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Canadian Cancer Society Launches Second Daffodil Daily Lottery Fundraising Program

For over a decade Miratel Solutions have proudly provided lottery fundraising services on behalf of the Canadian Cancer Society. Officially established in Saskatchewan in 1938 to provide education on the early signs and diagnosis of cancer, the Society has evolved into a national organization that helps Canadians across the country, with over 170,000 volunteers and 1,200 full-time staff.

The Society’s efforts in battling this disease have improved cancer survival rates from an approximate 33% in the 1960’s to 62% today. Despite these improvements the startling statistics still estimate that 177,800 Canadians were diagnosed with some form of cancer in 2011 with 66,900 of those being Ontarians.

The society currently funds over 40 clinical trials and 122 grants and awards for work towards various forms of cancer. It’s this extensive work in curing and eradicating cancer that it is so important to support this valuable organization. Five other reasons to support Canadian Cancer Society research includes:

  1. A 2010 study showed that researchers funded by the Canadian Cancer Society are making a bigger scientific impact than other researchers in Canada.
  2. The Canadian Cancer Society uses an internationally recognized peer review process to allocate its research dollars to the most promising projects across the country.
  3. In addition to basic laboratory research, the Society provides funding for clinical trials and behavioural research focused on prevention, early detection, screening and quality of life issues.
  4. Thanks to Society-funded research, cancer treatment and the quality of life for patients during treatment have dramatically improved in the past 20 years.
  5. Cancer research saves lives. Today, 62 percent of people diagnosed with cancer will survive, compared with 1 in 3 in the 1960s.

As the largest national cancer charity and funder of cancer research in Canada, the Canadian Cancer Society manages many community based fundraising initiatives throughout the country and their regular lottery fundraising program is one of their largest and most successful initiatives.lottery-fundraising-services-CCS-daffodil-daily-lottery

This year’s new Daffodil Daily Lottery marks the second year of this particular lottery fundraising program which offers 3-4 daily prizes drawn in the month of April and 10 Grand Prizes including 3 Grand Prizes of $1 million. Other prizing includes:

  • 7 x Grand Prize ‘Cash & Car Packages’
  • 10 x Early Bird Prizes of $50,000 cash
  • 30 x Daily ‘Take the Car or Cash’
  • 30 x Daily ‘$10,000 Cash Prize’
  • 30 x Daily ‘$5,000 Travel Prize’
  • 4 x Weekly ‘Bonus $10,000 Travel Prize (drawn each Wednesday)
  • 4 x Weekly ‘Bonus $25,000 Cash Prize’ (drawn each Thursday)
  • 4 x Weekly ‘Bonus Car Prize’ (drawn each Friday)

Definitely an exciting line up of prizes and if you purchase before midnight February 10, 2012 your ticket(s) qualify to win the VIP prize consisting of a 2012 Lincoln MKT.

Tickets are $100 each or 3 for $250 and can be purchased 24 x 7 via mail, online or phone at 416.650.7847 in the Greater Toronto Area or toll-free 1.866.727.2025.

Despite the advancements and efforts made in cancer research, treatments and education it is clear that a lot of work is still left to do. Your lottery ticket purchase will help make a difference and will support a healthier, happier life for Ontarians and Canadians.

Order your tickets soon as the last Daffodil Daily Lottery sold out in record time.

Good luck to all ticket purchasers!

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Miratel Solutions is a Toronto call centre, eBusiness, and letter shop mail house specializing in professional fundraising services including telephone fundraising, online fundraising, lottery services, donation caging, donation processing and other donor management services. We are committed to our CSR business values in all contact centre services and mail house operations and advancing the missions of the nonprofits we proudly serve.

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