News Release

March 2, 2016

Health Care Foundation Launches Eighth Annual Hospital Home Lottery

St. John’s, NL - The Health Care Foundation announced a $1.1 million showhome today as the Grand Prize in their eighth annual Hospital Home Lottery.  

“Rockwood Homes has built another impressive Grand Prize Showhome with a number of outstanding features,” said Debbie Patten, Chair of the Health Care Foundation’s Board of Directors.  “With over 1,300 prizes, a phenomenal showhome and more prize choices than ever, tickets won’t last long.”

The grand prize is a luxury 3,900 square foot showhome with a 225 square foot all-seasons sunroom, walkout deck, modern gourmet kitchen and a unplugged music studio complete with wet bar in the basement. This beautiful showhome was custom built by Rockwood Homes and is located in Virginia Water Village. The luxury showhome comes fully furnished, professionally decorated by Marie Bishop Interiors and landscaped with $10,000 cash.

Tickets purchased before the bonus deadline of April 8, 2016, will be eligible for a luxury, 10-night trip to Barbados every year, for the next three years! The winner can choose between the trip or $30,000 cash. 

The 50/50 Add-On is back!  Last year’s jackpot was over $480,000 – and is always guaranteed to payout big time. One lucky winner will take half the tax free cash!  The Cash Calendar Add-On is also back this year!  In July, purchasers can win $2,000 cash each day and $10,000 on Fridays!

Full details and descriptions of all prizes, including vehicles, vacations and more can be found at

“Thanks to the generous and enthusiastic support from our community, the Hospital Home Lottery has raised millions for adult health care in our province,” added Mrs. Patten. “This funding has been used for vital equipment, research and patient care programs, such as Mental Health and Addictions and Cardiac Care.” 

Lottery tickets can be purchased by calling 753-1899 (toll free 1-866-992-1899) or online at Single tickets are $100, three packs are $250 and five packs are $375. Additionally, a NEW Super-Pack is available for $500, which includes six home lottery tickets, a 15-pack of 50/50 and three-pack of Cash Calendar tickets ($75 savings).

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Media contact:
Jackie O’Brien
Manager, Communications and Stewardship
Health Care Foundation 
(709) 777-5906