Frequently Asked Questions

Find the answer to many frequently asked questions regarding the Raffle

What is the Diabetes UK Raffle?

We run a raffle draw 2 times a year. Each ticket gives you a chance of winning one of our fantastic prizes.

Why are Diabetes UK running raffles?

Raffles help to raise essential funds for pioneering diabetes research as well our work to care for and campaign on behalf of all people affected by diabetes in the UK.

How much are tickets?

Each ticket costs £1.

How will I know if I’ve won?

The winner will be contacted by telephone and a full list of winners and runners up will be published on our website soon after 7 May 2020.

What prizes are up for grabs?

You can win one of the following prizes on offer:

  • 1st: A brand new Dacia Sandero Stepway in a choice of 3 colours or £12,500 in cash
  • 2nd: £1,000 in cash
  • 3rd: £100 in cash (x2 to be won)
  • 4th: £50 in cash (x3 to be won)
  • 5th: £25 in cash (x4 to be won)
  • 6th: £10 in cash (x5 to be won)
  • 7th: £5 in cash (x100 to be won)

How do I enter?

You can enter online via this website. Simply click here to complete your entry form.

How old do I have to be to enter?

The law states that tickets must not be sold to, or by, those under the age of 16. In accordance with our license we must abide by this law.

The Gambling Commission has published codes of practice which help to ensure gambling is operated in a responsible manner. For further information on the Gambling Commission and the Gambling Act, please visit

What is responsible gambling?

Responsible gambling means staying in control of how much time and money we spend on gambling. Responsible gambling means not spending more money or time than we can reasonably afford on gambling activities, keeping in mind all our other responsibilities in life.

I think I may have a problem with gambling, how can I get help?

If you have questions or concerns about your own gambling, or about that of a friend or family member, we recommend you get in touch with the National Gambling Helpline on Freephone 0808 8020 133 or visit

Self-exclusion can be requested by contacting our Supporter Care Team on 0345 123 2399.

Can Diabetes UK claim Gift Aid on my raffle tickets?

No, the money collected through sale of entries to lottery draws and raffles does not qualify for Gift Aid as it is a payment for your raffle number.

However, if you give us a goodwill donation on top of the raffle tickets, we can claim gift aid on just the donation. If you are eligible for and complete the Gift Aid information on your entry form we can claim Gift Aid on your behalf. Please read the declaration regarding Gift Aid carefully to ensure you are eligible.

With the Diabetes UK Spring Raffle, you have the chance to win either a brand new car or £12,500 - the choice could be yours.
By entering the Diabetes UK Spring Raffle, you have helped us come closer to create a world where diabetes can do no harm.
© 2020 Diabetes UK Services Limited, a limited company registered in England and Wales under no.339181 with registered office at Wells Lawrence House, 126 Back Church Lane London E1 1FH.
Diabetes UK is the operating name of The British Diabetic Association a charity registered in England and Wales (no. 215199) and in Scotland (no. SC039136).
You must be a resident of Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) only. Residents of Northern Ireland, Isle of Man and The Channel Islands are excluded from entering as they are covered by their own gambling laws.
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