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Run a Raffle for St Nic’s

We are launching our ‘Run a Raffle for St Nic’s’ campaign so great supporters like you can get involved and help us raise £12,000 in 2020.

Our aim? To have at least four raffles running each month, somewhere in our community, each raising at least £250, but hopefully more.

Who will raise the most?!

Simply choose your draw date and order your raffle tickets today, by filling in the form below.

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    As a supporter, you may receive telephone contact and post regarding news, events, and fundraising from us, so you can hear how your support makes a difference and learn of other ways to get involved.

    However, our communication should never feel excessive, so if you’d like to amend how we contact you, please visit our website or speak with our Supporter Care team by phoning 01284 715566.

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St Nicholas Hospice (Suffolk) is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission, under account number 5004.

Important considerations before deciding on how you will run your raffle

  • An event with set dates – from and to – Cloakroom tickets can be sold here, as long as they are only sold within the time-frame of the event. (If you want to sell tickets for a few weeks ahead of event, please see below). The pricing of the cloakroom tickets has now changed to non-restricted. Ie: You can sell 50p each or 5 for £2.00. Also, the draw can now be made after the event, but must be within a couple of days – this date  MUST be stated on all promotional posters, online, etc.  There is now no age restriction on selling tickets to under 16 years old too.
  • A longer event with a raffle running over a number of days or weeks – Please use the raffle request form, so that we can supply you with pre-printed raffle tickets which will comply with Gambling Commission regulations.
  • You MUST be OVER 16 to pay, play or sell raffle tickets – bear this in mind for where and how you want to sell your tickets.
  • Raffles are ideal for fetes, balls, large groups or fundraising events organised by businesses or associations who can spread the word wide and promote across social media.

What happens after you request raffle tickets?

Complete the Raffle Pack request form – as above

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Your request is handled and processed by the Hospice’s Lottery team.

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These will be delivered by post or can be arranged to be collected.

Important! We will supply labels to validate the tickets you sell

There will be labels supplied, which MUST be stuck to EVERY Raffle Ticket you intend to sell, these will be attached to the first book.

We ask you to attach them as and when you need them, so as not to waste the books in case they are not sold

The ‘Raffle Pack’ will be sent out within a day or so to you (or collected if arranged) and it will contain:

  • A Raffle introduction letter – please make sure to sign and return this to us either by email or post (
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  • Raffle Books as requested
  • Spare sheets of Labels as required
  • A self addressed envelope

Please send all items back to the Hospice in the self addressed envelope, it needs to contain:

  • All sold ticket stubs
  • Monies for tickets sold (Obviously no cash sent through post please)
  • Any donations
  • All unsold tickets/books
  • End of Raffle Returns Form

Thank you so much for wanting to raise funds and show support for St Nicholas Hospice Care. We will be in touch as soon as your completed form is submitted.

If you need any further information or would like to discuss you Raffle event further, please call on 01284 715566.

Thank you so much for wanting to support the Hospice and have FUN!