The raffle Terms and Conditions and Frequently Asked Questions on the Julia’s House website is the latest information and supersedes any information included in printed materials. Therefore, the website FAQs and terms and conditions should be checked regularly for up to date raffle information.

How does the raffle work?

Each entry into the raffle costs £1, and only participants who have paid the donation before the commencement of the draw will be eligible and have equal chance to win a prize. Each ticket has a unique number.

Each separate £1 donation will be counted as one entry into the draw. You can enter the draw as many times as you like by making separate £1 donations.

All raffle tickets received by or on Monday 11th July 2022 will be entered into our Early bird draw on Wednesday 13th July 2022.

All raffle tickets received by close date Tuesday 16th August 2022 will be entered into the raffle draw on Friday 19th August 2022. The winning tickets will be randomly drawn and witnessed by two people.

All tickets received after the raffle closing date of Tuesday 16th August 2022 will be treated as a donation.

What are the prizes and how will I know if I have won?

If you are a winner, there is no need to claim your prize – cheques are automatically printed and posted to you.

Raffle 2022 prizes available:

  • 1st  prize = £1,000 
  • 2nd prize = £500
  • 3rd prize = £250
  • Early bird prize available of a £100 M&S gift voucher

The prizes are non-exchangeable, non-transferable and no cash alternative is offered.

Winning numbers will be posted on our raffle webpage.

How much of my money goes directly to the hospice?

As our raffle is a gambling related product, all money received falls under our lottery gambling license.

All profits from the Julia’s House Lottery and raffle go directly towards funding our service, which offers care for life-limited children and support for their families, at no cost to them.

In 2021, 61% of lottery and raffle proceeds (£396,566) went back to the charity providing vital care and support for local children and families, 13% was spent on prize money and 23% spent on administration and marketing.

What is the likelihood of winning a prize?

You have a 1 in 25,147 chance of winning a raffle prize based on 2021 raffle tickets in the draw. Odds for our 2022 raffle will depend on the amount of tickets sold and entered into the draw.

How can I buy a raffle ticket?

It’s easy to purchase a ticket for our Summer raffle. You can purchase tickets on our website or call 01202 644220 to speak to our Supporter Care Team.

How much does it cost to enter the raffle?

Each entry into the raffle costs £1, and only participants who have paid the donation before the commencement of the draw will be eligible and have equal chance to win a prize.

Each separate £1 donation will be counted as one entry into the draw. You can enter the draw as many times as you like by making separate £1 donations.

There is a minimum purchase of three (3) tickets online due to online banking charges. If you would like to purchase more than 20 tickets, please contact our Supporter Care Team on 01202 644220. 

Who can enter the raffle?

Players must be 16 years old or over and a resident of Great Britain. Julia’s House staff and their families can enter the raffle. However Julia’s House staff who are directly involved with running the Raffle and Martin Edwards (CEO) as the Responsible person for the lottery and raffle are not eligible to enter. 

See our raffle Terms and Conditions 

When does the raffle draw happen?

Our Early bird close date is Monday 11th July 2022 with the Early bird draw on Wednesday 13th July 2022.

Close date for the raffle is Tuesday 16th August 2022 and the raffle draw will happen Friday 19th August 2022.

How can I enter your Earlybird draw?

Tickets must be purchased and received by Monday 11th July 2022 at midnight to be entered into the Early bird prize draw. The winning ticket will be drawn randomly and witnessed by two people.

If you are the Early bird winner, there is no need to claim your prize – the £100 M&S gift voucher will be posted to you by secure signed for post. The winning ticket number will be posted on our raffle web page.

All Early bird tickets including the winning ticket will be re-entered into the main raffle draw.

Can I pay by debit or credit card?

You can pay for your raffle tickets by debit card, cash or cheque. Due to Gambling regulations we are not able to accept payment by credit card for raffle ticket purchases.

Can I purchase raffle tickets and make a donation?

Yes if you would like to give a little bit extra when you purchase your raffle tickets you can add a donation to your purchase.

We are able to claim Gift Aid on donations made but due to Gambling regulations, we are not able to claim Gift Aid on raffle ticket purchases. If you kindly donate your raffle cash prize winnings back to the Charity, those donations are eligible for Gift Aid.

I’ve bought raffle tickets, what happens next?

If you purchased tickets online, you will receive a confirmation email confirming payment and your ticket numbers.

If you received a raffle mailing pack from us, you will have received your tickets with ticket numbers printed on them.

How does the draw work?

Raffle tickets are drawn randomly on the date of the draw and witnessed by two people. Once a ticket is drawn it is removed from the draw, therefore it is not possible for one number to win more than one prize. Prizes are allocated in the order of the tickets drawn from first prize to the final prize.

Following the Early bird prize draw, all Early bird tickets including the winning ticket will be re-entered into the main raffle draw.

How do I notify you that I’ve changed my contact details or address?

If you’ve moved house or changed your contact details please contact us on 01202 644220 or email us at info@juliashouse.org and we will update our records with your correct details.

How many raffle tickets can I buy online?

There is a minimum purchase of three (3) tickets online due to online banking charges and a maximum of 20 tickets. If you would like to purchase more than 20 tickets, please contact our Supporter Care Team on 01202 644220.

I’ve lost my raffle ticket numbers, what should I do?

If you would like your raffle ticket numbers to be re-confirmed, please contact our Supporter Care Team on 01202 644220 or email info@juliashouse.org. We will always contact you if you are a winner so there is no need to claim your prize.

Is Julia’s House Raffle licensed?

Yes – The Julia’s House Raffle is licensed by the Gambling Commission under our Lottery license – www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk

Julia's House Limited is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 39939.

Social responsibility

It is important that the Julia’s House Raffle is a fun way to support the charity, but that it does not have a detrimental effect. Julia’s House is committed to ensuring our weekly Lottery and Raffle are operated in a secure, fair and socially responsible way. Please view our social responsibility in gambling policy. If you would like to request a self-exclusion from gambling, please download our form.

I need some advice on problem gambling, who can I contact?

GamCare is a registered charity that provides confidential telephone support and counselling to anyone affected by gambling. GamCare can be contacted on 0808 8020 133 (local call rate from the UK).

If you need further information about problem gambling please take a look at Gamble Aware.    

Julia's House - Social Responsibility Policy 

Self exclusion form 

Terms and Conditions

Please click here to view our terms and conditions.

Will you pass my personal information on to anyone else?

At no time will Julia’s House pass your personal information on to any third party without your express permission other than when obliged to do so by legislation at that time in force and then only with the express authority of the Chief Executive. For more details see our Data Protection Policy.

How do I update my communications preferences?

If you’d like to change the way we keep in touch with you please call our Donations Team on 01202 644220 or email info@juliashouse.org and we will update our records with your chosen preferences.

More questions?

If we havent answered all your queries here, please contact us on 01202 644220 or email us at info@juliashouse.org, wed love to hear from you.