Our history


  • June 2001 Our fundraising lottery originally began its life as the St Helena Hospice Lottery
  • May 2011 Became Your Hospice Lottery after extending into Cambridgeshire in association with Arthur Rank Hospice Charity in a bid to keep costs down and to increase the amount of funds that can be given back to hospice care
  • November 2013 Introduced online direct debit payments to make it even easier for members to join
  • December 2013 Launched our Rollover prize giving our members a chance to win a jackpot which could rollover up to £10,000
  • February 2014 Membership extended to The J's Hospice, which supports young adults across Essex, along with Salisbury Hospice Charity in Wiltshire
  • March 2014 Cynthia Spencer Hospice, which supports Northampton and south Northamptonshire, came on board
  • March 2014 First rollover prize won giving the lucky winner a £3,750 surprise
  • May 2014 Cransley Hospice, which serves north Northamptonshire, joined our hospice family
  • December 2014 Unveiled our new logo and website
  • January 2015 Our 3rd biggest rollover to date was won - £6,000
  • February 2015 Noah's Ark Children's Hospice, which supports children and families in North London, joined us
  • September 2015 We welcomed The Friends of the Wisdom Hospice, supporting adults in Rochester, to our lottery
  • July 2016  Our 2nd biggest rollover to date was won by a Friends of the Wisdom Hospice supporter- £7,500!
  • October 2016 KEMP Hospice, supporting the Wyre Forest community in Worcestershire became the 9th hospice to come on board
  • January 2017 John Taylor Hospice, supporting people across Birmingham and the West Midlands came on board as our 10th hospice partner  
  • December 2017 The rollover jackpot reached the maximum amount of £10,000 in the 1st December draw where a winner was guaranteed!
  • May 2018 Nottinghamshire Hospice became the 11th hospice partner to join our lottery
  • July 2018 We won a National Fundraising Award for our lottery services in the category of Most Innovative Fundraising Campaign
  • September 2018 We welcomed Weldmar Hospicecare in Dorchester to our lottery community  

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The story continues

Our wonderful lottery members have raised over £11 million towards helping to improve the quality of life of those in need of hospice care in the communities served by our hospice partners.

Logo: you must be 16 or over to play You must be 16 or over to play Your Hospice Lottery. Please play responsibly. Responsible gambling support: www.begambleaware.org

Your Hospice Lottery is wholly owned by St Helena Hospice and is working with other hospices to raise funds to support people in need of hospice services. Promoter: St Helena Hospice trading as Your Hospice Lottery. Licensed by the Gambling Commission Number 000-004685-N-306842-006 www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk. St Helena Hospice is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales Number 01511841. Registered Charity Number 280919. Registered Office: Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester CO4 9JU. Your Hospice Lottery Office: 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester, CO4 9AS.

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