How do the raffles work?
Tickets will be sent out in physical mailings twice a year. To request to be included in the next mailing, please contact us online or call us on 0800 587 4570. You can now also join our raffle online through our website.
When are the draws made?
The draws for our Raffle take place in the summer and winter each year. The actual draw and closing dates will be published on your tickets at the time.
What are the prizes?
A typical raffle has a top prize of at least £7,500! Runner up prizes are typically: 1 x £1000, 1 x £250, 1 x £100, 1 x £75, 1 x £50, 30 x £10. Prizes can differ depending on the raffle, so please check before entering.
Eligible entries returned within 14 days will be also entered into a draw to win a £200 retail voucher in the Early Bird Draw. No donation necessary to enter draw.
How much is a ticket?
Tickets cost £1 and equate to one chance within the draw.
How do I pay?
We accept cash, cheque, and debit card payment for our Raffle tickets and donations. With physical tickets, please fill out the payment slip that you’ll receive along with your tickets. Make sure you return your payment slip, cash/cheque (if this is your chosen method of payment) and ticket stubs in the freepost envelope included.
Can I round my payment up with a donation?
Yes! If you wish to make a donation as well as payment for your tickets, simply fill out the payment slip that will come with your tickets and let us know how much you are donating.
Can I gift aid my payment to the Raffle?
You cannot gift aid your Raffle payment as it is part of a lottery. However, if you have made a donation along with payment for your tickets then that additional amount can be gift aided. Simply tick the Gift Aid selection on the payment slip before you send it back to us.
How many entries can I have?
We restrict entries to 50 tickets per person to encourage responsible gambling.
Do the proceeds of the Raffle go to NWAA?
In 2022, the Raffle passed 23.06% of income back to the Charity. This amount is after expenses such as the administration costs (marketing, staff etc) and prizes.
How will I know if I am a winner?
All results are posted on our website on the day of the draw. We will always endeavour to call all our lucky winners to let them know, and if we do not have a number, a letter confirming your win will be sent to you.
How do I cancel?
If you wish to stop taking part in our raffle, you can contact us via telephone, email or in writing.
Am I eligible to play in the raffle?
You must be aged 16 or over and live in Great Britain to take part in any of our lotteries. If someone who lives in your home is an employee of the charity, then, unfortunately, you cannot take part either.
What do I do if I think I may have an issue with gambling?
Are you gambling more than you really want to? Please give us a call and we can provide support.
Alternatively, learn more about self-exclusion and what this means by clicking here.
If you feel you need to self-exclude yourself from the Raffle, we would encourage you to extend your self-exclusion to any other gambling arrangements you may have.
Is there a complaints policy?
Yes, should you have any complaints to do with the Lift Off Lotto or our Raffle – please view our complaints and disputes procedure here.
Tickets will be sent out in a physical mailing twice a year. To request to be included to receive tickets for the next draw, please contact us online or call us on 0800 587 4570. Alternatively, play online through our website.
Tickets cost £1 and equate to 1 chance in the draw.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at Head Office and we will be happy to help. Lottery subscriptions can be cancelled at any time.
Our Raffle results are drawn twice a year using a random number generator to select winning numbers, allocating one prize per number drawn.
You must be aged 16 years or over and live in Great Britain to participate in our Raffle.
You must be aged 16 or over and be a resident in Great Britain to take part in any of our lottery activities. If you are concerned about the amount you are gambling please refer to our Gambling Responsibly Information or call our supporter engagement team on 0800 587 4570
As a member of the Lotteries Council, Friends of North West Air Ambulance Lottery makes an annual donation to GambleAware.
If you feel you have a problem with any form of gambling please read how we can help provide support. You can also find information about self-exclusion and a self-exclusion form.
FONWAA aim to ensure that any issue you may have regarding the Lift off Lotto and our Raffle is dealt with promptly, efficiently, and in confidence. If you wish to make a complaint regarding our Lift Off Lotto or Raffle, please refer to our complaints and disputes procedure.
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