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Help charities and win cash prizes

People’s Postcode Lottery is a charity subscription lottery open to players across Britain. For £10 a month, you can play with your postcode for prizes every single day. Each ticket could pick up life-changing cheques, a brand new BMW, or a Dream Holiday and your subscription helps fund charities near you.

Since 2005, our players have raised over £148 Million for charities and community projects across Britain and beyond. A minimum of 30% of the ticket price goes to charities as unrestricted funding. Our players are helping fantastic charities do amazing work in difficult times.

Our parent company Novamedia has been operating Postcode Lotteries around the world since 1989. Their aim is to raise funds for and widen awareness of deserving charities. All of these lotteries use the same simple recipe – players winning fantastic prizes and helping good causes. There are currently four sister charity lotteries: 

These charity lotteries are a fantastic force for good, and together are the largest fundraising private charity donor in the world​. Sign up today and you can help us help even more amazing charities.

Applying for Funding

Do you know a deserving cause near you? They can directly apply for funding from four of the charity trusts which distribute funds raised by our players. Check out the websites:

to find out more details and see when and how to apply. The other charity trusts which share out player funding work with specific charity organisations, grouped by theme. For example, Postcode Children Trust works with specialist organisations to inspire and support children and young people to make the most of their lives and opportunities.

Latest news

Lydia is visited in hospital by Songibrds musicians and is able to communicate thanks to music

October 25, 2016

Support Through Music

Youth Music is a national charity which funds hundreds of music-making projects of every style and genre each year. The charity helps children and young people in tough circumstances who wouldn't otherwise get the chance to make music. Young people facing difficulties in their lives are often the ...

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Lucky players in High Wycombe are set to share £3 Million in the October Postcode Millions later this month

October 19, 2016

Hauntingly Fun For High Wycombe

Players who live in High Wycombe are in for a spooky surprise, as People's Postcode Lottery has today announced that postcode sector HP15 6 is set to win a whopping £3 Million over the Halloween weekend. The town has been revealed as the lucky location of the October Postcode Millions, where all ...

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The British Red Cross provides support to vulnerable people in Zimbabwe and South Africa

October 18, 2016

Supporting Vulnerable People

Players of People's Postcode Lottery have been supporting the British Red Cross since 2013. Over the past three years, players have awarded £550,000 to the charity's projects in South Africa and Zimbabwe. The Red Cross Food Security and Livelihoods Project in Zimbabwe has been funded by lottery p ...

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Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust aims to inspire a love of nature in young people and adults alike

October 11, 2016

Discovering Nature

Players are helping to fund Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust (WWT) activities aimed at giving young people the chance to discover the wonders of the natural world. As more children grow up with little or no contact with nature, the support of players of People's Postcode Lottery serves a vital role ...

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