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Making a Difference

St Raphael’s Hospice thanks everyone who supports us through the Hospice Lottery. This is a valuable source of fundraising income for the Hospice.

2014-15

  • In the Financial Year 2014-15 ticket sales amounted to £389,000 (an increase of nearly £70,000)
  • The Value of prizes continued to be £82,000
  • And we spent £66,000 on operational costs covering the cost of staff and administering the weekly draws.
  • We also received £50,000 from the Daughters of the Cross, spent on Hospice Lottery recruitment costs
  • Giving a Net Profit to the hospice of £191,000 (an increase of £63,000)

These figures are expressed as percentages below.

As you may know the “National Lottery” run by Camelot is obliged to ensure that 28% of its turnover goes to its “good causes”.
The “Health Lottery” (which incidentally does not contribute to hospices!) gives just over 20% of its proceeds to good causes.
In contrast, ST RAPHAEL’S HOSPICE LOTTERY now generates just over 49% as profit, which is used for the direct benefit of the hospice.

In addition to the £191,000 of Lottery Profit, it is estimated that some £10,000 a year of donations are generated to the hospice, These are not included in the Lottery’s accounts, but it means that the total value to St Raphael’s of running the lottery is just over £200,000 a year net.

Breakdown of St Raphael’s lottery turnover for 2014/15:
Organisation % contribution to good cause % spent on prizes % spent on operational costs
St Raphael’s Hospice Lottery 49% 21%

17%

and 13% on recruitment, grant funded to the hospice by the Daughter of the Cross

2013-14

  • In the Financial Year 2013-14 ticket sales amounted to £319,422.
  • The Value of prizes was £82,000
  • And we spent £109,544 on operational costs. This includes staff and the cost of administering the weekly draws.
  • Giving a Net Profit to the hospice of £127,878

These figures are expressed as percentages below.

As you may know the “National Lottery” run by Camelot is obliged to ensure that 28% of its turnover goes to the “good causes”.
The “Health Lottery” (which incidentally does not contribute to hospices!) gives just over 20% of its proceeds to good causes.
In contrast, ST RAPHAEL’S HOSPICE LOTTERY generates just over 40% as profit, which is used for the direct benefit of the hospice.

Breakdown of St Raphael’s lottery turnover for 2013/14:
Organisation % contribution to good cause % spent on prizes % spent on operational costs
St Raphael’s Hospice Lottery 40.04 % 25.67 % 34.29%

 

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