Hospice supporters have made a massive difference to their local community by raising over £250,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, by playing Your Hospice Lottery. The exact figure raised to date is £262,116.85, which is all down to the loyal lottery players who play the fundraising lottery in support of Cynthia Spencer Hospice paying £1 per play per week, with every penny going towards hospice care.
The support from the Northamptonshire community has gone from strength to strength since Cynthia Spencer Hospice first teamed up with Your Hospice Lottery in March 2014 to bring its supporters an exciting chance to win cash prizes. There are currently over 7,000 numbers played by supporters of Cynthia Spencer Hospice in the draw each week which is making a massive difference to patients and families living with life limiting and life threatening conditions across Northampton and South Northamptonshire.
John Helm, Fundraising Manager at Cynthia Spencer commented: “We’d like to thank everyone who has ever played Your Hospice Lottery in support of Cynthia Spencer Hospice. This fantastic sum represents a quarter of what Cynthia Spencer Hospice Charity has spent on supporting our Hospice care teams in the last year. So thank you all for the wonderful difference you have made to Hospice care in South Northamptonshire.”
Alex Howe, Head of Lottery at ‘Your Hospice Lottery’ adds: “We are delighted to have helped Cynthia Spencer Hospice raise over £250,000 in the past 4 years. The response from the generous community of South Northamptonshire has been overwhelming and long may it continue allowing the hospice to make every moment count for patients and their families.”
Your Hospice Lottery is run and administered by a dedicated team at St Helena Hospice working with 9 other hospices nationwide to keep costs down and increase the amount of funds that can be given back to hospice care through a weekly lottery draw.