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Wood Street Mission lottery - August's winner

02 Aug 2013

Want to be a winner too? Join the lottery for as little as £1 a month.

The winner of the Wood Street Lottery for August is:

  • Dr Jacqueline Platt, Change Management and Process Improvement, Sackville Street Building

The winning number was:

  • 227

Congratulations, Jacqueline!

How to join the Lottery

What does £2 a month buy? Not very much usually. But it will buy you a share in the Wood Street Mission Lottery - and help the Mission to provide bedding and basic essentials for needy families in the area.

You can sign up to buy from one to five shares a month at £2 per share. The proceeds from each share are divided equally between the winner (£1) and Wood Street (£1). The winner is notified shortly after the monthly draw, which is done independently, and receives a cheque for the amount of money in the fund at that time.

Last year, the University presented Wood Street Mission with a cheque for £3,000 from their share of the Lottery; this year, we shall be handing over a cheque for £4,000, some of which has come from generous donations made by members of staff.

New members are always welcome. If you decide to join, your number(s) will go into the draw in the month following receipt of your first subscription. If you decide to withdraw from the Lottery, you are asked to give one month’s notice.

The Lottery was set up in 1974 and is run under licence from Manchester City Councill. Ms Rose Underwood BSc administers the financial side of the Lottery and looks after new applications.

If you would like to join the Lottery, please contact Rose at:

More about Wood Street Mission (founded in 1869)