How does it work?

Together we can make amazing things happen. That's Unity.

Unity is the nation's fundraising lottery scheme. It's designed to give good causes large and small - from village playground fund to international charity - the chance to gain support and raise valuable funds through their own weekly lottery draw.

You can play for as little as £1 per week. 50p of every £1 you play is guaranteed to go straight to a good cause, and its you who decides which one. The remaining 50p will be used to provide prizes and cover administration costs. By joining the Unity Lottery you will be entered into the respective draw of the society that you wish to support.

For just £1 per week you will be allocated with a six digit Unity Lottery number, which will remain yours for as long as you wish to keep playing. You can purchase more than one number if you wish.

Every Saturday, the lucky winners are selected at random and prize cheques issued and posted directly to you, so there is no need for you to claim. You must be 16 or over to enter. Winners have to match 3, 4 5 or all 6 digits of the winning number in the correct place in the sequence.

Choose your cause

With Unity, each one of our registered causes runs their own lottery — all you have to do is search for a cause you'd like to support, or browse our list of registered causes — groups or organisations who have signed up to join in the fundraising.

Start playing for as little as £1 per week

Once you've chosen your cause, you can sign-up to enter their weekly draw for as little as £1 per week.

  • For every £1 you play each week, you'll receive a unique 6-digit lottery number.
  • Winning numbers are revealed each week. Match up your numbers to win up to £25,000!
  • 6 digits in the correct place wins £25,000
  • 5 digits in the correct place wins £1,000
  • 4 digits in the correct place wins £25
  • 3 digits in the correct place wins £5

Where does the money go, exactly?

For every £1 you play, 50p will go straight to your chosen cause. Unity's running costs are kept as low as possible, so that most of the remaining 50p can go straight into our weekly prize fund. So for every £1 you play each week, you'll have another chance to win prizes of up to £25,000!

You can sign-up to support as many causes you like, and you can pay for as many weekly entries as you like!

£1/week £2/week £3/week
1 chance to win 2 chances to win 3 chances to win
50p goes straight to your chosen cause each week £1 goes straight to your chosen cause each week £1.50 goes straight to your chosen cause each week

Please note, you need to be 16 or over in order to play the Unity Lottery.

Click here to view the game rules.

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