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Join the make a smile lottery and be in with a chance of winning up to £1,000 every week! It’s a fun and easy way to support us and by playing, you’ll make a real difference to the lives of cancer patients and their loved ones in Wales and beyond.

What is make a smile lottery?

make a smile lottery in our weekly lottery draw, a fun and exciting way to support Tenovus Cancer Care and all those affected by cancer, while giving you the opportunity to win cash prizes!

Each week you could be in with a chance of winning one of 127 prizes that are up for grabs!


  • The prizes are; 1 x £1,000, 1 x £250 and 100 x £10
  • The rollover prize of £500 is selected from random numbers and can rollover up to a maximum of £25,000
  • Winning cheques are sent by post after the draw.
  • You must be 18 or over to join the lottery.
  • Sign up online today! 
  • By direct debit for as little as £4.34 per month. You first direct debit payment will include an additional £1 per play, this is to ensure that you are entered into every weekly draw even if there are five weeks in the month.
  • To pay over the phone please call the make a smile lottery office on 0300 303 4500 to arrange your membership.
  • You can pay by debit card, sign up online or call our make a smile lottery office on 0300 303 4500
  • You can also pay be cheque £13 quarterly, £26 annually or £52 annually.
  • As we are a lottery, we don’t accept credit cards.

Having a cancer diagnosis can be frightening and stressful. Through playing the lottery you are helping us to be there in this time of need. We bring expert advice, emotional support and life-saving treatment to the heart of communities. We help cancer patients and their loved ones cope, and our vital research gives hope.

Paulette was diagnosed after a routine mammogram in 2017. Following her surgery and treatment Paulette is taking Tamoxifen, a drug that Tenovus Cancer Care helped play a part in developing. She’s been playing the lottery for years and is pleased to be giving back to the charity.

“Knowing about the charities services, its Welsh roots, and how they helped develop Tamoxifen which supports people like me, I signed up to play the lottery. Giving something back for the treatment I’m receiving feels very personal and rewarding.”

You can set up an online lottery account where you can take control of your lottery membership.

Having an online account means you now can:

  • Manage your online ticket purchases.
  • Find your play numbers
  • Update your personal details & marketing preferences
  • View previous transactions and tickets
  • Store payment information to easily purchase your next lottery tickets.
  • Withdraw winnings into your bank account!

It is easy to set up your online account.

  1. Visit
  2. Enter your email

Once you have entered your email address, you will receive an email which will enable you to reset your password.

Zoe signed up to the Make a Smile Lottery to support Tenovus Cancer Care in 2019. Zoe worked within the NHS in Wrexham Hospital at the time and was aware of Tenovus Cancer Care’s amazing services that support cancer patients right across Wales and beyond.

She thought it was a great way to support the charity but with the added bonus that she might win something herself. In July 2021 Zoe was one of our lucky winners and bagged herself £1,000!

Here’s what Zoe had to say about her big win; “I was so surprised to get the call that I’d won £1,000 in the Make a Smile Lottery! The lottery was an easy way for me to give back and support Tenovus Cancer Care, and I liked that I was in with a chance of winning something back – but I never thought I’d win £1,000!

I recently moved house, so the money has allowed me to splash out on some home warming items.

While working in Wrexham, I was aware of how Tenovus Cancer Care supported cancer patients through their Benefits Advice service and saw the positive impact this had for patients and their families – I’m delighted to be able to support Tenovus Cancer Care.

I would definitely encourage people to sign up for the Make A Smile Lottery, you never know, you might end up winning too!”

Congratulations to Zoe on winning big in the Make a Smile Lottery and a huge thank you for helping Tenovus Cancer Care to support cancer patients and their loved ones.

You must be 18 or over to play make a smile lottery. Please play responsibly. Responsible gambling support: make a smile lottery is wholly owned by St Helena Hospice, a charity working with other charities to raise much needed funds. Promoter: St Helena Hospice trading as make a smile lottery. St Helena Hospice Limited is licensed and regulated in Great Britain by the Gambling Commission under account number 4685 St Helena Hospice is a company limited by guarantee. Registered in England and Wales Number 01511841. Registered Charity Number 280919. Registered Office: Myland Hall, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, Colchester, CO4 9JU. make a smile lottery office: 6 The Atrium, Phoenix Square, Wyncolls Road, Colchester, CO4 9AS. make a smile lottery Privacy Policy and Terms & Conditions can be viewed on our website.

If you or someone you love has been affected by cancer, our free Support Line is there for you. Just call 0808 808 1010