Community Cash 50/50

The Community Cash 50/50 supports Murphy's Community Centre and the Holland College Hurricanes Football Club.

The Community Cash 50/50 supports Murphy's Community Centre and the Holland College Hurricanes Football Club.

It’s easy to play! 

• Fill out a ticket at any of the selling locations.

• Deposit the ticket half with your contact information and two dollars in the lottery box. It is important that you keep the other half of the ticket so that you don’t forget your number.

• Re-enter each week by affixing your number to a two dollar coin with the stick-on tags provided and depositing the coin into the lotter box available at all selling locations: Murphy Pharmacies in Parkdale, Cornwall, West Royalty, Queen Street, East Royalty, and Stratford; Murphy’s Community Centre; Robins Donuts downtown, Stratford and West Royalty; Mel’s Petro Canada at the corner of University and Belvedere.

FAQs

Q: Who is the lottery supporting?A:  The lottery is supporting the activities of the Murphy’s Community Centre and the Holland Hurricanes Football Club.

Q: How will the portion of the money that goes to the partners be divided?
A:
 The portion of the pot that goes to the partners will be divided equally between them after the deduction of any operating expenses that have been incurred. 

Q: What is the winner’s payout?
A: The owner of the winning number is given 50% of the pot IF they qualified their number by paying their $2 for that week’s draw.

Q: What happens if a number is drawn but the owner did not pay their $2 fee?
A:  The pot is rolled over to the following week’s draw.

Q: How are the winners notified?
A:
Winners will be notified directly be email following the draw. All participants will be notified of the winning name and number through the Community Cash 50/50 Facebook page.

Q: How do I purchase my number?
A:
Fill out a ticket at any of the selling locations, then deposit the ticket half with your contact information along with a two dollar coin into the lottery box. It is important that you keep the other half of the ticket so you don’t forget your number as it will be required when you re-enter each week by affixing your number to a two dollar coin with the white stick-on tags provided and depositing the toonie into the lottery box available at all selling locations.

Q: Where can I enter the lottery?
A: Lottery boxes are available at the following locations: Murphy Pharmacies in Parkdale, Cornwall, West Royalty, Queen Street, East Royalty, and Stratford; Murphy’s Community Centre; Robins Donuts downtown, Stratford and West Royalty; and Mel’s Petro Canada at the corner of University and Belvedere.

Q: Can I pay for more than one week?
A:
Yes. You may purchase multiple weeks at Murphy’s Community Centre. Please note that it is up to you to remember the final draw date you purchased, as you will not otherwise be notified.

Question How can I pick up my winnings?
A:
The winnings can be picked up at the front office of the Murphy’s Community Centre. Identification that corresponds to the information provided at the time the number was purchased must be provided.

Q: When does the weekly draw take place?
A:
The draw takes place every Friday once all entries have been catalogued, but in any case, no later than end of business day on the Friday.

Q: When is the cut-off for entering the lottery?
A:
 The cut-off for entering the lottery is the end of business day for the selling location on the Thursday before the draw.

Q: How do I qualify my number each week?
A:
You write your number on a round stick-on tag available at the selling location, and affix it to a two dollar coin, which is then deposited in the lottery box at the selling location. If you want to buy more than one week, you can purchase multiple weeks at Murphy’s Community Centre.

Q: I play in a similar lottery already, why would I switch to this one?
A:
 The partners in the Community Cash Lottery are not suggesting that people stop participating in other fundraising initiatives. Rather, the Community Cash Lottery as another opportunity for people to enjoy the opportunity to potentially win a large pot of cash for a minimal $2 per week.

Rules and Regulations

    • Winning ticket to be drawn by end of business day each Friday.  The ticket will be drawn by a person designated and will include two (2) witnesses.
    • Entry close-off time for each Friday drawing is end of business day each Thursday before draw date. 
    • Winning number to receive 50% of entry money collected.
    •  If the winning number drawn was not entered in the draw (i.e. not paid for) the prize money will be rolled over and added to the following week’s total. 
    • When, as a result of rollovers, the weekly total prize money exceeds $25,000, supplementary prizes representing 25% of the excess will be drawn and paid out in the form of $250 prizes.  75% of the excess is paid out to the main winner. 
    • The winning number holder will be notified through the information provided on the ticket stub.  Their name will be published at ticket selling locations and on the Community Cash 50-50 Lottery Facebook page. 
    • Weekly qualifying entries can be made via any of the following methods:
      • Deposit of a two dollar coin affixed with the number to be qualified in any of the lottery entry boxes located in the following locations: Murphy Pharmacies in Parkdale, Cornwall, West Royalty, Queen Street, East Royalty, and Stratford; Murphy’s Community Centre; Robins Donuts downtown, Stratford and West Royalty; Mel’s Petro Canada at the corner of University and Belvedere.
      • Through payroll deductions arranged with the co-operation of employers supporting the lottery.
      • Purchase of a multiple week qualification at Murphy’s Community Centre.
    • Proceeds from the Community Cash 50-50 Lottery will be shared equally between Murphy’s Community Centre and the Holland Hurricanes Football Club.
    • The President of the Holland Hurricanes Football Club, the Executive Director of the Murphy’s Community Centre, and any person directly involved in the draw are not eligible to participate in the lottery.
    • Lottery records determine the outcome of any dispute regarding number eligibility and are the final authority on any issue.