Feeling lucky? Play the NRAS Lottery!

Play the NRAS Lottery and support JIA-at-NRAS!


Playing the NRAS Lottery is a fun and simple way to support people with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) in the UK.

For just £1 per week, you’ll be allocated with a six-digit lottery number, which remains yours for as long as you wish to keep playing.

If you match three, four, five or six numbers from the lottery number drawn at random, you could win up to £25,000!

How it works:

You can play the Unity Lottery for as little as £1 a week, and of that 50p goes to support our work. Of the remaining 50p, a small amount goes to support Unity’s running costs, and the rest contributes to the lottery prize fund.

To enter, buy a six-digit number, which will be yours for as long as you choose to play. £1 will buy you one number, and you can purchase more if you wish.

Every Friday, the lucky winners are selected at random and prize cheques are issued and posted directly to you, so there is no need for you to claim. You must be 16 or over to enter. Winners have to match 3, 4, 5 or all 6 digits in the correct place in the sequence to win.

6 Digits you’ll win £25,000 (plus a £2500 donation to NRAS)
5 Digits you’ll win £1,000
4 Digits you’ll win £25
3 Digits you’ll win 5 entries into the next prize draw

How to Play

To enter the NRAS Lottery, register online or download the postal form via our page on the Unity Lottery website or call Unity direct on  0370 050 9240. If you prefer, you can call NRAS on 01628 823524 and we can send you a form in the post.

If you would like any further information regarding the scheme, you can get in touch with us at

View the most recent winning numbers here:

NRAS is registered with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council to operate the lottery (registration number SLO252).

Unity is part of Sterling lotteries, which is licensed bytheGambling Commission.

For information about gambling responsibly, please visit theResponsible Gambling Trust.

Quotes from some of our £1,000 winners:

"We spent the cheque many times over in our heads but have decided to put it towards a 14-night cruise from Southampton to The Baltics as we would love to see Russia. I would urge everybody to join the NRAS lottery as I pay by Direct Debit so no hassle and the money goes towards [helping] people who suffer from this awful condition."

“I started playing the NRAS lottery after my Mum died in 2011. We had a collection for NRAS (and British Lung Foundation) at her funeral and after that I wanted to continue helping NRAS in a small way financially. I am taking my husband, sister and her partner out for lunch this Sunday, but haven't decided how to spend the rest. I'll probably put it towards the cost of our upcoming holiday at Lake Garda!”

“WOW this could not have come at a better time as my partner and I are going through IVF so what a wonderful help this money will be. I shall keep playing the Unity Lottery. Love and support to all my fellow RA sufferers.”

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