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Colchester Foodbank - supporting the community during COVID19

‘When the Covid-19 pandemic took hold, the Colchester Foodbank (the busiest in Essex) struggled to keep up with demand as two-thirds of volunteers were unable to continue volunteering due to the...

Wed 6 May

Witham Town Luncheon Club - a lifeline for the older generation

The winter months can be a lonely and isolating time for the elderly. Witham Town Luncheon Club is open all year round for older people, offering a place that’s safe and friendly – makin...

Mon 9 December

South Essex Wildlife Hospital - putting 'life' back into the 'wild'

This winter, we’ll be showcasing some of the fantastic causes already signed up to The Essex Lottery First up we have South Essex Wildlife Hospital . Did you know the hospital treats around 10,...

Mon 2 December

Every £1 ticket makes a BIG difference - watch how

Happy Birthday to The Essex Lottery! Today we are two years old – here’s a glimpse of the amazing things that can happen when you buy a £1 lottery ticket. When you sign up to play, y...

Mon 25 November

The Friends of Newport Primary School - raising funds for the PTA

At a time when school budgets are really feeling the pinch, more and more Parent Teacher Associations are signing up to the Essex Lottery. The Friends ofNewportPrimary School (Friends) inNewportnear S...

Tue 12 November

Saving Mickey Blue Eyes - The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society

The Essex Horse and Pony Protection Society (EHPPS) has been instrumental in the rescue and rehabilitation of thousands of horses since its foundation in 1984. Its small team makes a big impact, resp...

Mon 4 November

Alliance Performance Ensemble - more than just a dance group

How your support is making a difference to the Alliance Performance Ensemble “This is more than just a dance group,” says Rebecca. “We’re like family and for a lot of the team...

Mon 21 October

We've had a £2,000 winner!

Have you signed up to play the Essex Lottery yet? If so, you could reap the rewards of a new prize structure bringing more opportunities to win bigger prizes! The introduction of a new prize structure...

Tue 24 September

How your support is making a difference to the Essex Retired Police Dog Fund

The Essex Retired Police Dogs Fund (ERPDF) was set up in 2012 to provide essential financial assistance to the owners of police dogs that have been retired, whether due to injury, illness or simply o...

Mon 23 September

🎉 Exciting changes to our prize structure!🎉

Coming soon - more chances to win cash prizes every week! We are always looking at new ways to make The Essex Lottery even better for our players and supporters. We wanted to let you know about an exc...

Mon 15 July

Funds raised this year


16.89% Complete

2586 tickets of our 15310 ticket goal