BC Children’s Hospital Foundation’s final cut-off for the Choices Lottery ‘Early Bird Draw’ is on March 29, 2018. The winner of the Early Bird draw has the choice of $10,000 in vacation/travel gift cards, plus $5,000 cash for every year for 20 years, or they can choose a vacation property at Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos – fully furnished condo, 1 bedroom, plus den, and 841 square feet with parking spot, or they can choose $250,000 cash.
Individuals who purchase their Choices Lottery tickets before the Early Bird Draw deadline of midnight on Friday, March 29, 2018 will also be eligible to win the Grand Prize Show Home Package. The Grand Prize cut-off is on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
The general public are invited to visit the grand prize show home presentation centre located at 1000 Silver Spray Drive, Sooke, BC. This prize show home is part of a package that also includes a 2018 BMW X4 M40i, a 2018 BMW 230i xDrive Cabriolet, plus $1,150,000 cash. The total show home package is valued at over $2.4 million. Winners have the option of accepting $2.2 million in tax-free cash instead of taking the prize home. For more information on this prize package visit this page online.
There are six grand prize home packages in total that are located throughout BC:
- South Surrey (Estate at Southwood),
- Vancouver (NAVÍO at the Creek), White Rock (Bishop Road),
- Vancouver Island (SookePoint Ocean Cottage … see photos below)
- Squamish (Crumpit Woods),
- Vernon (Predator Ridge), and
- White Rock (Miramar Village).
Winners have the option of accepting $2.2 million in tax-free cash instead of taking the prize home packages. For more information on this prize packages visit this page online.
“The lottery revenue helps to provide life-saving care to the more than 86,000 kids who visit BC Children’s Hospital every year,” said Teri Nicholas, president and CEO of the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation. “The funding goes towards ground-breaking studies in the prevention, treatment and cure of childhood illnesses, and help all children reach their full potential.”
Choices Lottery tickets are 3 for $100, 6 for $175, 9 or $250 and 20 for $500. The lottery also includes extra games. For an additional $15, players can receive two tickets and play the 50/50 PLUS and win half of the jackpot. Last year’s jackpot was over $1,793,000. For $20 more for one ticket, or $40 for three tickets, players can play the Big Passport and win a combination of travel, sporting events and cash, with a new winner every day from May 5 – August 13, 2018; a total of 101 days of winning and $335,000 available to be won.
About BC Children’s Hospital Foundation
As the province’s only full-service, pediatric acute care hospital BC Children’s Hospital serves the one million children living in BC and the Yukon. Since 1982, BC Children’s Hospital Foundation has partnered with kids, families, health professionals, and hundreds of thousands of people across the province to improve and advance care at BC Children’s Hospital, its research institute, and Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children. Through the generosity of our donors, we are able to ensure the hospital is equipped with the most advanced medical technologies, that our researchers have the resources to conduct their ground-breaking work, and that we have the highly skilled health providers needed to care for the province’s sickest children. For more information, please visit bcchf.ca.
About Choices Lottery
The Choices Lottery supports the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation and the money raised goes to funding research that leads to innovative discoveries and treatments. Ticket sales for the 2018 Choices Lottery run until April 12, 2018, and there are over 3000 prizes worth over a total of $3.6 million, including luxury homes, vacations, and cars. 295,000 tickets are sold to win a Grand Prize. Individuals can purchase their tickets online, by phone, 604-692-2333, or in-person at prize homes, London Drugs, Save-On Foods, Price Smart Foods, Overwaitea Foods, Urban Fare, Coopers Foods, or the BC Children’s Hospital.
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