Volunteer wins big in Rowans’ lotto draw

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A LUCKY hospice volunteer scooped hundreds of pounds in a lottery win.

The Rowans Hospice Lottery recently celebrated its third anniversary and the top prize of £750 went to volunteer Adele Mallows.

Mrs Mallows, from Waterlooville, is one of the team of gardeners at the hospice who helps maintain the grounds. She said: ‘I have been a member of the lottery since it started and although I have had a couple of £10 wins, I never expected the big prize. I’m absolutely thrilled.’

The hospice lottery is £1 to enter and is drawn on a Friday The winning numbers are put on the Rowans’ website that day. There are 13 prizes – £750, £100, £50, and 10 runner-up prizes of £10.

Ann Cooper, head of fundraising and marketing at the hospice, said: ‘Joining the lottery is another great way to support the vital work of the hospice.’

To request an application to join the lottery call (023) 9223 7149 or visit rowanslottery.org.uk, where you can download a form and send it the hospice by freepost.