CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery

CHEO’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery 2013 Exciting new twists – More big winning!

Organizers of the 2013 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery are not only offering more incredible prizes than ever before, they are also offering an additional way to win big money with an incredible 50/50 Cash Draw. Details were revealed earlier today at the launch event held in the magnificent 5,568 square foot Minto Dream Home.

Only 63,000 tickets will be sold and because the lottery has sold out in previous years, organizers are encouraging everyone to purchase early to make sure you have a chance at winning. Single tickets are $100 each or three for $250.

The $1.8 million grand prize package includes a fully furnished and decorated Minto Dream Home with all furnishings by La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries, $100,000 in cash, a 2014 Lincoln MKS AWD from Jim Keay Ford Lincoln, house cleaning for a year from The Maids Home Services, and $5,000 in groceries from Farm Boy.

Second prize is worth $170,081 and includes $100,000 cash, a 2014 Ford Mustang GT Convertible from Jim Keay Ford Lincoln, a seven day Eastern or Western Caribbean Cruise for two from Destination Anywhere, and a $10,000 Gift Certificate from Jubilee Fine Jewelers.

To be eligible for the amazing Early Bird Package valued at over $94,000, tickets must be purchased by midnight, November 15th. The package includes $50,000 cash, a 2014 Ford Escape from Jim Keay Ford Lincoln, an Ottawa Senators Flex 40 package in the 100 level and a trip for two to the Grand Bahia Principe Royal Golden Resort in Jamaica from Marlin Travel and Transat Vacations. You could also win one of 2,500 early bird bonus tickets that give you another shot at all of the incredible prizes in the final draws.

ALL NEW 50/50 DRAW

An amazing 50/50 Cash Draw has been added to this year’s Dream of a Lifetime Lottery.  This optional draw will have a guaranteed minimum payout of $100,000 cash to the winner and will feature an escalating jackpot.  The more tickets sold – the higher the payout will be for the 50/50 winner.  To purchase tickets in the 50/50 Cash Draw you must first buy a ticket for the Dream of a Lifetime Lottery.  Ticket prices for the 50/50 Cash Draw are as follows:  One for $10, five for $25 or 15 for $50.  

Complete details for the 2013 CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery, including a complete rundown of all prizes can be found on line at www.dreamofalifetime.ca.

Your ticket order not only gets you in all of the amazing prize draws, it also makes a difference in the lives of CHEO’s kids.  Order your tickets by calling (613) 722-KIDS (5437) or 1-877-562-5437, online at www.dreamofalifetime.ca, or at participating banks: BMO, TD Canada Trust, CIBC, RBC, Scotiabank & Banque Nationale.

Key dates are as follows:

  • Closing date for all ticket sales is midnight Friday, December 13, 2013.
  • Early Bird deadline is midnight, Friday, November 15, 2013.
  • 2,500 Early Bird ticket winners will be drawn on Tuesday, December 17, 2013.
  • The Early Bird package will be drawn on Wednesday, December 18, 2013.
  • Final draws: Tuesday, January 7 and Wednesday, January 8, 2014.

Proceeds from this lottery will help provide new equipment, train staff, and create a child and youth friendly environment at CHEO. Money raised through the lottery also supports live saving research being done at the CHEO Research Institute. 

For more information contact:

Len Hanes, Director of Communications
CHEO Foundation
(613) 737-2784
lhanes@cheofoundation.com