Ross Memorial Hospital - Foundation

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RMH Foundation is a Split The Pot Lottery Partner

The Ross Memorial Hospital Foundation is thrilled to have been invited to take part in the Ontario Multi-Hospital Split the Pot Lottery! This online lottery is operated by Ascend Fundraising Solutions and hosted (licensed) by the Grand River Hospital Foundation.

The Split the Pot Lottery includes hospital foundations from across Ontario. Proceeds from every ticket sold can either be split among participating Ontario hospitals or be directed to a participating hospital of their choice.

Ticket sales for the next lottery will begin May 9, 2024.

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Buying your tickets early gives you more chances to win! $100,000 in Early Bird prizes will be split among 21 winners.

The final deadline to buy tickets for the Grand Prize draw is 11:59pm on June 20. Grand Prize winners will be drawn on June 21 with winners being announced on June 24. The Grand Prize winners will be awarded as follows:

Split the Pot, win a LOT!

Funds received through the Lottery will support the highest priority needs at the Ross, including life-saving technology, bedside medical equipment and critical capital projects. The Foundation incurs no cost and little time commitment to be involved in this lottery.

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Split the Pot FAQ’s

What is Split the Pot Lottery?

Everyone wins when they play Split the Pot Lottery! This fun and innovative game of chance both raises funds for and awareness of Ontario’s hospital healthcare system. How? Participants have a say. Proceeds from every ticket sold can either be split among participating Ontario hospitals or be directed to a participating hospital of their choice. By playing, they’re also telling others they believe in supporting hospital health care in our province. It’s what we call a win-win-win situation as patients, hospitals, and lucky players all benefit when we come together and Split the Pot.

How do you Play?

  1. Visit or contact a participating hospital foundation.
  2. Select the number of tickets you want to purchase. We’ve packaged these to increase your odds at every level!
  3. Choose how you would like your purchase to support hospital health care by selecting either the hospital partner of your choice or “All Participating Hospitals” from the dropdown list at the checkout.
  4. Once you have successfully completed your purchase, you will receive an email with your lottery numbers.
    1. Hold onto your winning numbers and be ready to receive a call! There are dated early bird prizes in addition to the grand prize draw.

How do I select the Hospital I want to Support?

When you buy your tickets, you’ll be prompted to select where to direct the proceeds from your purchase from a dropdown list at checkout. You can choose from any of our participating hospitals or select “All Participating Hospitals.”

If you have played with us before, or if you’ve participated in one of our hospital partner’s lotteries, the hospital you have supported previously will be automatically selected. You are able to change this by choosing another hospital from the dropdown menu.

What is the difference between supporting one hospital versus all hospital partners?

When you select a specific participating hospital, all net proceeds of ticket sales with this selection go to that hospital. When “All Participating Hospitals” is selected, net proceeds of ticket sales with this selection are split evenly among all participating Split the Pot hospital partners. To learn about other ways to invest in participating hospitals, visit the listed foundation websites, linked through the logos on our website.

Is my local hospital continuing its own lottery?

Split the Pot Lottery is an additional fundraising platform for both participating hospitals and the provincial hospital healthcare system. Hospital partners can continue overseeing their own local lottery programs. For more information about your local hospital's lottery or other fundraising initiatives, please contact them directly.

What if I did not receive an email with my numbers?

Tickets are delivered from “Split the Pot Lottery” using the email It is recommended to whitelist this address with your email provider.

If you have not received an email with your ticket numbers, first please check your junk mail and spam folders. If your ticket email is not in your spam or junk folders, please email us at with the following information:

How can I participate in the early bird prize draws?

All tickets purchased before the listed early bird deadlines will be entered into associated draws AND the grand prize draws. You read that right: The same ticket number can win multiple prizes. All tickets purchased after the listed early bird entry deadlines will be entered into the remaining early bird draws and the grand prize draws. Please visit our website for the list of early bird deadlines.

How is the Grand Prize payout split?

There are 13 Grand Prize winners who each win a piece of the payout. The payout is split as follows:

Where can I purchase tickets?

You can purchase tickets online at

Who is eligible to purchase tickets?

What methods of payment do you accept?

We currently accept Visa and MasterCard. We do not accept cash, checks, money order or PayPal at this time.

I am being blocked from purchasing. What do I do?

To purchase tickets online, you must be in the province of Ontario at the time of purchase, and our website needs access to your location as per AGCO policy. Please allow your browser to access your location for the highest accuracy. If your purchase is being blocked because you are located near a bordering province or country, please try purchasing tickets on your mobile phone or using data instead of Wi-Fi.

When will I receive my ticket numbers?

Once your order is processed, you will receive an email receipt with a summary of your order and lottery ticket numbers. Please allow up to 12 hours for the email to be sent.

Is my ticket purchase tax deductible?

No, lottery tickets are not tax deductible in accordance with Canada Revenue Agency policies.

What are the odds of winning?

The odds of winning depend on the number of tickets sold and the number of early bird prizes. All inquiries on the odds of winning are to be made to the licensee prior to the purchase of tickets. Please contact

How will I know if I’ve won?

If your prize is $10,000 or greater, you will be contacted both by phone and email shortly after the draw. If your prize is less than $10,000, you will be contacted by email. You can also check our list of winners online at If you believe you have the winning number, please contact

How long do I have to claim my prize?

All prizes must be claimed within six (6) months of the draw. All unclaimed prizes will be subject to the AGCO unclaimed prize policy.

I have additional questions, who can I contact?

Please email

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Ontario Multi-Hospital Split The Pot Lottery Rules Of Play

Draw Schedule & Prizing

Draw #2

Ticket sales start on Thursday, May 9, 2024 at 12:01 a.m. to Thursday, June 20, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Early Bird Details

Grand Prize Details

Draw #3

Ticket sales start on Thursday, August 8, 2024 at 12:01 a.m. to Thursday, September 19, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Draw #4

Ticket sales start on Thursday, October 17, 2024 at 12:00 a.m. to Thursday, November 28, 2024 at 11:59 p.m.

Ticket Guidelines

Tickets will be available online at

All purchasers must be at least 18 years of age and be within the province of Ontario at the time of purchase.

Tickets are 5 for $20, 50 for $50, 200 for $75, or 600 for $100.

The total tickets available in the draw will be unlimited. All inquiries, if any, regarding the “Chances of Winning” are to be made to the licensee prior to the purchase of tickets. Chances of winning depend on number of tickets sold. Tickets will be issued using an electronic raffle system supplied by Ascend Fundraising Solutions. After buying, purchasers will receive a confirmation email with their registered ticket numbers from a Random Selection System. No specific numbers can be given as numbers are generated randomly.

Tickets are non-refundable once draws commence. Ticket purchases are not tax deductible. Prizes are tax-exempt.

Prizes will be awarded to the primary ticket holder (the first name that appears on the ticket). In the event of a group win, in trust win or any win involving multiple individuals, any transfer of prizes must happen independently of Grand River Hospital Foundation, the licensee.

The winning ticket number will be selected by a Random Number Generation (RNG) system from all raffle numbers sold for the draw.

A representative of Grand River Hospital Foundation, the licensee, will contact the grand prize winners by phone and/or email.

All ticket holders have the right to witness the draw.

The winners will be posted on the website, on social media, and e-news. Winners consent to the release of their name and photograph by licensee for publicity purposes.

The Grand Prize winner must provide his/her name, address, and phone number with picture identification for validation and send it to

If the winner cannot provide photo ID, then the winning proceeds will be held until such identification can be provided. All prizes will be delivered to the winner or sent via registered trackable mail service should in person pick up not be an option.

The winning ticket holder has 6 months to claim their prize from the date of the draw. Unclaimed prizes will be reported, and a charitable allocation will be approved by AGCO.

Regulations prohibit the following persons and their immediate families residing in the same household from purchasing a ticket and being eligible to win: Raffle Administrators, Foundation staff and board of directors of Grand River Hospital Foundation, and members of licensed gaming suppliers providing services to Split the Pot Lottery.

Winners consent to the release of their name and photograph by licensee for publicity purposes. This event is administered by the Grand River Hospital Foundation and this information is protected and governed by the privacy policies of the Grand River Hospital Foundation. Any personal information that you provide is collected for the purpose of fulfilling this Lottery and promoting future Split the Pot lotteries. The Foundation does not rent, sell, or trade our mailing lists. For our full privacy statement visit

For all inquiries on the lottery please contact

Ontario Problem Gaming Helpline (1-888–230–3505)

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