The Cars for Christmas Lottery is brought to you by the Swan City Rotary Club of Grande Prairie who also operates the Cash and Camping Lottery. Each year the lottery partners with various non-profit groups to support needed community programs and services. It has become an important community fundraiser for many groups and ALL proceeds from the event will go towards these non-profit organizations.

The Cars for Christmas Lottery is now in its 17th year and has raised over 4.8 MILLION DOLLARS for the benefit of over 50 local non-profit organizations. If you are interested in partnering with future lotteries please contact the Lottery Manager, Stride Management Corp.

Partner applications are accepted in:

  • May of each year for partnership with the Cars for Christmas Lottery
  • Nov of each year for partnership with the Cash and Camping Lottery

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The Swan City Rotary Club is proud to have given back over the past 18 years.
This year’s Lottery proceeds will go towards the following community programs and projects:

Benzanson School Booster Club

The purpose of the Bezanson School Booster Club is to enhance the educational, cultural and recreational opportunities available to the Bezanson School Community. The MSMC aims to support Bezanson School through fundraising. Previously we have secured enough funds to install a new sounds system with extra mikes for the gymnasium, purchase new basketball, volleyball and running club uniforms, a new projector and most recently, assisted in purchasing lounge furniture for the junior high wing in our new portables!

Big Brothers Big Sisters Grande Prairie & Area

The In-School Mentoring Program provides youth with a role model and a friend within a school setting that they can to talk to and share the experiences with. For one hour a week, mentors meet with their mentee and engage in activities such as board games, crafts, sports or just hanging out on school grounds.

Camp Tamarack Association

Lottery proceeds will be used to support the 2019 Summer Camp Program.  Funds will subsidize registration fees for children that cannot afford the cost, purchase craft supplies, swimming pool fees and other off site activities.

Grande Prairie & District Catholic Schools Education Foundation

Lottery proceeds will be used to enhance educational experience in our schools through special project funds and for numerous sporting expenses four our high schools.  These funds will also help support scholarship funding for further education for students. The Foundation also supports the GPCSD School Projects that inspire learning, enrich teaching and nurture the spirit in the school community through volunteer groups.

Grande Prairie Gymnastics – Gymniks

Lottery proceeds will be used towards coaches training.  The Grande Prairie Gymnastics Club has been a part of the Grande Prairie Community for over 40 years.  Their vision is to inspire a foundation of excellence within the community.

Peace Area Riding for the Disabled Society (PARDS)

Lottery proceeds will be used for feed and health care for PARDS equine herd, therapeutic instructor salaries, continuing educations, and facility costs.  Pards is committed to providing high quality Equine Assisted Therapy to Peace Country residents and to support individuals of all ages and abilities to maximize their growth and potential; physically, cognitively, behaviourally and socially.

Special Olympics – Grande Prairie

Lottery proceeds will be used for training, travel, and accommodations to send athletes to Calgary in February 2019 for the Special Olympics Winter Games. The movement’s true power lies in its ability to create change and empowerment through sports within the Special Athletes and changing attitudes within the community.

Swan City Rotary Club

Lottery proceeds will support other community projects in and around our region.  The Swan City Rotary Club is a service club with the guiding principles of service, fellowship, diversity, integrity and leadership.  Rotary is a global network of neighbors, friends, leaders and problem solvers who come together to make positive and lasting change in communities at home and abroad.


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  • Canadian Tire
  • CO-OP Petroleum
  • Echo AVU
  • GP AutoGroup
  • Marlin Travel
  • Prairie Mall
  • Stojan
  • Windsor Motorsports