Frequently asked questions

Your frequently asked questions

What is the Breast Cancer Now lottery?

The Breast Cancer Now Pink Ribbon Lottery is a regular weekly draw and is one of the ways for our supporters to help change the future of breast cancer, whilst having the chance to win great cash prizes in a weekly draw. Every entry could help fund Breast Cancer Now’s life-changing support and world-class research, to support those affected by breast cancer.

Can anyone enter the lottery?

The Pink Ribbon Lottery is open to residents of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (this excludes Isle of Man and Channel Islands). No tickets can be sold to, on behalf of, or for a person under the age of 18 years.

I have lost my lottery numbers, what should I do?

No problem at all. We have a record of your lottery number - contact us by email at or by phone 01524 753 248 and we can resend these to you.

I’ve moved house, what’s the best way to update my address?

Update your details by emailing us at or by phone 01524 753 248.

Why is the price £4.34 per month when paying by Direct Debit?

There are 52 draws in the year and to pay by Direct Debit, there are 12 equal monthly instalments.

How many entries can I buy each week?

Players may purchase more than one entry for each weekly draw and can enter up to 10 entries in the draw each week, payment must be in advance.

Can I choose my own numbers?

We are not currently able to allow ‘pick your own’ number selection. You will be sent a random unique number for each entry that you decide to take. If this feature is important to you, please let us know by emailing Your unique numbers will be sent to you via post within 14 days after sign-up.

How do I enter the Super Draw?

All lottery players are automatically entered into our Super Draw (3 times a year), for the chance to win up to £10,000.

How do I cancel my subscription?

Contact us by email at or by phone 01524 753 248.

How will I know if I’ve won a prize?

Check out the latest winners and see if a cheque is in the post to you! The draw takes place each and every Friday.

How do I claim my prize?

If you are one of our lucky winners, there's no need to claim your prize. We'll automatically send you a cheque!

Do 100% of the profits go to Breast Cancer Now?

Yes. All funds from the Pink Ribbon Lottery go straight to Breast Cancer Now. Your £1 a week could help fund world-class research and life-changing support.

Are my entries eligible for Gift Aid?

Unfortunately we cannot claim Gift Aid on funds raised through our Pink Ribbon Lottery, as Gift Aid can only be claimed on voluntary donations, not on Lottery payments.

Someone knocked at my door claiming that they are Breast Cancer Now. Were they genuine?

We do have door to door representatives, who are canvassing for us throughout the country. They will be wearing Breast Cancer Now branded t-shirts/jackets and will have an ID badge. You can download our site list for the coming week to find out if our fundraising agencies are working in your local area.