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COVID-19 UPDATE: Your support is absolutely vital to making sure causes across our communities stay open at this critical time.

Next Reading Community Lottery draw on Sat 30 May at 8PM

The draw is in 1 day 23 hours 32 minutes!

Raising £676.00 a year

26 tickets

26 tickets of 50 ticket goal


We need you now more than ever!

About Us:

Although Reading is a prosperous town there are 4 areas' that are among the most deprived areas of England and 24% of children in Reading live in poverty.

We support approximately 100 vulnerable families a year struggling to care for young children while overwhelmed by a range of health and social challenges.

We aim to enable a deep and lasting resilience, so that the children can be helped towards a secure future with the same opportunities as their more fortunate peers.

We offer home visiting by dedicated, trained parent volunteers who spend a few hours every week with the family, helping in any way that is needed. We also run two Family Groups in the poorest districts for families who may prefer not to have anyoen in their home, and who benefiot from socialising with other families.

We also and offer mental health support to new mums with our Mums In Mind course, and are introducing some additional ante-natal and post-natal courses. 

All of our service are free, and our annual budget has to be raised almost entirely from private sources - we receive no statutory funding and we need local donors every year just to keep afloat. We are alsways looking for new funding streams, which is why this local lottery is of interest.

We need your help so we can continue to offer and even expand our service!

Thank you for your support and good luck!

Yours sincerely,

Jude Davies

Fundraising Coordinator

Recent Supporters:

Mrs A supported Food4families with 2 tickets

4 days ago

Mrs B supported CommuniCare with 5 tickets

4 days ago

Mrs G supported Indian Community Association with 4 tickets

8 days ago

Mrs T supported Chemogiftbags with 2 tickets

9 days ago

Mr P supported One Reading Coronavirus Community Response with 5 tickets

12 days ago

Mrs C supported ABC to Read (Assisting Berkshire Children) with 5 tickets

15 days ago

Latest Draw

Sat 23 May 2020
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Why Support?

60%

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.

£1

Only £1 per week

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

£25K!

Great prizes

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

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