Distribution of Proceeds
Proceeds from the lottery will be distributed to the following organizations operating in Ontario:
Orillia Soldiers Memorial Hospital Foundation
(Registered Charity 88932 1998 RR0
The OSMH Foundation supports the hospital in its quest to become the medical centre of excellence for Orillia and region. By fostering investments in equipment, technology, tools and programs for the hospital’s medical professionals the Foundation benefits the entire community.
Functioning under the umbrella of the OSMH Foundation, the Orillia & Area Physician Recruitment & Retention Committee is essential in growing the number of family doctors and specialists in the region.
The Sharing Place
(Registered Charity 13148 2291 RR0001)
The Sharing Place Food Centre provide food assistance to families and individuals who are food insecure through its well-known, efficient, and highly successful Food Bank.
In conjunction, Sharing Place operates a diverse set of programs that strive to create a health community through access to nutritious food.
One example is its food recovery program ─ partnering with local farmers, grocery stores and restaurants to recover surplus food, and the School Fuel program delivers healthy food to more than 4500 children in 23 local schools every day.
(Registered Charity 98228 1577 RR0001)
The Lighthouse offers a range of temporary housing options, emergency food and shelter, mental health and addiction services for people in vulnerable life circumstances. The organization seeks to alleviate chronic homelessness, addiction and poverty contributing to a thriving community where disadvantaged people have hope, a home and future.
Independent Living Services Simcoe County
(Registered Charity 10677 3575 RR0001)
ILS provides programs that support seniors and people with disabilities to lead safe, independent, dignified, and productive lives in their community. The ILS teamprovides guidance and support with aging-in-place information and occupational assessment and therapy. They provide people in need with assistive and mobility aids, home health care equipment, and support needed home or vehicle modifications.
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orillia and District
(Registered Charity 10780 3456 RR0001)
Big Brothers Big Sisters provide role models and adult friendship for young boys and girls. They promote education and the importance of staying in school, healthy relationships with family and peers, and strive to instill trust and confidence in young people to make healthy decisions. The organization enables young people to reach their full potential and helps them become stable, productive, and contributing members of the community.
Shelter for Women
(Registered Charity 13300 0141 RR0001)
The Greenhaven Shelter is devoted to protecting the rights of women, with or without dependent children, to live in an environment of mutual respect. They help provide a safe transition out of an abusive home and a residential shelter program, provide 24-hour crisis support resources, and community outreach services.
(Registered Charity 742190093RR0001)
Mariposa House Hospice is a non-profit charitable organization providing specialized end-of-life care, supporting and welcoming their loved ones at no cost to the resident. Offering a safe, beautiful, private location for community members to live out their final days, gives people a place to be together while their loved one receives 24/7 clinical care. Since opening February there have been over 260 residents cared for from the Couchiching area. Their dedicated hospice team provides quality end-of-life palliative care with compassion, dignity and respect in a peaceful homelike facility surrounded by nature.
The Rotary Club of Orillia is dedicated to causes that improve lives and create a better world. As such, the Club will direct all proceeds of the Club’s first annual Car Lottery to our charitable partners. Help us make a real difference – Buy a ticket today!
President Rotary Club of Orillia