£10,000 win sees Sarah celebrate her 50th!

Oldham’s Sarah Fry turns 50 this year – and what better present to celebrate your half-century milestone than a big win? She got exactly that, scooping a £10,000 win playing The Health Lottery online!

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49-year-old mother and grandmother Sarah was in complete shock when we called her. “I couldn’t quite believe it at first!” she said. “I don’t tend to have much luck with winning anything. I was actually on my lunch break at work, so I shared the news straight away with all my colleagues!”

With partner Darren also reaching that golden birthday this year, Sarah plans to invest her winnings in a top-notch sunny holiday. “This will be my first long-haul holiday,” Sarah told us. “It couldn’t have come at a better time for us! My partner and I both turn the big 5-0 this year, and we’re treating ourselves with a holiday of a lifetime to Mexico. We will certainly be enjoying a margarita or two on The Health Lottery.”

Sarah will also share some of the winnings with her family, including her grandson who turns two this year.  Family, it seems, is a key part of why Sarah plays The Health Lottery by direct debit. “I have been playing The Health Lottery once a week since 2017, picking two lines,” she explained."

My nan had Alzheimer’s, so it is really important for me to support these projects. They are empowering the most vulnerable communities and tackling health inequalities around Great Britain. It is fantastic that I can give back a little to these wonderful projects by simply buying a ticket.”  

The current society benefitting from funds raised is LEW Health CIC T/A HL London East

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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