Ontario-Wide 50/50 Lottery Supports Hamilton Hospital Foundation

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation 50/50 Inspiration Lottery

HAMILTON, ON – August 5, 2020: Lori R. from Hamilton (unofficial ticket number: A-5631895) and Rita B. from Hamilton (unofficial ticket number: A-3250927) are the winners of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation’s 50/50 Inspiration Lottery early-bird draw. Lori and Rita each won a $500 “all-Canadian” gift-card package on July 30. Tickets for the grand-prize jackpot can be purchased online at inspirationlottery.ca until August 30.

The Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation 50/50 Inspiration Lottery was launched on July 6. Fifty per cent of the proceeds will support highest-priority needs at Hamilton Health Sciences and the other 50 per cent will be awarded to one lucky winner. The lottery is open to residents of Ontario over the age of 18.

The winner of the grand prize will be announced on August 31. The deadline to purchase tickets is Sunday, August 30 at 11:59 p.m.

The money raised will enable Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation to fund highest-priority needs across Hamilton Health Sciences, including Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, St. Peter’s Hospital and all of its associated programs. This includes the purchase of vital medical equipment, which is not funded by the government.

Hamilton Health Sciences is the only hospital system in Ontario providing specialty health care for the full spectrum of life’s journey, from pre-birth to end-of-life. It serves a region of more than 2.3 million residents and provides highly specialized care to patients from outside the region as a provincial referral centre. Hamilton Health Sciences is a leader in many specialized acute and chronic care programs for pediatric and adult patients across its sites. It is also a renowned academic-teaching hospital and an international leader in hospital-based research.

Three tickets can be purchased for $5, 10 tickets for $10 or 60 tickets for $20. Official rules and regulations are available on The Foundation’s website at inspirationlottery.ca.

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About Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation:

Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation provides vital funding to enable the best possible patient care. We inspire and motivate gifts that fund medical equipment and patient amenities, innovative research initiatives, essential redevelopment of clinical care spaces, and the education and training of health care providers.

As a registered charitable organization, we proudly support patients and families across south-central Ontario, and from outside the region, who receive specialized care at Hamilton Health Sciences including Hamilton General Hospital, Juravinski Hospital and Cancer Centre, McMaster Children’s Hospital, and St. Peter’s Hospital. The associated programs at the Regional Rehabilitation Centre, McMaster University Medical Centre and Ron Joyce Children’s Health Centre are also included.