Play a charity lottery

Taking part in Acorns charity lottery is a great way to support the important work we do, whilst also giving you the chance to win some incredible cash prizes!  

There are a number of lotteries that support Acorns Children’s Hospice, so this means more chances to WIN! We offer two charity lotteries; the TLC Lottery and Worcestershire Hospices Lottery. To find out more, choose from the links below and play today!  

TLC Lottery logo
Worcestershire Hospices Lottery Logo

TLC Lottery

The T L C Lottery is a fun, easy and affordable way to support the vital work of not one, but Three Local Charities: Acorns Children’s Hospice, Birmingham Hospice and Focus Birmingham – Keeping Fundraising Local!  

How much does it cost? 

Each entry costs just £1 per week, paid in advance by subscription only 

How do you pay & play? 

For each £1 entry you take, a unique lottery number is randomly allocated to you. This number remains yours and will be entered into the draw every Friday for as long as you play the lottery.  

53 guaranteed prizes are paid out every week including a top prize of £1,000 which is increased twice a year to £2,500 in our super draws.   

Weekly prizes 

1st = £1,000  

2nd = £150  

3rd = £50  

and 50 x £10 prizes to be won. 

How do I claim if I win? 

There is no claiming involved, all cheques are sent out automatically. The results are available on their web page, they are also published in the Birmingham Evening Mail each Saturday or we can email them to you, simply call 01564 825047.  

Where does all the money go? 

All profits are shared equally between our three owner charities. In 2022 TLC Lottery Players raised £171,625 for the charities and good causes. To find out more call 01564 825 047 or email  

Sign up using the link below and 45p will be donated directly to Acorns every week from your £1 entry!* Players must be 18 or over to join. Full T&C’s and details on how your money is spent can be found at Always Gamble Responsibly.

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Full T&Cs can be found at TLC Lottery is licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission. Underage gambling is an offence.   

Regulatory Information 

T L C Lotteries Limited is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 4937. Website:  

T L C Lotteries Limited, Drakes Court, Alcester Road, Wythall, Birmingham, B47 6JR. Responsible Person: Lorraine Halling. £1 per entry. Must be 18 or over to play. Underage gambling is an offence. T L C Lottery is a joint venture between; Acorns Children’s Hospice, Birmingham St. Mary’s Hospice & Focus Birmingham. All surpluses from our Lottery are distributed in equal shares to the joint venture charities. Full terms and conditions are available  

In 2021 £171,625 was distributed to charity which equates to 37% of the total lottery proceeds received.    

If you feel you have a problem with gambling, visit or call the National Gambling Helpline on 0808 8020 133.  

 *The remainder of the £1 will be shared equally between T L C’s three charities after running costs.

Worcestershire Hospices Lottery

Worcestershire Hospices Lottery is your local lottery, offering you an excellent chance to help Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust, St Richard’s Hospice and Primrose Hospice to raise much needed funds. You get the opportunity to win a cash prize of up to £500 each week, or our roll-over prize which can reach £5,000!  

Money raised will be used for the sole benefit of the hospices to contribute towards their day to day running costs.   

Weekly prizes 

1st = £500  

2nd = £50  

3rd = 60 x £5  

Rollover up to £5,000.   

How much does it cost?  

There is a weekly prize fund of £850 and it costs £1 per week to play. You can pay by cheque or direct debit.   

How do you pay & play? 

When you join, you are issued with a unique lottery number. Providing you have paid in advance of the draw, your number will be entered for the number of weeks you have paid. Winners are selected at random by the lottery computer. The draw takes place weekly. 

How do I claim if I have won? 

There is no need to claim; if you win the top prizes, we will contact you by telephone. All prizes are sent out automatically. See the full list of winners  here.   

What are my odds? 

In 2021, the average likelihood of winning a prize was 1 in 145 in our regular weekly lotteries and 1 in 287 in our seasonal Bumper Draw. Players in our weekly lotteries and the seasonal Bumper Draws are also automatically entered into a weekly Rollover draw.  

Our Rollover prize increases by £100 each week if it isn’t won (in 2021, the likelihood of winning was, on average, 1 in 446,324) and if it reaches £5,000, then one lucky player will be guaranteed to win that week.  

Where does all the money go? 

In 2021, £459,257.00 was raised from ticket sales in our regular weekly lotteries and seasonal Bumper Draws, with 16% being spent on Prizes, 17.2% spent on Expenses and 66.8% used to fund the hospices’ care of patients and their families. This translated to a fantastic £306,781!*  

We couldn’t do it without the support of our loyal members. So why not join us today, to take part sign up online, call 01905 958 267 or email 

Please note players must be aged 18 or over. 

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*Based upon the Lottery Submissions made to the Gambling Commission during the 2021 calendar year.

Lottery canvassers 

Worcester Hospice Lottery canvassers may be in your area today.  Please see below for a full list of postcodes where our team will be during January 2024: 


GL20 6, WR13 6, WR14 1, WR14 2, WR14 3, WR14 4, WR2, 4, WR2 5, WR2 6, WR5 3, WR6 5, WR6 6, WR8 0, WR8 9, WR1 1, WR1 2, WR1 3, WR4 0, WR4 9, WR5 1, GL20 7, WR10 1, WR10 3, WR11 1, WR11 2, WR11 3, WR11 4, WR11 7, WR11 8, WR3 7, WR3 8, WR5 2, WR7 4, WR9 0, WR9 7, WR9 8, WR9 9.

Please do not give your details to anyone other than our verified team and if you have any queries, please contact our Supporter Services team on 01564 825 037.