Weldmar Hospicecare is an independent charity that provide vital end of life care to those who need it most. They provide care in the comfort of patients’ own homes with Weldmar Community Nurses, via their Day Services held across the county and as inpatients at their Inpatient Unit in Dorchester.
All Weldmar’s care is provided completely free of charge but as a charity they need to raise over £18,000 every single day to keep these services available for those who need them in the future.
Weldmar believes in putting their patients at the centre of everything they do ensuring that their care is tailored and individual to them. They ensure patients are as comfortable as possible and that their loved ones receive the support that they require, at what is a difficult time.
With the support of their lottery players, they can continue funding this care throughout Dorset and thanks to you, they are able to keep adding life to patients’ last days.
From your very first game, you will help Weldmar Hospicecare raise vital funds that will support people in need in the local community. Some examples of what your contribution could pay for are:
Registered Charity Number: 1000414
Each entry to the draw costs £1. Our draws are run every week of the year, usually on a Friday. You can either set up a membership to provide your chosen hospice with a regular and reliable income, every week of the year, or you can play as and when you want to, whatever suits you best!
Lottery fundraising is a really easy and fun way to provide hospices with an income that they can plan for the future with. You need to be 18 or over and living in Great Britain to take part.
Last year (April 2022-March 2023):
*Lottery Income that went towards charitable causes : £2,614,911.00 - 65.5%
*Lottery income that went on expenses : £1,177,430.00 - 29.5%
*Lottery income that went on prizes : £172,525.00 - 5.0%
Any prize = 1 in 344 tickets entered into the draw will win a prize.
These figures are estimated using current plays and figures and can vary slightly from each week. These are an approximate and can be updated at any time.
Please call us if you would rather set your lottery membership up over the phone 0800 285 1390.
When you join, we will allocate you with a lottery play number. Our draws are randomly drawn each Friday (with exception when this is a Bank Holiday, when it will take place the working day prior). You don’t need to check the results every week, although you can if you want to. If you win, we will contact you to let you know. If we have your email, your prize winnings will automatically go into your Your Hospice Lottery account; where you can then request a withdrawal, after which monies are then transferred into your bank account, or if you don’t have an email with us, a letter and cheque will be sent via post (please make sure that we have your up to date address).
|PLUS a rollover of £500 each week||up to a maximum of £25,000!|