The first tickets will soon go on sale for LotterySK – South Kesteven’s new weekly on-line local lottery.
So far 27 local charities and good causes have been approved as beneficiaries of LotterySK which is raising money for registered charities, good causes and voluntary organisations from Bourne, the Deepings, Grantham, Stamford and other villages in South Kesteven.
The first draw will be on Saturday 27 October 2018. Players can win prizes of up to £25,000. Tickets go on sale from Tuesday 18 September 2018.
The first charities to become beneficiaries are: All Saints and St John’s Centre, Stamford; Belvoir Cricket & Countryside Trust; Carers First, Lincolnshire; Friends of Sandon and Ambergate (FOSA); Grantham Civic Society; Grantham District Explorers; Grantham Target Shooting Club; Inspire+; Kesteven Rideability; Mindspace Stamford Ltd; North Witham Village Hall; SSAFA Lincolnshire (Grantham division); The Butterfield Centre, Bourne and Three Counties Dog Rescue; 1st Barkston Guides; Caythorpe and Ancaster Medical Equipment Trust; Citizens Advice South Lincolnshire; Colsterworth Church Isaac Newton Project; Foxdale Equine Assisted Learning; Grantham Journal Children’s Fund; Grantham Museum; Headway Lincolnshire; Langtoft United Football Club; Rotary Club Grantham; St Peter’s Hill Players; The Grantham Canal Society; Trust House Lincolnshire.
From each £1 ticket, 60 pence will go to local good causes that work in South Kesteven – more than twice the proportion raised by the National Lottery.
When a participant chooses one of the registered charities or good causes, the organisation will receive a 50 pence donation, with 10 pence going towards a central ‘Community Fund’. If no charity is chosen, all 60 pence goes to the Fund.
Good causes wishing to find out more information or sign up should go to www.lotterysk.co.uk or email rachael.thornton@southkesteven.gov.uk or c.drury@southkesteven.gov.uk

See also: South Kesteven Community Fund – funding for projects and events

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