Welcoming a Lotto Success - Local Good Causes Receive Funding Boost of More Than £150,000

 
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Communities across the district are benefitting from a welcome Lotto boost – with local good causes receiving more than £150,000 from the Dover District Lotto since it was launched by Dover District Council in 2019.

Over 137 local charities, community groups and clubs are benefitting from a regular income thanks to the Dover District Lotto.  There is no cost to sign up as a beneficiary of the lottery, and 60% of ticket sales go direct to local good causes.

Tickets cost just £1 and players can select which local good cause to support.  To date, players have won more than £33,500 in prize money, with one lucky player supporting the Elvington and Eythorne Heritage Centre recently winning £2,000.

Stuart Elgar from the Elvington and Eythorne Heritage Centre said: “Dover District Lotto gives our supporters the opportunity to win fabulous prizes for a small amount of money whilst helping to ensure the sustainability of our Heritage Centre.”

Cllr Oliver Richardson, DDC Cabinet Member for Community, said: “Dover District Lotto has proved invaluable for local good causes, and we'd like to say a big thank you to everyone who has supported it.  Alongside our community grants programme, the Lotto has provided a cash lifeline for many local charities and voluntary groups, helping them to maintain their fantastic services for the community.” 

For more details, including our video all about the Lotto, please see our Dover District Lotto pages, or to play and support a local good cause, please visit www.doverlotto.com

Posted on 21 September 2022

Email: pr@dover.gov.uk

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