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Tickets for Hometown Heroes lottery end July 11

By Richmond Sentinel

Published 4:37 PDT, Tue July 9, 2019

Ticket sales for the Hometown Heroes Lottery end at midnight July 11.

Ticket sales for the Hometown Heroes Lottery end at midnight July 11.

Supporting specialized adult health services and research for all British Columbians, funds drive innovative and sustainable health care at VGH, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Vancouver Community Health Services. Funds also support Burn Fund programs including the annual Burn Camp for young burn survivors. Tickets can be purchased online at www.heroeslottery.com, by phone at 604-648-4376 or 1-866-597-4376, or in-person at any London Drugs, at Vancouver General Hospital, or at the grand prize show homes in South Surrey and Abbotsford from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily.

“VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation is very grateful to receive the proceeds from Hometown Heroes Lottery. These funds purchase life-saving medical equipment at Vancouver General Hospital,” says Barbara Grantham, president and CEO of the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. “Each ticket purchase has a direct impact on patients and enables us be able to put the most advanced medical tools into the hands of our talented medical teams, ensuring that VGH remains at the forefront of specialized care for adults in B.C.”

“The Burn Fund relies on the generosity of our supporters to fund public burn prevention programs, vital survivor services, and enhanced care for burn survivors,” says Lisa Beck, executive director of the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund. “We are thrilled to partner with the VGH and UBC Hospital Foundation for the Hometown Heroes Lottery again this year. Funds directly support burn survivors across the province, many of whom are treated at the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn, Plastic and High Acuity Unit at VGH. Thank you to everyone who buys a ticket for the Hometown Heroes Lottery.”

The winner of the Hometown Heroes Lottery can choose one of nine grand prize packages:

• A home located at 1912 Laronde Drive Ocean Park, South Surrey;

• 35347 Eagle Summit Drive, Abbotsford;

• 1618 Quebec Street #2201, Vancouver;

• 17 Tyndal Road, Lake Country;

• One Water Street #2806 East Tower, Kelowna;

• Surfside Yacht Suite, Sooke Point;

• 534 Elevation Pointe Terrace, Colwood;

• 43312 Creekside Circle, Cultus Lake;

or $2.1 million tax-free cash.

The largest grand prize package is worth more than $2.6 million. Visit www.heroeslottery.com to see the hours that the grand prize show homes are open for public tours.

There are 3,169 prizes worth over a total of $3.4 million, including luxury homes, vacations, and cars. 

Hometown Heroes Lottery ticket prices:

• Hometown Heroes Lottery Grand Prize—Three-pack of tickets for $75, six-pack for $100, 20-pack for $275.

• 50/50 Plus Lottery—Maximum jackpot of $2,220,000. Two-pack of tickets for $15, six-pack for $30, and 20-pack for $60.

• Daily Cash Plus Game—209 prizes will be awarded, and an additional $300,000 will be won. Two-pack of tickets for $25 and six-pack for $50.

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