p into a general fund, known as the White Horse Community Fund, which supports the voluntary sector in Vale of White Horse
  • 20p to the prize fund
  • 17p to Gatherwell, the external lottery management operator that runs the lottery on our behalf
  • 3p to VAT

Proceeds from the general White Horse Community fund will be spent on providing vital support to a wide range of local organisations and community initiatives which have a beneficial impact on the local community.