VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation announced this week that tickets for the Millionaire Lottery are now on sale.
The Millionaire Lottery supports VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and money raised goes to funding innovative research, advancing specialized adult health care, and purchasing critical medical equipment at Vancouver General Hospital, UBC Hospital, GF Strong Rehabilitation Centre, Vancouver Community Health Services and Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute.
“Everyday medical needs didn’t stop when COVID-19 hit. Throughout this pandemic, our researchers and medical teams, who treat patients from across B.C., have done a tremendous job looking after the patients in their care,” said Angela Chapman, President and CEO, VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. “Millionaire Lottery funds are as important as ever as we continue to ensure that our world-class health care teams are equipped with the tools and technology they need to provide the best care possible. On behalf of the Foundation, thank you to everyone who supports the Millionaire Lottery, you are vital to helping us transform health care.”
The winner of the Millionaire Lottery can choose one of eight grand prize packages.
Grand Prize #1 – South Surrey Package worth over $3.1 million. Located at 16722 McNair Drive, Surrey.
Grand Prize #2 – Abbotsford Package worth over $2.9 million. Located at 35442 Verado Court, Abbotsford.
Grand Prize #3 – Courtenay Package worth over $2.9 million. Located at 2117 Crown Isle Drive, Courtenay.
Grand Prize #4 – North Vancouver Package worth over $2.9 million. Located at unit #303 or #307 - 175 Victory Shipway, North Vancouver.
Grand Prize #5 – Vancouver Package worth over $2.9 million. Located at #2201 – 1618 Quebec Street, Vancouver.
Grand Prize #6 – Two home package – SookePoint Ocean Cottage and SEMIAH, White Rock. Package worth over $2.9 million.
Grand Prize #7 – Kelowna worth over $2.9 million. Located at Kestrel Ridge – 460 or 460 Hawk’s Perch Lane, Kelowna.
Grand Prize Choice #8 – $2.7 MILLION tax-free cash.
“During this global pandemic, there has never been a better time to support the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. This year the Millionaire Lottery has over 3,100 prizes to win; valued at over $4.2 million,” said Todd Talbot, Millionaire Lottery spokesperson. “The seven grand prizes homes are more spectacular than ever before! One of the grand prize packages includes a 6,453 sq. ft. state of the art home located in South Surrey and it is valued at over $3.1 million. It has six bedrooms, eight bathrooms, a two-bedroom suite, three-car garage, RV parking, and a glass elevator. The grand prize winner also has the option of choosing $2.7 million tax-free cash!”
Millionaire Lottery tickets are 2 for $100, 5 for $175, 10 or $250 and 25 for $500. The lottery also includes extra games: the 50/50 PLUS lottery with a maximum prize payout up to $1,140,000 (depending on the number of tickets sold), and the Daily Cash PLUS game returns with 105 days of winning, with a value of all prizes being $300,000.
To date, the Millionaire Lottery has raised over $58 million for VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. Ticket sales for the Millionaire Lottery run until midnight, Jan. 8, 2021, or until the lottery sells out of tickets. Individuals can purchase their tickets on-line at www.millionairelottery.com, by phone: 604-602-5848, toll-free: 1-888-445-5825, or in-person at any London Drugs.