There are four ways to order a ticket:
The SickKids Lottery offers the following ticket bundles:
The SickKids Lottery offers the following 50/50 Draw ticket bundles:
50/50 Draw tickets can only be ordered in conjunction with SickKids Lottery tickets. The minimum payout is $500,000. If your SickKids Lottery ticket becomes invalid, all 50/50 Draw tickets associated with your SickKids Lottery ticket will also become invalid. SickKids 50/50 Draw tickets may be purchased in the same order as SickKids Lottery tickets, or separately, up until the close of sales for the SickKids Lottery. The deadline for sales is midnight March 3, 2023.
The SickKids Cash Calendar offers the following ticket bundles:
SickKids Cash Calendar tickets can only be ordered in conjunction with SickKids Lottery tickets. If your SickKids Lottery ticket becomes invalid, all Cash Calendar tickets associated with your SickKids Lottery ticket will also become invalid. SickKids Cash Calendar tickets may be purchased in the same order as SickKids Lottery Tickets, or separately, up until the close of sales for the SickKids Lottery. The deadline for sales is midnight March 3, 2023.
There are 515,000 Cash Calendar ticket numbers available for sale.
The SickKids Cash Calendar is an add on game with cash prizes given away every day in April 2023.
No. SickKids Cash Calendar ticket qualifies you to win each day in April 2023.
You must be at least 18 years old at the time of ordering. Tickets cannot be purchased in the name of a minor.
The lottery is intended for Ontario residents. Purchasers must be in the province of Ontario to order tickets.
Your tickets should arrive anywhere from 4 – 21 days after you order, depending on the selected delivery method.
Emailed Tickets: should arrive via email within four (4) business days of the order date.
Mailed Tickets: should arrive via mail within three (3) weeks of the order date.
If you have not received your ticket(s) within the time period noted above, please contact Customer Service at 1-877-216-2598, or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area, for a replacement ticket(s).
You do not need your ticket to claim your prize. Your name, address and phone number are recorded in the database along with your ticket number, which is proof enough. If you would like a replacement ticket, please call 1-877-216-2598 or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area.
Depending on the value, winners may be required to provide identification prior to receiving their prize.
No. According to Canada Revenue Agency regulations, charity lottery ticket purchases are considered entertainment, not a direct donation. Therefore, we are unable to issue a tax receipt for SickKids Lottery ticket(s), 50/50 Draw tickets or Cash Calendar tickets. Similarly, any prize won in the Lottery is not taxable.
Yes, tickets can be ordered online!
You must be in the province of Ontario to order a ticket. Some internet providers, although servicing an Ontario residence, are not registered in Ontario. As such, this may result in an error in processing your order. If you are in Ontario and are unable to use our online ordering, please call 1-877-232-KIDS (5437), or 416-514-2135 in the Greater Toronto Area, and we would be pleased to process your order.
SickKids Lottery, Cash Calendar, and 50/50 Draw ticket(s) may be cancelled prior to the commencement of the draws and will be refunded for the amount that was paid for the tickets. Once draws have begun, no refunds are permitted.
If your SickKids Lottery ticket is cancelled or becomes invalid, all 50/50 Draw tickets and Cash Calendar tickets associated with your SickKids Lottery ticket will become invalid.
There are 135,000 SickKids Lottery tickets and they are available until March 3, 2023 or while supplies last.
There are 515,000 SickKids Cash Calendar tickets and they are available until March 3, 2023 or while supplies last.
There is no limit to the number of 50/50 Draw tickets available.
You must have purchased at least one SickKids Lottery ticket (in the current campaign) to purchase 50/50 Draw tickets and/or Cash Calendar tickets.
Yes, you can place your SickKids Cash Calendar and 50/50 Draw ticket order at any time prior to the deadline of midnight, March 3, 2023 or until the Lottery is sold out. Please call 1-877-216-2598 or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area and we will be happy to process your order.
There are 10 Grand Prizes in the SickKids Lottery including $1 Million CASH!
The total number of prizes to be awarded is 60,019
The total value of all prizes is $4,297,979 (MSRP), inclusive of all applicable taxes and freight.
Yes, when a cash alternative is offered. You choose either the prize or the cash alternative as listed. If there is no cash option, prizes must be accepted as awarded. See Rules and Regulations for more details.
Yes. Every winning ticket, including the SickKids Lottery and the Cash Calendar, goes back into the draw so you can win more than once.
There are thirty (30) Daily Cash Prizes of $5,000 and 150 Daily Cash Prizes of $1,000 - that’s 5 winners every day throughout the month of April. There is also one (1) $25,000 Kick Off Prize, four (4) $10,000 Weekly Prizes (one (1) every Friday),and three (3) $50,000 Grand Prizes.
The total value of all Cash Calendar prizes is $515,000.
There is one cash prize of 50% of all ticket sales.
The minimum guaranteed prize value is $500,000 and there is no limit to how big the prize can grow.
The following persons are prohibited from purchasing SickKids Lottery tickets or obtaining benefit from the prize offering: SickKids Foundation staff and Board of Directors; The Hospital for Sick Children Executive Team and Board of Trustees; partners and employees of MNP LLP and its affiliates; employees of registered gaming suppliers; and, members of the same household of each of the above.
Deadline: Midnight, December 16, 2022
Draws: 11:00 am, January 4, 2023
Early Bonus Prizes
Deadline: Midnight, January 27, 2023
Draws: 11:00 am, February 9, 2023
Early Bird Prizes
Deadline: Midnight, February 24, 2023
Draws: 11:00 am, March 9, 2023
Final and Grand Prizes
Deadline: Midnight, March 3, 2023
Draws: 11:00 am, March 20, 2023
The 50/50 Draw ticket sales deadline is midnight, March 3, 2023 or while SickKids Lottery tickets are available. 50/50 Draw tickets must be purchased in conjunction with a SickKids Lottery ticket.
The 50/50 Draw will take place on March 20, 2023 at approximately 11:00 a.m. following the Grand Prize draws for the SickKids Lottery, under the supervision of MNP LLP.
The Cash Calendar ticket sales deadline is midnight, March 3, 2023 or while SickKids Lottery tickets are available. Cash Calendar tickets must be purchased in conjunction with a SickKids Lottery ticket.
All 188 draws will take place on March 20, 2023 at approximately 11:00 a.m. following the SickKids Lottery Grand Prize and 50/50 prize draws, under the supervision of MNP LLP. Winners will be posted every weekday throughout the month of April. Final Daily and Grand Prize winners to be announced on May 1.
All prizes must be accepted as awarded. Please allow four weeks to receive prize cheques.
All winners will be notified in writing as to what they have won and how to claim their prize. All winning ticket numbers will be posted on SickKidsLottery.ca. VIP and Early Bonus Prizes will be posted to the website by 5:00 p.m. the day of the respective draws. Winning ticket numbers for the Early Bird Prizes will be posted by 1:00 p.m. on March 10, 2023, along with a searchable list. Winning ticket numbers for the Final and Grand Prizes will be posted on March 24, 2023. Winners may also be contacted by telephone.
The primary ticket purchaser may, at its option, add the names of up to two additional persons to the ticket at the time of purchase (“Additional Persons”). These Additional Persons are not ticketholders and the Foundation has no obligation or liability to any person named on a ticket other than the primary ticket purchaser, who may or may not elect to share any win information and prize(s) with any Additional Person named on the primary purchaser’s winning ticket(s). A printed list of prize winners will be available upon request after May 2, 2023 by calling 1-877-216-2598 or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area or by emailing SickKidsLotterycs@mnp.ca
Yes, in accordance with the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, the winners must be collected in a list for reporting purposes (including ticket number, name and city). There will be a full, searchable winners list on the SickKids Lottery. SickKids Lottery reserves the right to publish the name, city and photograph of any winner. Winner information may be released to the news media and may be used in advertising for the Hospital for Sick Children, SickKids Lottery or SickKids Foundation.
By emailing SickKidsLotterycs@MNP.ca after May 2, 2023
By calling 1-877-216-2598, or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area, to check a lottery number.
All winners will receive a letter from the SickKids Lottery providing details on how to claim their prize. All prizes will be shipped free of charge to the prize winner’s address. If you have not received a letter, please call Customer Service at 1-877-216-2598 or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area. Major prize winners will also be contacted by phone and arrangements on claiming their prize will be made.
We ask that all winners claim their prizes within three (3) months if possible. Prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the final draw date.
SickKids Foundation respects the privacy of its lottery supporters; we do not sell, rent or trade our supporter lists. The information we collect is used to process lottery ticket purchases, keep our supporters informed about the activities of the hospital and Foundation, and ask for their support for our mission to improve children’s health. If at any time you wish to be removed from our contact list, call us at 416-813-6166 and we will accommodate your request.
SickKids Lottery license number is RAF1285014.
SickKids Cash Calendar license number is RAF1285065.
SickKids 50/50 Draw Lottery license number is RAF1285008.
Members of the SickKids Lottery Membership Program are pre-registering for future SickKids lotteries. Members will be notified at the beginning of each SickKids Lottery to confirm their ticket order (which will default to your order from the previous lottery). Your ticket order will then be processed and tickets emailed – ensuring that members are eligible for ALL draws.
Becoming a member is easy and free. Simply check the “Yes please. I would like to become a SickKids member and never miss a draw.” box when you order your tickets. You can also email SickKidsLotterycs@MNP.ca OR call 1-877-216-2598, or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area, and an agent would be happy to register you.
SickKids Lottery tickets often sell out early. Becoming a member will ensure you get your tickets before they are sold out and that you don't miss any of the draws. Plus, you’ll get access to special content, like exclusive stories from some of our incredible SickKids patients.
Yes. All SickKids Lottery members will receive advance notice about their ticket order and given time to make changes or cancel.
Your tickets will arrive via email but not until after we have sent you advance notice that your credit card will be charged.
Yes, your Membership order will match your current order. Your notification at the beginning of future lotteries will outline your selection and give you an opportunity to make changes.
There are two (2) SickKids lotteries per year. One in the summer and one in the winter.
You can update your contact and credit card information or cancel your SickKids Lottery membership at any time. Email SickKidsLotterycs@MNP.ca OR call 1-877-216-2598, or 416-977-9151 in the Greater Toronto Area and a customer service representative will be happy to assist you.