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Win the gift of Christmas!

It’s a magical time of the year and our BUMPER FiG Christmas Raffle is snowballing your way!  Thanks to the generosity of local businesses and individuals, here is your chance to win some amazing prizes for you and all the family to bring some extra festive sparkle to your Christmas.

Waiting to be won is a fantastic Star Prize of Christmas Dinner ingredients, with all the trimmings, along with a huge range of gifts for all the family!

Christmas can be a really poignant time when you’re missing a loved one who’s died.  Starting with a donation of just £2, you’ll be helping to support bereaved children, young people and their families across North Devon and the Torridge area – not just at Christmas, but through every day of the year.

Just look what you could win…WOW!

Will you be lucky enough to win our amazing Star Prize of Christmas dinner and a mountain of gifts for all the family? Here’s what you could take home: 

A delicious Christmas dinner! All the ingredients you need to make a truly sumptious Christmas feast! Including joint (F J Heard), veg and trimmings (FiG); chutney, pickled onions (Carol Cutland); Christmas cake (My Cakey Bakey Art); 3 pack craft ale gift pack (GT Ales).  And …

Amazing gifts for all the family! Luxury handmade ceramic piece by Taz Pollard; Electric corkscrew (Pots ‘n’ Pans); Silver Necklace (Kit Heath); Calendar (Claire Coker Illustrations); Limited edition signed print (Emma Johnson); £10 Voucher (Pura Vida); six toys (The Entertainer); a three-hour house clean (Krystl Clean and Dee Clutter). And …

Treats and more treats! Family film voucher ticket to the Plough Arts Centre Torrington; Voucher for 3 fitness sessions (Chantal Law Fitness); Voucher for 13 week set of swimming lessons (Make Waves Swim School); Children’s well-being kit (Family Compass); £20 Voucher for a haircut (Laura Marsh, Paiges Lane Barbers).

Prize 1. The White Company Lime & Bay Luxury Gift Set (Larkfleet Homes SW); Coasters (Bazaar); Puzzle (for adults), Selection of toys (The Entertainer);  Pure Dore Skincare Products (Sara Pruce); Bottle of wine (Naomi Chapman); Chutney (Carol Cutland).

Prize 2. Rainbow wall hanging and Coasters (Bazaar);  Puzzle (for adults), Selection of toys (The Entertainer);  Pure Dore Skincare Products (Sara Pruce); Wooden mirror (FiG); Bottle of wine (Naomi Chapman); Chutney (Carol Cutland).

  • Please text ‘FIG’ to 70215 to take part in our Christmas Raffle anytime from 9.00am on Wednesday 1st December 2021 to midday Thursday 16th December 2021.
  • You will be asked to make a voluntary donation of £2 for a ticket.  You are allowed up to ten tickets per mobile phone number (ie up to £20 in total).
  • The prize draw will take place at 12.00 pm on Thursday 16th December 2021 with winners being picked by a random number generator. We will then notify the winners by telephone.
  • Texts are charged at your standard network rate. For full terms and conditions see below.
  • There may be an occasional technical issue when a text donation cannot be collected and processed. If this is the case, Families in Grief may be in contact to ask if you would like to donate through an alternative channel via our website

Terms and conditions

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  • The prize draw will be open from 09.00am on Wednesday 1st December and closes at midday on Thursday 16th December 2021.
  • Entry to the prize draw is by texting FIG to 70215. Text messages cost your standard network message charge (based on your service provider rates – please check with your provider). You will then receive a free bounce-back message from 70215 providing you with instructions to enter the competition and the option to make a donation of £2 to Families in Grief (FiG).
  • For the avoidance of doubt, opting out of the optional donation will not affect your entry into the prize draw.
  • The prize draw is open to all residents of the UK (please note the text service to enter the prize draw does not include Channel Islands or Isle of Man mobile networks).
  • The prize draw is only open to those aged 18 or over.
  • Only 10 entries per person.
  • Immediate family members of paid staff and volunteers associated with Families in Grief are not allowed to enter.
  • If you’re a UK taxpayer, Families in Grief (FiG) can claim an equal share of an additional £2.50 in Gift Aid from the Government for every £10 donation you make. If you elect to make an optional donation, we’ll send a follow up text to ask if you want us to claim Gift Aid on your donation. If you follow the link in our follow up text you’ll be taken to a Gift Aid declaration - please read it carefully. Find out more about Gift Aid here.
  • The ticket number is chosen using a random number generator and we will screen shot the draw for verification.
  • Families in Grief will contact the winners on Thursday 16th December 2021 by telephone.
  • Families in Grief will make every effort to contact prize winners. In the event of no claim by the winner within 30 days of the raffle draw, the prize will be forfeited and donated to another entrant, who will be chosen at random from the remaining list of entrants.
  • To claim any prize, the winner must provide photo ID and proof of phone number and address before claiming their prize.
  • We reserve the right to use the winners’ names for publicity.
  • We politely request a photo of the winners with their prizes for our website and publicity materials, however this is only with the prize winner’s consent.
  • The prizes are as stated.  Terms and conditions may apply. There is no cash alternative and the elements of the prizes cannot be sold or transferred in any circumstances. For the avoidance of doubt, unless specified above, no other costs or expenses will be covered by Families in Grief or any of the prize providers.
  • Families in Grief (FiG) cannot accept any responsibility whatsoever for any technical failure or malfunction or any other problem with any telephone network or line, system, server, provider or otherwise which may result in any text not being properly received.
  • Families in Grief’s decision is final in all matters relating to FiG’s Christmas Raffle.

Thank you again to all our fantastically generous donors! And… good luck!