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Stunning Okanagan homes available in Hometown Heroes Lottery

Help save lives, win a home


For the first time ever, this year’s Hometown Heroes Lottery offers 10 grand prize options, including two home options in Vancouver—and two in the Okanagan.

When you get your tickets, you’ll be automatically entered in the grand prize draw, as well as bonus draws, early bird draws and more. There are 3,200 prizes up for grabs in this year’s Heroes Lottery, worth over $3.3 million, plus a 50/50 draw that could top $2.4 million, and Daily Cash PLUS draws offering up $310,000 in prizes—and 210 winners.

“Lake Country in the beautiful Okanagan is a great place to live,” says lottery spokesperson Sebastian Sevallo, a Vancouver firefighter, in the video tour (above) of the grand prize home at Lakestone. “With sweeping views of Lake Okanagan, it’s just a 25-minute drive to the centre of Kelowna. Vineyards, orchards, golf courses and hiking trails are just moments away,” as is the development’s Lake Club, which includes a pool, hot tubs and outdoor barbecue area, and Waterside Park, with a swim dock and boat launch.

“If you’re anything like me, you’ll feel right at home when you walk in.”

In addition to the stunning new home in Lake Country, which dials in with three bedrooms, three bathrooms, and 3,150 square feet of lakeview luxury, there’s also a grand prize home option at The Ridge in Penticton, which provides an endless panorama of open skies.

Both Okanagan grand prize options are worth over $2.5 million, and this year’s biggest prize package, which includes a home in South Surrey in the idyllic neighbourhood of Ocean Park, is worth over $2.7 million.

In addition to the homes in the Okanagan, South Surrey and Vancouver, there are also home packages in Langley, North Vancouver, Courtenay and Sooke. Or, if you win, you could take $2.2 million tax-free cash.

Of course, when you get your tickets, you’re also supporting VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation and the BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund.

Simply put, every ticket purchase changes a life.

“The medical teams at VGH, UBC Hospital and many other health-care centres under our umbrella, which support all British Columbians, are empowered to offer world-class health care thanks to the generous support of the Hometown Heroes Lottery,” VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation president and CEO Angela Chapman says.

“Lottery funds go towards purchasing cutting-edge, life-saving medical equipment and technology, and puts it in the hands of our specialized health-care teams. These funds today help support the future of health care—for all of us.”

Every year, VGH performs more than 30,000 surgeries and treats more than 600,000 patient visits, and 50% of the hospital’s surgical patients are from outside Vancouver.

Proceeds of the Hometown Heroes Lottery also support the Burn Fund, including burn survivor support services and resiliency programs for firefighters.

“Over the past two years we have taken our survivor support programs virtual to continue to serve burn survivors of all ages,” BC Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund executive director Jeff Sauvé says. “We depended on funds raised from the Hometown Heroes Lottery to keep these vital mental health programs running.

“As we transition back to in-person events, we are hopeful for the future of these programs and are excited for Burn Camp to return to Squamish this summer. We look forward to welcoming 75 children, along with the firefighters and medical teams who volunteer as counsellors, back for an epic week of fun and connection.”

Our hometown heroes are there when you need them. Now, it’s your turn to be there for them.

Tickets can be purchased online here, by calling 1-866-597-4376, or in-person at London Drugs. Tickets start at three for $75, and 50/50 PLUS and Extra Cash PLUS tickets can be added on to your order, starting at two for $15 and two for $25, respectively.

This article is written by or on behalf of the sponsoring client and does not necessarily reflect the views of Castanet.

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