Tackling loneliness

Give A Dog A Bone: lending a paw to the lonely

Give A Dog A Bone founder Louise Russell runs a unique project that offers animal companionship to the over-60s. Her new drop-in in Alloa was supported by funds raised through The Health Lottery.

Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Young Carers

How money raised through The Health Lottery has funded a project to help Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Young Carers (GYGYC) support teenagers as they start college.

Mums Social: forming friendships across Merseyside

Fresh air, a walk and a chat can be so beneficial for mental health – and Mums Social brings people together to get moving.

A happy place, full of music and laughter for all generations

Steel pans, new friendships and lots of tea: how funds raised through The Health Lottery help bring different generations of Vincentians together in High Wycombe

Mind The Gap: Changing the tune for people struggling with mental health issues

Funds raised through The Health Lottery have helped founder Sue Tebble provide a safe studio space in Norwich where people can come to use music to recover from trauma.  Making music, battling loneliness, and breaking the taboos around mental health issues are why Mind The Gap was set up.  Everybody’s welcome here for tunes, tea and biscuits...

Finding Your Feet: Scotland’s leading amputee charity

Cor Hutton’s mission to support amputees has saved so many people from isolation and money raised thanks to Health Lottery players has allowed the charity to expand.

Award-winning podcast is Made By Mortals

How making a podcast for kids helps older people come together and share their stories in Manchester.

Bingham Blether: spreading the news in the local community

Bingham and Magdalene used to feel like forgotten suburbs, but a group of older residents are determined to keep everyone connected 

How MyBUS CT is making a difference in Scotland

A drop-in, a hot lunch, transport and a chat: how funds raised through The Health Lottery helped MyBUS CT to become the beating heart of a rural community... on wheels.

The current society benefitting from funds raised is YNW Health CIC T/A HL Yorkshire and Humber

The Health Lottery operates on behalf of 6 Community Interest Companies (CICs), managing 6 society lotteries that operate in 12 geographical regions across Great Britain. These exist to help tackle health inequalities in their respective areas. People’s Health Trust (PHT) is an independent charity that assesses grant applications and award funding across the 12 regions. Read about some of the good causes HERE. For information regarding all funded projects or to submit a grant application visit PHT HERE. 20.34% of every lottery draw ticket and online scratchcard purchased is donated to good causes. 36.02% is spent on prizes. 43.64% is spent expenses (actual expenses exceed this figure). Our average annual proceeds from lotteries are £12.5m. The odds of winning The Big Win jackpot are (1 in 2.1m) and the odds of winning any Big Win prize is (1 in 9.7). The odds of winning the All or Nothing jackpot is (1 in 1.35m) and the odds of winning any All or Nothing prize is (1 in 4.5). The odds of winning a QuickWin jackpot is (1 in 2.1m) and the odds of winning any QuickWin prize is (1 in 6). All winning lottery numbers are selected using an approved random number generator (RNG). Click on the links below for full T&Cs and FAQs for each of our games.

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