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Mid & North East Essex Mind are a local, independent charity connected to the national charity Mind. They work with children, young people and adults struggling with their mental health. By playing make a smile lottery in support of Mid & North East Essex Mind, you can help them continue delivering their services to local people who need it most.

It's easy to join & costs just £1 a week. Why not set up a Direct Debit for £4.34 a month, it covers you for all 52 draws a year.

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From your very first lottery draw, your lottery membership will go directly to support Mid & North East Essex Mind so they can support their local community - all proceeds stay within the charity sector.

All proceeds from make a smile lottery stay within the charity sector - we are 100% charity owned and operated. Your contribution could go towards supporting and empowering those experiencing an emotional or mental health condition by building on their personal hopes and aspirations.

1st Prize £1000

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2nd Prize £250

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100 x £10

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Where Your Money Goes

£28 covers the cost of one appointment with a Support, Time and Recovery Worker to help them with any practical issues they may be facing.

Mid & North East Essex Mind News

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  One of the many things that brings joy to the make a smile lottery team is delivering some good news every Friday to 51 of our lovely lottery players sharing that they’ve won a prize. In early January, one of those winners was Karen Bentley.   Karen’s Story Karen purchased a single-ticket for £1 […]

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If you read last weeks’ blog, you will probably remember that we took the time to properly introduce to some of our incredible local charity partner’s. This week make a smile lottery is continuing where we left off, so without further ado, here is an introduction to our charity partner’s – part 2. Tenovus Cancer […]

An Introduction to Our Charity Partners – Part 1

If you keep up to date with make a smile lottery on social media, you may have noticed a few weeks ago we gave you a brief introduction to some of our incredible charity partners. On this week’s blog, we are giving a more in-depth insight into who our partners are and what they do […]

The History of make a smile lottery

In this weeks’ blog, the make a smile lottery team decided that we should take a trip down memory lane and think back to our successes and where we came from. Now more than ever is the perfect time to take some time out and reflect on some brilliant memories, so we thought we’d share […]

Why Local Charities Need Your Support

Despite everything around us feeling like it has come to a grinding halt, local charities are working harder than ever before to ensure they are able to keep their doors open to their visitors and patients during the pandemic. A lot of volunteers are unable to work which means organisations who heavily rely on voluntary […]

What are people saying about Mid & North East Essex Mind

``A great organisation that goes out of their way to help you with mental health issues``

Mid & North East Essex Mind

Mid & North East Essex Mind Registered Charity Numbers 1064309

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