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The Cars for Christmas Lottery is brought to you by the Swan City Rotary Club of Grande Prairie who also operates the Cash and Camping Lottery. Each year the lottery partners with various non-profit groups to support needed community programs and services. It has become an important community fundraiser for many groups and ALL proceeds from the event will go towards these non-profit organizations.

The Cars for Christmas Lottery is now in its 17th year and has raised over 4.8 MILLION DOLLARS for the benefit of over 50 local non-profit organizations. If you are interested in partnering with future lotteries please contact the Lottery Manager, Stride Management Corp.

Partner applications are accepted in:

  • May of each year for partnership with the Cars for Christmas Lottery
  • Nov of each year for partnership with the Cash and Camping Lottery

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The Swan City Rotary Club is proud to have given back over the past 17 years.
This year’s Lottery proceeds will go towards the following community programs and projects:

Camp Tamarack Association

Lottery proceeds will be used to support the 2018 Summer Camp Program. Funds will subsidize registration fees for children that cannot afford the cost, purchase craft supplies, swimming fees and other off site activities.

Disabled Transportation Society of Grande Prairie

Lottery proceeds will be used to cover wages and expenses incurred to operate a Will Call bus. A Will Call bus will be on call for transporting critically ill patients needing to get to appointments. When the Will Call bus in not required for patients it will be used to assist other drivers.

Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools Education Foundation

Lottery proceeds will be used to support the GP School’s Snack Program which provides breakfast, fresh fruit and emergency lunches to children in need. The Foundation also supports the GPCSD School Projects that inspire learning, enrich teaching and nurture the spirit in the school community through volunteer groups.

Grande Prairie & Area Council on Aging – Seniors Outreach

Lottery proceeds will be used to help operate the Seniors Outreach and Meals on Wheels. The client base is growing each year and the need to support this base is fundamental in the services provided for each and every Senior. This year the funds will be used to upgrade computers and purchase the necessary software to accommodate the completion of income taxes for Seniors, basic office supplies and telephone expenses.

Grande Prairie Association for Army Cadets

Lottery proceeds will be used to provide equipment for the Army Cadets. The Army Cadets is a national program for young Canadians ages 12 – 18. Cadets are encouraged to become active, responsible members of their communities while learning valuable life and work skills.

Grande Prairie Gymnastics

Lottery proceeds will be used towards coaches training. The Grande Prairie Gymnastics Club has been a part of the Grande Prairie Community for over 40 years. Their vision is to inspire a foundation of excellence within the community.

Grande Prairie Rotary After 5

Lottery proceeds will be used to support local, national and international initiatives with the spirit of Rotary. Currently Rotary After 5 is supporting the imagination library project.

Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society (PARDS)

Lottery proceeds will be used for feed and health care for PARDS 21 horse herd. Pards is committed to providing high quality Equine Assisted Therapy to Peace Country residents and to support individuals of all ages and abilities to maximize their growth and potential; physically, cognitively, behaviourally and socially.

QE II Hospital Auxiliary

Lottery proceeds will be used to purchase capital medical equipment from a “Wish List” provided by the QE II site director. The goal of the QE II Auxiliary is to provide medical equipment not covered by Alberta Health Services or Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation to alleviate patient suffering and family discomfort and promote a better quality of life for residents of MacKenzie Place.

Sexsmith & District Agricultural Society

Lottery proceeds will be used for upgrades to the Sexsmith Arena scheduled for the summer of 2018. Sexsmith & District Agricultural Society is dedicated to providing safe and fun recreational opportunities to children, youth and adults.

Special Olympics – Grande Prairie

Lottery proceeds will be used for equipment, facility rentals and competition expenses (including hotels and transportation costs). The movement’s true power lies in its ability to create change and empowerment through sports within the Special Athletes and changing attitudes within the community.

Swan City Rotary Club

Lottery proceeds will support other community projects in and around our region. The Swan City Rotary Club is a service club with the guiding principles of service, fellowship, diversity, integrity and leadership. Rotary is a global network of neighbors, friends, leaders and problem solvers who come together to make positive and lasting change in communities at home and abroad.

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PRIZE SUPPLIERS

  • Canadian Tire
  • Echo Audio Video Unlimited
  • Grande Prairie Nissan
  • Grande Prairie Chrysler
  • Grande Prairie Hyundai
  • Marlin Travel
  • New Horizon Co-op
  • Prairie Mall
  • Sean Sargent Toyota
  • Stojan's Power Sports & Marine
  • Windsor Ford
  • Windsor Motorsports

CURRENT BONUS DRAW JACKPOT

$184,340