Guernsey

Island lottery raises £200,000 for Guernsey causes

  • 7 April 2014
  • From the section Guernsey
Channel Islands Christmas Lottery 2013 tickets Image copyright Association of Guernsey Charities
Image caption The 2013 lottery saw the ticket prices rise from £1 to £2

Some 30 Guernsey charities will share the proceeds of the 2013 Channel Islands Christmas lottery.

Ticket sales in Guernsey raised £210,000, which will be split between the good causes.

The 2013 lottery saw the ticket prices rise from £1 to £2.

The Association of Guernsey Charities will issue grants from £350 to £30,000. The largest grant will be awarded to Guernsey Cheshire Homes for the second year running.

Male Uprising Guernsey has received £10.000 to help pay for a male cancer nurse specialist and Autism Guernsey will receive £9,000 to fund support staff.

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