Change a life this holiday season with the Ontario SPCA’s Draws for Paws 50/50 Lottery

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Stouffville, ON (Nov. 13, 2023) – Unwrap some excitement and make the holidays merry and bright for animals across Ontario with the Ontario SPCA and Humane Society’s Holiday Draws for Paws 50/50 Lottery, which kicked off ticket sales today.  

Presented by Fetch Pet Insurance, the Ontario SPCA Holiday Draws for Paws 50/50 Lottery has a guaranteed jackpot of $15,000, but the more tickets sold, the higher the jackpot will grow. The winner of the Ontario SPCA’s spring lottery took home over $72,500! Imagine what Santa Paws could leave under the tree if you’re the grand prize winner! 

The Grand Prize draw takes place on Dec. 20 but get your tickets early to be entered in two Early Bird draws taking place Nov. 23 and Dec. 7, with $1,500 up for grabs in each of those draws. Tickets are 10 for $10, 40 tickets for $20, or when you purchase 200 tickets for $40, you will receive an additional 150 bonus tickets in celebration of the Ontario SPCA’s 150th anniversary. 

The Ontario SPCA is a registered charity that does not receive annual government funding and depends on generous supporters to change the lives of vulnerable animals. By purchasing a ticket in the Holiday Draws for Paws 50/50 Lottery, you`re giving the gift of shelter and care for an animal in need.  

“By purchasing a 50/50 lottery ticket, you can feel good knowing you’re changing the lives of animals in your community, plus you could end up being our Grand Prize winner” says Stephanie Miller, Vice President, Development, Ontario SPCA and Humane Society. “Think of the possibilities of what you could do with that Grand Prize, especially heading into the holiday season!” 

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The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society   

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society is a registered charity that has been changing the lives of animals for 150 years. The Society provides care, comfort and compassion to animals in need in communities across Ontario. It values all animals and advocates to treat them with respect and kindness. The Society strives to keep pets and families together and do so through a variety of community support services, such as sheltering and adoptions, including emergency sheltering, feral cat management programs, animal transfers, food distribution, humane education, animal advocacy, and spay/neuter services.  

The Ontario SPCA does not receive annual government funding and relies on donations to provide programs and services to help animals in need. To learn more, or to donate, visit Charitable Business # 88969-1044-RR0002. 

The Ontario SPCA and Humane Society Provincial Office sits on the traditional territory of the Wendat, the Anishinabek Nation, the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, the Mississaugas of Scugog, Hiawatha and Alderville First Nations and the Métis Nation. This territory was the subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy and the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes. The treaties that were signed for this particular parcel of land are collectively referred to as the Williams Treaties of 1923.