The Health Lottery will be raising money for good causes in Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes during the week beginning Sunday June 17 – and it needs your support.
Each week one lucky area benefits from money raised through The Health Lottery and there are draws every day from Tuesday to Saturday. This week it is Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes’ HealthStrong CIC Community Interest Company’s (CIC) turn.
Since its first Health Lottery draw in November 2011 HealthStrong CIC has raised over £2.1 million for community groups in the area, with more than £100 million being raised nationwide.
Past projects have included Community Action Milton Keynes who seeks to encourage the residents in Netherfield as well as Milton Keynes to act collectively and shape their community by taking control of the design, development and delivery of the local initiatives. The locals are actively engaged in this project by organising coffee afternoons as well as special events, such as the Woughton World Cup football tournament, and they aim at decreasing anti-social behaviour, increasing the number as well as the range of activities for youth and improving green spaces.
Larger charities and organisations, such as The Conservation Volunteers, have also benefitted from the funds raised by HealthStrong CIC.
Click here (link to https://www.peopleshealthtrust.org.uk/ to see where the money raised has been spent in your town and around the country.
Tickets are just £1 and can be bought in over 32,000 stores or online where you can also find the results of the 5 weekly draws.