Foothills Hospital Home Lottery already more than 80% sold

CALGARY, AB –Calgary Health Trust announced today that more than 80% of the tickets in this year’s Foothills Hospital Home Lottery are sold! Individuals who wish to buy tickets are encouraged to act now to avoid disappointment. Ticket purchasers have a one in 15 chance to win.

If all tickets are sold by the Early Bird deadline of May 3 at midnight, then all 8,625 prizes, totaling more than $5.25 million, will be drawn early. The draws will begin with the Audi Spyder R8 or cash Early Bird prize draw and will conclude with draws for the two grand prize show homes.

The Take 50 Add-On jackpot is now over $1,201,000. The winner keeps half of the total jackpot.

Tickets are $100 each; three for $250 or five for $400.  Take 50 Add-On tickets are $10 each; five for $25 or 15 for $50. Tickets can be purchased by calling 1-888-541-5540 or online at www.FoothillsHospitalHomeLottery.org.

Each year, proceeds from the lottery are directed to areas where they will have the greatest impact on patient care. Since 1993, more than$50 million has been raised to support priority programs and equipment at Foothills Medical Centre.

For more information contact:

Erin McFarlane, Communications Advisor                                 

Office: 403-943-0636 Cell: 403-990-8335 

Email: erin.mcfarlane@calgaryhealthtrust.ca