Fancy winning our top prize of £25,000?
By entering our Christmas Grand Draw, you could be in with a chance of winning our jackpot prize of £25,000! There are also more than 150 runner up cash prizes to be won.
From as little as £1, you can help children like Florie receive better, kinder treatments – and give them hope this Christmas and in the future.
The festive period can be a very difficult for children and families facing cancer. Florie was only two years old when she was diagnosed with a Stage 4 Wilms’ tumour – kidney cancer. In 2020, Florie spent the lead up to Christmas in hospital undergoing cancer treatment. This year, her family are so grateful to be spending Christmas at home with her.
No child should have to spend Christmas in treatment for cancer. But by playing our Christmas Grand Draw, you could help to fund vital research that will lead to kinder and more effective treatments – and even better survival rates.
Early Bird Draw
Sign up by Thursday 30 November to be entered into our Early Bird Draw. You could win an additional cash prize worth £50!
Ways you can play
Enter online or by post
Playing our Christmas Grand Draw is easy. You can enter online by clicking the link below. If you haven’t received a pack but would like to, you can request one by emailing email@example.com or by calling our friendly team on 0800 222 9000.
The all important dates
Early Bird closing date
Thursday 30 November 2023
Main draw closing date
Friday 05 January 2024
Friday 12 January 2024
Friday 19 January 2024
How your money helps
Who you’re helping
By playing our Summer Grand Draw, you can support children like Florie and their families. Florie’s mum, Emma, shares her story below.
Florie, who was only two years old, hadn’t been herself and a worrying swelling had appeared on her side. I took her to the doctors, and we were sent straight to A&E for tests. After a long wait, I was told the news no parent is ever prepared to hear – our perfect, beautiful Florie had cancer, most likely a Wilms’ tumour (kidney cancer).
I felt numb. I couldn’t process what they’d told me. Then, because of the Covid restrictions, I had to tell my husband by text.
We began a month-long stay in hospital, with the first four days in lonely isolation. Florie needed seven initial rounds of chemotherapy to shrink her tumour.
Her beautiful red curls began to fall out, she vomited constantly and howled in pain as her large tumour squashed her surrounding organs. She was also chronically constipated and had to be fed through a tube. It broke my heart every time we had to hold her down for a painful procedure or I watched yet another needle pierce her little toddler hands.
Finally, the day came for Florie’s tumour and right kidney to be removed. After the operation, we felt elated, thinking the cancer would be gone. Instead, we were told it was very aggressive and she would need 27 more intensive chemotherapy rounds and three weeks of radiotherapy. It was a devastating blow. The wonderful nurses who hugged me when I was sobbing and the amazing cancer warrior mums, who I met on the wards, kept me going.Z
But every scan, blood transfusion, x-ray and operation was worth it. Florie rang the end of treatment bell on 25 March 2021. However, cancer never truly leaves us, we have heart-stopping scans every three months and live in fear it will come back.
Of course, we are obviously beyond grateful she survived. Last Christmas Florie, who is a mass of auburn curls again, had a lovely time in the Highlands with all the family. Please enter the Christmas Grand Draw to help more children survive.”
Emma, Florie’s mum
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