What is the Big Preston Raffle?

Trialled in 2017, the #BigPrestonRaffle raises funds for groups & organisations that do good.

A big thank you to the businesses & trusted individuals who pushed tickets and donated time / prizes. (Scroll down to see last year’s prizes & get in touch to be part of, or help lead, our 2018 activities)

The 2018 Draw

2018’s Big Preston Raffle draw will take place on Saturday September 29th at the end of, or as part of, Preston’s LGBT Pride event. (Details will be confirmed nearer the time)

Last year’s draw took place on Thursday September 21st – and can be seen here via Podio Preston’s Facebook page.


Shout out to Dream Events for providing 2017’s raffle tickets.

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Last Year’s Prizes / Donors

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*Note: The Big Preston Raffle is not a registered charity, nor are necessarily the beneficiaries who are nominated.100% of the money raised gets split four ways between organisations, community groups or campaigns that ‘do good’ – as voted for by those involved in Global Amigos. Want to nominate a good cause. Get in touch and get onboard!?

2017 Beneficiaries

Preston Pride

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Global Amigos

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Disability Equality NW

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Chennai Challenge

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Personal Connection

The 2017 Big Preston Raffle was led by Andy Neale on behalf of the listed beneficiaries who Andy actively volunteers with: he co-founded the family-friendly Preston Pride LGBT community event seven years ago with Debs Bradshaw – and recently returned to the Board after working in London & volunteering abroad for some years | DENW is a North West disability charity that he benefited from as a teenager – and who he currently supports with respect to hate crime awareness & fundraising | Chennai Challenge is a grassroots UK-based charity which he supported in India last summer – and who he urges anyone wanting to volunteer in the slums to get in touch with | Global Amigos is the Preston-based Social Enterprise which Andy launched as his Action at Home – after leading an international development project in Nicaragua with International Citizen Service.