�10,500 win for Romford’s Liz Godden in hospice lottery draw

This week a scout leader from Romford celebrated winning more than �10,000 in the biggest ever win on the St Francis Hospice lottery.

A few weeks ago Liz Godden saw a leaflet dropped through her door by an ambassadors from the Havering-atte-Bower hospice encouraging the public to sign up for the charity’s weekly lottery draw.

Liz had firsthand experience of the care provided by the hospice’s nurses when she visited a friend who had been diagnosed with cancer and was receiving treatment there. This encouraged her to sign up for a year of entries into the lottery.

“I still can’t believe it – I’ve only ever won a little bit on the premium bonds in the past,” said Liz, who scooped �10,500.

Liz, a leader with the 2nd Romford Scout group, immediately donated �1,500 back to St Francis Hospice and signed up for another number in the lottery for the next year and plans to buy some lighting equipment for her scout group.


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To play the lottery and help St Francis visit www.sfh.org.uk.

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