People's Postcode Lottery

Players of the People'd Postcode Lottery support Royal Voluntary Service
Royal Voluntary Service is fortunate to benefit from the support of players of People’s Postcode Lottery; a charity lottery where participants play with their postcodes to win cash prizes, while raising money for charities and good causes.

Players of People’s Postcode Lottery have been supporting Royal Voluntary Service since 2015 and have raised over £13m for our work with older people across Great Britain.

Thanks to support from players, we are providing services and activities which support older people to stay connected to their communities. One of the ways we’re doing this is to support more volunteers to develop and run groups and clubs which help to bring people together.

See our volunteer-led groups in action:

During the coronavirus pandemic, we were unable to bring our community based clubs and groups together so thanks to support from players we launched the Virtual Village Hall  to help keep minds and bodies active. The Virtual Village Hall features a programme of free video sessions led by expert tutors, Royal Voluntary Service activity coordinators and volunteers. Activities include gentle exercise, arts and crafts, recipes and baking, technology skills to something different such as beatboxing, Bollywood dancing, laughter yoga and Zumba Gold.

"In these troubled times, Royal Voluntary Service has stepped up to the plate and in a very 'up to date' way is offering myself and others, who are needing to isolate at home, a chance to catch up with the things they usually do but now cannot, things they would like to explore further, things they would like to try but perhaps would never be brave enough to try in public, and even things that they have never considered."

Hazel is one of thousands of people who have been enjoying classes on the Virtual Village Hall during lockdown

Our Lottery

Royal Voluntary Service operates its own society lottery licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission. The lottery is promoted and managed by People's Postcode Lottery. A minimum of 32% from subscription for draws promoted for Royal Voluntary Service supports our vital work.

People’s Postcode Lottery manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities and good causes. People play with their chosen postcodes for a chance to win prizes. A minimum of 32% from each subscription goes directly to charities and good causes across Great Britain and internationally.

It costs £10 a month to play and winning postcodes are announced every day. For details, please visit

New players can sign up to pay using direct debit by calling 0808 10 9 8 7 6 5. New players who sign up online at can pay using direct debit, debit card or PayPal.

Postcode Lottery Limited is regulated by the Gambling Commission under licence numbers: 000-000829-N-102511 and 000-000829-R-102513. Registered office: 2nd Floor, 31 Chertsey Street, Guildford, Surrey GU1 4HD.

Players must be 16 years or over. Only available to play with postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales. Not available in NI. Conditions apply. See Terms & Conditions

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