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Professional fundraising 600x340.jpgϲֱ쿪 has trained professional fundraisers who work throughout England to promote the ϲֱ쿪 Weekly Lottery and our regular giving programme.

You may see them at shopping centres, garden centres, your local town centre, airports and shows. Our fundraisers will be wearing branded ϲֱ쿪 clothing, display ID cards and have ϲֱ쿪 printed materials with them, including pull-up stands and thank you cards.

Our fundraisers will also have ϲֱ쿪-branded digital entry forms on individual tablets. They will use these secure tablets to sign people up as regular givers or weekly lottery players. They will only sign up people via direct debit, so will never ask for cash. In line with our fundraising policies, ϲֱ쿪 does not undertake door-to-door fundraising.

Find out where our fundraisers will be

Weekly Lottery fundraising locations

To be announced 

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Regular giving fundraising locations
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Boots, Birmingham, B91 3AZ
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Greggs, Newcastle, NE26 2TE
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Greggs, Sale, M33 7YE
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Sainsbury's Local, Manchester, M28 1FB
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Costa, Altrincham, WA15 9SF
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Homebase, Birmingham, B73 5BA
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Asda, Birmingham, B14 7BW
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Co-Op, Walsall, WS3 4LT
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 Preston Train Station, PR1 8AP
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Co-Op, Louth, LN11 0LT
  • 27/11/2023 - 01/12/2023 Homebase, Harrowgate, HG2 7LG
  • 27/11/2023 - 03/12/2023 Birmingham Snow Hill Station, B3 2BJ
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 Sainsbury's Local, Manchester, M3 3HN
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 B&Q, Liverpool, L24 8QB
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 Shoe Zone, Blackpool, FY1 4SR
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 Ernest Jones, Blackpool, FY1 1HU
  • 27/11/2023 - 02/12/2023 Sainsbury's Local, Manchester, M1 2HY
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Iceland, Birmingham, B72 1QL 
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Boots, Solihull, B90 4QY
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Homebase, Birmingham, B14 7SN
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Tesco Express, Leamington Spa, CV32 4DN
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Sainsbury's Local, Stockport, SK8 1BJ
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Costa, Cheadle, SK8 1AL
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Costa, Marple, SK6 6AY
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Co-Op, Wolverhampton, WV8 1PE 
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Co-Op, Tettenhall, WV6, 8QS 
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Wolverhampton Train Station, WV1 1LE
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 M&S, Brentwood, CM14 4RH
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Romford Promotional Space, RM1 1NL
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Grays Promotional Space, RM17 6QE
  • 04/12/2023 - 08/12/2023 Brentwood Promotional Space, CM14 4RP

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Frequently asked questions

Why is ϲֱ쿪 using face to face fundraising?

Face to face fundraising is a cost effective method of recruiting people to support ϲֱ쿪’s vital work with older people in need. This type of fundraising allows us to talk to more people about our services and how they might want to support our work.

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What work will this fundraising support?

ϲֱ쿪 works tirelessly to support older people in need by providing expert information and advice through services such as our Advice Line, supporting older people facing loneliness through our 24 hour Friendship Services and by campaigning for the rights of older people. By playing our charity lottery or donating to us through a regular gift, you will enable ϲֱ쿪 to support people in later life for many years to come.

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What is a society lottery?

A society lottery can only be run for the benefit of a good cause. Licensed with and regulated by the Gambling Commission, ϲֱ쿪's society lottery supports our charitable work.

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How does the lottery work?

The ϲֱ쿪 Weekly Lottery costs just £1 per week to enter and profits go towards supporting ϲֱ쿪’s charity work. Each week there are 1000 prizes and 5000 quarterly Superdraw prizes. What’s more, there are no rollovers in our charity lottery! That means that every week one of our players wins a guaranteed £2,000, and 999 players win between £10 - £250 in runner-up prizes.

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How does ϲֱ쿪 choose the venues for its private sites?

Private sites such as train stations, shopping centres and garden centres are found to be suitable locations for our recruitment stands, ϲֱ쿪 must give permission for any venue to be used.

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How does ϲֱ쿪 protect vulnerable people from signing up to play our lottery?

We ensure that all our fundraisers have regular training to ensure they uphold our high standards and we have a number of safeguards in place to ensure we are respectful and mindful of everyone's personal circumstances.

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What happens after I sign up?

If you have given us your mobile number you will receive a text thanking you for signing up. You will also receive a welcome pack within 21 days of your interaction with the fundraiser.

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How do I know if the fundraiser is genuine?

imageo03bd.pngOur fundraisers will be wearing ϲֱ쿪 branded clothing (like those pictured) and will have ϲֱ쿪 printed materials with them including pull up stands and thank you cards. They will also carry identification as authorised to fundraise for ϲֱ쿪.

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Is my data secure?

Yes, once you have completed your interaction with the fundraiser, they will not be able to access your information. Data security is a high priority for ϲֱ쿪, we will not sell or transfer your data and will only use it for the purposes for which you have given it.

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Who can I contact about this work?

Please email the venue team at venueteam@ageuk.org.uk

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Last updated: Aug 09 2023

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