First Days Children's Charity

Support our cause!

Next Reading Community Lottery draw on Sat 15 August at 8PM

The draw is in 2 days 13 hours 52 minutes!

Raising £156.00 a year

6 tickets

6 tickets of 50 ticket goal

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About Us:

First Days helps hundreds of children in Reading who are living in poverty - but we need your help to reach many, many more. 

When a children grows up feeling unequal to their friends they are at risk of low self esteem, lower aspirations for their future and a less happy and care free childhood. We reduce the feelings of inequality by giving children all the things they need from beds to school shoes to winter coats. 

We know our work makes a huge difference, but we also know that there are so many more children who need our help. We need funding to run our warehouse, manage our volunteers and process donations. 

We want to help thousands more children, with your help we can! 

Thank you for your support and good luck!

Yours sincerely,

Emma Cantrell

Founder & CEO - First Days 

Recent Supporters:

Ms M supported Age UK Reading with 3 tickets

10 days ago

Mr C supported Aspire2 with 2 tickets

10 days ago

Mr S supported R A B with 4 tickets

12 days ago

Mr W supported Reading Family Aid with 4 tickets

13 days ago

Mrs A supported One Reading Coronavirus Community Response with 3 tickets

14 days ago

Mr D supported ABC to Read (Assisting Berkshire Children) with 5 tickets

15 days ago

Latest Draw

Sat 8 August 2020

Why Support?


Support your cause

Feel great knowing 60% of ticket sales will go to good causes - 50% to your chosen cause and 10% to other causes in the area of Reading.


Only £1 per week

That's right, unlike many other lotteries Reading Community Lottery tickets are only £1 per week


Great prizes

Each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win with a top prize of £25,000!

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