A White Rock home at 1553 Cory Rd. is one of the grand-prize options in the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery. (Contributed photo)

Hometown Heroes Lottery prize home located in White Rock

$2.7-million package includes more than $105,000 in furnishings and electronics

Tickets for the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery are now on sale – and a Semiahmoo Peninsula home is again one of the top prizes.

The annual lottery – run by the Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital Foundation in conjunction with the B.C. Professional Fire Fighters’ Burn Fund – will sell tickets until midnight, July 23, with nine grand-prize packages up for grabs.

One option, the White Rock package, includes a home at 1553 Cory Rd. and is valued at $2.7-million. In addition to the 5,766-sq.-ft home – which includes five bedrooms, six-bathrooms and is “just a short drive from the pier” – the package includes more than $105,000 in furnishings and electronics.

Other prize homes are located in Vancouver, Courtenay, Abbotsford, Cultus Lake, Sooke, Penticton and Kelowna.

• READ ALSO: Choices Lottery grand-prize home located in Morgan Creek

In a news release announcing the ticket sales, the hospital foundation and Burn Fund also took the opportunity to “thank our front line workers, first responders, doctors, nurses, and all our health-care heroes.”

“Now more than ever, these heroes need our support,” the release notes.

Funds raised through the Hometown Heroes Lottery support “the most urgent hospital needs”; first-responder resilience programs, programs for burn survivors and also adult health services and research that affects care at VGH, UBC Hospital, G.F. Strong Rehab Centre, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute and Vancouver Community Health Services.

“In recent weeks our front line health care staff have devoted themselves to preparing to care for COVID-19 patients. They are also ensuring that people can continue to access care to meet their urgent medical needs,” says Angela Chapman, president and CEO of VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation.

“For years, lottery funds have helped ensure that medical teams in B.C. have the tools and equipment they need to save lives.”

Ticket sales for the 2020 Hometown Heroes Lottery run until July 23, 2020. There are over 3,000 prizes worth over a total of $3.1 million, including luxury homes, appliances, furniture, cars and cash. Tickets can be purchased online at www.heroeslottery.com, by phone, 604-648-4376, 1-866-597-4376, or in-person at any London Drugs (starting on April 27).



editorial@peacearchnews.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

firefightersHealthcare

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Surrey Food Bank boss Feezah Jaffer on Cheerios box

It’s part of a General Mills campaign honouring food bank heroes

Surrey history buff transcribes her way to a provincial award

‘It can be tedious work but it’s also very interesting,’ Diane Johnson says

Appeal court overturns Surrey sexual assault acquittal, orders new trial

Appeal court judge says Surrey court failed to consider evidence of ‘passive dishonesty’

Surrey’s Alan Clegg sits down for a socially-distanced chat about his life in Cloverdale over the years

Clegg chats about his time as a volunteer firefighter, 1962’s Typhoon Freda, and how he’s been holding up during COVID-19

Facing changes together: Your community, your journalists

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world in ways that would have… Continue reading

Kelowna man charged with harming a hamster

The 20-year-old Kelowna man faces several animal cruelty charges

High tech fish transport system set up to ‘whoosh’ salmon past Big Bar landslide

Fish will spend roughly 20 seconds inside the system, moving at roughly 20 metres per second

Trudeau to seek 10 days of paid sick leave for Canadian workers, says talks are ongoing

Paid sick leave is key to keeping COVID-19 spread under control, prime minister says

Snowbirds jets will not be leaving Kamloops, just yet

The Snowbirds have been in Kamloops since May 17 when a plane crashed killing Capt. Jennifer Casey

COVID-19 checkpoints ‘up to them,’ Bonnie Henry says of remote B.C. villages

Support local tourism economy, but only if you’re invited in

Vancouver Island hasn’t seen a new homegrown case of COVID-19 in two weeks

Island’s low and steady transmission rate chalked up to several factors

Eight people arrested in Victoria homeless camp after enforcement order issued

Those living in tents were given until May 20 to move indoors

Andrew Weaver says he was ready to defeat John Horgan government

Independent MLA blasts B.C. Greens over LNG opposition

Most Read

l -->