congratulations to our grand draw winner!
winning number: AB-1020499
winner name: Rod Smith
prize amount: $456,315


Congratulations to our Early Bird Prize Winners!

Draw Date: December 22
Winning Number: AC-1163356
Winner Name: Leonard Stuckless
Prize: $750 Cash

Draw Date: December 15
Winning Number: AB-1124245
Winner Name: Sylvana Corbo
Prize: $500 Cash

Draw Date: December 8
Winning Number: AC-1015010
Winner Name: Shelley Passmore
Prize: $250 Cash

When you purchase a ticket to the University Hospital Foundation Festival of Trees 50/50 raffle, you win 50% of the jackpot. Remaining net proceeds will go to the University Hospital Foundation in support of Alzheimer’s research at the University of Alberta.

Who You Help

Proceeds from the purchase of your raffle ticket will go to the University Hospital Foundation in support of Alzheimer’s research at the University of Alberta.

This research could change the lives of millions of Canadians and people all over the world. Your generous support will allow Dr. Jhamandas and his team to move much closer to neutralizing the devastating impact of Alzheimer’s disease. Together, we can make Alzheimer’s disease a mere memory.

How It Works

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Raffle Rules - Lottery License #566022

The rules will comply with the terms and conditions set out by AGLC and will be posted on the raffle webpage.

  1. Tickets will be sold using electronic raffle system supplied by Ascend Fundraising Solutions.
  2. Tickets can be purchased online at the website with a credit card only purchase.
  3. Purchaser must be 18 years or older to play. Purchaser must be within the province of Alberta when purchasing a ticket.
  4. University Hospital Foundation staff, Board of Trustees, and their households are prohibited from purchasing tickets.
  5. The grand prize would be a guaranteed minimum $200,000 Cash or 50% of ticket sales whichever is greater, up to a total of $500,000.
  6. Ticket Sales will begin at 6:00 am on November 20 and end at 11:59 pm on December 23, 2020 or when ticket sales reach a capped limit of $1,000,000.
  7. Tickets will be available as follows:
    • 1 for $20 - 2,900 tickets available
    • 10 for $50 - 43,480 tickets available
    • 50 for $100 - 362,300 tickets available
    • Total tickets available is 408,680
  8. The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw, before 4:00 PM December 30th, 2020.
  9. The draw for the Early Bird prizes will take place December 8th, 15th and 22nd before 12:00 PM and be announced before 4:00 PM;
    Ticket Purchase Deadline Draw Date
    Early Bird Prize #1: $250 December 3, 2020 December 8, 2020
    Early Bird Prize #2: $500 December 10, 2020 December 15, 2020
    Early Bird Prize #3: $750 December 17, 2020 December 22, 2020
    The draw date for the Grand Prize will take place on December 30, 2020 by 4:00 PM. The Grand Prize will be 50% of the gross sales, with guaranteed minimum prize of$200,000 and maximum of $500,000
  10. Location of draw is 8440 112 St. NW Edmonton, Alberta.
  11. Two of the University Hospital Foundation executive members and one member of the public who is not part of the licensed group will be in attendance to witness the draw.
  12. The winning ticket number will be posted on, the University Hospital Foundation website and other social media sites before 11:59 pm on December 31, 2020.
  13. Prizes must be accepted as awarded. All prize winners will have one year from the draw date to claim their prize.
  14. If prize is not claimed by 4:00PM on December 30, 2021 the winning ticket number becomes void and the prize will be donated to the University Hospital Foundation upon approval from AGLC.
  15. The winning ticket must be presented in order to claim prize and a winner contact information form will be completed at the time the winning ticket is presented.
  16. The winner must provide his/her name, address and phone number with picture identification. If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided.
  17. The certified winner will receive a cheque in the amount of the declared prize.
  18. The prize winner will pick up their winnings at the University Hospital Foundation Office located at 8440 112 St. Edmonton, AB or if the winner is located outside of Edmonton, alternate arrangements can be made (i.e. sent to winner by registered mail).
  19. There will be no refunds on any ticket sales.
  20. In the event of a complaint or dispute, please contact:
    Contact Name: Sean Capri
    Phone Number: 780-220-3945