FAQs | Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home Lottery

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Purchasing Tickets (3)

How can tickets be purchased?
  • Within Alberta please call: 1-877-483-8832
    • Call Centre Hours 7 Days a Week 8AM to 11PM
  • Order by mail to:
    Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home #39
    P. O. Box 1800, Station Main
    Edmonton, AB, T5J 2P2
  • Order online at: www.bigbrothershomelottery.org.
  • Order in person:
    Starting November 13, 2019 - Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Riverdale Office, 10135 - 89 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 1P6
    • Hours: M-F 9AM to 5PM
    Starting November 13, 2019 - Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters McCauley Office, 9425 109A Ave, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 1G1
    • Hours: M-F 8:30AM to 4:30PM
    Starting January 12, 2019 - Dream Homes - 29 & 30 Easton Close, St. Albert
    • Hours Tuesday-Friday 4-8PM
    • Mondays Closed
    • Sat./Sun./Holiday Mondays 12 Noon to 5PM
What is the mailing address to purchase tickets?
Please send mail to:
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters Dream Home #39
P.O. Box 1800, Station Main
Edmonton, AB T5J 2P2
What methods of payment are accepted?
Cheque, money order, Visa, MasterCard. Cash purchases and debit card purchases are also available at the Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters offices and the Dream Home showhomes.

Ticket Information (13)

What are the Dream Home Lottery ticket prices?
1 ticket for $25; 4 tickets for $60; 10 tickets for $100 & 30 tickets for $200.
How many Dream Home Lottery tickets are available in total?
Total tickets available are 21,000 tickets @ $25; 21,000 sets @ 4 for $60; 15,000 sets @ 10 for $100 and 4,000 sets @ 30 for $200 for a total of 375,000 tickets.
What are the Win 50 ticket prices?
1 ticket for $5; 10 tickets for $25 & 30 tickets for $50.
How many Win 50 tickets are available in total?
Total tickets available are 10,000 tickets @ $5 each; 200,000 tickets @ 10 for $25 (20,000 sets); 270,000 tickets @ 30 for $50 (9,000 sets) for a total of 480,000 tickets.
Can I buy one or the other or both?
You can buy either ticket or both Dream Home and Win 50 tickets. Your Dream Home ticket enters you in the draw to win the Dream Home and Bonus prizes, and your Win 50 ticket enters you in the draw to win half the cash.
How long will it take to receive the ticket in the mail?
Please allow 3 - 4 weeks.
Is the ticket tax deductible / do you get a tax receipt?
The ticket is not tax deductible and no tax receipt is issued as per Canadian Revenue Agency Rules and Regulations.
Who cannot purchase tickets?
Members of the Board of Directors, Guest(s) of the Board of Directors, Finance Committee, Governance Committee, paid staff and student interns of Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area Society and their spouses along with the staff of Stride Management are not permitted to purchase or accept tickets on the agency's Dream Home Lottery for personal use.
Can tickets be put in the name of a corporation or business?
Yes. Should the ticket be a winner, the prize will be awarded to the corporation or business.
When ordering on-line, do I get a reference number?
Only if you have included your e-mail address. Tickets will be mailed out within 3-4 weeks.
Can I choose a specific ticket number?
No. Ticket numbers are consecutive and computer generated.
How many names can be put on a ticket?
In the event that a winning ticket stub has more than one name on it, the licensed charity shall award the prize to the first name of all individuals identified on the ticket. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brother Big Sisters and the AGLC are not responsible for any disputes which may arise between the different individuals whose names appear on the ticket stub. Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters will not add the name of a person under 18 years of age on any ticket.
What happens if I lose my ticket or I can't find it?
You do not need your ticket to claim your prize. We have all the necessary information to verify the winner. Your name, address & phone number are recorded in the database along with your ticket number. If you have the winning ticket number, you will be contacted by phone. If we cannot speak to you in person, you will receive your prize letter to claim your prize. Photo identification is required to claim your prize.

Prizes (6)

What is Win 50?
It is a 50-50 style draw, where the money received in ticket sales by May 20, 2019 before 11:59pm is divided between the winner and the charity.
What is the Win 50 prize?
There will be a minimum guaranteed payout of $200,000 or 50% of ticket sales up to $500,000 (whichever is greater).
How many prizes can be won in the Dream Home Lottery?
Thirty Six prizes are available!
What is the total retail value of all prizes?
$1,441,000.00!
Can we visit the Dream Home?
Yes. The Dream Street Homes opens to the public on Saturday, January 12, 2019
They are located at 29 and 30 Easton Close, St. Albert
The hours are Tuesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.; 12 noon - 5 pm on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays only. We are closed on Mondays.
How and when will the winners be notified of what they have won?
Winners will be contacted via telephone immediately following the draw. Winner names will be published in the Metro News and on this website within the week following each draw.

Lottery Information (6)

Where do proceeds from the Dream Home #38 lottery go?
Proceeds from our Dream Home & Win50 Lotteries contribute to the provision of safe places for kids to be after school and caring, supportive mentoring relationships. You are helping to change the lives of children in our community and build brighter futures. Our sincere thanks for your support. For more information on the use of funds, please contact Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters at 780.424.8181..
How many years has this lottery been active?
32 years.
Who is the project manager?
Boys & Girls Clubs Big Brothers Big Sisters of Edmonton & Area
10135 - 89 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T5H 1P6
Phone 780.424.8181, Fax 780.426.6689
Who is responsible for ticket distribution and draw control?
Stride Management, Calgary, Alberta (Phone 1.403.508.7313).
What is the Dream Home #39 lottery licence number?
Licence #504925
What is the Win 50 lottery licence number?
Licence #504924