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Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Purchasing Available Online!

Dream of a Lifetime Lottery Purchasing Available Online!

OTTAWA – Today the CHEO Foundation announced the details for the 2009 Dream of a Lifetime Lottery and for the first time ever, ticket buyer’s can purchase online at

Only 60,500 tickets are available and with a total prize package of over $2.6 million, ticket buyers are encouraged to purchase early. Single tickets are $100 each or three for $250.

The $1.6 million grand prize package includes a fully furnished and decorated Minto Dream Home, $100,000 in cash, a 2010 Buick Enclave from Turpin, house cleaning for a year from The Maids Home Services, $5,000 in groceries from Farm Boy, moving services from Fred Guy Moving and Storage and legal services from Burke Robertson. This could all be yours!

Our second prize is worth over $165,000 and includes $100,000 cash, a 2010 Buick Allure from Turpin, Mediterranean Cruise to the Greek Isles from Destination Anywhere, a $5,000 shopping spree at Bayshore Shopping Centre and a $5,000 gift card from Jubilee Fine Jewellers.

With 4,482 prizes to be awarded and a prize line up worth over $2.6 million there is something for everyone. To be eligible for the amazing Early Bird Package valued at over $80,000 tickets must be purchased by midnight, November 20th. It includes a 2010 GMC Terrain from Turpin, an Ottawa Senators half season ticket package, a Panasonic Home Theatre from Signature Audio Video, a $5,000 gift certificate from Jubilee Fine Jewellers, and a Jamaican vacation for two from You could also win one of 2,500 early bird bonus tickets that give you another shot at all of the incredible prizes in the final draw.

Your ticket purchase not only gets you in all of the incredible prize draws, it also makes a difference in the lives of the children and youth at CHEO. Get your ticket by calling (613) 722-KIDS (5437) or 1-877-562-5437, online at, or visit our participating banks: Scotiabank, RBC Royal Bank, TD Canada Trust, CIBC, and Bank of Montreal.

Other fabulous prizes include:

  • Costco Shopping Sprees and Gift Cards
    • (4) $5,000 shopping sprees
    • (400) $150 gift cards
  • Bayshore Shopping Centre gift cards
    • (1) $5,000 gift card
    • (10) $500 gift cards
    • (120) $125 gift cards
  • Farm Boy gift cards
    • (1) $5,000 gift card
    • (10) $1,000 gift cards
    • (100) $150 gift cards
  • 10 Dell Studio 15 Notebooks
  • 1,000 pairs of Ottawa Senators tickets
  • (300) $150 NAC vouchers plus $75 gift certificate for Le Café
    • (10) Jamaican vacations packages for two
  • Destination Anywhere
    • (10) Caribbean Cruises for two
    • (2) Greek Isles Cruises for two

Key dates are as follows:

  • Closing date for all ticket sales is midnight Friday, December 18th, 2009.
  • Early Bird deadline is midnight, Friday, November 20th, 2009.
  • 2,500 Early Bird ticket winners will be drawn on Monday, December 21, 2009.
  • The Early Bird package will be drawn on Tuesday, December 22, 2009.
  • Final draws will be Thursday, January 14th, 2010 and Friday, January 15th, 2010.

Proceeds from this lottery will help CHEO staff in their mission to provide new equipment, train staff, and create a child and youth friendly environment. Money raised also funds important research ongoing at CHEO. The Children’s Hospital Research Institute houses laboratories where research into making a difference in the lives of our children and youth and their families is the main focus. Research into molecular medicine, mental health, injury prevention, infectious diseases, virology and much more takes place daily.

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CHEO Media Relations: 613-737-2343
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