Good causes invited to launch of Harlow Community Lottery
Lifestyle / Mon 18th Dec 2023 at 08:59am
GOOD causes of all shapes and sizes are being encouraged to attend the launch event of Harlow Community Lottery for their chance to get a slice of the ticket proceeds.
A generous 60% of the ticket proceeds from Harlow Community Lottery will go to charities, voluntary organisations and other not-for-profit groups. With the remainder being put towards prizes, operating costs and VAT.
If you are involved with a good cause that would like to find out more about fundraising with Harlow Community Lottery, you can register for the virtual Good Cause Launch Event here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/harlow-community-lottery-good-cause-launch-tickets-759597976997?aff=oddtdtcreator
Councillor John Steer, portfolio holder for community, said: “The money raised by Harlow Community Lottery is going to make a lot of difference to grassroots good causes. We’d encourage all charities and community groups to come to the Good Cause Launch Event and start fundraising with our lottery. It’s easy and free!”
Following the event, tickets for Harlow Community Lottery will go on sale from 20 February 2024.
Leading lottery management company, Gatherwell, has been appointed by Harlow Council to operate the lottery, having successfully launched similar lotteries throughout the UK.
Nigel Atkinson, Gatherwell’s General Manager, said: “We are delighted that Gatherwell has been awarded the opportunity to deliver Harlow Community Lottery. We’re looking forward to working with Harlow Council to raise funds for many amazing good causes”.