Thursday, July 18, 2024

Torbay Lottery awards over £9,000 to Torbay based non profits

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A fantastic day 10 non profits based in Torbay today as they have each had a share of £9,000.

The ten local good causes have been successful in obtaining the share from the Torbay Lotter Small Grants Fund.

The ten lucky organisations are:

  1. Great Parks Community Centre who will receive £1,000.00
  2. Friends of Vigilance who will receive £800.00
  3. Shekinah Grow Paignton who will receive £1,300.00
  4. Transfiguration who will receive £1,000.00
  5. Friends of Clennon Lakes who will receive £700.00
  6. Play Torbay who will receive £800.00
  7. 11th Torbay (Barton) Sea Scout Group who will receive £900.00
  8. Pete’s Dragons who will receive £1,000.00
  9. Imagine Torbay Multicultural Group who will receive £1,000.00
  10. Devon Rape Crisis and Sexual Abuse Service who will receive £700.00

Congratulations to all of those organisations who have worked hard to obtain this funding.

What is the Torbay Lottery?

The Torbay Lottery is a council initiative and was started on the 25th April 2017.

The lottery is aimed at empowering the local groups and non profits to generate vital funds in a fun and effective way whilst enabling the players to support the causes that they care about the most.

£44,000 raised by Torbay Lottery

Over the past 12 months the Torbay Lottery has had over 108 causes sign up to the scheme and is on track to raise a total of £44,000.00.

Torbay Lottery also has over 642 players that have signed up to the scheme and over 1188 ticket s have been sold.

Similar to the National Lottery, the draws take place on a Saturday night with a chance to win a scoop of up to £25,000.00.

Further details about the Torbay Lottery can be found on their website, and you can also sign up to take part in this weeks draw.

Speaking at the announcement of the awards, elected Mayor Gordon Oliver said:

The Torbay Lottery is a great initiative and it is superb that we are able to support local good causes and community groups in this way.

The CEO of Pete’s Dragons concluded

Trbay is an area in which we find funding difficult to sustain our service but the contributions from the Lottery really have ensured that we can continue to support people in the area. Pete’s Dragons would like to say a huge thank you to Torbay Council in conjunction with Torbay Lottery for the £1000 small grant award and this will help us to sustain our suicide bereavement services in the Torbay area.

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