The HHHS Foundation has announced a new monthly online 50/50 lottery draw, with 50 per cent of funds raised going to a monthly winner and 50 per cent to support local hospital and health care facility equipment needs.

Executive director, Lisa Tompkins, said that through a digital technology platform, tickets will be available for purchase online at the Foundation lottery site hhhsf5050.ca beginning June 30 at 11:30 a.m.

She said tickets can be purchased for $20 for 100 ticket numbers, $10 for 20 ticket numbers, or $5 for five ticket numbers.

After buying their tickets, purchasers will receive a confirmation e-mailed with their 50/50 registered numbers from a random selection system. The amount of the 50/50 estimated take-home prize for the month will be displayed in real time on the site and will continue to grow as more people participate.

“Following nine successful years of our Cash for Care Lottery, we look forward to engaging with the community in this electronic format to continue to raise muchneeded funds for priority capital equipment for Haliburton Highlands Health Services,” Tompkins said.

Purchasers must be in Ontario at the time of purchase, and must be 18 years of age or older to participate. For the first draw, tickets will be available for purchase until 11:59 p.m. July 29, and the first monthly draw will take place on July 30 at 9 a.m., with the winner information posted on the hhhsf5050.ca website, as well as the Foundation’s social media platforms Facebook and Instagram

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